Christmas & Holiday Safety

Christmas & Holiday Safety

The holiday is a time for your family and friends to get together and enjoy each other’s company. The last thing you want is to worry about your dog the whole time. Your guest will appreciate not having your dog beg and drool over their food the minute they sit down for dinner. Start now to teach your dog the "down/stay" command so he'll lie down quietly on the other side of the room. Practice at every meal! If your dog hasn't become reliable by holiday time, use your dog crate and confine him while your guests are eating.

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Fleas: Every Germaphobe's Nightmare

Fleas: Every Germaphobe's Nightmare

You know what I’m talking about: those little bugs that jump, bite, and use your dog or cat as a host for their breeding grounds. It’s truly disgusting. Unfortunately, flea and tick season is upon us, what with the warm weather and more hours spent outdoors. Fleas thrive in the heat, and are more likely to lay eggs and hatch in hotter temperatures (65°F+). Bleh.

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