• 5 Ways to Give Your Dog the Best Walk on National Walk Your Dog Day

    Whether you have a Siberian Husky or a five-pound Chihuahua mix, chances are one of your pup’s favorite parts of the day is W-A-L-K time. It’s recommended you walk your dog at least once a day, but with today being National Walk Your Dog Day, right now is a great time to gift your best […]

  • Cat and Dog Nutrition

    The overall health of your dog or cat starts with a good foundation and nutrition is a key building block in keeping that foundation strong. Cats and dogs on proper diets enjoy happy tummies and good digestive health. This all translates into a longer life and more time spent together. We’ve assembled our best dog […]

  • Pet Insurance is a Good Investment

    Adopting a dog or cat is one of the most rewarding things you will ever experience but being a pet parent is also a big responsibility! Your new furry, family member will provide you with endless amounts of love, but they are 100% reliant on you as their pet parent. Being a good pet parent […]

  • 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 […]

  • Seven Steps to Fight Fleas on Your Pets – and Win!

    Fleas are no fun! Many of us feel overwhelmed when they pop up repeatedly, but as long as your puppy, dog, or kitten is older than seven weeks and otherwise healthy, we’ve found some strategies to help you safely get rid of fleas on your pets and in your home. Below are seven steps to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Heat Stroke and Your Pets

      Mary adored her Dachshund Daisy and always wanted her by her side.  One 85°F day, while the “girls” were out for a car ride, Mary made a quick stop at the convenience store for a jug of milk.  In the store, she encountered a new cashier who was having difficulty working the cash register.  […]