Flea and Tick Season

Summertime is upon us, and that means lots of sunshine and outside play for the entire family. This includes some of our most treasured family members, the pets. Running through the yard, playing in the grass or relaxing in the shade under a...

Seasonal Pet Allergies

Dogs and cats suffer from allergic reactions that cause them unnecessary pain and suffering. Pet owners should learn how to spot seasonal allergies in a dog or cat and how to relieve these symptoms. Types of Pet Allergies A pet can develop...

Introducing a Cat and Dog to a New Household

There is always a challenge to introducing new pets to each other. This is never more apparent than when the pets in question are a dogs and cats. Because they have such different personalities, introducing a dog and a cat to each other can be...

Leash Training for Cats

When most people consider taking pets for walks in the great outdoors, they immediately picture dogs happily wagging their tails as they trot by their owners’ sides. However, dogs are not the only animals that enjoy walking in nature. Cats...

Hiking Season Rattlesnake Awareness and Safety

One of the best ways to spend time with your dog while also getting some much-needed exercise is hiking in and around the city. Hiking season is popular with most San Diego residents, including those who get around on four legs. Unfortunately...

What to Do When Your Pet Runs Away

Don’t Panic If your cat or dog got out of your house or yard, don’t panic. There are many resources and techniques available to help you reunite with your cat or dog, but it’s important to take action quickly. Cats and dogs can...

How Safe are Essential Oils for Cats?

This is part 2 of a two-part series on the do’s and don’ts of using essential oils for your pets.  Click here to read part 1 of the series, Essential Oils for Dogs. What Oils are Safe for Cats? Essential oils have been in the news a...

Essential Oil Safety for Dogs

This is part 1 of a two-part series on the do’s and don’ts of using essential oils for your pets. Stay tuned for part 2 of our series which examines what oils to use for your pet cats. Essential Oils For Your Dog With essential oils...

The Perfect Pet Portrait

Getting a great portrait of your pet may seem impossible. However, most dogs are both able and willing to get their photographs taken by a professional. You simply need to follow a few steps to get that perfect pet portrait. Use a Pet...

How to Cope With Losing a Pet

The sadness of losing a member of the family can be overwhelming. The death of a dog or cat may create a wound that takes a lifetime to heal. It is important to allow yourself to grieve for the loss of your pet as you would any other family...