Pet Vaccine Primer: Concerns and Safety, Part Two

Vaccines are a pretty controversial topic. The conversation has spilled over into the pet world, leaving a lot of questions and concerns over safety and options. In this piece, we dive into specific risks and concerns surrounding particular vaccines as well as options pet guardians have.

A Primer on Pet Vaccines, Part One

Here are some of the need-to-know basics regarding pet vaccines. This series provides important details, gives clarity regarding common misconceptions, and takes a look at some real numbers. Then make the decision for yourself and your family.

Questions To Ask Before Enrolling In Doggy Daycare

How can we find the best doggy daycare for our fur-babies? What should we look for? Here are questions we can all use to research the best possible experience for Fido while we’re we’re away at work or on vacation.

End-of-Life Care: Caregiving And Tough Choices, Part Three

In Part Three of this series, we talk about observing pain, calculating suffering, and choosing hospice care or euthanasia. While it may be an uncomfortable task, planning ahead and understanding our choices will alleviate much of the anxiety and tension that can compound an already emotional time.

End-of-Life Care And The Twilight Years, Part Two

A big part of end-of-life care is preparation. Here are some of the topics we should all consider, questions we should ask, and decisions we should think about making now, rather than later.

More Essential Commands To Teach Your Dog

Being able to take our pups with us on excursions and adventures with the confidence that they can listen and follow directions is invaluable.  This is the second installment which focuses on the next set of essential commands our dogs can benefit from.

Table Scraps Pets Cannot Have, Part Two

Part One of this list is found HERE. The following list is a continuation of the most common people foods pets really can’t have.

Table Scraps Pets Cannot Have, Part One

We all remember the rule of thumb that pets just shouldn’t have people food. Pets get pet food.  This is a helpful list of the most common people foods pets really can’t have.

Why do Cats Bury Their Poop?

Dogs bury bones. Squirrels bury nuts. Cats bury their poop. It’s a natural instinct that affects cats on a global level throughout as many generations as we can track. But why they bury their poop isn’t just a feline tendency for cleanliness. Explore this ritual with us and find out more about the kitty waste disposal system.

Cat Head Bunting: What It Means And How To Respond

Cats are quirky, mysterious, and peculiar.  Many cat guardians ask about head bunting, and we agree, it’s a behavior worth learning more about. Find out more here, at Vet Organics.

Fast Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Here are some quick top tips to keep you and your fur-family safe this fourth of July.

Veterinary Costs And The Educated Pet Guardian, Part One

“Why does it cost so much to go to the vet?” This is a question many of us ask at one point or another.  Here are a couple important myths and some sage advice to help pet guardians build realistic and savvy expectations about vet bills and pet health conversations.

Cat Communication: Are You Listening?

There are two sides to every conversation. But are we listening? Are we paying attention to the clues and queues our cats are giving us? Or are we completely missing the other side of the conversation? Here’s a quick run-down of cat communication and how to figure out what our kitty-companions are really telling us.

Water Safety Tips For Dogs

It’s summer!  Before any of us paddleboard with our pooches, we’ve got to soak up some safety tips. Learn ways to have a safe, fun, adventurous summer with your pup, here. 

Why Do Cats Knead?

Cats have many quirks, and we love them all. Kneading is especially mysterious and delightful at the same time. But why do cats knead? What are they telling us? And where did kneading originate? Find out at Vet Organics.

What To Watch For When Adopting A Cat

Adoption is a big deal.  For many, the toughest part is deciding which animal has the makings for the best companion. Here are some of the top tips we should all consider when choosing to add a new cat- or -canine companion to our homes and families.

What To Know When Adopting A Dog

Adoption is a big deal.  For many, the toughest part is deciding which animal has the makings for the best companion. Here are some of the top tips we should all consider when choosing to add a new cat- or -canine companion to our homes and families.

End-of-Life Care And The Tough Choices, Part One

We need to talk about something kind of sensitive. Our fur-babies are such an important part of the family, but we all know the day is coming when they’ll cross the rainbow. While it may be a difficult one, the conversation about end of life care is one we should all have.

Paws Up For Pet Appreciation Week

Dogs and cats play a special role in our lives. They are family mascots, comforting companions, deep wells of unconditional love, playful purr-babies, and endless sources of entertainment. This week is pet appreciation week, and we’re sharing some fun and fabulous ways to show those fur-babies the love they deserve and thank them for enriching our lives.

Can Humans Contract Cat Diseases? Part Two

For the most common bacterial and parasitic infections humans and cats can share, head over to Can Humans Contract Cat Diseases, Part One. In this article, we’re going to describe the most common fungal and viral infections we can share with cats.

Three White Lies Clients Tell Their Vets

It happens more than one might think. Clients tell their vets white lies, but honesty really is the best policy. Without it, pets may be put in harm's way, and their guardian may not realize the trouble and added cost they may be creating for themselves.

To Crop Or Not To Crop - Ear Cropping

Ear cropping, surgically modifying dog ears, is a trademark for some breeds.  For those with purebreds, it’s a tradition that almost seems compulsory. However, ear cropping is increasingly being brought into question.  What are some of the arguments on both sides? This is your ear cropping rundown.

Can Humans Contract Cat Diseases? Part One

There are several parasites, bacterial, fungal, and viral infections that can cross from cats to humans, and humans to cats.  These are just a few of the top bacterial and parasitic infections that can affect cats and humans.

PSA: Hurricane Preparedness Action Guide, Part Two

June first is the beginning of hurricane season. Now is the time to prepare for hurricanes. This is Part Two of our simple action plan to get cat and canine guardians ready for storm season.

PSA: Hurricane Preparedness Action Guide for Pet Guardians

Hurricanes are scary for everyone. June first marks the beginning of hurricane season, which means hurricane preparedness season is now! Here is the fur-family starter action plan for hurricane preparedness to get cat and canine guardians ahead of the storm.

Dog Tails: Docks, Crops, Spirals, Curls, And More

As dog guardians, we love to see those happy tails wag. But how many have wondered about dog tails and their many shapes and sizes? Learn more about breeds with long, short, thick, thin, spiraled, straight, and more tail types, here.

Safe Plants That Are Non-Toxic To Dogs

Those of us who want to buy a new houseplant or get a hostess gift for a friend understand it’s easier to reference a yes-list than a no-list. This is the latest go-to reference for common, fun, plants that are non-toxic to dogs and great when choosing a gift for a friend with a pet.

Why does my dog kick his leg when I scratch his belly?

  We all know and love doggie idiosyncrasies. They’re wagging tails, shoelace slobber, puppy eyes when we are trying to eat, and of course, the leg...

Allergy Season Is Here: Time To Help Our Dogs And Cats

Sneezing, Sniffling, Snorting, coughing, itching, wheezing - those of us with asthma and allergies are all too familiar with these symptoms.  Few realize that the same goes for cats and dogs! Our cat and canine companions can also suffer from all of these symptoms to varying degrees. May is peak allergy and asthma season, so it's also  National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

Hairball Awareness Day - Yeah, It’s A Thing

National Hairball Awareness Day really does exist, and it falls on the last Friday of April. It’s more important than one might think, which is why it is officially recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association. National  Hairball Awareness Day does serve an important function.

Canine Fitness Month: Exercises Anyone Can Do

April is National Canine Fitness Month.  And because not all of us can move with ease, plus some of us have senior dogs who need gentle activities, we’ve included games and exercise ideas that will get the blood pumping and release those endorphins, without requiring great physical strain.

Ways to Live A Green Life With Your Pet

April is Earth Month, and April 22nd is Earth Day. Every year, we use this time to double check our carbon footprint and make sure we are doing our part to help the environment thrive. For pet guardians, it’s also the perfect time to check on our cat and canine companions’ carbon footprint.

How Can I Get My Cat to Drink More Water?

The weather may be warming up for summer or drying out for winter, but regardless of the season, keeping our feline friends hydrated is something to think about. But how can we get our Mr. Socks to drink more water? The answer is in listening to our fur-baby and adjusting the way present water to him or her.

Appreciation for Animal Control Officers

The second week of April is National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. It’s a time to honor the difficult job animal control officers do to help ensure the well-being of dogs, cats, and animals everywhere.

How Are You Celebrating National Pet Day? (Pssst: Share this Link)

National Pet Day is April 11th. Sure, we love our companions every day, this is the day to go all out and show them just how much they mean to us. Plus, many of our cat and canine companions are adopted from shelters and come from an unknown background, which means we probably don’t get to celebrate their birthday. National Pet Day is the solution! Join us for the celebration. 

PSA: 2018 Update on the Canine Influenza Outbreak

At this time the H3N8 strain can be found in every state except Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, and North Dakota. The H3N2 strain is quickly catching up with verified diagnosis on both coasts, and in several central states. Some areas are suffering from severe flare-ups, but all locations are experiencing a steady spread of both strains.

Why does my cat lick me?

Dogs are so obvious about their slobber. They love us, and they don’t mind making a big scene about it. But what does it mean when a cat licks their guardian? Do they have the same reasons? Or are they expressing something else?

The What, How, And Why Of Pet Trusts: Part Two

All of us pet guardians have been left broken-hearted by the sight of a senior pet in the shelter. The reason the grey-muzzled find themselves in a place like that is simple: someone did not take the time to create a pet trust. Tax season is upon us and now is the perfect time to consider a pet trust. This is part two of a two-part series. 

The What, How, And Why Of Pet Trusts: Part One

All of us pet guardians have been left broken-hearted by the sight of a senior pet in the shelter. The reason the grey-muzzled find themselves in a place like that is simple: someone did not take the time to create a pet trust. Tax season is upon us and now is the perfect time to consider a pet trust.

The Real Definitions: Service, Support, and Therapy Animals

There is understandable confusion around other important jobs like service animals, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals. Each job title has a specific definition, job description, and a unique set of rights that aren’t available to dogs who live as family companions or best friends.

Common House Plants That Are Poisonous to Cats

A surprising number of common household plants are poisonous to cats. Here is a list from Vet Organics of some of the most common domestic house plants that are poisonous to cats.

PSA: Peak Tornado Season is March-June

The U.S. has plenty of natural disasters to worry about, but tornadoes are one of the iconic. They are chased and photographed more than any other weather event because they are terrifyingly beautiful. Unfortunately, our pets are often silent victims of these powerful storms. Here are some important ways to prepare and keep our pets as safe as possible.

Working Dogs to Recognize on K-9 Veterans Day

Every November we honor and thank our veterans on Veterans Day. We often overlook the K-9 Veterans who also served, so evry March 13th, we have set aside a day to recognize the sacrifices of America’s amazing dogs of war.

Do Dogs Understand Time?

For a long time, we have been fascinated by how our dogs seem so capable of accurately keeping track of time. Whether seated by the window patiently waiting for us to come home or waiting for dinnertime, our canine companions and their puppy-dog-eyes have the uncanny ability to remind us of their routines and expectations. But how do they keep track of time when they don’t even wear watches?

How to Choose a Cat Sitter

Cats like to think they're pretty independent; they're like the moody teenagers of the pet world. But, they really do need our help. Our feline friends not only rely on us for food and water but for affection as well. Here are six things we look for when choosing a cat sitter.

Essential Commands to Teach Your Dog

Having a well-trained dog is not only important for safety on walks and a healthy family life. It’s an important part of having a healthy, happy relationship with our canine companion. Just a few, basic commands can make the difference between a stressful interaction and a calm, well-adjusted moment. Plus, the act of training our dog can help head off behavioral problems before they develop..

The New Kitten Checklist

Getting a new kitten can be one of the most entertaining and exciting times for a cat guardian. The cuteness factor can put us on overload and, if we’re new to cat-guardianship, the learning curve can be intensive. Cat companions can also be expensive and a little overwhelming if we aren’t planning ahead. Here’s a list of kitty essentials for every forever home.

The New Puppy Checklist

Getting a new puppy can be fun and exciting and plenty of cuteness overload. But puppies can also be expensive, overwhelming, and kinda messy. Here’s a list of puppy essentials for every forever home.

National Love Your Pet Day

February is a time for showing those we love that they are important to us. National Love Your Pet Day is perfect for showing our fur-babies we love them. This year our celebration falls on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

All the President’s … Dogs

The White House has a long-time relationship with pets of all shapes and sizes. Dogs, however, are among the most common animal residents. This President’s Day, let’s celebrate ‘first dogs’ and best friends of our nation’s leaders.

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