4 Pet Emergencies Where You Need To Go To An Emergency Pet Hospital

When it comes to pet emergencies, sometimes people are confused about what constitutes an emergency. For example, some people see an issue where their dog slipped on some stairs at 11 PM and now they are walking with a limp. Without access to their normal vet, they often wonder if they should take their beloved pet to an animal emergency hospital or if they are overreacting. This article will serve to ease your worries about such needs. Read More 

Your Dog’s Health: Three Ways To Prevent A Visit To The Animal Hospital

As a responsible pet owner, you want to keep your dog happy and healthy and out of harm's way. While there are many things that might warrant a trip to the pet hospital, you can reduce the risk by following a few simple guidelines. In addition to choosing the right diet and safe toys, you need to be aware of potential health risks before a problem arises. Here are three ways to keep Fido in peak health and prevent an unexpected visit to the emergency vet: Read More 

6 Important Facts to Know Before You Buy a Hamster

Most people assume that hamsters are an easy, low-maintenance pet that any kid can take care of. While hamsters might not be as time-intensive as a dog or cat, there are still a lot of things that any prospective hamster owner should know before taking their new pet home. Here are some important facts about hamsters to consider before deciding to pick one up from the pet store. 1. Hamsters are nocturnal. Read More 

What To Do If You Hit A Dog While Driving Your Car

It's not a pleasant thing to think about, but if you drive a car, there is always a possibility that you will hit a living thing with your vehicle. Sadly, almost 1.2 million dogs are killed each year in the U.S. in road traffic accidents. Do you know what you should do if you hit a dog with your car? It may not be pleasant to think about, but every driver should think about what they need to do in case they ever find themselves in this situation. Read More 

Canine Flu: When Dogs “A–Choo!”

Just when you are throwing out the cough syrup and putting tissues back in the cabinet, there's a new flu for which to be alert. However, this one won't affect you. The canine flu recently arrived in this country and has been making dogs miserable from the Midwest to the Pacific Ocean. While most dogs will weather this new illness without complications, it's important to recognize its symptoms in your furry friend and seek veterinarian services if he/she becomes sick. Read More