Pet ownership is one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences in one’s life. However, it also costs money. As much as our pets require love and patience, they also require annual visits to the vet, vaccines, grooming, food, and bedding. It is important to remember that there is more to owning a pet than the initial adoption fee and to be aware of the annual costs of pet ownership before bringing home a new furry friend. In the chart below, ASPCA outlines both the capital and annual costs of pet ownership. 

Pet Care Costs

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Make sure you and your pet are prepared for any emergency by following these tips:

Prepare an Emergency Supply Kit

Food
Keep at least three days’ worth of food in an airtight, waterproof container

Water
Store at least three days’ worth of water specifically for your pets, in

As fun as 4th of July can be for us, it can also bring about a lot of dangers for your pet. While partaking in all of the festivities associated with this fun-filled holiday, it is important to always keep in mind your pet’s safety. 

Here are a few tips to help keep your pet safe this July 4th. 

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‘Tis the season for pet safety! With all the hype of the holidays, it’s important to keep in mind potential pet hazards. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep your pet out of harm’s way this holiday season.

Christmas Tree Securely anchor your Christmas tree so it doesn’t tip or fall. Covering the tree

Like fine wines, our companion animals only get better with age. (That’s why we call them the Golden Years, right?)  As pets get older, they require our extra love, care, and attention. Companion animals begin to show age-related changes anywhere from seven to twelve years old. Generally, larger dogs begin to show