Grass awns, weed seeds, foxtails, OH MY!! πŸ™€

These tiny, spiky seeds can cause BIG problems. 🌾 What is a grass awn? Grass awns are hairy, bristle-like, appendages that grow from the ear/flower of barley, rye, and other grasses, and typically flower in June and July. They are also known as foxtails due to their long, unbranched, spike-like flowerheads. Some other colloquial namesContinue reading “Grass awns, weed seeds, foxtails, OH MY!! πŸ™€”

Fireworks are scary for pets!! πŸŽ†πŸŽ‡

Here’s a plan to help keep your pup safe and stress-free this 4th of July It’s that time of year again! Summer is in full swing and, while us humans absolutely love those backyard barbecues, late summer nights, and firework displays, these loud noises and increased activity can cause some anxiety in our four-legged friends.Continue reading “Fireworks are scary for pets!! πŸŽ†πŸŽ‡”

🚨 June is National Pet Preparedness Month β›‘

Use these tips to create a plan for your pets before disaster strikes. As we’ve all experienced this year, disaster can happen out of nowhere and have an impact on not only our lives, but our pets as well. These situations are almost impossible to predict, but you can prepare for the unexpected by stayingContinue reading “🚨 June is National Pet Preparedness Month β›‘”

May is Lyme Disease Prevention Month

Did you know that tick prevention for your pet is just as important for you as it is for them? Lyme disease is an illness spread by ticks that affects both animals and humans. It is important to keep your pets on tick prevention, not only for their own wellbeing, but also to prevent ticksContinue reading “May is Lyme Disease Prevention Month”

Did you know about these FREE resources in our app? πŸ’‘

The Pet Health Library and Poison Control are right at your fingertips! Staying informed about your pet’s health is crucial to helping them live a long and happy life. As your pet care partner, we want to provide you with as many trusted resources as possible. In our app, you are able to access theContinue reading “Did you know about these FREE resources in our app? πŸ’‘”