The CertaPet Blog: Helping Pet Owners Live a Better Life With Their Pets

16 March, 2018

Can Dogs Smell Cancer? The Science Behind Cancer-Detecting Dogs

Recently researchers have been searching for the answer to an important question: can dogs smell cancer? Dogs play an integral part in many of our lives and owning them has been shown to have huge benefits for our health. From alleviating stress to increasing physical health in areas such as heart function and overall wellbeing, it has been proven that …

9 March, 2018

Frontline Plus for Dogs in Need of Tick and Flea Management

Imagine what it’s like for a dog to have fleas and ticks biting away at their skin. Have you, or any of your kids, ever had nits or head lice? Do you remember that feeling? Those little nasties buried in your hair creating an itch you have to scratch. Consider Frontline Plus for Dogs for tick and flea prevention and …

8 March, 2018

A Pet Parents Guide to Home Remedies for Fleas

Fleas are annoying little insects that can make your life and the life of your pet miserable! However, there are several home remedies for fleas that are not going to negatively impact your pet and will still help you to get rid of fleas that are attacking your pet and home. Remember to do your research and talk with your …

8 March, 2018

Distemper Vaccine for Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

If you’re like many pet owners, you’re wondering if your dog or cat needs a distemper vaccine.  Read on to find out everything you need to know about cat and dog distemper and the available vaccines. At first glance it would appear that canine and feline distemper is the dog and cat versions of the same disease, but – despite …

8 March, 2018

Canine Parvovirus: Why Vaccines are Important

Canine Parvovirus is a serious illness that affects dogs of all ages. The good news is that dog owners do have a choice in preventing this from happening. The vaccine given to dogs is one of the best defenses in ensuring a dog is not affected by parvovirus, or what it is more commonly known as: parvo. What is Canine …

8 March, 2018

The Importance of Pet Friendly Ice Melt for Dogs

Ah, there’s something magical about the first snowfalls of winter. But once you have to start shoveling snow off your driveway every day the magic wanes. Ice melters make the task easier – but if you’ve got a dog it’s important to use a pet friendly ice melt. What is pet friendly ice melt? When you take your dog for …