How To Remove A Tick – And 4 Ways Not To

Do you know how to remove a tick from your pet?It’s tick season here in our neck of the woods, and although summer is winding down, the tick population is definitely not. If your pet spends a lot of time in the great outdoors, you probably know that ticks are a problem to be prepared for.

But have you ever had to remove a tick

There are a lot of common misconceptions about this process, so we thought we’d spend some time going over the basics, as well as things not to do.

Tick Dangers

Most of us know that tick bites are painful and uncomfortable. They’re also dangerous. Tick bites can transmit debilitating diseases to humans and pets, such as: Continue…

Things That Go Boom: Helping Pets Cope With Thunderstorm And Firework Anxiety

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For many of us, the 4th of July is a holiday we look forward to all year. Friends, family, food, and fireworks make this summer event a beloved tradition that we can’t imagine doing without. Our pets, however, may feel differently. The loud noises, smell of smoke, and general chaos of this all-American celebration can create some major anxiety for our four-legged friends.

Fireworks displays aren’t the only thing pets have to worry about in the summer months. Storm season is upon us, too; and the same pets that are fearful of fireworks likely deal with anxiety surrounding the sounds and sights of a summer thunderstorm. Fortunately, there are lots of tools at our disposal for helping to reduce thunderstorm and firework anxiety in our pets. Continue…