Summertime is a scary time for many pets. The summer season is the start of thunderstorms in June and fireworks in July. Dogs, cats, horses, cows and other farm animals are often terrified by loud noises, flashing lights, and vibrations in the ground.
Fireworks have all the qualities that cause fear and anxiety in many animals.
Continue reading “Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for July 4th 🎆”
Living indoors with our furry family members has its many rewards. Noggin pets, play time and naps can happen any time. But pet parents need a warning about a hidden danger in our homes: Pet suffocation from snack bags, pet food bags, cereal bags, garbage bags, and resealable bags.
Continue reading “Pet Parent Warning: Pet Suffocation From Snack Bags ⚠️”
June is here and summer is in the air! 2020 remains a troubling year for the entire planet – even more reason to celebrate the gift of love from our pets! Embrace their unbridled love to warm your heart!
Continue reading “June Pet Awareness Days 🗓️”
Did you know that the third Saturday every May is Armed Forces Day? Since Dr. Pet Mom is a pet-centered effort I thought I’d repost some nice military service doggy photos that first appeared here on March 29, 2019.
Continue reading “Armed Forces Day: May 16 🎖️”
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I’m happy to share my interview with Jason Johnson, Founder and CEO of the nonprofit, Project K-9 Hero Foundation. This wonderful organization helps retired military working dogs.
Johnson explained that Project K-9 Hero was formed in March of 2016, to assist retired Police K-9 and Military Working Dog Heroes with medical care, food, and death benefit assistance.
Continue reading “Interview: Project K-9 Hero Founder, Jason Johnson 🎖️”
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 🗓️”
I thought I’d share some photos of military service dogs as a followup to Dr. Pet Mom’s 3/13/20 blog “Honoring Our Brave K-9 Veterans on March 13.”
Continue reading “Military Service Dogs Slide Show 🎖️ 📷”
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 🗓️”
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 😷”
Here’s some help for dog moms and dads who have a doggy that barks too much…
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Continue reading “How To Stop Excessive Barking 🐶 📣”