News — pet safety

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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Winterize Your Pet

As we head to cooler temps, now is the time to prepare for your pets needs. While most people routinely winterize their house, cars and wardrobe, it is absolutely essential to include your pets in the winterization process. All pets should have wellness check-ups by their vet to ensure they are ready for winter. Cold weather can further irritate arthritis and other medical conditions and make it more difficult for your pet to regulate their body temperate.  Make sure your furry friend is protected from vents that can be blowing hot and cold air which can be drying to their skin and coat...

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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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Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets

  2020 has been an epic year filled with hurricanes along the eastern seaboard and the gulf, tornados in the south and firestorms in the west. Now more than ever, it is important to have an Emergency Preparedness Plan that also includes your family pets. If the threat is dangerous for you, there are also hazards for your pet. If you are evacuating your home, be sure to bring your pet along with you. If you hunker down, make sure you are stocked up on supplies. Disaster preparedness can save your best friend’s life. Many preparedness lists often omit the...

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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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