Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

By |2020-12-16T10:06:50-06:00May 22, 2020|

This summer might not be others we have experienced. COVID-19 has put a halt on exciting summer activities, but that doesn't mean you should be alone! Now is the perfect time to adopt a furry feline friend because we all have nothing but time on our hands. It's also the perfect time to adopt a

National Pet Day 2020

By |2020-12-16T16:35:19-06:00April 11, 2020|

We love our fluffballs every day of the year but we love them extra on National Pet Day! It seems like there's a holiday for everything these days but the most important day is obviously National Pet Day. Our furry little friends love us unconditionally and they deserve some recognition. We need to appreciate our

Can Dogs and Cats Get Coronavirus? Vets Say Don’t Panic

By |2020-12-16T14:14:42-06:00March 13, 2020|

In a time where many people have questions about their health and safety concerning the coronavirus, families are also worried about how the coronavirus could affect their pets. In addition to the common dog questions, such as can a dog catch human colds or human flu, and similar queries surrounding cats, one of the primary

Fear Free Vet Clinics: An Interview with a DVM & a CVT

By |2020-12-16T10:09:36-06:00February 12, 2020|

The Prudent Pet blog the increasingly popular practice of the Fear Free certification, a program that provides online and in-person education for veterinary specialists to make vet visits less stressful for animals and their humans. However, we were eager to learn more from professionals in our local Chicago veterinary community about how becoming Fear Free

Reduce Pet Stress and Anxiety with Fear Free Vet Clinics

By |2020-12-16T10:03:45-06:00February 10, 2020|

It’s been shown that dogs recognize the route to their veterinarian’s office and can show signs of stress before they even arrive. Similarly, cats may be affected by stress hours after a car ride – no matter their final destination. Pet parents have the option of taking their pets to hospitals and clinics that specialize

Top 10 Dog Names of 2020

By |2020-12-16T11:47:04-06:00January 7, 2020|

Bringing home a puppy is an incredibly rewarding (and hectic!) time. Amidst the chaos of a new dog in the house, pet owners are usually searching to find unique dog names for their furry companions. But let’s be honest, there are some names that will never go out of style. We pulled together the top

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