Posts Categorized: Pet health

The Flea that Won’t Flee: How to Become a Flea Fighter

So you’ve seen your cat scratching and rubbing himself to relieve a pesky itch.  In a short time, you catch your dog doing the same thing. Allergies? Dry skin? Then you find it; the tiny black speck that jumps from your wall to the kitchen counter. Oh no. FLEAS. These annoying critters are good at…

Shakes and Quakes: How to Prepare Your Pets for Their Next Earthquake

If you live in California, chances are you’ve recently experienced the bellowing rumbles of the ground shaking and your dining room chandelier swaying from side to side. If you have, then you’d also know that when you feel the earth shake, it seems to last a lifetime. Perhaps this is what our pets feel as…

Am I Saving an Animal if I Buy From a Pet Store?

We’ve all heard the saying, “adopt don’t shop” but what does it really mean? For some of us, we understand that rescuing a pet from a shelter is a definite way to save a life. However, some argue that by buying a companion animal from a crowded and cramped cell of a pet store is…

Ah Choo! The Truth Behind Hypoallergenic Pets

So, you’re allergic to dogs and cats but dream of the day you get to burry your face in their fluff and receive those wet kisses that everyone keeps telling you about! You want one of your own, despite your allergies, and decide to Google lists of different breeds that are hypoallergenic. You trust Google…

Heat Stroke? No Joke! Exercise, Heat, and Hot Dogs.

As CCLA walkers, we live to make your dogs smile! While we always have a good time, we also know that even our spry little friends have a limit to the amount of fun they can handle! We are no strangers to working with excited boys and girls who are eager to move fast and…

Tips on Toxins: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Pets Safe

As March rolls in, “Pet Poison Prevention and Awareness Month” is upon us. As our pets usually spend the majority of their time inside the house and surrounding areas, it’s important to get familiar with your common household belongings, such as food, cleaning supplies, and medications, that can cause serious harm to your kiddos. Below,…