Jun 142016
 
FLUTD: what it is & how to prevent it

In our last care sheet we talked about a common problem with cats: kidney problems. Cats are susceptible to another problem, called feline lower urinary tract disease, FLUTD. It is not a specific disease, but a term used to describe any number of conditions that can affect cat’s urinary bladder and/or urethra. FLUTD, formerly known […]

Jun 142016
 
Cats and hydration

You hear a lot of stories of older cats with kidney problems; kidney disease is the leading cause of death in domestic cats. You may have experienced this in your own life with your own pets. It’s a common problem for older cats, but it doesn’t have to be. Cats are thought to have been […]

May 192016
 
Saving your lawn

Now that spring is (finally) here, the trees and the grass are turning green again, and we start to see a problem that we didn’t have in the winter – yellow burn spots on our nice green lawns from dog pee. The biggest culprit of burn marks is the ammonia (NH3) in your dog’s urine, […]

May 122016
 
The solutions to pests

Last time we talked about the problems and dangers of the most common pests in our area: fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and mites. But for truly effective control and prevention of fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and mites, you need more help. We have the top products with vet recommended ingredients, and by using the following products, along with […]

Apr 072016
 
The beautiful, playful English budgie!

One of our favorite pets is the often-overlooked English budgie. Their friendly, curious nature and small size make them an ideal starter pet for your kids.  What IS an English budgie? There are actually two types of budgerigars: American budgies, commonly called parakeets, and English, or show, budgies. They were bred to be a little larger […]