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Jake’s Take: Don’t Let Your Pet Get Sacked!

So the weather’s cooler, I’m sniffin’ woodsmoke in the air and oh boy—it’s football season (ROLL TIDE!!). That means you can just relax when it comes to giving your dog heartworm meds, right? WRONG! As in lifting-your-leg-on-the-coffee-table wrong. Snacking-on-dirty-underwear wrong. Here’s the deal straight from my dog-mom Dr. Bell: if the weather stays below 32 […]

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Bugsy’s Bits: This Is Your Pet’s Best Shot!

Hey! What’s cookin’, good lookin’? If your pet doesn’t have shots, chances are they could be cookin’ up some claw-ful disease like parvo or lepto or distemper. Imma get right to the point: vaccinations are super important for pets, even those snooty ones that stay indoors all the time like some furry Cleo-catra. And we’re […]

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Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips!

Don’t give in to persuasive purrs and puppy dog eyes this Thanksgiving! Many of the holiday treats we love can cause health problems for our pets if they eat them. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe this Thanksgiving: Careful with turkey & trimmings! Bits of lean meat are fine, but fatty skin, […]

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Is Your Pet in Pain?

Maybe your pet is panting more than usual…or she doesn’t want to jump up on the cat tree…or he’s licking an area on his leg all the time. These symptoms are signs that your pet is in pain—and by the time you see those behaviors, there’s a good chance they’ve been uncomfortable for quite a […]

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Dog (Breath) Days of Summer Dental Special!

We’ve all had that moment when our pet gives us a lick or pants in our face and…ewww…that smell! Most dogs and cats over three years of age have some symptoms of dental disease and it’s not just about bad breath: left untreated, a lack of dental care and cleanings can eventually result in gum inflammation, […]

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BUGSY’S BITS: From Fleabag to Fabulous

Hey! My name’s Bugsy, and I don’t mind tellin’ ya that I believe in the whole nine lives thing for cats. Why? ‘Cuz I was just a kitten but already down a few lives when Dr. Bell found me on her property a while back. Don’t remember much about it, but someone musta dumped me […]

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Jake’s Takes: Snip, Snip, Hooray!

You might think that a dog would be less than enthusiastic about the subject of spaying and neutering—but the truth is, I think having your dog “fixed” is really important for a lot of good reasons. 1) Neutering makes your male pet less…nuts, if you’ll pardon the expression. We boys will be less likely to […]

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Annual Exams: What Your Pet Can’t Tell You

Most pet owners will tell you that they can “read” their pets—they know from a certain bark or a particular look what their pet wants or needs. But that’s not always true when it comes to their health. Animals instinctually hide symptoms and signs of illness or injury, and this is especially true of cats. […]

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Jake’s Takes: Tails of the Online Pharmacy

If you like ordering pet medications and prescription food from those online pet supply retailers like Chewy.com and 1-800-Pet-Meds, I’m here to tell ya, that could be a mastiff-sized mistake! See the products sitting on either side of me in the picture? They look exactly alike, and all the packaging says they are. But nope—it […]

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Is Your Pet Prepared?

Emergencies can happen any time of year, especially in our part of the country—floods, hurricanes, tornadoes—so it’s a good idea to make sure your family, including your pets, have what they need should a disaster occur. Here are a few tips to get you started: Get your pet microchipped. Microchips give your pet a much […]

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