May 17

Healthy Dog Treats Aren’t Just for Overweight Dogs

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Healthy dog treats are a great way to help an overweight dog slim down, but they are also great for ALL dogs as a nutritional boost! There are lots of fresh, low-calorie snacks right in your refrigerator that pack a nutrition punch. They can help tame midday snack cravings or serve as... Read More >
Apr 25

What Kind of Dog Should I Get?

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What kind of dog should you get? Choosing the right dog for your family might seem a bit daunting given all the choices there are. We have some points to consider to help you make the best decision for your family and your lifestyle. Dog Breeds When you picture your favorite breed, what is it... Read More >
Apr 11

It’s Tick Season in Charlotte, NC

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Did you know that a tick can increase its weight by 100 times during the 8-12 days that it is attached and feeding from its host? It’s the return of tick season here in Charlotte, and that means that your entire family is at risk: four-legged and two-legged alike. Beyond the thought of having a... Read More >
Mar 17

Health Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Dogs and Cats

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Dogs and cats are more likely to be purrfectly healthy if they are spayed and neutered. You’ve heard it before. “Spay and neuter your pets!” There are several reasons why it’s important, but did you know that your pet’s health is a big one? The medical benefits of spaying and... Read More >
Feb 20

Kitten Fostering Workshop! March 11

Join us March 11 from 1-5pm for a workshop to learn how to foster homeless kittens! Kitten fostering! Have you ever considered fostering rescued kittens? It's incredibly rewarding, and with spring upon us, the need for people to help care for rescued kittens until they find their forever home... Read More >
Jan 20

What is Cold Laser Therapy?

K-Laser therapy is fast, painless, and completely non-invasive with GREAT results for pain management and accelerated healing. Cold laser therapy, also known as low-level light therapy or therapeutic laser, is a wonderful, non-invasive way to speed healing and manage pain in dogs and cats.... Read More >
Jan 12

Wounds, Burns, & Other Traumas: Pet First Aid

Dog & Cat First Aid: Wounds, Burns, & Other Traumas Among the most common of medical situations you may encounter with your dog or cat are wounds, burns, and other traumas. First aid for these is important and likely pretty familiar. Before we get into specifics, be sure you have read... Read More >
Dec 16

Dog and Cat Allergic Reactions: Pet First Aid

Dog and cat allergic reactions vary from common and mild to rare and emergent. First aid for a dog or cat can be an important thing to be familiar with because of the wide range of allergens and possible reactions in our typical environments. Let’s start by looking at some of the most common... Read More >
Nov 02

Dog and Cat Seizures and Heatstroke: Pet First Aid

In dogs and cats, seizures and heat stroke are both very scary situations. Just as with humans, though, we don’t often give them much thought because many don’t consider them to be likely. The bottom line is that they are more common than you might think. Know what you can do to help your pet... Read More >
Oct 14

Cat & Dog CPR and Vitals: Pet First Aid

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Cat and Dog CPR and Vital Signs: Pet First Aid CPR chest compressions. Cat and dog CPR and vital signs knowledge are fundamental to pet first aid. In our previous blog post in our Pet First Aid series, we discussed the basics: dog and cat first aid supplies and safe handling. With these... Read More >