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...

How Much Water Does Your Pet Need?

As a pet owner, your primary concern is ensuring that your dog or cat is safe, happy and healthy. One area that even the owner with the best intentions forgets is the amount of fresh water that is necessary for a pet to consume each day. Water...

Five Dog Treats to Avoid (and Their Alternatives)

As a dog owner, you know that dogs will eat practically anything, but should they? There are plenty of items that are well-known to be dangerous for dogs. Chocolate is terrible for dogs and can even poison them. Small bones, like chicken bones...

Flea Patrol Season

It’s been a rough flea season for both dogs and cats.  Right around this time a year, we get those flea issues under control.  But then a new issue happens – the fleas find their way into our homes especially if our pets visit indoors. Although...

Your Dog May Have To Pass On The Guacamole

Avocado season is in full swing and they seem to be everywhere. Whether you’re adding avocado to your BLT or fixing a fresh batch of guacamole, it looks like you may have to ignore your dog’s plea to toss some avocado bits in their...

Tips for when your dog comes home after boarding

When San Diego dog owners come to pick up their pets from Fon-Jon Pet Care, it can be hard at times to say who’s more excited—owners are ecstatic to see their pooches, and the pups are beside themselves with joy. After all, even though we...

Keeping Your Cat Cool When the Weather’s Hot

Though they’re called the “dog days” of summer, when the weather heats up it affects your cat, too! It can be harder to notice the impact that heat can have on your kitty, since cats are cool customers—by the time your cat is...

Dog Grooming Should Increase As Temperatures Rise

It’s hard not to notice that our dogs are really blowing their coats at the end of the San Diego summer because it’s been so hot. Even after a good bathing and brushing, it seems we are back to the same shedding challenges a few days later. Blame...