New Year, New Tricks: Top 5 Essential Commands for Your Canine

As the confetti settles and we step paw-first into the new year, it’s time to turn our attention to our canine companions. January isn’t just the start of fresh beginnings and new resolutions, it’s also Train Your Dog Month! So, pack away your party hats, grab your treats, and let’s go!   Here are the top 5 essential commands every … Read More

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

As we tiptoe into a fresh year, it’s not just us humans who can embrace new beginnings. Our adorable companions could also enjoy some fun, new habits. So, let’s dive into the top 5 New Year’s resolutions for pets: 1. Regular Exercise Just as we might aim to hit the gym more often, our pets can also benefit from regular … Read More

Keeping Pets Cozy in cold weather

Winter is coming! As we bundle up in our comfy sweaters and sip on hot cocoa, it’s important to remember our furry friends who also need to adjust to these colder months. Here is a quick guide on keeping your pets safe and warm this winter. Embrace the Fluff! Just like we love getting into our warmest clothes, our pets … Read More

Disaster Preparedness for Pets: A Guide for Pet Parents

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As a pet parent, it is our responsibility to keep our furry companions safe during emergencies. Disasters like tornados, wildfires, and floods can happen any time. Although it is an uncomfortable topic, it is essential to make a plan and prepare for the worst-case scenario. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), pet owners should prepare an emergency kit … Read More

Check Your Pet’s Microchip on Check The Chip Day

There’s nothing more heart-wrenching than losing a pet, and it’s a sad reality that pets do get lost quite frequently. While taking precautions and keeping them on-leash certainly helps, it does not ensure that your pet will never venture out and get lost. But there is hope: the solution is in checking your pet’s microchip regularly, and what better day … Read More

Heartworms: is there a risk? 

As pet parents, we owe it to our furry family members to keep them safe and healthy. Heartworm disease can be extremely dangerous for pets and is especially common in areas with warm climates such as Tennessee (home of Young-Williams Animal Center). This blog post is intended to educate you on the risks heartworms present, as well as how best … Read More

The Pet Parent’s Guide to Toxin-Free Plants 

As pet owners, we all want to keep our furry friends safe and healthy. But did you know that some common houseplants can be toxic to cats and dogs? That’s why it’s important to choose plants that are safe for pets, especially if you have curious animals who like to chew on things.  But don’t worry – just because you … Read More

Seven Toxic Pet Hazards Every Pet Parent Should Be Aware Of

Keeping your pets safe and secure from toxins in the home is a top priority! Making sure everyday items like cleaning products, plants, foods, and medications are out of reach or securely locked away will help protect your pet. Additionally, keeping an eye out for signs of poisoning can help catch any potential issues before they become serious. Keep an … Read More

Will Fido Miss Them?

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Are you considering spaying or neutering your canine companion but feel unsure about the process? You’re not alone – many people are faced with common misconceptions that can make them hesitant or unsure. This article will address those myths, so that you can make an educated decision on whether or not to get your pet spayed or neutered. So let’s … Read More