The Holidays with Pets

With pets as part of your family it’s only natural that you will want to include them in your holiday celebrations. It’s always fun to share holidays like Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving with your pet but you also need to be aware of some of the hazards to avoid. For example, chocolate is always a no-no for cats and dogs! Plants like poinsettias are somewhat toxic to pets. And, as much as your dog may beg, scraps from your Thanksgiving meal are not a good idea. Check with us for advice on safety for your pets during the holidays.
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Is Gingerbread Safe for Pets

Gingerbread is one of those seasonal foods that seems to magically appear as Christmas approaches. You can actually buy kits in stores with pre-made gingerbread

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Can Dogs Have Candy Canes

Ho Ho Ho! It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to Santa, reindeer, and Hallmark Christmas movies. If that’s not enough to convince you

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Can Dogs Have Fruit Cake

Sometimes the butt of jokes in the United States because they seem to last forever*, fruit cakes are a delicious cake made with candied or

Superstitions About Dogs

Superstitions About Dogs

With Halloween just around the corner, many people are turning their minds towards the sinister, the suspicious, and the most commonly held superstitions. Superstitions have

Why Do Dogs Hate Halloween

Why Do Dogs Hate Halloween

Though we have no reason to assume that dogs hate Halloween, their behavior leads us to believe there are aspects of this holiday they strongly

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Christmas Quotes Presented by Dogs

“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” – Janice Maeditere   Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it

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Are Poinsettias Harmful to Dogs?

Christmas is almost upon us, and families are busy making preparations for the upcoming holiday season. With gifts to buy, parties to attend, and decorating