Post category:pet care tips

Advice for First-Time Pet Owners: 8 Tips

Are you considering adding a four-legged friend to your family? You may feel a great deal of excitement, but also some anxiety. There is no reason to worry. Pets provide love, warmth, and comfort to your home. First-time pet owners simply need to be prepared for the wonderful changes that…

Continue Reading Advice for First-Time Pet Owners: 8 Tips

Pet Friendly Gifts – Avoiding Food Dyes

Shopping for the holidays means giving gifts to all of those loved ones who mean so much. You want to show them exactly how important they are with a gift they  will cherish. It is not just friends, family members, co-workers and neighbors who are eager gift recipients. Your four-legged friends…

Continue Reading Pet Friendly Gifts – Avoiding Food Dyes
Post category:pet care tips / pet safety

Holiday Decorations and Pet Safety

As you celebrate the holidays this year, please give some thought to your pets. Holiday decorations and people treats can cause problems for your animals, and company can be stressful. The tips below cover all the basics of pet safety so both you and your animals can enjoy this special…

Continue Reading Holiday Decorations and Pet Safety
Post category:pet care tips

Safe and Fun Halloween Costumes for Cats and Dogs

Halloween is a festive time of year for everyone in the family, including pets! Dogs and Cats should not miss out on the excitement of dressing up just because they have four legs. Make sure your dog and cat costumes this All Hallow's Eve are safe, fun and unique! Top…

Continue Reading Safe and Fun Halloween Costumes for Cats and Dogs
Post category:pet care tips

Pets and Heat Safety

A change in temperature can be more than a nuisance; it can be dangerous. Pet owners must be vigilant about keeping dogs and cats out of situations in which they will suffer from extreme heat. Pets who are left to brave great heat or cold may become gravely ill or…

Continue Reading Pets and Heat Safety
Post category:pet care tips

San Diego and Orange County Dog-Friendly Beaches On and off leash

Taking your dog to a beach is a great way to get exercise, have fun and cool off. However, nothing can ruin a fun day like getting to the beach and finding dogs aren't allowed. There are plenty of dog-friendly beaches in San Diego. Make sure you know which ones…

Continue Reading San Diego and Orange County Dog-Friendly Beaches On and off leash
Hiking Season Rattlesnake Awareness and Safety
Rattlesnakes have large, flat, oval shaped heads.
Post category:pet care tips

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, there are risks that come with hiking. One…

Continue Reading Hiking Season Rattlesnake Awareness and Safety
What to Do When Your Pet Runs Away
Binoculars are optional.
Post category:pet care tips

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 wander quite far and may do things…

Continue Reading What to Do When Your Pet Runs Away
Post category:pet care tips / pet safety

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 great deal, with emphasis placed…

Continue Reading How Safe are Essential Oils for Cats?
Post category:pet care tips / pet safety

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 becoming more and more…

Continue Reading Essential Oil Safety for Dogs