Island Paws: Blog Channelhttp://islandpaws.comCompany blogs, tips and how-tos Pawshttp://islandpaws.comen-USCopyright 2017, Island PawsSun, 23 Apr 2017 19:43:28 -0400Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:43:28 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comPoisonous Plants for Petsblog_480981492329600 owners take great care to feed their pets a healthy, nutritious diet (with an occasional treat, of course! But do you know there are many potentially toxic, even lethal, plants lurking around our homes that are dangerous to pets)BlogsSun, 16 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0400Clean Your Pet's Teeth at Homeblog_479551491033600 clean, healthy mouth is safer and more comfortable for your pet than tooth decay, chipped or broken teeth, swollen gums or painful mouth infections. Fortunately, it is easy to clean your pet's teeth at home to prevent many dental problems.BlogsSat, 01 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0400Should You Be Changing Your Pet’s Food Regularly?blog_470501489651200 your pet becomes all grown up and it starts to enjoy the same kind of good quality food, there's nothing else that needs to be done, right? Sure, Purina Dog Chow is going to be on the menu for a long time since its affordable, and my pet likes it. However, this is far from the truth.BlogsThu, 16 Mar 2017 04:00:00 -0400Introducing Your Puppy to Your Dogsblog_470491488358800 you've ever ventured to the doggy park, you've seen how antsy dogs can get when encountering one another for the first time. This is entirely understandable and normal for random encounters, but what about introducing a new puppy to the dogs you already have?BlogsWed, 01 Mar 2017 04:00:00 -0500Dental Care Tips for Your Petblog_266311485950400 teeth and gums are essential for all pets, from chewing and eating to grooming, defense and clean breath. With just a few steps, pet owners can keep their pet's mouth healthy and avoid a range of unpleasant and dangerous health issues that result from poor dental care.BlogsWed, 01 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Should I Have My Small Animal Spayed or Neutered?blog_453691484564400 is no secret how important spaying and neutering is for cats and dogs - not only does altering pets help control the unwanted pet population, but it can also help reduce aggressive or territorial behavior, lowers the risk of certain cancers and can lead to lower license and registration costs.BlogsMon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Pet Obesity: Tips On Ways To Shape Upblog_455851483246800 off the extra treats from grandma, scraping the leftovers in the plate - it's easy for any pet to gain weight over the holidays. Our knowledgeable staff is here to answer any questions or make suggestions about nutrition or helping create a healthy plan for your pet.BlogsSun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plantsblog_256621481886000 Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.BlogsFri, 16 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separateblog_355301480590000 many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.BlogsThu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500Which is Better for Your Dog: Leash vs. Harnessblog_443521479294000 get asked all the time, which is better for dogs: using a leash or using a collar? The simple answer is neither, let your dog run wild and free! All jokes aside the truth is that the right answer is whatever best suits the needs of your pup.BlogsWed, 16 Nov 2016 06:00:00 -0500