With the holidays approaching many of us have travel plans. While this already seems stressful to schedule for ourselves, it can require even more strategic planning when we make the decision to take our family pets along. Here are just a few suggestions to make sure everyone has a well-organized and safe vacation.
In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet month, Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital shares five reasons why adopting an older dog is an excellent idea and may save both your sanity and your rugs.
The Halloween season is a time of spooky stories, fun costumes and sweet treats; it also comes with a few unique hazards for our furry friends. Here are a few things you can do to keep your pet safe so your family can fully enjoy the fall festivities and avoid an unexpected trip to the emergency vet.
The hardest part of being a pet owner is deciding when it’s time to pack up and head to the vet’s office immediately. It’s important for pet parents to read their actions to determine when they are in distress. Here are a few tips on when to bring your pet to the vet.
With summer here, it’s a perfect time to enjoy the fun activities for your and your pet. Here are some recommendations to keep your pet busy and having fun.
The sun is shining, and the days are long. No better way to enjoy the season than by spending time outside, especially with your best four-legged friends. But before you grab the pack and go for a long hike, know some signs of overheating to keep your trusty companions safe.
Does your cat have episodes of wheezing or coughing? Does your dog lick its feet chronically, have frequent ear infections, skin infections or just seem to be itchy all the time? These symptoms could be signs of an allergic reaction.
Before vaccination was discovered, many people died of infectious diseases. Dogs and cats did, as well. Vaccinations are a wonderful way to prevent serious illnesses before they occur. For pets, it helps prevent their sickness, suffering, and in some cases the possibility of transmitting serious disease to their human family members as well.
Spring is here which means warmer weather, longer days and unfortunately those pesky mosquitos are back to cause trouble. Not only are they annoying to people but they act as the major transmitters for heartworm disease to our family pets.
This content is sponsored by Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital As the weather begins to warm and Easter and Passover are upon us, many families are celebrating and gathering for fun events. Any time we see…
February is Pet Dental Month: Here are some ways pet owners can keep their furry friends’ mouths clean and prevent dental disease.
It’s National Train Your Dog month, so what better time to learn how to teach your furry friend to be on their best behavior. Here are a few helpful training tips to avoid these problems before they start.
As you gear up for family gatherings and New Year celebrations, its important to try and keep your pets clear of unhealthy treats, toxic plants and dangerous decorations. Here are 6 tips to keep your pets feeling jolly this holiday season.
As cooler weather approaches and temperatures continue to drop, it doesn’t mean exercise and activity for our furry friends has to come to a halt. There are plenty of options to keep your pet healthy and active during the colder months.
As fall gets into full swing, so do new potential dangers that pose a threat to your dog and cat. Here are the top 5 fall toxins to be on the lookout this season. Keep your pet safe by keeping these out of reach!
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.