While you’re making all those cookies, pies, and other goodies for the humans over the holidays, how about trying your hand at treats for your dog or cat? It’s a lot easier than you might think, and a great way to know exactly what’s in the treats you’re feeding. There are plenty of recipes online, [...]
Valentine’s Day is the purrfect time to share hugs, kisses, and cuddles with the one you love most - your pet! Here are just a few reasons why our kitty cats and pups make the best valentines ever. Your pet already has your heart. And they know it! From the moment you met, they stole [...]
2020 is here! Chances are you started the new year off with a personal resolution you’re determined to keep. And if you’re a pet parent, you want to ensure your fur baby kicks off the new year right, too. So, we want to know your pet’s New Year’s resolution! Are they aiming to meet new [...]
You cannot let the holiday season go by without showing your furry best friend how much you love them. And that means a gift (or two!) just for them. Here are a few gift ideas that will make for a very meowy Christmas! Interactive toys such as puzzle balls, hide and seek toys, food maze [...]
As you prepare the Thanksgiving meal, cheer for your favorite football team, and enjoy friends and family, take some time to be thankful for your pet. Because let’s face it, they are thankful for us each and every day. How are you showing your fur baby that you are thankful for them? A new toy, [...]
It’s the time of year we have all been waiting for! Let’s see your pet in their spooky (and cute!) Halloween costume. Please share your images on our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram by using #WVGPets. We cannot wait to see your four-legged family member joining in on all the Howl-O-Ween fun!
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!