Summer has a lot to offer pets and their families, but sadly the season is not free of threats to their health and wellness. Aside from the risks associated with high heat and humidity, pets have to contend with thunderstorms, fireworks, large-scale events, and backyard BBQs. Sure, some pets can remain calm, but others are at an increased risk of developing deeply-felt pet anxiety.
So Many Choices
Like us, pets feel emotions, and the ways in which they respond to certain stimuli can be unexpected. For example, some pet owners may underestimate the extent of their pet’s fear, stress, or anxiety – or not even realize they’re suffering at all. Pets are hardwired to hide signs of fear, but once pet anxiety takes root it can be difficult to overcome.Continue…
Most of us dread trips that take us away from our animal companions. Why can’t we always take them with us everywhere? Unfortunately, however, there are some travel needs that simply aren’t accommodating to our furred, feathered, or scaled friends.
Luckily, you don’t have to fret about leaving your companion behind. With a bit of planning and careful consideration of their needs, they can also enjoy a vacay of their own! Just don’t be lured by a cheap pet resort or a quick request to your aunt (who doesn’t even like pets that much!). Instead, board with a vet and put your worries to rest. Continue…
Valentine’s Day is all about love, and who’s more deserving than our animal companions? Through thick and thin, they bring us smiles, warm-fuzzies, and joy in so many ways. This is why we believe pets deserve our full attention to their safety and security during this holiday (and all year long!).
The team at Ten West wants to highlight Valentine’s Day pet safety since there are a few hidden dangers you may not be expecting. From toxic treats to poisonous plants, we have the scoop on how to protect your sweetie while celebrating Cupid’s holiday.