American Red Cross – Cat & Dog First Aid

Download the Pet First Aid App The Red Cross Pet First Aid App complements the course by providing cat and dog owners with instant access to expert advice, an animal hospital locator, pet-friendly hotels, content on how to include pets in family emergency preparedness plans and more.
The app can be downloaded for free in mobile app stores or by texting ‘GETPET’ to 90999.

Blue-green Algae Poisoning – tips for pet owners on how to diagnose and treat

Cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) are microscopic bacteria found in freshwater lakes, streams, ponds and brackish water ecosystems. They can produce toxins (such as microcystins and anatoxins) that affect people, livestock and pets that swim in and drink from the algae-contaminated water. Blue-green algae grow and colonize to form “blooms” that give the water…

JUST DOGS! GOURMET BAKERY

I was driving in South St. Paul the other day and came across Just Dogs! Gourmet Bakery. I purchased a few different treats and all were a big hit with my dogs, Scout and Jeep. Their treats are made with natural ingredients, always fresh with a long shelf life. Good price & quality. Bakery isn’t open everyday…

Hello Dog & Cat Days of Summer

Dogs aren’t much good at keeping themselves cool, so you’ll need to help them. Here’s how: Don’t leave your dog in a car, even for a few minutes. An open window or a windshield screen isn’t enough to keep the car cool. Dogs die this way every year don’t let yours be one of them. Do provide…

A Summer Must Have – Pet Self Cooling Mat

I discovered these cooling mats last summer and my pets love them.  Needs no refrigeration No water needed No electricity needed Always ready to use Cools for hours, lasts for years Automatically recharges itself Patented Activated Gel cools on contact Cools & soothes Good for Pain, Swelling, aches Fits in standard beds, crates Perfect for…

Amber – Mother Nature’s Flea & Tick Preventative

☆ AMBER is a natural time proven flea and tick prevention for dogs and cats. Collars should be made from 100% authentic Raw Baltic amber. Can be used for dogs and cats, puppies and kittens, even if they are allergic, pregnant or nursing. Waterproof, odor free and does not affect your pet’s sense of smell.

Fruits & Veggies Make Great Dog Treats

Trying trading your processed treats in for fresh fruits & vegetables. They are considered healthy foods for humans, they can also help prolong a dog’s life. Orange, red and yellow fruits and vegetables are best for dogs because they are often nutrient-dense. Many fruits & vegetables also contain antioxidants that reduce the risk of cancer….

Cleaning your pet’s food and water bowls

You might be surprised to find out that our pets’ food and water bowls rank in the top five germiest places in our homes. According to NSF International, a public health and safety organization with a mission to improve human health, pet bowls come in at number four for containing the most germs. The only…

BENEFITS OF FISH OIL FOR DOGS AND CATS

5 GREAT BENEFITS OF FISH OIL FOR DOGS AND CATS EPA, one of the two omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, acts as an anti-inflammatory. It will help with any condition that causes inflammation of the heart, kidneys, skin, and joints – such as arthritis. It will ease inflammation due to allergies, and reduce itchy…