10 Spring Dangers You Should Be Aware of for Your Pet

10 Spring Dangers You Should Be Aware of for Your Pet

Spring is in the air! …Well, almost! Winter is nearing its end, and while some of us may be breathing a sigh of relief and welcoming the warm weather, others might not be so keen to say goodbye to the fluffy white snow, and cold breezes. And by “others,” I am specifically referring to my 3 Siberian Huskies!   The Spring season is warm, beautiful, and seems to just bring your surroundings to life. But with all this beauty are some hidden dangers. Some of which can be extremely harmful to your pets. Today, I will share 10 common (and some … Continue reading

Fleas and Ticks and Burrs – Oh My!

Fleas and Ticks and Burrs Against Your Pet Dog’s Health and How to Avoid Them

While summer enchants us to take our dogs out to the rivers, lakes, parks, and other outdoor areas we need to be aware of some of the most common problems we face when the days are longer and warmer. A good habit to get into is checking your dog from head to tail after the possibility of contact with any of these common summertime dangers. Fleas and ticks are abundant, especially in wooded and watery areas. If you plan to go to an area you suspect might have problems with creepy crawlers it is best to use a preventative. There … Continue reading

3 Must-Know Tips for Fighting a Flea Infestation

Flea on Your Pet Dog and How to Eliminate It

Some sources say that “for every flea that you find in your home, there are statistically about 80 others hidden from your sight.” This means by the time you spot your first flea you may be under a full-on hidden invasion! These minute, pesky biters feast on your pets’ (and family’s!) blood. Once the tiny flea feeds, the darn rascal can live up to a full year without another meal. So you will want to take action to eradicate the flea circus before it sets up camp in big numbers. Below are tips from Vet Organics for controlling a full-out flea infestation: … Continue reading

Allergies and Your Dog: An Itchy Dilemma

Allergies on Your Pet Canine and Treatment Needed

If you are a dog owner, you either have a dog that has suffered from allergies, or knows someone who does. Seeing your dog scratch or bite themselves until sometimes they bleed can be stressful. Also, the sight of your dog with missing patches of hair is unpleasant. So naturally you want to provide relief for them as quickly as possible. So If your dog is itching because of allergies, what are the causes? How do you diagnose an allergy? What are some of the most effective ways to treat allergies in a dog? To answer these questions let’s look … Continue reading