How To Know If Your Pet Has Allergies

How To Know If Your Pet Has Allergies

Allergies can drive you and your pets crazy. There is nothing worse than watching them itch uncontrollably or dragging themselves across the carpet as they try to make themselves feel better. Many pet parents aren’t sure what to look for what diagnosing...

The Power Of Positive Training

The Power Of Positive Training

Perhaps your family got a new puppy and are now faced with the need to train him to use the bathroom outside or to walk on a leash or to not jump on visitors in your home. Or, maybe you have an older pup who has always been leash-reactive or never learned...

The Facts About Kennel Cough In Dogs

The Facts About Kennel Cough In Dogs

If your pup will be spending time with other dogs, he’ll be at increased risk of contracting kennel cough. Here is everything you need to know about kennel cough, and how to protect your dog from it. What is kennel cough?Also known as infectious canine...

How To Train Your Cat

How To Train Your Cat

How to train your cat: No, it isn’t the next hit film from Disney, it’s something you can actually do. And, while you might think it sounds crazy, many cat owners have successfully trained their feline friends to do things like use the toilet and come on...

5 Core Vaccines That Every Puppy Needs

5 Core Vaccines That Every Puppy Needs

So, you’ve got a new little bundle of joy (of the furry variety), and you want to get his health off on the right foot. Which vaccines will your puppy need to stay healthy? We recommend the following five core vaccines for puppies:Rabies — There is no...

Exercising With Your Pets

Exercising With Your Pets

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Even worse, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claim that more than 70 percent of U.S....

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

One of the best weapons in the fight against pet periodontal disease is actually a very simple tool: a toothbrush. Some pet owners giggle, groan or roll their eyes when their veterinarian tells them they should be brushing their pets' teeth. The idea of...

Prevent These in Your Pet

Prevent These in Your Pet

Sometimes the healthiest of animals can still be afflicted with unfair illnesses. However, many diseases can be prevented if we take the proper precautions. April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and we want to talk about this and other preventable...

A Healthy Pet Weight in Four Steps

A Healthy Pet Weight in Four Steps

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. If you aren't sure if your pet is one of these animals, reach out to Gardner Animal Care Center and set up an appointment. Overweight and obese pets...