Get Your Home Pet Ready for the Holiday Season

With so much hustle and bustle around the holidays, it’s important to remember furry members of the family that might need a little extra care. Since your home may be filled with more hazardous items and more people than normal, it’s necessary to take preventive measures to keep your pets…

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Good Bye Bodhi

Photographs by Natalie Siebers and Basil Rodericks Bodhisattva Beasley-Sheer joined our family on June 26, 2012. You can only have one first dog, and Bodhi was mine. It’s not as if I hadn’t lived with dogs before. When I was in the first grade, we got Snoopy, and like any…

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UPDATED! Flying with Your Dog

Traveling with Dogs on Planes Before the Covid 19 pandemic hit, more than 400,000 animals in 2019 flew on domestic airlines in the United States. The bulk of those animals were dogs. Covid has changed some the rules of flying with animals, mostly in connection with international flights. You can…

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Help, My Dog’s Balding!

Are you constantly cleaning piles of dog hair off furniture? Is your floor or carpet thick with a layer of animal fur? If you have a shedding breed, that’s to be expected. But if you see bald spots—patchy areas with no hair—there is reason to be concerned for your pet’s…

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Wheaton Exotic Pet Vet: Bearded Dragons 101

Fluffy isn’t fluffy when Fluffy is a Bearded Dragon. Cute in so many other ways, Bearded Dragons have their charms—including giving good cuddles. They change colors and puff up their spiky throat areas when they’re in love, but they don’t have fur to groom and might not offer kisses. What…

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The Story of Bodhi and Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy (HOD)

Treatment for Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy in Weimaraners When Dr. Noa Safra asked us to help her educate owners of Weimaraners afflicted with a disease called Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy (HOD), we agreed enthusiastically. We don’t think it’s hyperbole to say she saved Bodhi’s life. Working with her to create a support network for…

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Ringworm Treatment for Dogs And Cats

Ringworm is an incredibly contagious fungus that can cause health issues for dogs, cats, and even humans. If your furry friend comes into contact with ringworm, it is important to get treatment quickly to avoid it causing further problems for that animal or spreading to other animals in your home.…

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Advice on Pet Transportation New York City

New Yorkers love to travel with their dogs. They have plenty of local choices: the Hamptons, the Jersey Shore, upstate New York and more. There are lots of transportation options available to peripatetic dog owners to help them on their way. Scroll down to find out more about the LIRR,…

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