Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and one of the most popular treats this time of year, chocolate, is dangerous for dogs and cats. Chocolate contains caffeine and the chemical theobromine, which are both toxic to dogs and cats. If ingested, your pet may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hyperactivity and seizures. There [...]
February is National Responsible Pet Owners Month. Here a few tips for being a responsible pet parent. Routine Wellness Care – Regular wellness visits with your veterinarian help them to assess your pet’s overall health and intercept any preventable conditions before they become serious. Diet and Exercise – Feeding your pet [...]
Obedience training is an important way for you and your pet to form a relationship of mutual trust and respect. Whether you are teaching your dog basic commands or helping them learn new tricks, here are some things to keep in mind to help you and your dog have successful training sessions: Be consistent. [...]
January is National Walk Your Dog Month and is the perfect opportunity to make a New Year’s resolution to make daily walks part of your routine. The benefits of walking your dog extend far beyond simple exercise. Here are some of the reasons why walking your dog is beneficial: Helps keep your dog active, [...]
Winter weather and the cooler temperatures are underway. It's crucial to maintain a grooming routine for your pets throughout the winter months to help them stay happy, healthy and comfortable. Below are some guidelines for winter grooming. Scrub a Dub Dub: Bathing your dog in the winter helps remove dirt, debris and bad [...]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Here are a few helpful hints for pet-proofing your holiday decorations and keeping your furry friends safe this holiday season. Keep any exposed electric cords from holiday lights out of reach from your pet. This helps prevent your pets from chewing on them, which can [...]
Thanksgiving brings family and friends together to enjoy delicious food and each other's company. However, it can also bring some potential hazards to our pets. Here are a few tips to consider and share with your guests to help keep your pets safe and happy this Thanksgiving. Provide a quiet place or room for [...]
November is National Pet Diabetes Month and exists to raise awareness of pet diabetes and promote diabetes testing.
As pets age, they are much more likely to develop dental health problems. Regular dental checkups and dental cleanings are essential to prolong your pet's life and prevent the discomfort that accompanies dental disease.
Pets with allergies or special dietary needs often struggle to find products that keep them healthy without causing health problems. With these pets in mind, Tartar Shield developed DentaTabs; tasteless, odorless, and calorie free powder that dissolves in your pet's drinking water.