Author: Lindsay Blalock

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe on New Year’s Eve

With the New Year comes the promise of change, hope for the future and resolutions for a better you. Even though it is a time for retrospection and festivities for us, New Year’s Eve celebrations can be a bit dangerous for your pets.  However, there are a few things you can do to prepare and be aware of in order to keep your pets safe this New Year’s eve. Identification: Make sure your pet’s tags are up to date and if they aren’t microchipped, it may be a good idea to get them chipped for Christmas. If they are chipped, log in...

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How to Care for Your Senior Dog

Even though it doesn’t happen overnight, one day you’ll look over at your dog and realize that they are getting older. Depending on the size and breed of your dog, this day could come a few years earlier or later. In general larger breeds are considered geriatric around the age of 6 while smaller dogs can be closer to 10. Properly caring for your senior dog will help them live a longer and happier life. Schedule a checkup with your vet When you first realize that your dog is aging, schedule a check up with their vet. It’s important...

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5 Things to Remember When you Leave your dog with a Pet Sitter

  You’re all set to go out of town, the trip is booked, pet sitter is set up and bags are getting packed. What an exciting time, right?  If you’ve never had to leave your dog with a pet sitter before, there are a few things you need to remember to make sure they have a good time while you are away. 1. Your contact information, emergency contact information & emergency plan Not unlike leaving a list for a babysitter (I mean, they are our babies after all) it is important to leave a list of your information. Include...

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Tech Ideas For the Dog Lover (That you can’t live without)

With all the cutting edge technology being released everywhere you look, you have to admit that it is good to live in 2016. There are tons of gadgets out there that make our lives easier and more fun. But why should we have all of the fun?  Our dogs deserve some of the latest technologies too.  The world is full of some really cool tech for dogs and dog lovers alike.  Check out some of these awesome tech ideas you can’t live without. PetChatz This groovy little gadget actually lets you video chat with your dog while you are...

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Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Beach

Going to the beach is a summer rite of passage, it’s just not summer without at least one trip to the beach. Hey, living in Florida has its advantages, right? However taking your dog to the beach can be a whole other ball of wax. In your mind you picture sun, sand, waves and games with your dog while you decompress from the hectic real world. Yet, it doesn’t always turn out that way, there are often hidden dangers and stressors that may turn your picturesque plan to a not so happy day on the beach. Dogs need sunscreen too...

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