dog health tips

Pet food allergies, and what to do about them

September 27, 2017

Has your beloved pup been scratching more than usual lately? Did she develop an ear or skin infection over the summer that just doesn’t seem to be going away? It’s possible that she has developed an allergy to an ingredient — most likely some type of animal protein — in her food. Dogs can be…

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Top 8 indoor activities to do with your dog

November 23, 2015

The rainy season has arrived in Whatcom County. Seasonal high winds, cold rains and fewer hours of daylight can make pet owners less motivated to take their pets out for walks–-and dogs can be less motivated to want to go out and play. All dog breeds need mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis…

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Tips for combating pet obesity

July 23, 2015

Just like in humans, when calories consistently exceed daily energy expenditure, dogs and cats can become overweight. Besides overfeeding, there are numerous environmental and social factors that contribute, including decreased daily exercise as a result of the summer heat, or confinement to the house while leash holders are off at work. Over-indulging with treats and…

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