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Archive for 'Nutrition and Treats'

When the Food Won’t Stay Down: Gastroenteritis in Pets

July 16, 2015

One of the most common reasons that pets end up in the veterinary hospital or ER is due to vomiting and diarrhea, known medically as gastroenteritis. While trauma and poisonings are common and more dramatic, this sometimes simple, sometimes complex condition accounts for a big percentage of vet visits. In some cases, the cause can be serious, or elude diagnostics tests, or require hospitalization or…  

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Get My Good Side: All American Pet Photo Day is Tomorrow

July 10, 2015

Judging by the millions of photographs of cats and dogs on the Internet, we really don’t need a special day to bring out cameras to celebrate All American Pet Photo Day on July 11. These days, your smartphone is your best friend for capturing those fun photographs. So learn how to work your camera’s special photo features. The “snooze-or-you-lose” maxim certainly applies when it comes…  

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The Simple Answer to “Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?”

June 23, 2015

You’re probably not going to believe me, which is fine. Everyone has their own pet theory regarding the real reasons dogs eat grass, the reason that’s clearly, obviously right. These theories range from “Dogs eat grass to make themselves throw up,” to, “Dogs eat grass to make up for some unmet dietary need,” to, “Dogs eat grass to purge their systems.” Everyone has their favorite…  

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Celebrating the First National Therapy Animal Day

May 15, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here celebrating over a million Therapy Animal visits a year with the sweetest day around! May 18 marks the very first National Therapy Animal Day, and it’s being celebrated nationwide with the first Treats and Sweets Day! Pet Partners is the leader of the pack for Therapy Animals as the nation’s largest and the original therapy animal organization. It was created…  

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