• A Bark Worthy Holiday Gift Guide

    The holiday season is here, and chances are you’ve looked through many a gift guide to find the perfect presents for all your friends and family. There’s a gift guide for the “man in your life,” a gift guide for your “bohemian best friend,” a gift guide for your “glamorous grandma,” just about every personality type you can imagine […]

  • Do Flea Collars Work?

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian Collar technology (yes, flea collars have technology now) has come a long way. And just like mobile phones, cars and even vacuums, new improvements can enhance performance that might surprise you. Today’s pet owners have new choices that result in effective, long-lasting flea prevention that’s as simple as attaching […]

  • Caring for Senior Dogs

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian While many owners still lovingly refer to their dogs as “puppy” or “baby” at any age, we know each day together is another day that time progresses. As they mature and change, how we care for senior dogs changes, too. Help support their changing activity, health and nutritional needs […]

  • How to Establish a Dental Care Routine for Your Pet

    Courtesy of Creative Commons. Photo by: U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Dawn M. Price Home dental care is one of the most important ways to maintain your pet’s health. Dogs and cats with unchecked gum inflammation may be at higher risk for heart, kidney, and liver disease. And, unfortunately, dental disease is by far the […]

  • How Shelters Prepare Your Dog for Adoption

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian When you adopt a dog, one moment changes everything: That moment when your new friend goes from lost to found. And while you are searching for him and he is waiting for you, your shelter is taking great care to make sure your new pet is as healthy and […]

  • Don’t Forget Buster and Whisker’s Gifts This Year

    It’s official! We’re right smack in the middle of the holiday season.  Our houses are decorated, we’ve been drinking nothing but Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and we’re crossing off all our wish lists. But, in all your holiday cheer did you remember to get your pet the perfect gift? It’s ok if you didn’t, Adopt-a-Pet.com has […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Choosing and Visiting Your Veterinarian

    1. I just adopted my new pet. He seems healthy—do I still need to take him to the veterinarian right away? Yes! Taking your new pet (whether dog, cat, hamster, or any other living thing) to the veterinarian should be your first priority. This is especially true if you have other pets. It’s a good […]

  • Get to Know Your Pet from Head-to-Tail

    Cindy couldn’t exist without pets in her life, but working a 40-hour week to pay for her small apartment, made it difficult to share her life with an animal who would depend on her, so…Cindy decided to become a professional pet sitter, a job she found to be more pleasure than work.  She joined an […]

  • How to Create a Cozy Living Room for Your Pet

    During the next few months of chilly weather, you’ll want to make sure to have a cozy place in your for your pets to rest and relax. Here are eight tips to keep your pets out of the cold (and out of trouble), during the winter season:   #1 Pets don’t care if it’s cute. […]

  • 6 Imperative Tips for Safe and Happy Pets During the Holidays

    The holiday season brings a lot of festivity and excitement. It makes the winter season even more enjoyable and fun for everyone. Have your pets enjoy the holidays with you and keep them safe at the same time. Here are some tips: #1 Keep them healthy It is important to ensure pets are kept inside […]