Pets & Family

  • Cat-sniffing-kitten-760×335

    By | September 30, 2017 | Blog

    Introducing a new kitten to your household can be stressful for your existing pets and the new kitten. However, if you already have a resident cat at home, there are some necessary steps that you can take to ensure both cats live harmoniously in the

  • Kitten

    By | September 4, 2017 | Blog

    Experiencing their new home for the first time can be very overwhelming for a tiny kitten. Every kitten comes with their own unique personality; some can be shy while others can be more confident in new surroundings. Whatever their character, for a kitten to

  • SH_Healthwithowningapet_SJ_01

    By | February 28, 2017 | Blog

    While allergies and messy fur are par the course when owning pets, there are many healthy benefits to pet ownership as well. Apart from the obvious benefits of animals such as guide dogs, animals have been trained to perform other therapeutic duties including

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    By | February 10, 2017 | Blog

    It is a sad reality that in most shelters, older cats are often the last to be adopted, and the first to be euthanized. Shelters have been known to euthanize older cats to make space for kittens that are more likely to find homes. Most kittens are adorable,

  • housetrain

    By | December 20, 2016 | Blog

    Many adult adopted or rescue dogs may not need to be housetrained at all or may just simply need a refresher course to get back into the swing of things. Adult dogs have a greater attention span and are easier and faster to train than puppies. By sticking to a

  • puppyfeature

    By | November 29, 2016 | Blog

    Bringing a new puppy into your family is great fun. A dog will offer years of love and loyalty to your home. You will however, need a few essentials to make your new puppy’s homecoming a happy one. Pet supplies can be very expensive and puppies grow extremely

  • PetParrots_10

    By | June 23, 2016 | Blog

    A bird allergy is an adverse reaction by the body’s immune system to birds.  It is a surprising fact that it is not the feathers themselves that are the source of allergens but a substance called dander, which is similar to dust.  Dander is formed when the

  • Pets and Kids have in common

    By | May 9, 2015 | Blog

    Parents often believe that by adding a pet to the family, their children will learn responsibility. And they’re mostly right, especially if they approach the process cleverly. As a bonus, in addition to responsibility, children will also learn compassion and empathy

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    By | November 28, 2014 | Blog

    Raising a child may not be the same as raising a puppy or kitten, but there are similarities. The most common one being that both are vulnerable at this point in their lives. The early stages of a pup's life is probably one of the best and requires parents to be