Preventative Care To Extended The Life of Your Dog

As humans we do what we can to extend our lives. It’s recommended we take preventative health care measures so we can see the golden years of our lives. The same measures can be taken with your dog, extending its life five or more years even when proper steps are followed. Here are three simple [...]

By |2015-12-09T13:26:57-04:00December 4th, 2015|Seasonal News, Updates|

10 Ways To Keep Your Dog Safe This Winter

How is caring for your dog in winter different from caring for your pet during the rest of the year? Obviously, the cold winter air presents challenges, but there are additional concerns pet owners need to be aware of. Keep your dog warm. Dogs may love to play in the snow, but some, especially those [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-04:00November 25th, 2015|Seasonal News|

Pet Adoption—A No No as a Holiday Gift?

Thinking about adopting a pet? The holidays are one of the most popular times for pet adoptions. Who can resist the idea of an unsuspecting tyke opening a gift box and finding a puppy inside? Even though holidays are a time when many people adopt animals, some animal lovers find this may not be the [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-04:00October 30th, 2015|Seasonal News|

Pamper Your Pet at a Pet Resort—Even When You’re Away

Everyone wants a vacation or an occasional weekend away to recharge, relax and get pampered. But how do you go away, guilt free, knowing you’re leaving your pet behind? For many pets, being left at home, even for a day or two is not the answer. Who will walk your dog? Who will make sure [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-04:00October 26th, 2015|Seasonal News, Updates|

Is Your Pet Protected? What to Know about Vaccines and Your Pet

Most dog and cat owners know their pets need rabies vaccines. The majority of states require vaccination against this potentially fatal disease. But did you know that for best health, your pet needs several core vaccines and may benefit from optional ones as well? Even more important, did you know that once vaccinated, your pet [...]

By |2015-10-12T15:53:09-04:00October 12th, 2015|Seasonal News|

Home Away From Home: Doggy Day Care in Chapel Hill

You may be familiar with boarding your pet if you have to go out of town for an extended period of time, but what if you’re just gone during the day? Dogs are sociable creatures and can get lonely when no one is home. That’s understandably when the mischief starts as Fido tries to amuse [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-04:00October 5th, 2015|Seasonal News, Updates|

Protecting Your Pets from Heartworm

If you live in an area that has mosquitos (like Wilmington, NC!), your pet may be at risk for developing heartworm (sometimes misspelled heart worm). Understanding what heartworm is and how to prevent it is key in helping your dog or cat avoid this potentially fatal disease. What is Heartworm? In simple terms, heartworm is [...]

By |2015-09-22T10:42:30-04:00September 22nd, 2015|Seasonal News|