Easter Bunny Photos Today, April 17th!

Posted by Goldie on April 17th, 2014 under Miscellaneous • No Comments

                                                      Come on down between 3-5 pm on April 17th to have your pets’ pictures taken with the Easter Bunny!!! No cost but donations are accepted for 5×7 and [...]

Easter Bunny Photos Today and Tomorrow!

Posted by Goldie on April 16th, 2014 under Uncategorized • No Comments

                                                      Come on down between 3-5 pm on April 16th and 17th to have your pets’ pictures taken with the Easter Bunny!!! No cost but donations are accepted for [...]

Funny Wet Dog Photos Captured Using High-Speed Camera

Posted by Goldie on April 15th, 2014 under Miscellaneous, Random Dog Information • No Comments

One thing is for sure, a wet dog will shake. Photographer Carli Davidson has caught this moment using a high-speed camera, and results are a mix between hilarious and amazing. Check out her photos of dogs shaking off water.

“Natural” is Not Enough

Posted by Goldie on April 14th, 2014 under Diet, Miscellaneous • No Comments

Unlike many terms consumers come across on pet food labels, the word “natural” actually has some meaning. The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) defines “natural” as being derived “solely from plant, animal or mined sources, either in its unprocessed state or having been subjected to physical processing, heat processing, rendering, purification extraction, hydrolysis, [...]

5 Surprising Reasons You Should Treat Your Senior Pet Like a Puppy or Kitten

Posted by Goldie on April 13th, 2014 under Miscellaneous, Random Cat Information, Random Dog Information • No Comments

Dogs and cats are living longer and longer these days. Though it may seem counterintuitive, in some respects we should be treating our senior pets like we did when they were still puppies and kittens. Here are five ways how (and why) you should do just that. 1. Like puppies and kittens, senior pets require your [...]

10 Ways to Help an Arthritic Dog

Posted by Goldie on April 12th, 2014 under Miscellaneous, Random Dog InformationTags: ,  • No Comments

            When your dog is in pain, you want to help him feel better — fast. Luckily, there are quite a few things you can do to relieve the aches that are an everyday occurrence for dogs with arthritis: Take your dog in for regular checkups so that your veterinarian [...]

Learn the Labrador Alphabet

Posted by Goldie on April 11th, 2014 under Miscellaneous, Random Dog InformationTags:  • No Comments

  You know those crazy positions your dog finds herself in? With three legs in one direction, her head and foot pointing the opposite way, and one ear pointing straight up in the air? Have you ever seen … something else in that form? Leslie Evans was inspired by her Lab, Morgan, while taking a [...]

Common Veterinary Abbreviations

Posted by Goldie on April 10th, 2014 under Miscellaneous, Random Cat Information, Random Dog Information • No Comments

There are several commonly used abbreviations in the veterinary world. Most of the time, a vet will thoroughly explain any notes or prescription pet medication instructions. However, every once in a while, an unexplained abbreviation might leave a pet owner stumped. Below are a few common veterinary abbreviations. Remember, if you ever have any questions [...]

What Makes a Good Dog for a Family with Kids?

Posted by Goldie on April 9th, 2014 under Behavior, Breed Basics, Miscellaneous, Random Dog InformationTags: , ,  • No Comments

Having a dog can benefit kids in a lot of ways. Dogs help children develop emotionally, encourage responsibility, and provide comfort and companionship. Research has even shown that youngsters who grow up with pets in their home are less likely to develop allergies and asthma. But, what kind of dog makes the best match for [...]

What to Do If Your Dog Is Stung by a Bee

Posted by Goldie on April 8th, 2014 under Miscellaneous, Random Dog InformationTags: ,  • No Comments

Dogs are curious and playful by nature, which puts them at an increased risk for bee stings when exploring the outdoors.  Signs that your dog may have been stung by a bee include yelping, scratching or licking at the site of the sting, and redness. If your dog is stung, try to remove the stinger [...]