Don’t leave your furry friends in the wrong hands

Going on a trip? Someone has to look after your critters while you’re gone. One handy solution is to board your animals in a local kennel. If so, it’s important to find one you can trust. Nationally in 2013, BBB received over 400 complaints last year against pet day care, boarding and kennel facilities. Complaints allege…

Pet Insurance Sales Increase, Is it worth it?

The pet insurance industry has experienced a 10-fold growth over the last 10 years, increasing from one, single pet insurance company in 1997 to 11 companies today. With pet owners spending up to $650 a year on veterinary bills, pet insurance agencies help offset the costs by offering  plans from $15 to $75 a month, according…

What to know before buying a family pet

While visiting the local pet shop, I got the expected question from my daughter, “Mom, can we please, please, please get a cat?” Seeing all the animals playing and frolicking around really pulls at the heart strings. You want to take them all, but know you can’t. But it got me thinking. There are breeders,…