BaxterBoo Blog

October 14, 2014

The Ebola Scare: Could My Pet Get Sick?

Spanish officials killed the dog belonging to an Ebola-positive nurse in Madrid. Here in the US, a dog that belonged to another Ebola-positive healthcare worker is being quarantined. What is the risk to pets?

October 9, 2014

Making Veterinary Care Affordable

Having trouble affording veterinary care for your pet? These ideas can make routine and emergency pet health care fit in your budget.

October 8, 2014

Top 10 Reasons Your Pet Loves National Pet Wellness Month

October is National Pet Wellness Month. How long has it been since your furry friend has been in for a checkup?

October 6, 2014

The Frightening Side of Halloween for Pets

Many pets enjoy the festivities associated with Fright Night, but we pet owners need to be careful to keep things from getting creepy. 

October 5, 2014

Science Proves Your Pet Really Is Your Baby

We love our dogs and think of them as children. New research shows we have a deep neurological basis for this affection.

October 3, 2014

Outdoor Cats Vs. Indoor Cats - What's Better?

There is a surprising amount of controversy on the indoor/outdoor cat issue. Weigh the pros, cons and compromises to help your cat live well.

September 28, 2014

September 28th is World Rabies Day

Rabies is a preventable disease that kills one person every ten minutes. Here's how we can help!

September 21, 2014

How Healthy Are Your Pet's Teeth?

Maybe we can't teach our pets to brush their teeth, but here's your guide to caring for dental health. 

September 20, 2014

Dog Years Aren't What You Think!

It's a traditionally-held belief -- 1 dog year equals 7 human years. Experts say that's not really the truth. How old is your dog, really?

September 17, 2014

Why Does My Pet Eat Grass?

Both dogs and cats seem to like their grassy greens. Are they just looking for a salad snack? If it's so yummy, why do they often throw it up later? 

September 7, 2014

Does Your Dog NEED A Fancy Feeder?

Most dogs are just happy for regular chow. Why settle for mediocre meals when you can upgrade dinner time to be fashionable, functional and fun?

September 3, 2014

Pay Attention To Your Dog's Paws Or Face Defeat!

Okay, it's a bad pun, but good paw care gives your dog a pawsitive step towards winning better health. Find out how to avoid dangers to your dog's feet.

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