Tag: holiday

The time period surrounding Thanksgiving is typically filled with a variety of homemade dishes and desserts. This holiday is a lovely occasion to spend quality time and eat delicious foods with your neighbors, friends, and family. However, it’s important to remember that many households will also be hosting family pets and that this can be…

As outdoor areas become more urbanized, it’s easy to forget that we share these spaces with a wide variety of creep crawly critters. Enjoying the outdoors with your pet can be a fantastic bonding experience and a great way to keep them active. However, many pets are very curious in nature and have a strong…

Ways to Ease the Stress of Labor Day for You and Your Pets Do you plan on traveling with your pet? For many, this long weekend may include a road trip. Be prepared. Does your pet get anxious or sick in the car? If this is the first time you will be traveling in the…

For many of us, July 4th is a day celebrated with barbeques, outdoor activities, and fireworks. However, for our pets, this can be a time of heightened anxiety. Many pets suffer from separation anxiety and noise phobias. While this may not bother some pets, in others, it can lead to serious injuries. Signs of anxiety:…

By Jo Marshall, CVT, NREMT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Last year I wrote this Holiday Safety blog because I had a new dog in the house. Well our Vizsla, Remi, has turned into a wonderful dog and there are no longer significant worries with her raiding the Christmas tree or many of the other things…