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Zoo Med Creatures™ Product Line

Zoo Med Creatures™ Product Line

Introducing Zoo Med's 'Creatures' Product Line! Includes Lighting, Substrates, Heating, Decor, and Food for a variety of your favorite Creepy-Crawlies!    

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Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods? Pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse and can help support healthy digestion, urinary health, and even weight loss. Take a dive to learn more about the advantages of using pumpkin in your dog’s food today. To start, pumpkin (not spiced or sweetened) is a great source of fiber for our dogs.  Incorporating pumpkin puree into your dogs’ meals will help fight constipation...

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Why To Consider Adopting An Older Cat

Why To Consider Adopting An Older Cat

Sure a cute kitten is great but adopting an older cat has many great benefits as well. Here are just a few reasons why an older cat can be a great companion:Less destructiveWhile a kitten may flash those big, sympathetic eyes to get out of trouble from destruction, in most cases older cats won’t cause destruction at all. Older cats are likely house-trained and will be less likely to scratch everything up. Nevertheless, a scratch pole is recommended as something to play with. On top of being better behaved, older cats will likely already be litter-trained, giving you a lot...

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Why Every Dog Should Be Tagged

Why Every Dog Should Be Tagged

Dogs are often described as man’s best friend. As owners we believe that our dog sees us the same way. Yes, they are our pets and yes, they are animals, but we treat them like they are family. To take a quote from a popular Disney Movie, ‘family means nobody gets left behind.’ Losing a dog can be devastating. In case of an emergency, you need to be able to find your pet, or for other people to be able to notify you if they find your furry family member. This is why every dog should be tagged first and...

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How to Identify a Service Animal on Duty

How to Identify a Service Animal on Duty

Dogs, cats, ferrets, ducks, parrots, miniature horses, monkeys and other animals may make amazing pets, but each of these animals – and many other species – can also be valuable service animals. But how can you tell when an animal is a vital helper instead of a pampered pet, and when that animal is on duty? What Is a Service Animal? A service animal is any animal, of any breed, size or species, that is specifically trained to offer assistance or perform tasks for a person with a disability. Depending on their training and the help they provide, these animals...

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