Posted on Feb 22nd 2021
One grooming step that dog owners often forget about is nail trimming. Whether your dog frequently visits a groomer or not, keeping his or her nails trimmed is essential. The importance of nail trimming is about more than looks, as well. Untrimmed nails can lead to a variety of health problems.
Posted on Jan 21st 2021
We all love snuggling up close to our furry friends until we are ready to walk out the door and notice dog fur all over our clothes. Dog hair can be enough to drive you crazy when you find it stuck to your clothes, the couch, and all over your bed. While shaving your dog completely may be tempting, it can damage his coat and in the long run will do little to control shedding. Thankfully, a few simple coat care steps you can take at home help manage shedding and ensure a healthy coat for your pal.
Posted on Dec 17th 2020
It's the most wonderful time of the year and your pets are feeling the holiday excitement too. Too much excitement, however, can lead to anxiety in our beloved companion animals. Holiday gatherings often tend to interfere with our pets' routines which can make them feel uncomfortable and confused. If you're hosting this year's party, make sure you're doggy and kitty proofing your house. That means no toxic plants (like poinsettias, holly and mistletoe) within reach of your pets, no feeding from the table (remind your guests), and setting aside a "sanctuary" room for your pet when the party gets too loud (or the children get too grabby).
Posted on Dec 8th 2020
Check out our latest Howliday gift guide to find the perfect gift for your pets this holiday season! A delicious, healthy treat, new toy or soft and snuggly blanket from your local pet store will be sure to make your pet healthy and happy for the new year.