Author : Jessica

The Importance of Socializing and Training Your Pet

Training and socializing your pet are essential parts of responsible pet ownership. A properly trained and socialized pet can more easily adapt to new situations and environments. Socialization and training can prevent behavioral issues that can lead to frustration and even aggression. One of the top reasons pets end up surrendered to shelters is behavioral […]

The Benefits of Adopting an Older Pet

Puppies and kittens. A lot of times, people think about adopting a new pet and assume that a younger pet is the best choice. While many people prefer adopting younger pets, there are also many benefits to adopting an older pet. Let’s explore why older pets make great companions and why you should consider adopting […]

Are Tennis Balls Safe for Dogs?

Dogs and tennis balls. Peanut butter and jelly. Movies and popcorn. These things just seem like they go together, right? While dogs like tennis balls and they do provide some benefits, these seemingly innocent toys can also pose many risks for your sweet pup that you may not be aware of. Let’s take a closer […]

The Rising Cost of Vet Care

US News – What Spiking US Veterinary Prices Reveal About Inflation This is another good article from US News about the rising cost of veterinary care. According to this, prices for vet care have jumped 10% over the last year. I believe it. It mentions a few reasons behind the rising costs. – Labor shortage […]

Sweet Ozzy the Black Cat!

This is Ozzy! Ozzy decided to get curious while his owner was away one day and got into some Christmas decorations. Silly Ozzy thought he had found some extra sparkly food and ended up eating part of a plastic decoration. He ended up having an intestinal blockage from the plastic and needed emergency vet care […]

Vet Care Resources

We understand that we can’t do it all and that we need help to achieve our mission. Below are some additional resources that you might consider checking out if you find yourself in a tough spot with your sweet pet. Nationwide RedRover Relief Brown Dog Foundation The Pet Fund Frankie’s Friends Friends & Vet’s Helping […]

Best Friends Together Expands into Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 4, 2023 Best Friends Together expands into Oklahoma The Alabama based non-profit will assist in funding vet bills for pet parents in financial distress when their pet is diagnosed with a treatable, life-threatening illness or emergency. BIRMINGHAM, Ala — An Alabama-based nonprofit called Best Friends Together has officially expanded its service area […]

Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cat

Scratching is a normal, healthy behavior for cats. Cats scratch to express their emotions, mark their scent, and remove the dead part of their nails. Many people think that declawing is just a simple procedure similar to having your fingernails trimmed. In reality, it is the actual amputation of the first joint of a cat’s […]