Category: Dog Care

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5 Quick Tips to Lengthen Your Pet’s Lifespan

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Have you ever wished you could lengthen your pet’s lifespan to keep them around as long as possible? You’re in luck. There are several easy things you can do that help your pet to live as long and healthy a life as possible. Here, your Scottdale, AZ veterinarian fills you in.  Quality Diet There’s no … Read More »

Pet Sitter Or Doggy Daycare: What’s Best For Your Pet?

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September is National Pet Sitters Education Month! As you may know, here at Raintree Pet Resort & Medical Center, we run a deluxe doggy hotel and daycare. While pet sitting is a bit different than daycare, they are both beneficial. Our canine pals are very sociable, and can get quite upset if left alone. A … Read More »

Helping Your Shelter Dog Settle In

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This has been a hard year, but there have been some bright spots. One good thing has been seeing shelters empty for the first time as people rushed to adopt dogs before quarantining themselves. If you’re among those who recently adopted a shelter dog, you have our support! However, going to a new home is … Read More »

Socializing Your Puppy While Social Distancing

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Have you recently adopted a puppy? Congratulations! You’re starting on a long and beautiful journey with your new canine buddy. One crucial part of getting little Fido started out on the right paw in life is socialization. This entails introducing your pooch to new places, faces, and experiences. Socialization must happen while your furry buddy … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Dog Care

5 Reasons Not to Travel With Fido

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Are you planning to travel soon? Whether you’re going to visit friends and family, moving, or traveling for work, you may want to take your canine buddy with you. However, in many cases, you’re really much better off boarding your pet. A Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some reasons why in this article. Tummy Troubles Did … Read More »

9 Things Fido Can Do At Our Pet Resort

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Are you considering enlisting your pup in doggy daycare? Are you going to be boarding Fido soon? We know, it isn’t easy being away from your beloved pet. However, your dog may actually have the time of his life at our 5-Bark Doggy Resort! Read on as a Scottsdale, AZ vet lists some things your … Read More »

Tips for Taking Fido To Doggy Daycare

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Have you decided to enroll your pet in doggy daycare? If so, that’s great! Fido will certainly benefit from being able to run and play with his friends while you are at work. Here, Raintree Pet Resort, vet in Scottsdale AZ offers some tips on taking Fido to doggie daycare. Have Paperwork Ready When choosing … Read More »

Homemade Dog Biscuits

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Did you know that February 23rd may be your dog’s favorite day? It’s Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! If there’s one thing Fido is definitely appreciative of, it’s treats. While store-bought treats are fine, you can also make your pet’s snacks. A local Scottsdale, AZ vet offers tips on making dog biscuits below. Get A Cute … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

Holiday Pet Safety

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Have you ever plucked your cat off a precarious perch? Or stopped your dog from eating something that wasn’t food? Our animal companions are very curious and playful. These traits can get our furred—and feathered—friends into trouble, especially at this time of year. Read on as a Scottsdale, AZ vet discusses holiday pet safety. Decorations … Read More »

Teaching Fido To Greet Guests Politely

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Does your dog have a habit of saying hello to people by knocking them over? Does Fido take his door doggy duties a bit too seriously? Here, a North Phoenix, AZ vet offers tips on teaching your canine buddy better petiquette. Ignore Fido We know, dogs are masters at getting us to pay attention to … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Dog Care