Summer Activities For Pet Owners

A boy playing soccer with his dog.

During the summer, temperatures can reach well over 100 degrees in most parts of the state. This makes it hard to take your usual walks with your dog and catnip-fueled feather string battles with your cat. The team at Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital has compiled a list of fun activities to entertain your pet (and you) in the summer months.

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Why Own Avian and Exotic Pets?

Pet birds in cage.

From pet birds to guinea pigs, the world of exotic pets provides a wide range of benefits for aspiring pet owners. If you are considering adding a new member to your family, the team Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital wants to help you make the best decision for your needs. Keep reading to find out some of the great things to expect from owning an avian or exotic pet:

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The Many Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

Senior dog with head on owner's lap.

All pets are equally deserving of homes, and yet some animals spend longer than others waiting to be adopted. In stark contrast to younger pets (especially kittens and puppies), older pets have shockingly slow adoption rates. We can do something about this trend by encouraging others to consider sharing their lives and their homes with a sweet, seasoned pet. There are so many reasons to adopt a senior pet, and we’ve got some convincing ones below.

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