Adding a new Pet to the Pack

(As posted in Crazy Dog Newsletter by Dr. Jon) Growing your furry family is exciting! If you are considering a new pet, here’s a few tips to keep in mind. Initial introductions between dogs should be done gradually. If you’re getting a new dog, try having them meet in a park or neutral area. If…

DISASTER PREPARATION AND HOW TO HELP YOURSELF, YOUR PETS & OTHERS!

In the wake of the freak storm “Sandy”, it’s important for pet owners in disaster-prone areas to prepare for these types of emergencies!  The Humane Society is providing much-needed assistance and desperately needs your help!  Visit: http://www.humanesociety.org for current news, videos and ways you can help.  PLEASE CONSIDER A DONATION TO THIS WORTHY GROUP OF…

This flu season, protect yourself AND your dog!

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM DOGCHANNEL.COM (Advertorial) Human flu season occurs every year, but did you know that DOGS can get the flu too?  Canine influenza virus (CIV) is a unique strain of the flu that causes influenza in dogs. Since most dogs have no natural immunity to the virus, almost every dog that comes in contact with…

Halloween Safety Tips

Safety Tips for Pet Parents during Halloween (copied from the ASPCA) The ASPCA recommends taking some precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet safe. 1. Candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in all forms can be dangerous for dogs and cats. Candies with xylitol can also cause serious problems….