We always look after the animals in our homes, but oftentimes, our pets often “take care” of us in ways beyond imagination. Pets are amazing creatures that bring joy and happiness into our lives, so it's important that we treat and take care of them like family.
Toxic Foods, Plants and Household Items for Pets
Tags: Cats, Dogs, Pet Health, Pet Safety
As responsible pet parents, you understand the importance of preventive medicine and annual wellness visits. To make the most of these visits, the team at Best Friends has developed a list of the top 5 questions you should ask your vet during your next visit.
Tags: Cats, Dogs, Pet Health
It’s Spring! Time to Start Thinking About Fleas and Ticks…
Happy Spring! Can you believe that spring has officially begun? Time for spring cleaning, changing the batteries in the smoke alarms, and time to start thinking about spending some more time outdoors. Depending on where you live, this means that our furry family members will be outside more and will be exposed to those pesky fleas and ticks. Fortunately, as a responsible pet parent, you are going to be proactive about their protection.
Tags: Ask the Vet, Cats, cats, dog safety, Dogs, dogs, health, pet advice, pet behavior, Pet Health, pet health, pet info, Pet Safety, Pets, tips, Vet
Preventing Accidental Poisoning in our Pets
Did you know that March 15th through the 21st is Poison Prevention Week? As a member of our Best Friends family, we want to help you keep all of your furry family members safe so here are a few tips on how to keep an accidental poisoning from happening in your home.
Tags: Ask the Vet, Cats, Dogs, Pet Health, pet health, Pet Poisoning, Pet Safety, Pets, Uncategorized, Vet
Veterinary Acupuncture Feature
This past November, our very own Dr. Flavia Zorgniotti, from Phoenix Veterinary Hospital in Wayland, MA held a lecture discussing acupuncture for pets. We were very excited how well received the lecture was and even more excited about Wicked Local's coverage of the event.
Tags: Cats, cats, Dogs, dogs, health, pet advice, Pet Health, pet health, pet info, Pets, Vet
Pet Dental Health: More Important Than You Think!
February is Pet Dental Health Month so we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of the importance of keeping up with the dental health of our furry family members. Luckily for us, we recently had a veterinary dental specialist join our Best Friends family. His name is Dr. Gary Goldstein and, not only is he our new Chief Medical Officer, he is a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and is certified in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery.
Tags: Ask the Vet, Cats, cats, Dogs, dogs, health, pet advice, Pet Health, pet health, pet info, Pets, tips
Chatting with the cat: What would your cat ask you if they could?
January 22nd is National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day! In celebration of this feline holiday, the Dog Dish writers asked one of our staff kitties, Lulu Kitty, to sit down for an interview with us (between naps of course), and ask us some of the more pressing questions she has about life as the world’s most pampered house cat.
Tags: Cats, cats, cute, holidays, pet advice, pet behavior, Pet Health, pet health, pet info, Pets, tips
Best Friends Angel Tree Campaign Raises $25,000 for Homeless Animals
Best Friends Total Pet Care and it animal-loving clients across the country showed their concern for homeless dogs and cats this recent holiday season by donating more than $25,000 worth in cash and supplies to the company’s 14th annual Animal Angel Tree campaign.
Tags: best friends news, Cats, cats, Dogs, dogs, donations, holidays, winter
Best Friends Locations News
It's been a joy providing the best in pet care services to the Shrewsbury, NJ and Harrison, NY communities. We have had to make the difficult decision to consolidate both our Monmouth County and Westchester County locations.
We will be transitioning services for our Shrewsbury, NJ center to our sister location in Marlboro, NJ. Services for our Harrison, NY center will be transitioned to our White Plains, NY location, just ten minutes away.
Tags: best friends news, Cats, Dogs
Happy New Year from Best Friends!
A New Year is on the way and the possibilities are endless!! 2014 has flown by and we are so excited to start another year. We hope to see all of our old friends and meet some new ones too! To you and your family, have a safe & happy New Year, from everyone here at Best Friends Total Pet Care!