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Our 2020 PET Contest Winners!

Our 2020 PET Contest Winners!

Congratulations to all of our winners! We asked readers to submit entries for our annual contest, and the response was overwhelming! Our Facebook fans voted for each of their favorites in four categories. Thanks to our generous sponsors­— VetNaturally, Mandeville Animal...
Cocktails: Woman’s (and Man’s) Best Friends

Cocktails: Woman’s (and Man’s) Best Friends

LET’S TAKE A PAWS… It’s the DOG DAYS of summer and we’re stirring up some MEOWVELOUS cocktails, to cool you down as temperatures heat up! Diamond Dogs 1½ ounces sapphire gin, 1 ounce fresh lime juice, 1 ounce simple syrup, ¼ ounce blue...
PET TALK: with our Northshore Veterinarians

PET TALK: with our Northshore Veterinarians

Why does my dog need an underwater treadmill? “Our state-of-the-art underwater treadmill is very different than a swim in your back yard pool. Swimming is a flex motion for a dog.  The underwater treadmill mimics an extension motion, like walking,...
10 Plants That Are Poisonous To Pets

10 Plants That Are Poisonous To Pets

THERE ARE MORE than 700 plants known to cause reactions ranging from mild nausea to potentially life-threatening. The following list of ten are most commonly available and pre-existing within the residential yard. 1. Sago Palm: All parts are highly toxic...
Nuts & Berries Summer Salad

Nuts & Berries Summer Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups mixed greens 1/2 cup raspberries 1/2 cup strawberries 1/2 cup blackberries 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 cup cinnamon pecans 1/8 cup feta chees Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing: 1/8 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup raspberries 3/4 tablespoon honey 3/4...
Fashion: Denim & Blues

Fashion: Denim & Blues

PATRICIA White linen drape jacket – $62, Denim bell-bottom jeans – $70, Vegan leather white belt – $12 Columbia Street Mercantile Blue and white snake print t-shirt – $29 Jenlyn’s Boutique Blue-fringed tassel earrings – $45 Stella & Grace Boutique....
Cat Psychology 101: How To Coexist in Harmony

Cat Psychology 101: How To Coexist in Harmony

What does it mean when your cat yowls nonstop or scratches up your furniture? Cats actually have darn good reasons for their behaviors. Feline Vocalization When your cat meows, it’s usually asking for something or just saying ‘hello.’ The more...
Book Review: Humphrey Has A Hunch

Book Review: Humphrey Has A Hunch

THERE ARE MANY children’s books dealing with introducing young children to a new family pet, but not too many about making sure the dog is comfortable with the arrival of a new, human baby sibling. Jessica Whiteman brings this unique...