Pet Wellness

Jimmy Stewart Reads a Poem about his Dog Beau

If you’ve never heard Jimmy Stewart read the poem about his dog “Beau”, it’s a must see, if not, it’s a classic worth watching again. It is a symbol of the depth and value of the relationship that can form between people and pets that sometimes creeps up on us when we’re not looking.   […]

Medical Science Discovers What Cats Have Known All Along

Thanks to cats, a significant human mechanism has been discovered to improve healing. It was discovered some time ago that cats purr when they are severely injured or frightened. Domestic cats, servals, ocelots, and pumas produce fundamental, dominant, or strong frequencies at exactly 25 Hz and 50 Hz,, and these two low frequencies promote bone […]

Hot Spot Care

Our pets can be susceptible to hot spots for many reasons, but it seems more noticeable in the summer. It may be due to more frequent baths, bugs, or just plain itchy skin, but whatever the cause, it can be serious and is usually painful. Consult your veterinarian on the best course of action for […]

A Letter to Your Pet’s Future Owner

  A dying woman penned a letter about her beloved cat, which prompted Laura Moss, a writer to do the same. If you knew your pet would have to be cared for by someone else, what would you do to prepare for your pets future? Here is Laura’s letter Dear friend, Thank you for adopting my […]

Socialization is Key For a Successful Partnership

Socializing older dogs can sometimes be necessary. CoCo is a rescue dog and her history was largely unknown. She arrived very pregnant and stressed from long distance travel. The first priority was to get her socialized to the family environment she would have to deal with, which included adults children and cats. Because she was […]

This Video Could Save Your Pet’s Life

  This video shows the “ABC’s” of how to perform CPR on a pet. Learning what to do before it happens can make the difference between life and death. Always keep the following in mind: Know how to rapidly find your pet’s pulse in advance. Know your ABCs: Airway; Breathing; Compression. Get a friend to drive […]

Can MY Dog Ever Go Off Leash?

Not all dogs can work off leash, but most dogs can. It takes lots of patience, training, and perseverance. Without all of those things, you won’t get far, but the benefits of putting the time in early on are HUGE! Exercising them is easier, there is more trust in the bond with your dog, we […]

Bathing a Rescue Dog

CoCo is a rescue dog who was never properly socialized for bath time. Because of that, and the obvious after effects of prior trauma, she responded with fear to many things. Making her feel generally comfortable and confident with attention, praise, ample food and reliable routines have helped her to begin to come out of […]

Pet Stories – Cequinn

Pets come into our lives for many reasons. Jeeves and Cequinn, siblings, came into our lives at the same time. Their whole litter was picked up by a local Rescue Organization and brought to the veterinary facility where I was working. When they arrived the kittens were noticeably malnourished and sick. We lost one the […]

Canine Euthanasia Due to Aggression

  There are many reasons why we must be parted from our beloved pets. Because they cannot be helped is not something usually thought of in our normal scenarios. Typically that is true. In this article you will see how one person felt about her dog’s behavior issues and the outcome while sad, was inevitable. […]