Posts in Category: Pet-Friendly Holidays
Game Plan: Superbowl Snacks to Share With Pets
Almost 100 million people watch the live broadcast of the Superbowl every year. Those of us that aren’t even fans get in on the action. Why? Aside from the incredible athleticism and insane competition, watching the Superbowl is just downright fun. However, the camaraderie and the funny commercials pale in comparison to the major star of the show: Food. Everybody loves Superbowl snacks, but not everyone in the family can safely enjoy them. Spread the fun with these Superbowl snacks to share with pets.Continue…
Why Some Pets Don’t Make Good Gifts
With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are searching for creative and fun gift ideas for friends and loved ones.
Pets can make great gifts under the right circumstances, but there’s much more to be considered than when gifting someone an electronic device or sweater.
So what are some reasons some pets don’t make good gifts?Continue…
Tips on Preventing Anxiety in Pets During New Years Eve
With all the excitement and possibilities of the start of a new year, it can be easy to forget that holidays like New Year’s Eve are not exciting for everyone. Between big gatherings of people, fireworks, and other loud noises, the final night of the year can induce some serious anxiety in your pets. The Whole Pet Vet Hospital & Wellness Center wants to help you keep your beloved pets free from anxiety this New Year’s Eve.Continue…
Cocoa No-No: Chocolate Toxicity and Your Pet
Chocolate is something many of us enjoy, and chocolate is usually the staple sugar around Valentine’s Day and other holidays. Chocolate is also an ingredient in many desserts, drinks, and food items. But chocolate in all forms is poisonous to pets.
The Whole Pet Vet Hospital and Wellness Center is here to explain why chocolate toxicity can occur, the symptoms to watch for, and how to better protect your fur friend.
Chocolate contains two chemicals which are toxic to pets. These are caffeine and theobromine.Continue…
Super Gifts For Pets and Their Owners
If you’ve shopped ‘til you’ve dropped this holiday season so far, you are certainly not alone. Giving thoughtful gifts take time and focus, and we hope you’ve been successful!
If you’ve been stumped by gifts for pets and their owners, however, we have you covered. There is no shortage of creative, fun, useful, and sweet gifts for pets out there, and we’ve curated a list, just for you. We hope you find something the pet on your list will love!Continue…
This Summer, Should You Be Worried About Pet Noise Anxiety? The Answer May Surprise You
Some pet owners know by experience that certain noises, stimuli, or situations are downright unnerving for their pets. Others may just be learning about the various things that their pets find upsetting.
We can certainly do our best to reduce or minimize scary scenarios, but during the summer that’s a bit tricky. Thunderstorms, parades, construction, fireworks and more can all trigger pet noise anxiety – but it doesn’t have to take over your pet’s life when you’re prepared to help them cope.Continue…
Keep the Season Bright With Holiday Pet Safety
The holidays are filled with fun, but they can also be a time of temptation, anxiety, and even danger for our beloved pets. Wanting to include our pets in the seasonal festivities is understandable, but a pet emergency is no way to spread good cheer. Planning and preparing for holiday pet safety is a must to ensure a happy, healthy season for your furry family member.
Should You be Concerned About Halloween Pet Safety?
Families collect bags of candy in August, costumes are finalized in September, and scary decorations go up October 1st. While you may be 100% ready for the zany, thrilling, and hilarious event that is Halloween, your pet might be anything but prepared. How can you prime your pet for the endless risks, threats, and frights? Having a good handle on Halloween pet safety is the right place to start. From there, you’ll know how to make it through to November without illness, injury, or incident.