Posts Categorized: Pet Lovers

Your Dog’s Vision

We have noticed a real decline in Rex’s vision for the last 6 months or so. He’s 13 years old, so we would expect a little change, but this seems like more than just a “little”. Our Vet took a look at his eyes a few weeks ago when we had him in for a… Read more »

Summer Walks and Your Dog’s Feet

Did you read that article in USA TODAY yesterday about Olaf, a Golden Retriever, whose paw pads were burned after going on a walk on hot pavement? Poor guy. He’s doing fine, but I’ll bet his owner feels just terrible. I’m not judging. I am actually surprised that the burns were as severe as they… Read more »

The Virginia State Dog

Did you know that the American Foxhound is the Virginia state dog? Truthfully, I didn’t even know Virginia – or any state – had a state dog until recently! Why not, right? We have a state bird, so why not a state dog? No one asked me, but I approve. The American Foxhound temperament is… Read more »

Canine Blood Donation

We are very excited to be working with the North American Veterinary Blood Bank (NAVBB), to create awareness and foster canine blood donations in the Richmond area. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts was contacted by NAVBB in April. They are expanding their operation to the Richmond area due to demand. They have been receiving more and… Read more »

Nutritional Supplements and your Pets

Pet Supplements and Your Pet Sometimes it’s confusing to make sure we are doing all that we can do to keep our pets healthy. We want the best for them, but it’s hard to determine what’s really needed or what’s the latest fad or money-maker. When I visit my favorite pet supply store, the shelves… Read more »

Activities for You and Your Dog!

Dogs need something to do. Although they look content lounging on the couch, they’re much happier when they have something to stimulate their minds and bodies. Activity helps eliminate anxiety and melancholy and relieves boredom for our dogs. In that way, they’re not all that different from us. Maybe you would like more activity in… Read more »

The 10 Commandments of Canine Respect

There must be hundreds of articles online about earning your dog’s respect, or how to get your dog to respect you. But here’s a new concept: I think we need to respect our dogs. I mean, let’s face it… they put up with a lot from us, and they love and respect us regardless. Don’t… Read more »