Minding Your P’s and Q’s: Pet Etiquette in Public Places

Elmhurst_BevHills_iStock_000068352321_LargeOur culture is a pet-centric one and for that, we are downright tickled. Pets are now welcome in most restaurants, shopping areas, airplanes, and hotels around the country. However, while we can go almost anywhere with our pets, it doesn’t mean that we should.

To keep your pet safe and to have a positive experience, pet etiquette should be observed in public places. Good behavior can go a long way, especially when it comes to other pets and children. Elmhurst Animal Care Center strives to help you find that joyful balance. Continue…

Finding Your Groove as a Responsible Pet Owner

Man and dogWhen considering adoption, the Beatles said it best: “all you need is love!” Right? Of course love is central to your new role as a pet owner, but that’s really just the beginning. Before you take the plunge, there’s a lot to consider.

That’s why the pet experts offer the following tips on what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. Your new pet will thank you for being prepared – and ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Continue…