Travelling with your pet without being prepared can be more stressful than planning the vacation itself! We have comprised a complete list of things you need for your pet when travelling. CHECKLIST Before You Leave ___  Get health certificate from vet if needed ___  Refill prescription medications your dog needs ___  Immunization Records ___ Create a folder on Google docs (or similar) with a picture of your dog, vet records, microchip number etc that we can access from  anywhere online For Journey ___  Food Bowl ___  Water Bowl ___ Enough food for the journey ___ Water ___ Blanket ___ Collapsible crate ___…

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Unfortunately, tick’s are not just a country dog problem. Last year, both my dogs (and myself) picked up ticks from our local park while just out on a regular walk. Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of their host, which can be an animal or a human. Ticks are sightless. They get around by using tiny pincer-like claws on the ends of their eight legs to grab onto rough surfaces. When a tick emerges hungrily from hibernation, it wanders blindly until it bumps into something, then grabs hold and starts climbing upward until it can rise no higher.…

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Question: Now the weather has warmed up, I want to take my dog to the beach with me in NYC. Where do you recommend? Answer: At beaches run by the Department of Parks and Recreation including Rockaway Beach, Coney Island and Brighton Beach, dogs are allowed from Oct. 1 to May 1 which is wonderful when the weather is nice enough to go during the winter months. But where are our pets supposed to go during the beach season? Thankfully Bring Fido does all the hard work for us with their list of beaches in and around the NYC area that are dog…

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While we love all things city dogs, sometimes even the most “city savvy’” pup needs a little vacation. With Memorial Weekend just around the corner, take a few minutes to get your pet organized for the long weekend Your dog should have identification secured on its collar (this is the law in most states). This should include a phone number you can be reached on while away from home. Your home phone number won’t do any good on the ID tag if no one is there to answer the phone! QR code tags are another good option; they allow you…

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