Catch Me if You Can: How to Tell if Your Pet Suffers From Thyroid Problems

It’s always alarming when your, once-perky-and-energetic pet looks up at you with droopy, melancholic eyes, to let you know something is physically wrong. Because our furry children don’t speak, it’s important to know what the common health concerns are, how to spot them, and how to solve these issues. Below, we discuss the importance of…

Pro Reader or Misinterpreter? –Four Ways You’re Misreading Your Pooch

Wouldn’t we love to think that we are all experts at reading our pets’ body language to interpret how they feel? As we humans rely on our verbal speech to understand each other, animals use their body language to communicate. Therefore, it is important to know how to properly translate your pooch’s body language to…

November Pet of the Month: MEMPHIS!!!

Hey guys! The name’s Memphis and let me start by saying how excited I am to share my presence with you all! I think I’m a hoot cause let’s face it, I love to have fun and make people laugh and swoon over my cuteness and lovability! Let’s just say, I’m a big black dog…

Turkey Day Takeaways: How to Keep Your Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

Ah Thanksgiving… a time for giving thanks and, well… FOOD. But we mustn’t forget that the holidays can also cause some subtle mayhem and stress that may cause our furry friends to fall by the wayside. Such stressors like in-laws making their debut, feeling the pressure of hosting, and managing everyone’s different energies can keep…

Summer Fun With Your Pup

Summertime in Southern California is dreaded by many pet-owners and for good reason; prime walking time is very early or late, you have to be weary of over heating and your dog has energy to spare.  In a previous post (embed post here) we discussed how to exercise your pet indoors but here we have some ideas to…

How To Break Up A Dog Fight

Every dog owners’ worst nightmare is breaking up a fight that their dog is involved in.  Some of you may have experience in this situation but we hope that most of you don’t.  Dog fights are terrifying for everyone involved and can lead to serious damage for humans and canines.  In an ideal world everyone would pick up…

May Pet of the Month: Dudley!

Hi everyone, I’m Dudley!  Studley Dudley to some.  A little bit about me… My mom rescued me five years ago when I was just puppy (best day of my life) and we’ve been snuggle buddies ever since.  I can’t say no to a belly rub.  My favorite food is chicken YUM and sometimes I’ll have it with eggs and kale, yes I’m a…

The Dangers of Foxtails

As dog owners most of us have at least heard the word foxtails but beyond that what do we really know?  Sure you may have heard to stay away from them but what if you’re not exactly positive what they look like?  Most owners do not know the dangers of foxtails and how easily they…

Dog Friendly Workplaces

We are pretty lucky here at Canine Companion LA; dogs aren’t just tolerated in the workplace, they are required!  For everyone else that isn’t a dog walker or pet sitter leaving your dog while you go off to work in an office all day can be difficult.  Of course we are here to help and…