California Waterfalls…Beautiful hikes in your own backyard.

Who says you’ve got to go as far as Hawaii to see waterfalls? There might be a paradise in your own backyard. Yes, California has a handful of beautiful waterfalls to see! When hiking with your pet, always do your research ahead of time. Check park websites for fees and guidelines to be safe. When […]

Common Holiday Foods Unsafe For Pets…

Common holiday foods unsafe for pets… *Alcohol- can lead to coma or death *Bones- Stomach lacerations or death *Avocado- Diarrhea *Raisins- Can cause kidney failure, which can lead to death *Dairy- Diarrhea, illness *Mushrooms- Death *Caffeine- Toxic to the heart and nervous system which could lead to death. *Walnuts/macadamias- Can cause damage to the nervous […]

Being a pet owner during Covid -19. How to manage appointments, and travel safely.

If you have tried scheduling your pet for simple vaccines you know what I mean!  During the Covid-19 pandemic there are no longer any stand in line vaccine “clinics” available, which means we all need an appointment  So don’t think your appointment will be scheduled anytime soon.  Call ahead to find out just how pets […]

Remember Halloween safety through the month of October!

Halloween safety tips… Store your candy in a safe spot, sealed and AWAY from your pets. Candy can be dangerous to pets… Chocolate is toxic, especially dark. Sugar free candy or gum containing xylitol is very deadly to pets. Glow sticks are very common around  Halloween and contain a liquid toxic to pets.  Do not […]

Fat Cats: Do You Need a Trust for your Pets?

What kind of pet owner are you? Are you the kind whose dog lives in a “doggy mansion” and goes on regular spa weekends? Is your dog impeccably groomed, having been treated to weekly pawdicures while sipping cucumber infused filtered water? Or perhaps you have created a “catio” for your cat so that he can […]

Some hot days ahead!!!

Stay hydrated and keep your pets safe ???????? San Diego has some Cool Zones and great info on how to beat the heat. And Fidomingle gives Over 10 Cheap And Easy Ways To Beat The Heat. How are you keeping cool?  We’d love to know!!  

Keep in mind its rattlesnake season! Safety tips for home and hiking…

Hiking is fun, But keep in mind, it’s rattle snake season! Be aware of your surroundings. Always have a plan in case of emergency. Stay on trails, don’t walk through tall grass. Always step on logs, not around them when hiking.  Have an emergency Dog Carry Harness, in case your dog is in distress and […]

A disease spreading in wild rabbits could be very harmful to pet rabbits too.

If you have a pet rabbit, this virus is of great concern.    Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV-2) is a type of calicivirus found in wild rabbits.  Not to be confused with feline calicivirus which is different, and both appear to be species specific. The virus does not affect humans or animals other […]

Some of the best critter cams to be watching during you Stay At Home Order…..

This Covid-19 Stay At Home Order has me having breakfast with the butterflies of Butterfly Jungle, wandering into a water hole in Africa with the hippos, and then heading under water with the penguins. What critters have you been live streaming? Below are links to some of my favorites.  I’d sure love to hear some […]

Staying Ahead Of The Shed During The Spring And Summer Months.

What we all know is dogs shed. But depending on the breed and health of the dog, the amount of shedding may vary. Most dogs during the winter will develop a thick winter coat and start shedding it as of Spring.  Some dogs may shed throughout the year. So how do you stay ahead of […]