All Things Pets

  • Why That Blue-Green Pond May Not Be the Best Place to Take Your Dog for a Swim

    22 July 2021

    Imagine it's a hot August day, and you've brought your favorite furry friend on the hiking trail with you. You come across a beautiful blue-green pond, and because your pup is dragging a bit, you decide to let him take a swim. Unfortunately, that beautiful blue-green color can be an indicator of a certain type of algae that can be poisonous, even deadly, to your pet. Here's what you need to know about blue-green algae poisoning.

  • The Fecal Sample: A Vital Part Of Your Dog's Annual Physical

    26 March 2021

    When you're on the phone with your vet's office, making an appointment for your dog's annual physical, they'll generally ask you to bring a fecal sample with you to the appointment. Most owners oblige, but they don't always have a super clear idea of how to collect the sample or why the sample is so important. After reading this article, though, you will know all of those things — and be much better prepared to handle this aspect of your dog's annual physical!