7 Halloween Safety Tips Every Pet Owner Should Know

At certain times of year, such as the Fourth of July and Halloween, pets experience increased stress and anxiety. Halloween, which is right around the corner, may not have fireworks and loud noises like the Fourth of July, but it still makes pets fearful. Here are some tips to reduce your pet’s anxiety and keep [...]

‘Tis the Season: Great Gifts for Pet Owners

We all know and love someone who collects…something. Not surprisingly, pet owners have a special knack for accumulating items that pay homage to their favorite pet. Over the years, these collections grow until the entire house is full of chicken knick-knacks, Boston terrier throw pillows, Macaw figurines, and photographs of cats getting into trouble. It [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:26:15+00:00December 9th, 2016|Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season: Great Gifts for Pet Owners

No Place Like Home: Holiday Pet Safety

First, allow us to wish you and your family a happy holiday season! Your to-do list is probably overflowing, but hopefully, you’re able to sneak in some quality time with your best furry friend. After all, without extra time and attention, your pet could easily find – or fall into – trouble. Don’t worry, with [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:26:17+00:00November 21st, 2016|Exercise Nutrition & Obesity, Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on No Place Like Home: Holiday Pet Safety

Safe, Healthy, and Delicious Holiday Foods for Pets

Let’s face it, food is a big deal, and even more so during the holiday season when there are endless opportunities for feasting with family and friends (or on the couch while watching football). For many families, a holiday gathering wouldn’t be complete without allowing Fido or Fluffy to sample the holiday edibles. Although we [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:26:19+00:00November 8th, 2016|Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on Safe, Healthy, and Delicious Holiday Foods for Pets

Five Ways Dogs and Cats Show Their Love

There really is nothing like coming home from a rough day at work to the warm and friendly face of your fur baby. Happy and eager to comfort you from the adversity of the world, our furry friends give comfort, friendship, and love. What signs do our dogs and cats give us that they love [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:27:06+00:00February 11th, 2016|Pet-Friendly Holidays, You & Your Pet|Comments Off on Five Ways Dogs and Cats Show Their Love

We Fish You a Merry Christmas: Exotic Pets as Gifts

  Holiday shopping season is upon us, and you are probably trying to think of that perfect gift for your child, a niece or nephew, or a special friend. During this time of year, exotic pets such as hamsters, fish, or birds can be popular choices for that special present. Before you take the plunge, [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:27:23+00:00December 13th, 2015|Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on We Fish You a Merry Christmas: Exotic Pets as Gifts

Holly and Folly: Pet Holiday Safety

Many people embrace the chaos of the holidays while others settle into a seasonal funk that lasts well after New Year’s. Our pets are no different, and their reactions are largely dependent on how prepared we are to address changes or disruptions in their routines. Whether you’re hosting, visiting loved ones, or attending holiday parties, [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:27:25+00:00December 5th, 2015|Pet Safety, Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on Holly and Folly: Pet Holiday Safety

Black Cats and Halloween: The Myths, the Facts, the Dangers

At some point in time, the image of a black cat, hackles raised and eyes glowing, has become intimately associated with the Halloween holiday. They certainly add an aura of mystique to the season, but why black cats? Read on to learn more about how black cats and Halloween have come to be associated and [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:28:02+00:00October 17th, 2015|Pet Safety, Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on Black Cats and Halloween: The Myths, the Facts, the Dangers

Fourth of July Pet Safety: Celebrate Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of…Low-Stress!

A recent study revealed that Montana is one of the most patriotic states in the nation, and we’d have to agree! Year round, we appreciate our freedom – and honor those that defend it – but the Fourth of July really takes the cake (or, apple pie a la mode!). Independence Day is one that [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:28:31+00:00June 24th, 2015|Pet Safety, Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on Fourth of July Pet Safety: Celebrate Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of…Low-Stress!