10 Reasons Why We Prefer to Spend Valentine’s Day with our Furbabies

Why We Prefer to Spend Valentine’s Day with our Furbabies,

as told by Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services

  1. They’ll offer you their belly in romantic locations.

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  2. They’ll dress up for you.

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  3. They’ll share their best toy with you.

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  4. They’re out of this world cuddly and cute.

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  5. They come bearing gifts.

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  6. They’ll give you a massage.
  7. They’ll give you kisses.

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  8. They will wine, weim, and dine with you.

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  9. They’ll make your Valentine’s day magical.
  10. Lastly, they have so much unconditional love for you. Why would you NOT spend your Valentine’s Day with your special furbaby?

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From Superdog To Wonder Kitty: Pet Costume Safety And More

pet costume safetyIn case you haven’t noticed, costumes aren’t just for people anymore. Dressing up pets of all shapes, sizes, and species on Halloween (or anytime of the year) has become a bit of a phenomenon in recent years, and most of us have probably seen our share of cute kitties and fluffy puppies dressed to the nines.

So much effort goes into getting our pets ready for Halloween that it’s easy to overlook certain measures of safety or comfort. Before you dust off your dog’s Harry Potter costume, make sure you’re his or her Halloween is happy by practicing the principles of pet costume safety.


More Than Myth: Safety Tips For Black Cats On Halloween

halloweenHalloween is one of our nation’s most beloved holidays; iconic images of pumpkins, ghosts, witches, and of course black cats, adorn homes and businesses, storefronts and display cases.

Cats, and black cats in particular, have little to celebrate during this time of year, however. Their risk of injury or worse is higher around the end of October thanks to our society’s myths and legends surrounding black cats.

Black Cats And Halloween

There are plenty of stories that surface each year about black cats being kidnapped, tortured, and even killed around Halloween. Although there isn’t much evidence to substantiate these rumors, the fact remains that black cats have long been symbols of bad luck and overall evil in our culture.


10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet (That Also Benefit You!)

Holiday season with my best friendAs the year winds down, we have an opportunity to press a reset button. Lucky us! We not only get to shake things up, it’s nationally encouraged to trim the fat, unplug the devices, and cultivate new hobbies or friendships. Whatever you decide to change in the new year, let your pet’s health and happiness guide you. To help, AIMSS is happy to provide some of the most popular and meaningful resolutions for your pet. Let the next 365 days begin!

Cast a Wide Net

By nature, we all want to improve relationships, careers, and health. Your own resolutions can include – and affect – your pet’s future well being. Let’s all cast a wide net toward a positive new year with the following ten ideals of pet care and ownership.