Category Archives: Dog Care

If Pets Had Thumbs

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Did you know that March 3rd is If Pets Had Thumbs Day? If not, you probably aren’t alone! This may not be a very well-known holiday, but it certainly is a fun one. What do you think would happen if our furry friends had opposable thumbs? In this article, a local vet offers a few … Continue reading »

Save Money With Preventive Pet Care

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You’re becoming an expert at saving money. You’ve found ways to save on groceries, insurance and other services, and cable and mobile phone bills. Now you’ve turned your attention to saving money on pet care. Although your five-year-old cocker spaniel Goldie will keep visiting your veterinarian for regular checkups, keeping her healthy will minimize the … Continue reading »

Car Safety for Puppies

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Have you recently added a puppy to your household? Congratulations! Little Fido has lots to learn in his first year, as he figures out the do’s and don’ts of being a dog. One thing he’ll need to get used to is riding in cars. Whether you plan to take your canine pal out and about … Continue reading »

Keeping Your Dog Safe from Ticks

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Summer is associated with many wonderful things, such as camping, grilling, swimming, and barbeques. Unfortunately, it’s also a peak time for ticks. These disgusting parasites are not just a nuisance for your beloved pet. They can carry dangerous diseases, such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. In this article, a local Greer, SC … Continue reading »

Life Hacks for Dog Owners

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Dogs are truly wonderful friends and companions. Fido’s love and loyalty, combined with that adorable furry face and his cute antics, make him a great pet. Being a dog parent isn’t all fun and games, though: taking good care of your furry pal requires quite a bit of work. We can help! A Greer, SC … Continue reading »

Canine Obesity

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Is your dog starting to get a bit chubby? If so, Fido is in good company: by some estimates, well over half of our canine friends are overweight or obese! While we can’t deny that pudgy pets are cute, your furry pal will be much healthier if he is at or near his ideal weight. … Continue reading »

5 Reasons to Play with Fido Every Day

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Does your dog sometimes run up to you, carrying his favorite toy and wagging that cute tail? Man’s Best Friend can be very playful. It’s hard not to smile at the sight of our canine buddies joyfully running after a stick or ball, or jumping for a Frisbee. Playing is actually great for dogs! Read … Continue reading »

Tips for Boarding Your Dog

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Are you going on a trip in the near future? Whether you’re taking a vacation, going away on business, or seeing to a personal matter, you may have to leave your dog behind. Boarding can be a little vacation for Fido, too! Your pooch will get to make some new friends, and you’ll be able … Continue reading »

Holiday Foods That Are Safe for Dogs

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Are you ready for the holidays? We are! That delicious holiday food is a traditional part of seasonal festivities, and is definitely something to look forward to enjoying with friends and family members. Fido is family too, and will definitely take note of all those yummy dishes. It’s only natural to want to include your … Continue reading »

Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday

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Do you celebrate your dog’s birthday? Many dog owners like to mark the day of their canine buddies’ anniversary with special treats or even gifts. After all, Fido is family! You may not know your dog’s actual birthday, but you likely have a record of the day he came into your home. Doggy treats and … Continue reading »