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Traveling With Your Pet

And so begins another season of travel with upcoming holidays and spring break!  Why leave your fellow furry friends at home when they can enjoy the traveling, too?  

Dr. Becker has compiled an excellent list of resources to help you plan your next trip with your pet, including how to find pet-friendly accommodations, activities and restaurants!

Read the full article here:  Why Leave Fido at Home When You Can Take Him Along?

Story at-a-glance courtesy of healthypets.mercola.com:

  • If you’re like a lot of pet owners, you want to bring your furry companion along with you when you head out the door to run errands, get away for the weekend, or take a vacation.
  • The growing popularity of traveling with pets (primarily dogs) has created a wealth of pet-friendly travel resources that provide all the information pet owners need, whether they’re taking their companion across town or across the country.
  • Here we present just a small sampling of resources we think you’ll find helpful as you plan your next day trip, weekend getaway or vacation with your four-legged family member.

And if you're from our home state of Wisconsin, here's a link you'll want to check out: http://www.travelwisconsin.com/trip-ideas/pets-welcome

 

Easter and Springtime Hazards for Dogs and Cats

There are 4 main things that are potential hazards to your pets as spring begins and during Easter celebration--lily plants, Easter grass, chocolate, and xylitol.

Janet Tobiassen Crosby, DVM, wrote a quick article at about.com's veterinary medicine site that can fill you in on keeping your pets safe...and saving you a trip to the emergency vet!

Click here to read her article: Easter and Springtime Hazards for Dogs and Cats.

 

Wild Calling Demo at EOTL Mukwonago

Our friends from Wild Calling will be in-store on Friday, March 25th from 3-6pm.  They will be excited to answer any questions you have on their lines of grain-free pet food!

 

Coming up in April...

Dr. Witte at Mukwonago EOTL

Dr. Deanna Witte of Witte's Natural Veterinary Care will be available again for appointments at our Mukwonago store on Wednesday, April 6th.  See our Store Events to see her scheduled visits. Appointments are for 20 minutes and include both consultation and spinal manipulation. Call the store to reserve your spot: 262-363-3338.

Adoptables from Lakeland

Stop by the Mukwonago EOTL Saturday, April 9th between 11am-2pm to meet adoptables from Lakeland Animal Shelter!

 

HAWS Pets of the Week

The lucky family that adopts one of the pets featured here on our blog will receive a coupon from HAWS good for a “congratulations” gift bag from End of the Leash!

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

Gus is a sweet, social mouse. He has been at HAWS since December! If you are looking for a relatively low maintenance pet, a mouse may be for you. They make wonderful little companions and they don't take up a lot of space so are great for those people who cannot have larger animals.

 

Gnar is a 10-year-old Spitz Mix who came to HAWS as a stray.  Since being at the shelter he is good with cats and dogs. We believe that he may have poor hearing. He will also need an owner that will give him a balanced diet and exercise program as he is overweight.

Easter Weekend Hours

Both of our stores will be closed on Sunday, March 27th in observance of the Easter holiday. We'll reopen at 9am on Monday morning.  

Have a beautiful weekend!

Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

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