Never Worry About Heartworms Again!

8 Super Simple Tips for Staying on Top of Your Pet’s Monthly Medications. What are heartworms exactly? The American Heartworm Society says, “Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in [...]

My Dog Was Abused

I hear this all the time from pet parents of adopted, foster, and rehomed dogs- in fact, I heard it today. I hear it so often that I wanted to talk about why our pets behave the way they do – it is soooo important. Although abuse does occur, it’s not as common as you [...]

Top Household Poisons and What To-Do If Your Pet Gets Into Them!

It’s warming up slowly and spring is around the corner. We will find ourselves outside more with our pets. There are several household threats that are toxic to pets. We have compiled a quick resource for pet owners to use to identify, avoid, and deal with if their pet accidentally gets into something bad. Pets [...]

Who’s Ready for Dental Month?

Schedule your pet’s dental cleaning in February and get $100 off. Does your pet have bad breath and you don’t know how to tell them? ebruary is Pet Dental Health Month. At Banderas, we believe that a year-round approach to keeping your pet’s teeth clean will help keep your pet healthy. We do, [...]

How Old Is My Dog?

If you have taken a dog from a shelter, you may at some point wonder how old your dog is. Determining a dog’s age can be a challenge especially if you have a full-grown adult dog. However, before knowing how old your dog is, it is important to know something about how dogs age. Dog’s [...]

Behaving Badly: How to Train your Pet

Training your pet is one of the best ways to stop your pets behaving badly. Bad pet behavior can be stressful for both you as the pet owner and for your pet. Usually, the reasons for a badly-behaved cat or dog can be quickly resolved. However, training your pet may seem like too big of [...]

Finding Friends for Fido

Finding friends for your pet dog is a great way to improve your pet’s social skills. You will find that in the process you will also meet new friends and maybe even forge lasting friendships. Depending on the temperament of your pet, finding friends for Fido may be a challenge. Here are the top 4 [...]

How to Socialize your Puppy Properly

It’s important to know how to socialize your puppy properly to ensure you have a happy and well-adjusted pet for life. Puppies that are left to their own devices usually grow up to be fearful or aggressive dogs, especially in new situations. So, what do you need to know about the best ways to socialize [...]

Sit, Stay, Train

The “sit-stay” command is an essential command to train your puppy. Teaching your pup how to sit is a great way for your pet dog to learn requests and it can keep high-energy dogs under control. Combining the command “stay” with “sit” you can help keep your dog to hold his position until you give [...]

Keeping Track of your Pet

Have you ever thought to consider how to keep track of your pet if your pet went missing? Unfortunately, there is always a risk that your pet cat or dog could get lost, run away, or worse still, get stolen. Keeping track of your pet is not all that difficult and advances in technology have [...]

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