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Cat Litter Safety Concerns

Terry Hurley from Love to Know Cats shares important information about cat litter safety Safe Cat Litter: The Clumping Clay Cat Litter Controversy For many years, there has been an ongoing debate over the safety of clumping clay cat litters that use sodium bentonite as their clumping ingredient. The controversy began with an article written […]

Importance of Clean Pet Dishes

We’re all busy. Every day rushing from one task to the next. But we’re always certain to fill our pets’ dishes. After all, they are our beloved fur children. However, when was the last time your cleaned your dog or cat’s bowls?  It doesn’t seem like a big deal until we actually consider the germs, […]

When Vaccinations are not Safe

Deva Khalsa, VMD, shares cautionary information with Animal Wellness Magazine regarding instances when giving vaccinations to canines is not safe. BRANDON, an Australian Shepherd, was brought to me after he went into a coma following a vaccination. He had been in the intensive care unit for about a week and was now up, but was […]

How to Introduce a New Cat into Your Home

It’s typically pretty easy to take your dog to a dog park and let it socialize with other dogs – in fact, it’s usually fun to watch them get to know each other! But there’s a reason we don’t have cat parks, and any cat owner can tell you why: cats are finicky and territorial. […]

New Bathing Specials

We’re excited to announce our NEW Bath Specials! It’s the perfect time to bring in your four-legged friend and  check out our new weekday self-serve bath specials! Whether you’re looking for special bonuses, such as having your pal’s nails trimmed, or chompers shined up, or even want to hang out in Brookside with a another dog […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats and Dogs

In his new book Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs, David Grimm spends four years studying the journey of pets from wild animals to family members. Here are a few things he learned along the way. More homes have dogs and cats than have kids. Nearly 150 million cats and dogs live in the […]

7 Ways Dogs Can Help Your Health

Can owning a dog make you healthier? The experts say yes. Dogs and Cardiovascular Health Could owning a dog keep your heart healthy? Research has supported a connection between owning a dog and reduced risk of cardiovascular problems, including high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels. In addition, a study published in the American Journal […]