News — Pet preparedness

Traveling With Your Pets

More people are traveling with their pets on both long and short trips than ever before. Along with their pet food, it’s also important to pack first aid as well as essential grooming and wellness items to make your tip more enjoyable for everyone. While on the go and in route to your destination, try to follow your established routines and bring your pets favorite toy or blanket for some added comforts from home. Consistency will help your pet transition to the new environment, even if it’s for a short time. Routine is key! Make sure your pet has recently...

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Holiday Puppy - A Guide to What You Need

  The holidays and New Year often mean a new puppy in the household. Training and consistency in your routine are the keys to success. Start Your Training The earlier you start, the faster and easier it will be to teach good manners, and the better the lessons will stick. The two most important things to teach your dog are house training and socialization — getting them comfortable around other people and pets. Guide to house training puppies:   Guide for puppy socialization:  Set Up A Routine A routine helps with house training and is reassuring to your dog. Plan your schedule...

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Why American Made Matters

American Made is more than just an anthem. It’s a growing movement of people who are conscientious “label readers” and look for the points of origin as USA.

Buying products with the “Made in USA” label keeps jobs going, and our economy thriving.

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Protecting Your Dog from Ticks & Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease in Pets Protecting your canines from ticks is a critical part of their overall wellbeing and health. The following outlines useful information for detection and prevention. For canines: The most important tick-borne diseases that affect dogs are Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Babesiosis, Bartonellosis, and Hepatozoonosis. All can have serious health consequences for dogs and many can have serious health consequences for people as well. Most cases of Lyme disease can be treated successfully with a few weeks of antibiotics. Steps to prevent Lyme disease include using flea & tick repellent, checking for and removing ticks promptly,...

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