- Seven Steps to Fight Fleas on Your Pets – and Win!
Fleas are no fun! Many of us get a bit overwhelmed when these annoying little bugs pop up, but as long as your puppy, dog, or kitten is older than seven weeks (and not sick and doesn’t have stitches so can be safely bathed), certain strategies can help you safely get rid of fleas. Here […]
- Find pets missing after disasters at findmylostpet.com
Big news! Animal welfare organizations and companies have come together to help families find their missing pets following natural disasters like hurricanes at FindMyLostPet.com, a brand new website dedicated to the mission of uniting lost pets with their homes. FindMyLostPet.com has powerful search capabilities that can be used to find pets that are missing from hurricanes as […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 5 Essential Summer Safety Tips for Dog Owners
Summer is the perfect time for fetch, runs, hikes and lots of other fun activities with your dog. But it’s important to remember to keep your pet safe during warmer weather. Here are five tips to keep your pup safe and happy this summer: 1. Provide a cool place to rest. Give your dog a […]
- Who Knew Dog Safety Could Be So Much Fun?
by Katie Kirnan “I’ve always wanted a diagram to evaluate Zelda’s poo, and now I’ve got it. And although I hope we’ll never use it, I now feel very well-versed in the doggy Heimlich maneuver. This book rules.”—Seth Rogen What could easily be an inaccessible, tedious read is instead a thoroughly entertaining reference guide thanks […]
- 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 […]
- Pet Insurance 101: How It Works, What to Look For and Why You Need 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. Pets are increasingly part of the household (they are certainly the easiest to get along with!), and like the rest of our family, they need […]
- The Happy Healthy Pet Guide
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. As a pet parent, taking care of four-legged friends is your number one priority—and keeping pets fed, watered, exercised and happy is just […]
- 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 […]