Important Information about Pet Dental Health
Did you know that 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will have some evidence of dental disease by the age of 3? We take care of our teeth, so we should take care of our pet’s teeth as well. Dental health is very important to our pet’s overall health! We’ll learn about periodontal disease, […]
Dogs, Cats and Dental Health
Did you know that 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will show evidence of dental disease by age 3? That’s a scary statistic and something about which all pet parents should be worried. As people, we usually brush our teeth twice a day (at least), so what should we be doing to make sure our […]
Bad Breath Busters
We all know the smell of puppy breath! It may not be the most pleasant of smells, but there’s also something endearing about a tiny puppy with stinky breath. However, puppies will eventually grow out of their stinky breath. If bad breath does persist into adulthood, it can be hard to find it quite as […]
6 Ways Puppies and Babies are Just Alike!
Puppies and babies are just the cutest, right? There’s nothing better for bringing a smile to my face than an adorable puppy or baby headed my way. I’ve had years of experience playing with puppies, but my husband and I have just recently found out that I am pregnant with two babies of our own! […]
Why Should You Buy Your Coffee at a Holistic Pet Store?
I bet you’re wondering why I am telling you to buy the coffee you brew at home every morning at Hollywood Feed. (No, the coffee is not meant for our cats or dogs, to get that out of the way.) Most of us have never even seen coffee in a pet store, but now it […]
What are Whiskers, Anyway?
You may think your pet’s whiskers are adorable or you may not really notice them. Either way, have you ever wondered why your cat or dog has whiskers on his face? They’re not just a fashion statement! Did you know that our pet’s whiskers can tell us about their health and mood? And robots even […]
Is Your Dog Getting Enough Water?
Water is the most important life-supporting resource on our planet. It allows our human bodies as well as the bodies of our pets to function properly. All plants and animals require water to survive. All of our most important bodily functions require water, and if we do not get enough water, we will die. One of […]
Effects of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs
By Katy Fogt, DVM Summertime means vacation, sunshine, and beach trips, but it also means high temperatures. When the temperature begins to climb, heat exhaustion (or more commonly known as heat stroke) can be seen in dogs and humans alike and is a medical emergency. However, unlike humans, dogs lack the ability to sweat […]
Don’t Leave Your Dog In The Car, Not Even For A Minute. Here’s Why.
You know you shouldn’t leave your dog in the car in summer, but do you know exactly what happens inside your dog’s body in the heat? Do you know why it’s so deadly? First, let’s look at exactly how hot a car can get in the summer. Check out the chart below to see how […]
Keeping Fido Safe from Fire: Tips for National Pet Fire Safety Day
Pets and flames definitely don’t mix! Did you know that around 1,000 fires are started by pets each year according to the National Fire Protection Association? That’s a scary number, and it doesn’t take into account the number of pets affected by fires annually. That’s why the American Kennel Club (AKC) and ADT Security Services formed National Pet […]