Pet Care

Help reduce shedding to make the fur-loss process manageable

While some dog breeds are notorious shedders, others have shed-resistant fur. But even shed-resistant dogs will lose fur depending on the season, weather, grooming and his overall health. You can’t prevent this natural process. But you can help reduce the amount of loose hair. If you feel your dog is shedding more than a typical …

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Special Considerations When Leaving Your Cat At Home During Vacation

It’s summer and time for vacation! Oh, but who’s going to take care of the cat? The most comfortable and least stressful place for your feline is in her own home. It’s time to hire a pet sitter or a very dependable and trusting neighbor. If you don’t already have a regular pet sitter, the …

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Six Common Southwestern Plants that are Toxic to Pets

Dogs are known to chew on and eat almost anything they can fit in their mouth. Unfortunately, dogs sometimes ingest plants with toxic properties that can cause a range of symptoms from nausea and diarrhea to liver failure. If your dog is especially mischievous in the yard, it’s important to be aware of any potentially …

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