National Pet Fire Safety Day: Rules to Remember

National Pet Fire Safety Day: Rules to Remember

We’ve all been told to have a fire safety plan in place for our families, but have you remembered to include your pets in those plans?  Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day, and it’s a great time to ensure you have fire prevention tactics in...
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore an Itchy Pet

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore an Itchy Pet

Living in North Carolina, you’re probably all too aware of how bad allergy symptoms can be. After all, we know spring has arrived when every surface is yellow. Seasonal and chronic allergy issues can make us feel pretty terrible—and the same goes for your pets.  ...
Senior Cat Care: Things to Consider

Senior Cat Care: Things to Consider

Advances in medicine and science have lengthened the average human lifespan, and veterinary breakthroughs have done the same for pets. This is great news for pet lovers, but it does come with increased responsibilities.  The longer pets live, the...
The Importance of Pet Dental Care

The Importance of Pet Dental Care

Have you had a look at your pet’s smile lately?   In the past several years, dental care has been recognized as a key aspect of our pets’ health—and for good reason.   Over 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show indications of oral disease by the time...
Lyme Disease: What It Is and How It Affects Pets

Lyme Disease: What It Is and How It Affects Pets

Do you think vampires are real? If you spend a warm day outdoors in North Carolina, it probably won’t take you long to become a believer. Mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks are some real-life vampires that call our state home. They’re certainly annoying, but they...
The Benefits of Keeping Your Pet Active

The Benefits of Keeping Your Pet Active

After a particularly dreary and wet winter in North Carolina, we’re loving the signs of spring popping up. If you’re itching to spend more time outdoors these days, don’t forget to include your pets in on the fun!   Physical activity is important for your...