February 2011

The Ten Commandments of Responsible Dog Ownership

I. Thou shalt keep thy dog current on his shots. Your dog can contract diseases from the things it tastes on the ground, from insects that bite him, and even from other dogs' saliva. For a few bucks, you can protect him from a miserable death. There are discount clinics all over the place, so sacrifice a few lattes for your dog.

Do You Need Pet Insurance?

It doesn’t take many visits to the veterinarian to make dog owners consider purchasing pet insurance. Vet bills are becoming increasingly expensive, and a serious ailment can drain your bank account as fast as a human medical bill. When considering insurance, the big question is: Is it worth it? Below are a few considerations to help you process that question.