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Human Foods That Make Great Pet Treats

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This article originally appeared on my blog for Flexcin International, Inc. Considering the recent contaminated dog treat health scare, pet owners should focus on providing healthy, non-toxic treats. There are many human foods that can be fed to our companions providing nutrition that is free of poor quality ingredients and potential toxins found that are found in most pet […]

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Summertime Tips to Keep Your Pet Disease Free

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This article originally appeared on my blog for Flexcin International, Inc. With proper planning and common sense, your pet can stay free from infectious organisms regardless of season or climate. Here are my top tips for pet disease prevention: Talk to your veterinarian about the regional and seasonal infectious diseases that could affect your pet. […]

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Kenneling Concerns for Pet Health and Safety

Cardiff Prefers a Cage Free Option When Boarding

When considering your summertime plans, including your pet may not be the most appropriate choice for your particular circumstance. After all, there are many occasions when a pet’s presence may be impractical, unsafe or merely unwelcome. Although I strive to include my dog (Cardiff) in my daily activities and travel, I recognize that sometimes this […]

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Is It Safe To Let Sleeping Dogs Lie In Your Bed

Photo of Cardiff Sleeps On My Pillow As Often As He Can

Do you sleep in bed with your dog? Have you ever considered the possibility you may get sick from sharing your personal bed space with your canine companion. What about your pet getting sick from you? USA Today recently featured the article Sleeping next to pets could be harmful, study says by Elizabeth Weise. In […]

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Minor Health Scare Starts 2011 in Less Than Celebratory Style

hoto of Cardiff Stares at His Kitty Toy in the Pool

2010 has been a great year for me, as it started with me being sick from IMHA (Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia) and headed toward its conclusion with my disease being fully in remission. As my health improved throughout the year, I went back to my normal playing, hiking, and socializing with my dog buddies. It […]

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