Fall Flea & Tick Treatments – It’s Not Over Yet!

Would you be surprised to hear that fall is one of the worst seasons for fleas and ticks? In fact, fleas hit their peak infestation in late summer AND fall, while ticks are active in the early spring to early summer AND all fall. Don’t be fooled by that cool autumn air – fleas and ticks will still hitchhike their way into your house during the fall!

Dog Halloween Dangers

Halloween is supposed to be a fun night for everyone to enjoy. While you may think mainly of kids dressed in cute costumes and handing out candy on Halloween night, you should also think of some of the dangers the night poses to your furry friend. Thinking ahead to Halloween dangers will help prevent your dog from getting into some trouble on Halloween night.

Allergies Among Canines

We all know humans often suffer from seasonal allergies, and we are, unfortunately, quite familiar with all the misery those allergies can bring! Likewise, our canine companions can be miserable from similar seasonal allergies, as well as have allergic reactions from certain types of foods, pests, and other irritants. It’s important to know the symptoms of these various allergies and the best treatment options available.

10 Tips for Housebreaking Your Pup

Puppies are adorable and a welcome addition to any home with caring, responsible owners. One behavior that is NOT so adorable, however, is the inevitable “pee and poo” accidents on your floor before your pup is housebroken. It’s essential for puppies to learn that elimination just anywhere they choose inside the house is not acceptable to you.

Help Your Dog Beat the Summer Heat

Dogs and hot weather do not always go together. Sometimes, dogs just get really hot. Other times, dogs end up with heatstroke. Heatstroke is fairly common among dogs during hot weather. Unfortunately, if your dog gets heatstroke, it is always dangerous.

What are Hot Spots on Dogs?

Have you heard the term “hot spots” on dogs and wondered what they are? Have you ever wondered what caused them, how to treat them, and how to prevent them? If so, here are some answers to your questions!

Dog Food: What Does All Life Stages Mean?

Have you ever looked at dog food and wondered why some food was for specific life stages, while other dog food was made “for all life stages?” How can some dog food work for your dog’s whole life, while other foods are for puppies, adult dogs, and seniors? Here are some answers to your questions.

Dog Food: Benefits of Fiber

Dog food containing fiber can help your dog with many health issues, including colon health, weight management, stabilizing blood sugar, and controlling diarrhea and constipation. A lot of dry dog foods contain fiber in the form of vegetables and grains, as meat does not contain fiber. Gluten free or grain free dog food, such as Orijen dog food or Taste of the Wild dog food, has additional vegetables to provide the fiber your dog needs for health benefits.