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If you think dogs can’t do much more than fetch and rollover, you’re sorely mistaken.  Dogs are amazing and capable of being a lot more than just man’s best friend.  Beyond normal “tricks”, dogs are most commonly known for assisting humans with sight, hearing, mobility and emotional support.  But did you know dogs have superior… Read more »

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Every pet parent’s style of care varies based on each individual pet, their needs and their environment. As unique as each pet is, every pet needs to eat.  But how do you tell which bowl is right for your pet? We’re here to help you decide what bowl best works for you. Basic Pet Food… Read more »

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May is such a beautiful time during the year. The sun is shining, birds are singing and flowers are blooming. Unfortunately, not everyone can enjoy the beauty of Spring without experiencing redness, itchiness, congestion and loads of other symptoms. Allergy season is here you may not be the only one in your home suffering. Your… Read more »

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Canine health and fitness are important year-round but April, as National Canine Fitness Month, presents a great opportunity to refresh and refocus the fitness goals we have for our dogs.  Each dog breed was created to perform a certain job but these days, especially in the DC area, most dogs are companion animals.  Excessive sitting… Read more »

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Cats are naturally clean creatures, constantly licking and tending to their fur. Even though they are great at this, sometimes we, as pet parents, need to intervene and help with their grooming needs.  Here’s how you can help keep your feline friend in great shape. Maintaining a Shiny Coat A cat’s healthy skin and coat… Read more »

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Everyone needs ways to keep their pup entertained and out of trouble.  Playing games is a great way to keep your dog active, stimulated and busy.  But it is so easy to get bored with the same old games like fetch, tug and frisbee.  Here’s five of our favorite games to strengthen the bond you… Read more »

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No matter their age, your dog most likely has a strong desire to play.   But not all play is suitable for an aging pup. Games that require exertion, like fetch or chase, may no longer be fitting for your older dog and tug games may be too hard on your dog’s neck and teeth.   It… Read more »

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If you have a cat, you know they can be very picky about their food.  That’s why cat food comes in so many different flavors and textures. When you enter a pet store, the brands and types to choose from can be overwhelming. Generally, cat food can be broken into 3 categories: Dry, Wet and… Read more »