Pets are hitting the chocolate sauce a little too hard over the holidays. Owners spend an average of $27 million a year on holiday-related ailments in their pets, according to Nationwide Pet Insurance.
Last week, we welcomed U.S. Secret Service K-9 Hurricane and his handler Uniformed Division Officer-Technician Marshall J. Mirarchi to the 9/11 Memorial before being honored by Animal Medical Center of New York at their annual TOP DOG Gala.
For the past four years since its implementation in 2012, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving has been known as #GivingTuesday, a day celebrated all across the nation to encourage people to help others and support so many causes through philanthropy. Giving Tuesday is the annual kick-off for the charity season at the time of the holidays.
Whether it’s caused by his puppy chow, an insect bite or something in the environment, an angry red rash is a clear indication that your pet has an allergy. But canine sensitivities can present themselves in a variety of ways, from scratching and stomach pain to excessive licking or a change in behavior.
All cat parents can admit that there are a few unsavory responsibilities we never look forward to: Nail trims, dingleberry removal, and tooth brushing. After all, cats don’t wipe after the litterbox and they use their own tongue to bathe. The easy conclusion to draw is that their hygienic needs differ from our own and … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Cat’s Teeth Clean and Strong