Splash Would Be A Model Resident – Mark, Not So Much

A recent Sunday New York Times had an article about what it took to get your dog into a fancy (and maybe not so fancy) New York City Co-Op.   While we’re not suggesting any of you should even consider moving to the Big Apple (we’d miss you too much), we thought the article was interesting. …

July 13, 2017

Why the 4th of July is not a holiday for your dog

Being someone who has grown up with 2 dogs on the border of New York City, every 4th of July is a new and great experience.The days surrounding the holiday are spent with friends and family, barbecuing good food and watching beautiful fireworks. From an exterior point of view, it seems cruel to let your…

June 30, 2017

Brachycephalic Breeds: Unhealthy in More Ways Than We Thought?

We see them everywhere – Boston Terriers, English Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Pugs, (and the 12 other breeds that fall under the Brachycephalic category)- and they are loved by many.  But they may also be prone to a list of ailments beyond those afflicting other breeds. A recent study of brachycephalic breeds (short-nosed dogs) revealed that…

June 1, 2017

Leasing a Pet

Leasing a pet: is it right for you, is it right for the pet, or is it just wrong? Yes, I am talking about really leasing a pet; not financing the purchase of a pet, not taking a loan to purchase a pet, this is a really a lease!  Yes, seriously, I’m not making this…

May 24, 2017