Valentine’s Day is NOT just for the two-legged. In fact, many people prefer pets over other humans. And science backs this up. The truth is, doggy love isn't just a nice-to-have -- it's a powerful part of a healthy lifestyle. A 2017 Swedish study of 3.4M people found that for those who live alone, dog ownership can [...]
The holidays can spell trouble for pets. According to the National Animal Poison Control Center these foods are No-No’s for pets: Chocolate Grapes, raisins Sugar-free gums and candies (containing xylitol) Fatty foods Onions, garlic Compost, mulch Human medications Macadamia nuts Cleaning agents Unbaked bread dough Alcohol Other Holiday Hazards: Electric Cords Tinsel Ornaments Sponges Styrofoam [...]
We don’t want to leave our pets out of the festivities, however. Here’s a great recipe that allows them to enjoy the holiday spirit too! Sweet Potato Cookies – courtesy of Petplan Feed something sweet without all the sugar; a boost of beta-carotene and punch of potassium make these cookies a healthy coda to Thanksgiving [...]
We know that many of you adorn your pets with costumes this time of year. After all, who doesn’t enjoy a good masquerade party? Let us see your pets in their full regalia! Please post pics on our Facebook page and tag us on Instagram #WestfieldVetGroup Let’s see who’s in the spooky holiday spirit!