Can you donate unused pet medication?
If you’re like most pet owners, you probably have a drawer or cabinet full of “stuff” for your pet. The collection might include old collars, broken toys you haven’t gotten around to repairing, treats your pet didn’t like and other miscellaneous bits you’ve collected over time. You might even have some old unused pet medications in that assortment. Maybe you’ve held onto those medicines because you’re not sure what else to do with them, or if they could be needed in the future.Read More
Pet Exercise and Staying Healthy
In today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult for people to find time for self-care and exercise. If you imagine how hard it is to keep track of simple personal staples like that, it’s understandable that people sometimes overlook the importance of exercise for their pets as well. Just as regular workouts have numerous benefits for us humans, mental and physical exercise has a profound effect on the health and quality of life of our favorite friendly critters.
Pet Storm Safety
In recent years, it seems hundred year storms and thousand year storms are way more common than the name suggests. For those of us here in Houston, they can be all too common. With many still feeling the effects of hurricane Harvey, and others along the southeastern U.S. recovering from Irma and Michael, major storms and other weather events are a fairly common concern during certain parts of the year.Read More
Unexpected Toxic Food for Pets
We all have that friend that loves staring at other people’s food. German people have a whole word for it: “futterneid” or food jealousy. Zoey, my closest canine compatriot, is about 100 lbs of pure food jealousy.
While I’d love to indulge her many jealousies, it’s my responsibility to look out for her well-being. That’s easy enough to do when it means shepherding her away from busy streets, but when it comes to what she can and can’t eat, things get a little more complicated.Read More