Beat the Heat With Summer Senior Pet Care Tips

senior pet careIf your best companion is an older dog, cat, or other special critter, you likely understand that certain changes have taken place with age. Along with these changes, health needs are now more complex. Summertime can take a significant toll on the health and general well being of senior pets when precautions aren’t taken. To help your fur-bearing friend cope with the heat, the team at AIMSS is here to provide summer senior pet care tips.


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Side Salad: Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

dogs eat grassIt’s a question we get a lot: “Why do dogs eat grass?” As a dog owner, you’ve probably witnessed your curious canine munching on a verdant patch of grass or have seen the aftermath: a pile of puppy puke with grass bits. This greenery chewing habit is such a common occurrence that the team at AIMSS wants to address why your dog may love the “lawn lettuce” and what you can do about it.


Human Health: The Magic of Pets and Stress Relief

pets and stressMore than half of all American households care for at least one pet. That’s more than 300 million pets nationwide! The cycle of love, entertainment, companionship, and nurturing results in their continued care. But is that what’s truly at the core of pet care (an industry that spends upwards of $40 billion each year)?

Sure, pet owners give combinations of affection, time, and money, but it’s what we get in return that’s the backbone of the whole enterprise. Welcome to our special edition of pets and stress relief.


10 Summer Fun Activities For Kids and Pets

summer activitesSchool’s been out for awhile. If you’re finding yourself tired of refereeing fights and hearing “I’m bored” every 10 minutes, look no further. We’ve come up with some fun and interactive activities for your kids and pets to enjoy together, and with plenty of summer still left, we have a feeling this list might come in handy!