The days are still cooler here in San Diego, but Spring is on the way!!! Here are some of my favorite spots if you’re heading outdoors with the pooch….
As we near the end of winter its sunny out! Yes the sun is out, BUT there’s still a slight chill in the air so keep warm with a light jacket for both you and your pet if needed. Small dogs can get cold easily, especially by the beach where it’s windy, so taking a […]
Who says you’ve got to go as far as Hawaii to see waterfalls? There might be a paradise in your own backyard. Yes, California has a handful of beautiful waterfalls to see! When hiking with your pet, always do your research ahead of time. Check park websites for fees and guidelines to be safe. When […]
Looking to get active this year? Don’t forget to include your pet! Health and happiness after the holidays… for you AND your four legged friends
I tend to eat and get lazy throughout the holidays, how about you? Of course I always promise myself at the start of the New Year, things will change….. I hope. Have you ever noticed that with some of the moves you make, your pet will almost always do the same? If you sleep […]
Common holiday foods unsafe for pets… *Alcohol- can lead to coma or death *Bones- Stomach lacerations or death *Avocado- Diarrhea *Raisins- Can cause kidney failure, which can lead to death *Dairy- Diarrhea, illness *Mushrooms- Death *Caffeine- Toxic to the heart and nervous system which could lead to death. *Walnuts/macadamias- Can cause damage to the nervous […]
If you have tried scheduling your pet for simple vaccines you know what I mean! During the Covid-19 pandemic there are no longer any stand in line vaccine “clinics” available, which means we all need an appointment So don’t think your appointment will be scheduled anytime soon. Call ahead to find out just how pets […]
Traveling with your pet for the holidays? Make sure you pack a bag for the pooch! This makes it so much easier to find things in a pinch. And most important, be sure to pack enough water for both you and your friend. The Traveltainer is great for both keeping and providing water for your pet […]
Cold weather can make arthritis unbearable! Helpful tips to keep your four legged seniors comfortable, now and all year long.
As we get older, so do our pets. And if they have arthritis, the colder months ahead can be very long and painful. *Add warm blankets to their bedding. Keep them indoors where it’s warm. But remember, as much as we want to stay indoors, it is important to keep moving, so joints don’t become […]
Why raw broccoli? Using my experience as an example, I’ll tell you why… My lab Tyson was borderline hypothyroid and gaining weight. It was important for me to step in and manage some of his activities and diet, as he was getting older. He is now a good looking 10 yrs old, but for a […]
Halloween safety tips… Store your candy in a safe spot, sealed and AWAY from your pets. Candy can be dangerous to pets… Chocolate is toxic, especially dark. Sugar free candy or gum containing xylitol is very deadly to pets. Glow sticks are very common around Halloween and contain a liquid toxic to pets. Do not […]