The Perfect Pet Owner Pop Quiz

Springbrook_iStock_000049232500_LargeOK, so we understand there is no such thing as perfect, but we certainly try! Our pets mean so much to us and we strive to keep them as healthy and contented as possible. We do this in many ways, from keeping important wellness appointments to providing attention and time. However, there are some things that pets need that often fly under the radar.

Check out these top ten “Perfect Pet Owner” traits to see how you measure up. Continue…

Friends Forever: Integrating Kids And Pet Care

Child is kissing a catLike Timmy and his sweet, clever, and dependable Lassie, most kids want a pet to love and care for. Not only will the desired pet be a warm companion at bedtime or an exciting play partner, but may even save the day with lightning-fast reflexes one day… Your imaginative, wishful-thinking youngster is spot-on regarding most of that, but the family pet requires much more than adventurous fun and good times.

Integrating kids and pet care is a valuable, meaningful experience; provided both parties understand their roles. Help your child understand not only the benefits of pet ownership, but what is required to responsibly care for a pet, with our following guidelines. Continue…

Ten LOVE-ly Ways Pets Improve Our Lives

The red cat sitting on a shoulder at the childFollowing in the footsteps of Valentine’s Day, many pet lovers will be celebrating National Love Your Pet Day on Friday, February 20. Oh, sure, how can there be just ONE day to celebrate the joy our fur, finned, feathered, and scaled pet companions bring us?! And, you’re right!

Consider National Love Your Pet Day to be a reminder of all the ways pets improve our lives and how important it is to pay attention to their emotional and physical wellness throughout the year. Continue…