5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at Gardner Animal Care Center would like to use this time to reveal the truth behind common myths about cancer in pets and spread awareness. Learn what really happens when a pet...

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Halloween Treats to Keep Away from Your Pet

Halloween Treats to Keep Away from Your Pet

Halloween can be a night filled with treats, but keeping your pet safe doesn’t have to be tricky. If you keep in mind that the candy bowl is solely for trick-or-treaters and not for your furry pal, you can both have a fun, safe October 31. When celebrating the...

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3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

Socializing your new pet is so important for their development and is more than just an excuse to show off your adorable new puppy or kitten. Ensuring your pet has many good experiences in the world around them will give them the ability to adjust to whatever life...

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Recognizing Pain in Your Cat

Recognizing Pain in Your Cat

Cats are notoriously stoic animals. They may have been domesticated for 10,000 years, but their instincts still tell them to hide their vulnerabilities. This trait can make recognizing when they are in pain difficult. Your cat may experience pain for numerous reasons,...

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It’s Time to Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

It’s Time to Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

Do you know what would happen to your pet in an emergency? If you don't know, it is important to take these steps to ensure their safety if the unthinkable becomes a reality. #1: Ensure your pet is always wearing current identification In an emergency, your pet may be...

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Answers to Your Cat Questions

Answers to Your Cat Questions

Do you have a cat, or are you hoping to get one soon? Taking care of a cat is a commitment. To help, we answered some common cat questions to help you care for the kitty in your life.  Question: Do cats really need baths? Answer: Cats are known for their fastidious...

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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....

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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...

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3 Hot Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

3 Hot Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

For pet owners this summer, one of the main objectives is to ensure that your furry friend is protected from the dangers of heatstroke. Instead of spending all summer in front of a fan, here are three different ways you can keep your pet cool.   #1: Fit your dog...

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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...

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