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Cats, Cars and Cold

Most people have heard of rodents getting caught in car engines, but did you know that cats occasionally get stuck under hoods too? This happens because stray cats hide under cars in order to stay warm on cold nights. Sometimes cats will climb inside the engine to...

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Finding Antler Sheds for your Dog

Deer sheds    This is only necessary in the autumn and early winter during the breeding season.  During the "rut," the bucks are aggressive toward other males and use the antlers to duel for supremacy. They are much more sociable with one another during the rest of...

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Fall Grooming MUSTS for your Dog

With a new season here, I’d like to remind everyone of the importance of keeping our dogs well groomed. Some may be great self-groomers BUT let face it, most of our goofballs need our help. Besides, any chance we get for a perfect "wet dog" IG moment is great! The...

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Say ‘Ciao’ to these Italian Dog Breeds

The country well known for its excellent fashion, history and even better food has something else to be proud of.  Move over French Bulldogs and Chinese Crescents, Italy actually boasts a few breeds of their own! Cane Corso According to AKC’s registration statistics,...

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Blessing of the Animals

  Pet lovers will be counting their blessings this Wednesday, October 4th as churches around the borough open their doors for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. St. Francis was a 13th-century Italian friar who, according to legend, had an...

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How Dalmatians Became Firehouse Dogs

Their white coats with black spots are quite distinctive. Since Disney released the animated version of “101 Dalmatians” in 1961, most people know Dalmatians by name. They were a well-known breed even before that, but were known as “firehouse dogs,” “fire station...

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You NEED to take Your Pup to these Local Beaches

Frolicking in the sun, catching a wave, and digging in the sand–is it just us, or do our favorite things to do at the beach sound weirdly similar to some of our pup's favorite activities? We rounded up two of the area's best dog-friendly beaches, so next time you want...

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Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Water

Summer is here, and along with it comes fun in the sun. For many people that means fun in the water; and fun that can be shared with your furry friend. But before you take your four-legged friend with you on a trip to the ocean, a lake, a river, or your favorite...

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