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Introducing Your Dog to New Dogs: 6 Tips

When dogs meet for the first time, there will be lots of sniffing! In a city as pet-friendly as Austin, dogs are considered family members and tend to go everywhere with their humans. As a weekend morning at the dog...

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5 Tips for Meeting New Dogs

We'll be the first to admit: we are that person who simply cannot resist loving on any dog that crosses our path. And since Austin is such a pet-friendly city, dog lovers are bound to run into new dogs at the store,...

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A Comparison: Flea & Tick Medicines

Recent rains and mild temperatures mean one thing: BUGS, and lots of them. Specifically, fleas are out in full force. We've heard from many of you who are pulling your hair out over the persistence of these pests this year--the usual tricks are just not working....

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Pet Poison Prevention: How to Protect Your Pet

March is Poison Prevention Month! Many of us are aware of some obvious household items are hazardous to our pets’ health: bleach, anti-freeze, etc. But while some items are clearly not meant to be ingested by our furry friends, others in the...

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5 Tips to Ease Your Pet's Fear of Storms

Spring in Central Texas can bring with it some severe weather, often including thunderstorms and hail. We may be grateful for some much needed rain, but many dogs are quite fearful of the loud noises that come with these storms. So,...

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Feeding Raw, Part 2: Raw Pet Food Safety

Welcome back to our Feeding Raw series! This week, we take a look at raw food safety: Is feeding raw pet food dangerous? Yes and no. If stored or thawed improperly, raw food will fester with bacteria and become unsafe...

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Feeding Raw, Part 1: Why Raw Dog Food & Cat Food?

This fuzz ball is a raw convert! Photo: Bones & Co Many pet parents are divided on raw dog food and raw cat food diets: some wonder how feeding raw meat could possibly be sanitary, while others wonder how you could feed...

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