Tag: pets

Save the date for 6th Annual Halloween Pet Parade

These cuties participated in a past Halloween Pet Parade!

Save the date: Saturday, October 25 at 9:00 a.m. Join us at Lake Diamond in the Oakwood section of IronOaks. All walkers, two and four legged, are welcome and be sure to bring your friends along for the fun. Oh yes, those grandchildren, too! Costumed dogs will compete for prizes. More information to follow in…

High health risk for your pet

Hi, I am G.B. (Good Boy) and I am a 10 pound Pekingese with one eye but otherwise perfect! I use the doggie door, walk on a leash and I am a quiet little boy. Someone loved me along the way because it is about $2,000 to remove an eye. If you would like to meet me please contact D, Rover’s Rest Stop at 480-600-2828; or by e-mail at D@RoversRestStop.com.

Obesity is the No. 1 health risk for pets in America. According to the 2014 Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53 percent of dogs and 58 percent of cats in the United States are overweight or obese. Overweight or obese dogs and cats have an increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, shortened life expectancy, osteoarthritis, kidney…

Summer heat is here! Use caution with your pets

With the hot weather comes a different set of rules for our four-legged kids. Be mindful of the dangers in our summer heat for both you and your pets. Hydration: Water is very, very important for your four-legged kids. Dehydration can cause serious health issues including kidney and heart damage. Don’t forget to take water…