Doc - Pet Cartoons

on 07/09/2013 - 12:13 am

"Be honest. How many more flea and tick seasons do I have left?"

Keep Sparky from Sizzling: Tips for Pets in Hot Weather

on 06/29/2013 - 06:29 pm

It’s SO HOT outside. You’re sweaty, thirsty, droopy and complaining. You look down at your dog and stop whining after you realize it must be ten times worse to be covered in fur at a time like this. IT IS. Poor pup. Here’s how you can help your pets stay cool so you both can enjoy some summer fun with minimal whining.
You wear sunscreen, and your pet should too!
I’ll bet that puppy in the Coppertone ad was bugging the little girl so he could get some sun protection, too. Your dog’s ears, nose, and tummy can all benefit from the use of some vet-recommended sunscreen. It is also good to trim your pet’s hair to about an inch from the skin for coolne ...

Tips for Socializing Your Dog

on 06/22/2013 - 08:45 pm

You’ve got a new dog and you’re so excited to show her off to all your friends. Unfortunately, she doesn’t seem so eager. Here are some tricks for getting her out of your room and into the arms of a new friend.
Recognize your dog’s shyness
Knowing if your dog is shy and what situations trigger this shyness is key to helping them branch out. Look for any clustered combinations of crouching, inappropriate urinating, racy panting, stiffness, scratching, lip licking, yawning, eye aversion, tail tucking, folded ears, and withdrawing into other rooms.  Combinations of these behavior indicate stress and they’re your cue to help.
Start socializi ...

Dog Grooming Competition 2013

on 06/20/2013 - 08:27 pm

Each year in Hershey, Pennsylvania, they hold the Hershey Pet Expo, which includes the Creative Grooming competition. Needless to say, using dogs as their art canvas, dog groomers come up with some of the most extreme and crazy designs. Here are some of the pics from this years dog grooming competition.