Why Is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Why Is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Is your dog continually licking their paws? Many pet owners become frustrated with this action in their dogs and want to help them overcome it. Before breaking out socks or putting a cone on your dog, try to discover the underlying cause so you can cure the problem....
Kennel Cough Awareness

Kennel Cough Awareness

Gardner Animal Care Center In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic virtually shut the United States down. After almost a year and a half of restrictions, we are all beginning to resume the activities such as eating out at restaurants, vacations, and other social events...
Tips for a Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

Tips for a Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

July 4th has long been a feared holiday in the pet world, and for a good reason. Before you bring out the barbecue and the fireworks, read our team’s tips to ensure your furry friend enjoys the holiday.    #1: Create a healthy barbecue menu for your pet Few...
Questions to Ask Before Fostering a Pet

Questions to Ask Before Fostering a Pet

This month is National Foster a Pet Month, so you may be thinking of fostering a pet. Before you apply to foster some adorable fur babies, here are some important questions to ask yourself.   Question: Will my current pet accept a new pet? Answer: Although you...
Enrichment Ideas for Cats

Enrichment Ideas for Cats

An important part of having an indoor cat is making sure there is plenty of environmental enrichment. Not sure where to start? Here are our team’s five ideas:   Train your cat—yes, cats can be trained—various cues and tricks. Use positive reinforcement...