Keeping Cats Calm and Happy

The term ” ‘fraidy cat” didn’t come into use for no reason. While any pet can become nervous and afraid, cats can especially be a bit skittish. Not all cats are outdoor cats and so they become used to the confines of the home –unlike dogs who usually adapt quickly to the sights and smells . . . → Read More: Keeping Cats Calm and Happy

Paying for the Vet

Paying for veterinary care

When it comes to paying for veterinary costs, the lifetime health care costs of a pet, assuming you do all of the necessary treatments, is several thousand dollars.  Vaccinations and physical examinations for a healthy pet are around $100 a year.  The cost of heartworm prevention and flea and tick . . . → Read More: Paying for the Vet

Traveling with your Pets and Emergency Vet Visits

Emergency visits and traveling

We often go on vacations or trips requiring extra preparations for our pets.  This preparation will help you when unexpected events occur.  Here are a few things that can be done to make sure that you are not caught off guard, or if you are, it is less stressful.

When leaving . . . → Read More: Traveling with your Pets and Emergency Vet Visits

Make bath time a breeze with Shamwow!

If you haven’t seen the Shamwow commercials on TV you may be missing the biggest bathing secret known to mankind.

The Shamwow towel is the quickest and easiest way to pre-dry your dog. (I’m assuming that you use a blow dryer or some means of warm moving air to do the finish drying.) A Shamwow . . . → Read More: Make bath time a breeze with Shamwow!

Cleaning the pet carseat

During a car seat wash today I reflected on just how many times I’ve wash these covers and how new they still look. The current seats we use for the boys are My Buddy Car Seat which are about four years old. The current covers have been washed no less than twelve times, and the . . . → Read More: Cleaning the pet carseat