The weather is getting warmer and your bike, much like your pooch, begs to get outside. With a few safety considerations, taking a bike ride with your dog at your side isn’t off limits. In this article, we are providing part one of a useful checklist of to get you started.
Western North Carolinians look forward to spring for many reasons. The opportunities to enjoy Mother Nature are abundant in the Asheville area. From hiking and mountain biking, to kayaking and rock climbing, we have it all here in the mountains.
Our pets love to enjoy the great outdoors as well. Whether you are hiking short loop trials, or backpacking on the Appalachian Trail, in this article, we want to help you make sure your dog is ready to hit the hiking trail with you. Below are the first four of eight important things to remember when hiking with your dog.
Much like children, our pets can get into trouble that can require prompt medical attention. But when should you take your pet to the vet ASAP? When is it a pet care emergency and when should you wait it out?
In the next two articles, we will discuss 8 warning signs that you should take your dog or cat to the vet. Here are the first four warning signs.
Though it has not felt much like winter since our early January snowfall, there are at least six to ten more weeks of potential cold snaps, snow, and ice. In Asheville, NC, winter weather presents unique challenges to owners of pets and livestock.
In our previous article, How to Care for Pets During Winter Part 1, we discussed four steps for ensuring your pets are safe and warm during the cold season, including:
- Provide Appropriate Food for Your Pets in Winter
- Pay Close Attention to Temperatures and Weather Forecasts
- What to do With Outdoor Animals When Temperatures are Cold
- Make Sure Indoor Spaces are Safe and Warm
In this article, we will detail four additional principles for caring for animals during winter:
Though temperatures have been relatively mild thus far, we will likely experience winter weather and brutal cold during the next few months. Whether you have indoor or outdoor pets and livestock, it is important to take precautions and make preparations their care during the winter.
In Asheville, winter weather can occur as late as March and April. In this article, we will begin a two-part series on eight tips for what to do with your pets during winter.