Pets and Candy: Not Always a Sweet Combination

iStock_000076345611_Large.jpgWe are entering that magical time of year when sweets and treats of all kinds abound. From trick-or-treaters on Halloween to gatherings and gifts during the holiday season, your home is certain to have a little more candy in it during the coming months.

It is very important for us as pet guardians to pay attention to what is in our homes and be aware of any dangers these items may present to our beloved pets. As we enter the holiday season, keep in mind that pets and candy don’t always (if ever) mix. Continue…

When It’s Time To Say Goodbye: Navigating End Of Life Decisions

CHAH_iStock_000071277221_LargeAs pet parents, we are intimately aware of the deep and startlingly powerful bond we share with our pets. Our four-legged friends become interwoven into the fabric of our lives; not only do we care for them daily and make decisions about every aspect of their lives, they also serve as guardians of our homes, playmates to our children, and faithful companions to us. This intense connection we have with our pets is precisely the reason it hurts so much to let them go during the end of life. Continue…