Top Ten Puzzle Toys To Buy

We’re always looking to add new enrichment activities to our pets’ lives but it can be so frustrating to drop $20 or more on a toy only to find out your do hates it. These are some of our tried and true toys. These can all be found on Amazon, but we encourage you to shop local whenever possible.

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Diane OKeefe
Why bunnies make the best pets

Confession time. I used to think bunny people were crazy. You might too. After getting my first bunny, I realized I had been totally wrong about them and myself. I am a crazy bunny person. So what is all the fuss about?

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Diane OKeefe
Pain signals in cats and dogs

Our pets are biologically predisposed to hide their pain. Thousands of years of evolution has ingrained in them the importance to hide pain and weakness to stay alive. So how do we see through all this evolution and recognize when our pets are in pain?

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Diane OKeefe
Giving your dog people food won’t make them beg

It is something we hear all the time. “I have never given my dog people food so I don’t know why they beg.” Giving your dog people food won’t make them beg. There are lots of people foods that are delicious and even healthy treats for your dog and it’s perfectly ok to indulge them every once in awhile.

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Diane OKeefe
All about mosquitos

It’s summertime and the bugs are out in full force.

Here’s what you need to know about mosquitoes and West Nile Virus and your pets.

Mosquito bites rarely Lead to cats and dogs becoming sick and or dying from West Nile Virus. (1) While they do not typically become ill, it is possible (though unlikely) for the concentration in their blood to reach levels that could in turn infect mosquitoes that bite them and go on to bite others.    So keeping your pets’ exposure to a minimum is still important.  Better safe than sorry.

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Why we don’t do pack walks

We’ve all seen the pictures online of walkers with a massive pack of dogs. The walkers look confident and it’s pretty cool to see that many dogs walking in sync together. They also post about how lucrative it is to walk 10 dogs are $15 each.

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Diane OKeefe