What to expect at your dog's first vet visit

What to Expect at Your Pet's First Vet Visit

A trip to the vet for the first time with your new pet can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially when you don’t know what to expect. However, it’s an imperative step in making your new pet happy...

Cat Claw Covers - A better alternative to declawing your cat

Cat Claw Covers: A Better Alternative To Declawing Your Cat

A sharp set of sharp claws maybe a cat’s pride and joy, but as a pet owner, you might not share the same feelings— especially if your precious feline has a knack for scratching up everything in...

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The Best Bones for Your Dog

It’s no secret that dogs love to chew on bones. And as a dog lover, it’s likely you want to give your pooch what he wants. The thing is, not all bones are safe— or even beneficial for that matter....

A Checklist for New Dog Owners

While adding a new dog to your home is very exciting, it’s also an event that takes serious planning. Regardless of whether you’re getting a puppy or adopting an adult dog, your new family member...

the ultimate cat owner checklist

Checklist for New Cat Owners

Cats can make very loving pets. However, bringing one into your home shouldn’t be done on a whim. The good news is that with a little preparation, you can open your arms and your home to a sweet,...

When are pets considered senior?

When is My Pet Considered 'Senior'?

Our pets are family no matter their age— and while we love our aging dogs and cats just as much as when they were puppies and kittens, it can be hard to admit that they’ve actually reached their...

How long should you leave your pets home alone?

Leaving Your Pets at Home Alone

How to Keep Your Pets Safe & Happy When You Have to Be Away We love having our pets around— but sometimes, we have to leave them behind at home alone. The thing is, it’s hard to know what we’ll come...

10 Foods to Keep Away from Your Dog This Holiday Season

10 Foods to Keep Away from Your Dog This Holiday Season

We love our dogs! They are part of our family, so it’s only natural to have the urge to want to treat them to some of our holiday dinner. However, our dog's digestive systems work differently than...

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10 Foods That Are Toxic to Cats

Cats, by nature, are hunters. At their core, cats are opportunistic feeders, meaning they’ll eat almost anything when they’re hungry. Even the most well-behaved house cat would reach for a snack...

how much exercise do dogs need daily? answered by the pet experts at Central Pet

How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?

One major factor contributing to the 56% of obese dogs in the United States is lack of exercise. All dogs need daily exercise and mental stimulation in order to maintain overall good health. But the...