Summer Grooming Tips For Your Dog

If you live in the North Carolina, or any part of the Southeast for that matter, it can stay pretty warm even past Labor Day. For humans, this means more beach trips, outdoor activities like hikes, and concerts that stretch into September. For dogs, it can mean continual heat, hot surfaces to walk on, and […]

By |August 7th, 2018|Healthy Habits, Seasonal News|

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

As much as we like to think of our pets as our little children, being of different species we do enjoy and experience things differently. Halloween is one time of year that this becomes very clear. Pets rely on us to help life make sense and to feel safe and this is one night they […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Seasonal News|

Pets and Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is familiar to people as a tick-borne illness that starts with a ringed rash and can lead to a complicated and painful infection. Because it starts with the telltale rash, it is often caught early in people and does not progress. In dogs, though, pet owners should watch for very different signals of […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Seasonal News|

Best Breeds for Family Dog

Having a dog is a priceless addition to a family. Kids learn many lessons, like responsibility and compassion, from having a furry companion around. Concerns should not be overblown, but there are a few areas parents should consider before bringing a pet home. So, what issues should parents think about and which dogs are best […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Seasonal News, Updates|

Why Vaccinate Your Pet?

There has been a lot of recent buzz on vaccines. Some are trying to muddy the waters around this life-saving procedure and suggest it actually does more harm than good. Thankfully, there is no evidence to suggest you or your pets should avoid vaccines. On the contrary, vaccines have been shown to save countless millions […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Seasonal News, Updates|

Does My Pet Have Allergies? Summer in Chapel Hill

Something that many Chapel Hill area pet owners never consider about their pet’s health is whether they may have allergies. It shouldn’t be surprising to us that dogs and cats might have similar issues in this area. They are also mammals with many of the same basic organs and functions that we have. The immune […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Seasonal News|

SPECIAL: Glamour Shots For Your Dogs Dating Profile

The weather is warming in Chapel Hill, the sun is staying up longer and longer, and puppy love is in the air. If you haven’t started updating your dog’s dating profile, now is the time. To give him the best chance for a spring fling, he’ll need his best friend playing wingman. When all the […]

By |April 1st, 2017|Seasonal News, Updates|

Finding a Good Dog Breeder near Chapel Hill

One of the most important decisions you’ll make in your life, and I don’t think it’s an exaggeration, is which dog you want to bring into your home. This dog will share your home, share your bed and will be around your friends, family and children. Many people decide to find a dog through a […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Seasonal News, Updates|

Introducing New Pets to Your Existing Pets

Our pets are our family members, and just like introducing any new family member, it can be hard to tell how the others will react. With children you have nine months to prepare them but your pets often just get another animal dropped into their environment. And as territorial beings, they do consider it theirs. […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Seasonal News, Updates|

Importance of Heartworm, Flea and Tick Prevention Even in Winter

The winter here in North Carolina is in full-swing, so that means all those fleas, ticks and mosquitoes that have been threatening our pets’ health are now dead. That means we can all put away the flea, tick and heartworm prevention medications until the weather warms up. Right? Actually, sadly that is not the case. […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Seasonal News, Updates|