The last Tuesday of February has been coined "World Spay Day" in an effort to make a positive impact on the pet overpopulation problem. If you're wondering whether or not to spay or neuter your pet, take a look at our list- the Top Five Reasons to Spay & Neuter Your Pet!
National Love Your Pet Day is February 20th, but at Best Friends we think every day is! Will you be treating your pet to extra snuggles or cookies today?
With Valentine’s Day comes an abundance of chocolate (hopefully)! While these sweet treats are a delight for us, they are not at all good for our furry family members. Chocolate contains caffeine as well as a compound known as theobromine which can cause hyperactivity, increased heart rate, tremors, and even death if ingested in large quantities. Baker’s chocolate or any kind of dark chocolate are the most concerning since these have the highest level of toxicity.
In response to the question that was posted about thyroid diseases, here is a quick review of hypothyroidism in dogs.
We are so excited to have partnered with the Hilton Garden Inn of Norwalk, CT. Since they can't accept dogs into their guest rooms, we're doing it for them! Travelers coming to Norwalk, CT no longer have to leave their pets at home when staying at the Hilton Garden Inn. They can sign up for the Best Friend Pet Package and we'll take care of their furry family members. And it's super convenient since we are just two doors down from the hotel!
Does your pet have enough team spirit to win? Show us how much your pets love football by entering a photo of them into our football inspired Pet Photo Contest! Click here to enter and vote.
In 2014, be the person your dog thinks you are! There's no better New Year's resolution than that. Have a safe & happy New Year, from everyone here at Best Friends Pet Care!
Here at Best Friends Pet Care, we are excited to announce that we have been expanding into the veterinary care realm! Our guests have grown to know us as the leader in providing the best pet boarding, grooming, training and doggy day camp, nationwide. But on top of our 41 pet care centers, we are now operating nine veterinary hospitals and growing fast. This means we are now able to provide veterinary and pet care expertise! A total pet care experience for both you and your pet!
Back in October of this year we delivered a van full of supplies to Animal Control Officer Mark Rudewicz, for the Heroes and Hounds program. Heroes & Hounds is a program he founded to help the military dogs and their handlers, overseas. He started collecting donations and putting together care packages for these teams about four years ago.