Prevention goes a long way when it comes to our pets. If you take a little time to get your pet ready for the season, all you'll have to stress about is clearing enough space on your phone to snap photos of your weekend warrior.
With these 10 tips in paw, you will be sure to find a new vet that will keep your pet healthy and both of you happy.
Better stock up on pumpkin and white rice.
After I got married and had two kids of my own, I vowed that I would give them the pet experience I never had. We adopted a dog -- an irresistible floppy-eared basset hound named Darwin -- soon followed by cats, each lovable in its own disdainful way.
For many, a little puppy with a big red bow tops their list of gifts to find under the Christmas tree. But a lot more should go into the decision to add four new legs to the family than just the kids pleading pretty please.
As a pet owner and caregiver, be wise on where you seek your medical advice. Check out the credentials of the authors of the articles you are reading and scientific proof of their claims.
Our vet mentioned when Olof collected Winston that "we" should really be brushing Winston's teeth at least three times a week. I put "we" in quotes because when Olof reported this to me, I was very clear who "we" were.