What You Need to Know About Microchipping Pets

DogCityAs pet owners, nothing is scarier than the thought of our beloved dog or cat wandering away from home. Sadly, the vast majority of lost pets are never reunited with their families. Microchipping pets is the single best insurance you have against being separated from your pet. Here’s why microchipping pets can help…

High-Tech Insurance Against a Broken Heart

The HomeAgain microchip is a high-tech chip that is smaller than a grain of rice. A needle is used to guide the chip under the skin of the pet, where it stays for life.

In the event that your pet is found, the shelter or veterinarian will be able to read the unique number on the chip with a scanner. This number is Continue…

Kids and Pets: Introducing Your New Pet

Little girl with cute kittenIf your kids are asking for a new pet, chances are you have heard a lot of begging and even more promises. But, no matter how determined the kids are to convince you, the decision to adopt a new pet should not be taken lightly, especially when children are involved.

Adopting a pet is a life-long commitment, and it is important that all family members involved are on the same page. Here are some tips to ensure that your kids and pets have a successful relationship from the get go.

Kids and Dogs

When you decide to bring home a new dog, there is going to be a lot of excitement. Both kids and dogs have high levels of energy, so it is important that their playtime is carefully supervised to avoid accidents, especially at first. Like children, dogs of all ages need downtime, too. Continue…