A dog with its rope knot toyAs you move through the ups and downs of pet ownership, we strive to provide you with monthly pet care blogs that answer questions or address concerns. From pet care blogs about behavior, contagious diseases, or general lifestyle topics, our goal is to share our knowledge, raise awareness, and inspire the best possible care at home. 

Throughout the year, we can gauge what topics resonate with our online readers. With each click, share, and scroll we can measure whether or not you liked our pet care blogs. Similarly, we are able to use this information and pivot in other directions that may prove extra relevant to you and your pet care needs.

Our Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of the Year

Thank you for reading our pet care blogs. In case you missed them the first time around this year, here are our top 5 pet care blogs of 2019 for your review:

5. An Act Of Love: Spaying or Neutering Your Pet
If you are considering adopting a pet, whether an older dog or cat, or a puppy or kitten, you may be wondering about spaying or neutering your pet. The internet, your friends and your family all abound with opinions and anecdotes about these procedures, and it’s easy to consider delaying or forgoing the surgery altogether. Read more…

4. The Great Escape: The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet
The thought of a pet escaping the home or yard isn’t something pleasant to consider. However, it’s estimated that one in three pets will go missing at some point in their lives. Even with the best of precautions, a curious cat or canine can easily slip through an open door, gate, or window. Continue…

3. Grain Free Pet Food: Fact Versus Fiction
We all want to do the best when it comes to feeding our families, and that includes those with four legs. Many of our clientele have been drawn in to the grain free pet food fad, but the truth is that this trend may not be a great one. So how are you to know? Keep reading…

2. So You Adopted a New Pet… Now What?
Sharing your life with an animal is such a worthwhile experience, but bringing home a new pet is not without its challenges. First and foremost, pet owners must be able to responsibly provide for their new addition in every possible way. But don’t worry – preparing for and meeting the needs of your new pet can be fun! Read on!

1. A Fresh Perspective: Understanding Anxiety in Pets
Does your dog cower at the first sounds of a thunderstorm? Or, have you ever woken up in the morning to discover that your kitty has urinated on your bed or shoes, instead of in the litter box? If so, you may be scratching your head in confusion, or even tearing out your hair in frustration. But whatever your reaction, chances are your pet is experiencing anxiety. Read more…

Cheers to A New Year

In the new year, we hope you’ll continue reading our monthly pet care blogs. As always, we are interested in your feedback, questions or concerns. At The Bluffs Pet Clinic of Red Wing, our veterinarians and staff members are always here for you pet. See you in 2020!