Are Fruits Safe for Dogs?

Have you ever wondered what fruits your dog can eat? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t as simple as “yes” or “no.” Some fruits are perfectly safe and even healthy for dogs, while others can be potentially harmful. Which fruits are safe for our canine companions? Apples – remember to remove the Read more…

Fostering Pets – Tax Deductible?

Pet fostering provides temporary care to shelter animals who need live in a home prior to adoption. But did you know fostering pets for a qualified charitable organization is another means of generating charitable tax deductions? Expenses incurred while caring for foster pets – such as pet food, supplies, transportation Read more…

Cats Love Strings

Yarn, ribbon, thread, and hair ties! It’s no secret: cats love strings. We’ve all seen cats that love to play with a ball of yarn, but this could be dangerous for the kitty. If ingested, string and other similar items can cause serious intestinal issues. Sometimes the string can pass Read more…

Aggression in Older Dogs

New or worsening aggressive behavior in older dogs may result from undiagnosed pain.  It’s sad but true that many dog owners may unnecessarily turn their dogs over to animal control for euthanasia when the dog’s behavior could have been returned to normal with good veterinary care.  In a study published Read more…

Only You Can End the Cycle

It’s no myth; there is an overpopulation of unwanted pets nationwide. The Humane Society of the United States reports that 3-4 million dogs and cats are euthanized each year. This is approximately 10,000 per day across the US and equals about half of the 6-8 million pets that enter the Read more…