Many things are on our minds these days including family, surviving and thriving. Pets are important family members. And this month, we celebrate pet first aid and therapy animals.Continue reading “April Pet Awareness Days 🗓️”
Nature is amazing and always in control. In the midst of today’s global life change around the Coronavirus outbreak, I remember that there is truly much beauty in the world.
Some of nature’s most beautiful animals are birds. It may not feel like spring time right now. But birds can bring beauty, color and song into your life.Continue reading “Pet Bird Adoption Tips 🦜”
Spring is here and all around the planet, we are living through troubling times. Each day, we learn more and more about COVID-19. This virus has turned the world upside down.
Sadly, the impact on pets is very distressing: People are abandoning their pets. People are fearful and confused by stories that claim COVID-19 is transmitted from our pets.
PLEASE DON’T BELIEVE THE MYTH THAT PETS ARE CONTAGIONS OF THIS VIRUS! Pets are not the problem. COVID-19 is spread only through human-to-human contact.Continue reading “Pets and Companion Animals: Safety and COVID-19 ⚠️”
We have many reasons to celebrate everything our doggy friends do for us. March 13 is a day set aside to honor the service and sacrifices of American military and working dogs throughout history.
March 13 is National K-9 Veterans Day in honor of military service and working dogs in the United States military.Continue reading “Honoring Our Brave K-9 Veterans on March 13 🎖️ 🇺🇸”
March is here and spring is in the air! We’re moving into Daylight Saving Time, looking forward to longer sunny days, and spending time with our furry family members outside.
All month long learn how to keep your pets safe from poison around the house, and celebrate a very special day, K-9 Veterans Day on March 13.Continue reading “March Pet Awareness Days 🗓️”
Leap year is a special year for anyone born on February 29. Dr. Pet Mom is also celebrating a special day in the last week of February. February 24 marks the first anniversary of Dr. Pet Mom!!!
First of all, a big THANK YOU! to all my Dr. Pet Mom followers on social media. Every pet parent deserves recognition for helping a pet. Anything we can do to help animals is a good thing. And thanks to you, our pet parent community is growing.
It feels great to celebrate and build on our six-month milestones.Continue reading “Dr. Pet Mom Celebrates Year One! 🥳”
We’re in the middle of the winter and the flu season. Flu is preventable if we avoid contact with sick people, avoid touching our mouth, nose and eyes, and wash our hands with soap and water.
As a pet parent, you can also prevent disease in your family pet. Pet diabetes, dental disease, and obesity are preventable. How can you keep your pet healthy all year?Continue reading “Pet Diseases: How You Can Keep You Pet Healthy 😷”
Dogs love treats of all kinds. Peanut butter is one of the most popular dog treats. It’s a great treat for hiding pills or an occasional special treat.
How much do you really know about peanut butter for your dog? Do you know the difference between good and bad nuts? Do you know which nut butters are safe for your dog?Continue reading “Food Safety: Peanut Butter For Your Dog 🥜”
February is a month right in the heart of winter. This month we’re celebrating how to train your dog, dental health for pets, and responsible pet ownership.
The biggest highlight of the month is the Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The shows runs from February 10 and 11.
Another cool thing about the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is that each breed has an associated rescue group. Be there in person if you can, but the event will also be televised.Continue reading “February Pet Awareness Days 🗓️”
I’m very excited to share some news about a Dr. Pet Mom project! This year, I’m writing a book for pets and their pet people. Pet parents everywhere want to give their pets a good life. And pet parenting is a big responsibility for anyone.
Our mission is to create a pet parent community to encourage adoption of rescue and shelter animals. We want to help pets find their forever homes. I’m working hard to keep this promise to members of my pet parent community.Continue reading “Dr. Pet Mom Update: New Book For Pet Parents 📚”