Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages. In the case of senior citizens, “just 15 minutes bonding with an animal sets off a chemical chain reaction in the brain, lowering levels of the fight-or-flight...read more
Best Dog Park: Lakewood Dog Park Your pup pal needs food and water and love and all the pets — he/she is a very good dog, of course. But Fido also needs some exercise, some leash-free fun, and a place where he can sniff dozens of strange, new, exciting butts....read more
By: Jennifer Coates, DVM We all know that exercise and the mental stimulation being outdoors play are key to keeping our dogs healthy and happy, but what should we do when it’s cold outside? When do the risks of spending time in the cold outweigh the benefits of being...read more
If you shop at Amazon.com, you now have the ability to not only get great values online at Amazon, but each eligible purchase will have Amazon making a donation to the Lakewood Dog Park through their Amazon Smile program. The donations do not impact the pricing...read more
When giving medication to your dogs you never want to assume that a medication or dosage for a human is compatible or acceptable for your dog. If you are uncertain, please contact your veterinarian or check an online reliable resource. This chart is only a guide,...read more
KELSEY BETH CARPENTER WELLNESS Euthanasia. The word itself makes all our stomachs drop. It is a gift to pets and a curse to owners – having the power to decide is something we are not comfortable with. However, when going through the euthanasia process with your...read more
While our chart focuses on 17 plants, there are over 700 plants that could kill or injure your dog or cat! Some could well be growing in your yard right now. Here is a comprehensive list of plants that could injure or kill your beloved pet. The list included here...read more
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