Pawderosa Pet Care Blog

A Guide to Spotting and Treating Arthritis in Pets

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Arthritis is one of the most common ailments of middle-aged and elderly pets. Similar to its impacts on humans, arthritis in pets causes pain and inflammation in the joints, as a result of a breakdown in the smooth cartilage that covers and protects the bones that form the joint.  READ MORE

Socializing Your Puppy 101

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

As humans, we begin the process of socialization almost as soon as we're born, being held by family and friends, and gradually participating in the daily rituals of life more and more as we develop into toddlers. Being introduced to new people and different activities is how we learn to be a part of society. Our parents give us instructions and model the appropriate behavior so we can learn how to behave in a wide variety of situations. In school, we're taught social cues, boundaries, communication skills, social norms and manners to treat our peers and leaders with respect.  READ MORE

Wheels aren’t just for Hamsters: Indoor Cats Need Exercise Too

Monday, July 28, 2014

There a lot of pros and cons to having an indoor cat vs. an outdoor cat. On the upside, keeping your cat indoors protects him from all sorts of dangers, such as exposure to disease, parasites, cars, and wild animals, who might pose a threat.   READ MORE

Baby Meets Puppy for the First Time

Friday, July 11, 2014

They're both squirmy and pudgy, and totally lovable. One just happens to have a little more hair than the other. But neither cares!

Just in case you need a dose of cuteness today, here's a heart-warming collection of videos capturing that special moment when baby meets puppy for the first time. They're so adorable, you won't be able to stop smiling for the rest of the day!   READ MORE

How to Pet-Proof Your Home for a Puppy or a Kitten

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

You've finally found the perfect pet, and the day has come to bring your four-legged friend home! But before you do, it's your responsibility to take the time to assess and prepare your living quarters to ensure your pet has a safe environment to live in.   READ MORE

5 Summer Hazards for Dogs & How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Summer is any pet owner's favorite season, and for good reason! The sunshine is out and walks on the beach or runs through the park with your dog are a welcome treat. But there are some dangers that come with the summer heat:   READ MORE

A Guide for Hiking and Camping with Your Dog

Monday, June 02, 2014

If your summer plans involve getting outdoors, here is an excellent article from REI that's full of helpful tips on hiking or backpacking with your dog.   READ MORE

Beach Trips with Your Dog: Do's and Don'ts

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

As summer nears, it’s time to hit the sand and salt and soak up the sun with your furry friend! But before you head to the beach, here are some things to consider
The first step should always be to do your research and find out if the beach is dog-friendly and if so, if your dog can roam freely. It’s always a good idea to bring a long leash, just in case. And no matter what, please don’t ever leave your dog unattended. There may be children or others who are uneasy around dogs, and it’s important to be courteous and do all you can to respect those around you. 

How Gardens and Pets Can Go Together

Monday, April 28, 2014

Got pets? How about garden fever? As the months get warmer, many of you might be wondering “is it possible to intertwine a love for nature while meeting the needs of our beloved domestics?” Yes, it is possible, but as this Huffington Post article explains, it just takes a little ingenuity to combine the two.   READ MORE


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