The Pet Shop: Calendar of events | Blog: The Pet Shop

Get information, stories and more at The Pet Shop blog at Send events to Wellness Clinic: 10 am-2 pm second Saturday, RCSPCA Building, 300 W. Bailey St., Asheboro. Wellness checkups, skin and ear checks, heartworm tests, pet weighing, microchips, vaccines, preventative medicine. 704-288-8620 or Megan Blake Dog Training Classes: 4:30 p.m. Sundays, … Read more

Here Are 4 Simple Tips to Avoid This Common Health Problem For Your Cat or Dog

Do you love giving your cat or dog an extra treat to nibble on? As much as they seem to enjoy it, it isn’t always the healthiest move. Just like humans, pets can suffer from weight issues. And it’s becoming a growing problem, with more chubby companion animals around than ever before. In a recent … Read more

Basepaws Cat Breed & Health At-Home DNA Test: Understand Your Cat’s Behavior & Potential Health Concerns

Cats are complicated creatures and can be furry balls of mystery when it comes to behavior and genetics. Get the Basepaws Breed + Health DNA Test: At-Home Cat Genetics Test for $129 (18% off!) SHOP NOW RELATED: This Easy-To-Use Dog Breed Identification Test Gets Your Results In Less Than 2 Weeks Why Genetic Testing Is … Read more

Ask The Vet: How to deal with animals after a fight | Local

Q: My brother brought his dog over to my house for the weekend, and he got into a tussle with my dog. They both have a few puncture wounds and scratches, but I am unsure if they need medical attention. Should I take them to get checked out? HAS: It is common to see more … Read more

Cornell Ag Connection: Keeping a squirrel as a pet? | Opinion

Squirrels are a common sight throughout the North Country. They live in wooded areas and forests, but are most-often seen in yards and parks. They’re easily able to survive even the hardest of winters and very well-adapted to living among people. In fact, gray squirrels frequently occur at much higher densities in urban and suburban … Read more