5 Challenging Dog Breeds for New Owners

Posted by Goldie on April 22nd, 2014 under Behavior, Miscellaneous, Random Dog Information • No Comments

With all of the joy and liveliness dogs bring to their families, there’s no doubt that first time dog owners are in for a treat. There are plenty of dog breeds and mixes out there that make wonderful companions for new pet parents, but there are also a few to be cautious of. The following [...]

Tips for Giving Your Dog Liquid Medication

Posted by Goldie on April 21st, 2014 under Diet, Miscellaneous • No Comments

If your dog has ever been prescribed a liquid medication, you’re probably well aware that administration can be tricky. Below are some tips for making the medicine go down a little easier: •Use the buddy system: It’s always easier if there are two people present during this process. One person can hold the dog still [...]

Happy Easter from Animal Central!

Posted by Goldie on April 20th, 2014 under Miscellaneous • No Comments

                         

Granola Snack Balls for Dogs!

Posted by Goldie on April 19th, 2014 under Diet, Miscellaneous, Random Dog Information • No Comments

For a homemade, no-bake treat for your dog, try this recipe! The yummy combination of peanut butter, wholesome oats, honey, and dried fruit makes a really special snack for your dog. Since these treats don’t require any time in the oven, this is also a great recipe for kids to help with! Ingredients: 1 cup [...]

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 [...]