Just being out in the woods, on the banks of streams, playing in the local park, or even in your own backyard, you and your pet can come into contact with ticks which house Lyme disease.
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Likewise, do your part in reducing pet overpopulation by spaying or neutering your & Read more �
As a Pet Parent, you probably have heard that heartworms can cause a serious and potentially fatal disease. But did you know they can measure as long as 14 inches and reduce a pet's blood supply to vital organs?
During the chaos of a hurricane or an evacuation pets are at great risk of running away or being left behind. According to Dr. Robyn Jaynes, PetSmart Inc.’s vet in residence, "the best way to keep your pets safe is simply to prepare, just as you would for the rest of your family."
Dr. Robyn recommends the following tips to Pet Parents:
For dogs: Degradable doggie bags reduce your impact on landfills. Who wants to think of their pet’s waste enshrined in plastic and buried for years to come? Did you know that grocery store plastic bags can take decades to degrade and cannot be composted? Can them in favor of something that’s better for the environment.
The stereotype of the 1930s "dog catcher" is as outdated as silent movies.
Is the economy nipping at your wallet? Make your pet budget go further with these handy tips:
If you witnessed animal abuse, would you know what to do?
Most people feel powerless when they see an animal in need. They wonder who to call to get help for a pet that has no access to food, water or shelter or that may even be suffering from physical abuse. They worry & Read more �
Going green? Well don’t leave your pets in the dark ages! Each month we’ll give you a new tip that helps people and their pets make a positive impact on the environment.
Green Paw Print Tip #1: Protect wildlife.