Archive for the Pet Health Category

In-Home Euthanasia

by Dawn Olson, Distinctive Pet Care Euthanasia is a tough subject.  “When” is the most common decision that we can agonize over, but now there we need to consider the “Where”.  In years past, our precious family members had no choice but to get in the car, and head to in many cases, to the very place that they had spent time being poked and prodded.  Guilt from pet parents having to make that final drive and visit compounded with the anxiety of the pet and the finality of this decision.  Now there is an option of having your pet

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Picking Out Your New Puppy

Do your research – How much activity will this breed need?  What type of activities do I want to be able to do with this breed?  What health issues is this breed known for?  What formulas of food do these breeds to best with? Are they known for liking other dogs, cats, children, etc?  What will you do with this puppy while you are at work or on vacation?  Will you board your pet or have a pet – sitter visit him? Try to be objective – You are looking for a well – balanced puppy that doesn’t show extremes

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