Benefits of Pumpkin in your Pet's Diet
Benefits of Pumpkin in your Pet's Diet
You may love carving pumpkins this time of year, but did you know that pumpkin is actually a nutritious ingredient for your pet?  There are various health benefits to adding pumpkin to your pet's diet, ranging from improved digestion to better hydration. Serving nutritious food is integral to good health for your...
Snake Bites in Your Dog
Snake Bites in Your Dog
Snakebites are relatively common in dogs, and it’s important to understand that those bites can sometimes be fatal. Dogs love to explore their surroundings, and a colorful snake or rattling tail isn’t necessarily going to deter them. Oregon is home to two subspecies of the western rattlesnake, the state's only...
How to Help Your Pet Adjust To Your Return to Office
How to Help Your Pet Adjust To Your Return to Office
With many of us working from home during the pandemic, our beloved pets have gotten used to having us close by most of the time, but things are beginning to change, and as we return to the office it’s important to help prepare our pets for the big change --...
Pet Toxins & Algae Blooms - What You Need to Know
Pet Toxins & Algae Blooms - What You Need to Know

Every year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center releases their “Top 10” list of nationwide pet toxins. We’ll cover them in this article as well as another very dangerous toxin that’s common in Oregon’s bodies of water during summer and early fall: Blue-green algae blooms.

How Honey Can Benefit Your Dog
How Honey Can Benefit Your Dog
A common ingredient in natural dog treats, honey is safe for most dogs to eat in small amounts. Honey is reported to have multiple health benefits, but before you start feeding your dog honey, it’s important to take everything into consideration, and talking to your vet is always a good...
Bee and Wasp Stings in Your Cat or Dog
Bee and Wasp Stings in Your Cat or Dog
One of the most delightful parts of our furry friends’ personalities is their curiosity. But that same curiosity can get them into trouble sometimes! Sniffing a bee or pouncing on a wasp or hornet are common ways that cats and dogs can get hurt. Here’s what you need to know...
Treat Your Pet to a Spa Day
Treat Your Pet to a Spa Day
With human and pet spas alike having stringent requirements and weird hours, it can be hard to find that "me time" for you or your pet. Why not do it together? Treat your pet to a spa day with this handy guide.
How Pet Food is Made
How Pet Food is Made
Pet food for dogs and cats comes in a variety of forms. As a pet owner you’re likely familiar with the most common types, wet and dry foods, which are typically nutritionally complete and have all the nutrients your pet needs in properly balanced proportions. These days, raw foods and...
Does Your Dog Have Allergies?
Does Your Dog Have Allergies?
A lot of pet owners don’t realize that dogs have allergies much like we do. Their allergies just manifest themselves in different ways. For us it might look like sneezing or congestion -- for dogs it often looks like itchiness or red, irritated skin.
Allergies are common in dogs and can be tricky to diagnose, but with your veterinarian’s advice and some persistence, you’ll be able to find some relief for your pup. 
Animal Charities in Portland Oregon
Animal Charities in Portland Oregon
Did you know there are many ways to get connected with animal charities in Portland? Here's a look!
Keeping Your Dog Fit & Happy in the Winter
Keeping Your Dog Fit & Happy in the Winter
When winter rolls around, our dogs might spend less time outside because we spend less time outside. They might get less exercise, stimulation, and fun -- especially when the ground is snowy or icy. Here are a few activities that you can do with your dog in the winter!
Litter Box Training for Dogs
Litter Box Training for Dogs
Have you ever wondered about training your dog to go potty inside? Turns out, litter isn't just for cats! Training your dog to use a litter area, pee-pad, or fake grass is a great way to ensure that your dog can have their needs met while you're away from the house, in a meeting, or sleeping.