How Serious is Pet Obesity?

2021-07-16T14:21:47+00:00

It is well known that obesity is an epidemic in the United States. However, pet obesity is also a growing concern for our country as well. In fact, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of adult dogs are overweight. Furthermore, 55% of adult cats are also overweight. While some may believe that

How Serious is Pet Obesity?2021-07-16T14:21:47+00:00

The Survival Guide to Summer Flea and Tick Season in Georgia

2021-07-02T17:55:07+00:00

Here in Georgia, flea and tick season is a year-round event. But something about the steaming summer sun makes flea and tick season seem even more miserable, especially when pets are suffering from bites. The good news is that there are ways to prevent fleas and ticks not only during the summer but all year

The Survival Guide to Summer Flea and Tick Season in Georgia2021-07-02T17:55:07+00:00

Help Your Cat Cope with Separation Anxiety when You Go Back to the Office

2021-06-04T23:50:44+00:00

After more than a year of cuddling at your feet or walking across your laptop as you Zoomed into meetings from home, your cat may become stressed when you start going into the office. Separation anxiety in cats is more common than most people think. There are many simple strategies that can help you prepare

Help Your Cat Cope with Separation Anxiety when You Go Back to the Office2021-06-04T23:50:44+00:00

8 Ways to Celebrate National Pet Week with Your Furry Friend

2021-04-29T12:56:30+00:00

Our pets enrich our lives, bringing us joy, and helping us open our minds and hearts to adventure each day. Whether they are our companion, service animal, family comedian, or “pet therapist,” there are many reasons to celebrate our pets. National Pet Week, May 2-8, is the perfect time to do something special for and

8 Ways to Celebrate National Pet Week with Your Furry Friend2021-04-29T12:56:30+00:00

Save Your Pet’s Life: Be Prepared to Respond to a Poisoning Emergency

2021-04-16T18:05:26+00:00

Accidental pet poisoning incidents occur in the hundreds of thousands each year in the United States. The majority of these devastating accidents take place at a pet owner's home. As you and your pets become more active in spring and summer, it’s important to identify risks for, and be prepared to properly respond to a

Save Your Pet’s Life: Be Prepared to Respond to a Poisoning Emergency2021-04-16T18:05:26+00:00

Which Plants are Poisonous to Family Pets?

2021-04-16T13:10:14+00:00

It’s gardening season in Smyrna, but before you place that pretty plant in the garden you'll want to be sure it is not poisonous to your pet cat or dog. In honor of National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, we’ve gathered the must-know info on some of the many plants that are poisonous, even deadly,

Which Plants are Poisonous to Family Pets?2021-04-16T13:10:14+00:00

Why Do Cats Make Hairballs and Should I Be Worried?

2020-11-20T19:40:11+00:00

When your cat hacks up a slimy fur sausage of a hairball, you may be disgusted or annoyed (especially if you're barefoot or a favorite rug is involved). You may also wonder whether that’s normal. As a cat parent, you have probably experienced your cat having hairballs occasionally. Cats will typically vomit a long, tubular

Why Do Cats Make Hairballs and Should I Be Worried?2020-11-20T19:40:11+00:00

All About Catnip: What is it, Why does it Work, and How Your Cat Responds to It

2020-09-14T01:52:59+00:00

Over the years, Catnip has sparked many funny characters and jokes about cats going crazy for it. It is a plant that has been long associated with cats. Whether a mountain lion or a small domestic kitten, cats can not seem to get enough catnip. Many cats have a sensitivity to this herb and it

All About Catnip: What is it, Why does it Work, and How Your Cat Responds to It2020-09-14T01:52:59+00:00

How Can You Prevent Rabies in Animals?

2020-07-17T01:43:51+00:00

When most people think of rabies, they picture a violent animal that is foaming at the mouth. No one would like to see their beloved pet in this state. The fear of rabies is very real for many pet owners. People often forget that wildlife, whether it is small, cute, and quit can be dangerous.

How Can You Prevent Rabies in Animals?2020-07-17T01:43:51+00:00

First Aid for Pets

2020-06-27T16:05:41+00:00

It is always best to be prepared. Especially for the unexpected things in life. Most people have some sort of a first aid kit in their house. Whether it is bandages, antibacterial medicine, hydrogen peroxide, or pain-relieving medication, most situations can be easily handled at home. Especially if a household has kids, they are more

First Aid for Pets2020-06-27T16:05:41+00:00
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