• How to Help a Choking Pet

    It was a picture-perfect Thanksgiving in Thomasville, Pennsylvania.  A patchwork of red, orange and gold leaves blanketed the ground while a smattering of green still clung to the branches above.  The house was filled with idle chatter while all anxiously awaited the Holiday Meal.  Suddenly Brutus, a 90 lbs. Rottweiler, entered the room with an [...]

  • HOWL-O-WEEN PET SAFETY TIPS

      Things that go bump in the night shouldn’t include your pets, so follow a few simple tips to make sure Howl-o-ween won’t be scary or dangerous for canines or felines!   PREVENT A HOUDINI ACT by knowing where your pets are at all times. Walk them before dark and do not, I repeat do [...]

  • Pet Insurance 102: What Pet Insurance Covers & Why Every Pet Deserves It

    The following article has been provided courtesy of Petplan pet insurance, who is also offering an exclusive 10% discount on policies to Adopt-a-Pet.com supporters. To learn more visit Petplan. One in three pets pays an unexpected visit to the veterinarian each year.* No wonder pet insurance is on the rise! Pet insurance helps pet parents [...]

  • Bite Like A Rattler, Sting Like A Bee… First-Aid Tips to Help Your Pet

    One late summer morning, two Scottish Fold kittens were playfully exploring their fenced yard when Rudy caught Abigail off guard and bounded at her from behind the rose bushes.  As Abby took a tumble landing dazed and confused, a bee buzzed passed her.  The twosome, quickly distracted by this new found fun, attempted to play [...]

  • Pet First-Aid & CPCR Saves Lives!

    Has your pup’s tail ever been closed in a door, or have you discovered ticks on your gorgeous long-haired cat?  What would you do if you found a dog in a parked car on a warm day (anything above 70°F is considered too warm to living an animal in)? How about if your terrier looks [...]

  • Essential Winter Pet Safety 101

    Winter is coming around the corner quickly, which means it’s time to start planning a winter warmth strategy for your pets. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe and secure through the frigid months ahead:   #1 Stay inside! Keep your pets inside as much as possible. Dogs will need to go out [...]

  • 6 Imperative Pet Safety Tips for Condo and Apartment Living

    Living in an apartment or condo doesn’t mean you have to wait to adopt a pet. Cats, dogs, and other pets can thrive in smaller settings — it just takes some extra preparation and care, especially in the case of dogs. Here are some pet safety tips for small-space dwellers keen on adopting a pet: [...]

  • Five tips to keeping your indoor cat happy

    Solitary confinement in a windowless room  punishes the occupant by a lack of interaction with the outside world. Caring cat people often worry that confining a cat to be an indoor-only pet is a similar type of punishment, but it doesn’t have to be! If you’re reading this article, we likely don’t have to tell [...]

  • Moving with your pets

    Last month I moved with my pets. It had been over a decade since I last moved, even though I consider myself a “pro” at moving with pets, there were still some surprises! My moving experience has been mostly long-distance moves, the kind that took me and my dogs and cats around the world or [...]

  • Dr. Dog Tip: The Hidden Danger in Your Craft Kit

    Dr. Dog is back! This time, he’s here to warn of the potential danger to pets that is in your craft cabinet – glue, especially those that are MDI-based. SHARE this post to warn others! RedandHowling: Musings on Dogs, Cats & Other Bundles of Love.