Author Archives: Lauren Owens

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, here’s a few reasons why senior pets make amazing companions. They’ve been around the block.  Most senior pets are already housebroken, won’t chew on your furniture and know basic commands. They’re through their puppy/kitten stages and are less destructive. They’re lower energy pets. Most senior pets enjoy […]

Joint Care 101

By: Dr. Steve Allday Joint care is almost always an afterthought when considering preventative maintenance of our equine partner. Of course when purchasing your horse you consult with a veterinarian for a purchase exam and other diagnostic tools such as radiographs, ultrasound and in many cases an exam via endoscope of the airway if endurance […]

Foods you shouldn’t share with your dogs

Our furry friends see what we’re eating, give us those puppy dog eyes and we just melt. However, there are many people-friendly foods that are not dog safe. Here’s a list of foods you shouldn’t share with Fido. Chocolate Coffee Caffeine These all contain Theobromine, a substance humans metabolize easily but can build up in […]

Keeping your animals safe during the 4th of July fireworks

July 4th is next week, and for many dog and horse owners, that means much angst and concern for our favorite four-legged friends. From an animal’s perspective, fire–works are loud and unexpected. Pets and horses can get extremely frightened, and can cause damage to your house, injure themselves, or even flee and run away. There […]

Spring has sprung and the pests have come

By: Emily Daigle It is that wonderful time of the year when the flowers begin blooming, the grass grows fuller, and the air becomes warm and wet. Springtime sure appears great for you and your pets to get outside and take advantage of the beautiful weather. However, with this lively season comes an abundance of […]