How to keep your dog safe in the summer heat

The summer heat can be brutal for dogs. With the temperature steadily rising, it is important to know how to keep your pup safe from overheating and dehydration while still providing them with a lot of exercise. The following are some tips for making sure your furry...

Choosing the Right Rescue Dog for Your Family

So you’ve decided to adopt a dog – congratulations! Bringing home a new furry family member is tremendously exciting, and by rescuing a new pet from a Hudson Valley, NY animal shelter, you’re not only avoiding the pitfalls of puppy mill pets, but you’re saving a...

Micro-chipping Your Dog

Coping with a lost dog is each and every pet owner’s most awful nightmare. In the unlikely event it does happen, you’ll be grateful you took a few precautionary actions to guarantee your dog or cat winds up safely back in your home, snuggled up with you...

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Responsible Pet Care

This week is National Pet Week. The theme for this week, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is helping pet owners practice responsible pet care. A fun way to celebrate National Pet Week, and get your kids involved, is by teaching your...

How Dogs Can Benefit Those in Assisted Living

As we continue National Pet Week, we would like to let you know more about how dogs can help those in assisted living situations. According to the American Senior Communities blog, around 1 million seniors and vets receive some sort of assisted living service....

Raw Food Diet for Dogs – the Pros and Cons

Feeding a Raw Dog Food Diet: The Pros and Cons This week is National Pet Week. Each year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) adds a theme to National Pet Week. The theme for this year encourages responsible pet ownership. One of the ways that pet...