It’s Pet Anxiety Awareness Week!

June 25-July 1 is Pet Anxiety Awareness week, just in time for a very busy summer weekend. Just like humans, pets also experience fear, anxiety and stress (FAS). With Fourth of July festivities just around the corner, it’s important to remember that your pet may be extra sensitive to the sounds of fireworks and other

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Halloween Tips for Your Pets!

It’s a spooky time of year, and our pets want to join in the fun, too! While we get excited about disguising our pet in fun costumes, here are some things to keep in mind as Halloween festivities approach. 1. Candy is not to share with your furry friends. This one likely seems very obvious

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Protect your dog against Lyme disease

Ticks “hitch” a ride on our pets by sticking out their “thumbs” and jumping on board. Protect your dog against Lyme disease transmitted by some of these hitchhikers! Outdoor activities are always better when our four legged friends are with us. Whether we are walking, running, swimming, or just lounging around the yard, life is

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August 15 is Check the Chip Day!

You may have heard that giving your pet a permanent form of identification, or a microchip, is a great idea for any pet in your family. August 15, 2016, is a day dedicated to reminding pet owners that registration and keeping your contact information updated is just as important as microchipping. We see so many

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Why Should I Vaccinate My Pet?

Vaccinations are an important part of your dog’s or catʼs healthcare routine. At VIP Petcare, we believe ongoing vaccinations throughout the life of your pet are critical to its health and happiness. Cats and dogs need regular vaccinations to prevent diseases than can shorten their life. Our staff is knowledgeable and educated about what vaccines

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August is Immunization Awareness Month!

Check back here often for information about vaccines needed to keep your pets safe while at home and on the go. Canine Flu Vaccination It is always fun to take our pups with us while traveling. We want to make sure they are protected from diseases that can make them sick. Canine Infectious respiratory disease

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Clear the Shelters on July 23!

VIP Petcare and NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations have teamed up to help Clear the Shelters! Join us on Saturday, July 23, at hundreds of participating animal shelters across the country to find new homes for thousands of pets! Participating shelters will be offering low cost or zero cost adoptions as part of this event. This

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