Category: Pet Health Care

New House, Old Dog: 9 Tips for a Safe and Stress-Free Move

    It doesn’t matter if you’re going down the street or across the country — moving is hectic. That’s doubly true for your four-legged family members, who don’t understand the intricacies of packing lists and mortgage rates. While some dogs coast through moving blissfully unaware, many dog owners find that moving puts their pet… Read more »

Bloat in Dogs

Bloat occurs when the dog’s stomach fills with air, fluid and/or food.  The enlarged stomach puts pressure on the other organs, causing difficulty breathing, eventually decreasing blood supply to the dog’s vital organs.  Also known as Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV), gastric torsion and twisted stomach, the condition causes rapid clinical signs and death in several… Read more »

DOGTV Review

I recently had the opportunity to have a free week-long trial of DOGTV through DirecTV. As someone who boards dogs in my home, I’ve always left the TV on when I leave them home alone.  I wasn’t sure if it really did any good to break the silence, and my dog is the only one… Read more »

Dog Poop Scooper Review

  Having two large dogs and boarding dogs in my home as part of my business, I have to poop scoop my backyard once or twice a day for the safety of their health (see our Poop Scooping section), my back and my shoes.  Because of this, I’ve tried numerous poop scoopers on the market and… Read more »

Choosing the Right Vet for Your Pet

Your loving animal was lucky to get picked by a fantastic and caring owner like you! As you are well aware, a pet owner has a big role to play. Being responsible for the life of an animal without a voice is a big deal. You keep them fed, give them attention, and make sure… Read more »