The Health Benefits of Having Pets

The Health Benefits of Having Pets

Two-thirds of households in the United States have pets, according to the American Pet Products Association’s 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey. Clearly, we Americans are fond of making animals a part of our families. In recent years, scientists have been...
Summertime Pests: The Mosquito

Summertime Pests: The Mosquito

We’ve reached the month of May, a time of sunny days, bright flowers…and lots of pests. It’s the time of year when all kinds of insects start setting up camp in our yards or inside our homes. One of the most bothersome of such creatures is the...
How to Prevent Dog Bites

How to Prevent Dog Bites

Many of us are now spending a lot more time with our pets due to the COVID-19 pandemic and North Carolina’s stay-at-home order. ¬†With families and pets cooped up together day after day, it seems like an ideal time to point out that April 12-April 18 is National...
Recognizing Spring Allergies in Your Pets

Recognizing Spring Allergies in Your Pets

Warmer air, beautiful blooms, relaxing breezes…spring has a lot to offer for lovers of the outdoors. Yet this time of year can be tough for those of us with seasonal allergies. It’s hard to enjoy a cookout or a walk through the garden when you’re...

Holiday Food: 5 Things to Keep Away from Your Pets

Let’s be honest: one of the best things about the holiday season is the food. The ham or turkey, the homemade side dishes, the rich desserts…it’s all wonderful! Well, all that yummy food seems pretty wonderful to your pets too. With the decadent...