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NOW HIRING! - Professional Groomer

Posted on: December 1, 2016
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) groomer. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Compensation rate depends upon quality and read more …
Thanksgiving and your Pet

Thanksgiving and your Pet

Posted on: November 22, 2016
Thanksgiving and your Pet   Thanksgiving is a time where family and friends gather around and share stories, give thanks and of course, eat food. It is only natural for us to want to share the joy of the holidays with our pets but did you know that read more …
Tips for a Happy and Healthy Autumn and Winter

Tips for a Happy and Healthy Autumn and Winter

Posted on: November 10, 2016
5 tips to keep your Pet Happy and Healthy this Fall and Winter   Even though winters can get pretty intense at times, it's still really nice living in a city that has four distinct seasons each year. As we move into fall, it's the perfect time of year read more …
Trick or Treat! Halloween Safety for your Pet

Trick or Treat! Halloween Safety for your Pet

Posted on: October 27, 2016
Keeping your Pet Safe this Halloween   Halloween is almost here, which means spooky costumes and lots of candy. While people of all ages love this holiday, your pets may not share this enthusiasm. Given all the noise, masks and other increased activity read more …
Pet Safety this Fall

Pet Safety this Fall

Posted on: October 17, 2016
Essential Tips for keeping your Dog safe this fall   During the summer, we discussed how to protect your dog from heat stroke. In one of our last posts, we talked about handling your dog’s back to school separation anxiety. Part of going read more …
How to tell if your Pet has Worms

How to tell if your Pet has Worms

Posted on: October 10, 2016
How to tell if Your Dog or Cat hasWorms   Why does the veterinarian want to check a stool sample?  Dogs (and cats) are victims of several intestinal parasites frequently referred to as worms. The most common are the roundworms, hookworms, read more …
Heartworm Disease and our Pets

Heartworm Disease and our Pets

Posted on: October 6, 2016
What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in theUnited Statesand many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of read more …
Should you Change how you Feed your Dog in the Fall and Winter?

Should you Change how you Feed your Dog in the Fall and Winter?

Posted on: September 20, 2016
Should you change how you feed your dog in the fall and winter?     The long hot days of summer are coming to an end and with that comes the nice little chill in the air that is autumn. Unfortunately, it does not take too long before that nice read more …
Crate Training

Crate Training

Posted on: September 1, 2016
Crate Training   A crate (if used properly) can be your pets very own personal den where they can find comfort and solitude while you know they are safe and secure—and not shredding your house while you're out running errands. Crating read more …
Back to school Blues

Back to school Blues

Posted on: August 22, 2016
Even though we want it to last forever, summer is once again coming to an end. Autumn is right around the corner and with summer winding down comes the return of the back to school blues. If you have kids, they’re probably a little bummed that summer is read more …
What to do if you find a lost pet

What to do if you find a lost pet

Posted on: August 2, 2016
What to do if you find a lost pet   You're driving along when you see a dog on the side of the road, instantly that sinking feeling sneaks up on you and you realize he's alone. What should you do? Don't cause a traffic accident Catch him/her safely read more …
Beat the heat with summertime treats!

Beat the heat with summertime treats!

Posted on: July 21, 2016
Summertime Treats Everyone’s furry BFF deserves some homemade goodies every now and then. This summer treat your pets and help them to cool off during hot summer days with homemade frozen treats. Below are instructions on how to make treats for both read more …

NOW HIRING! - Maintenance Manager

Posted on: July 12, 2016
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) maintenance manager. We are looking for a person with construction knowledge and experience to perform general repairs and process odd jobs throughout our veterinary and grooming facilities. Candidate read more …
Fourth of July weekend

Fourth of July weekend

Posted on: June 28, 2016
Fourth of July Weekend   Many people enjoy the booming sounds and dazzling lights of fireworks, but they can be terrifying and overwhelming for pets and possibly hazardous. On the Fourth of July, so many pets are frightened and try to escape the sights read more …
Importance of Microchipping

Importance of Microchipping

Posted on: June 14, 2016
Importance of Microchipping   It happens more often than anyone would like to admit, you are walking Fido and suddenly there is a squirrel and Fido wants to play. He tugs and rolls anything to get to the squirrel, next thing you know he is running down read more …
Summer Heat and your pets

Summer Heat and your pets

Posted on: June 7, 2016
Summer is here and the fur babies are ready! Summer means longer walks, water play, hikes in the woods and maybe even a pet friendly vacation. With all the excitement in the air we wanted to shed some light on some of the dangers that come along with all of read more …
Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Posted on: May 31, 2016
On Memorial Day, Americans visited war memorials in cities and towns across the country. This annual ritual helps us connect to the brave members of the military who defended our freedom in past and present conflicts. There is one memorial, however, that is read more …

NOW HIRING - Veterinary Assistant

Posted on: May 17, 2016
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) veterinary assistant. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Ideal candidate possesses proper animal read more …
Storm Anxiety

Storm Anxiety

Posted on: May 16, 2016
Storm Anxiety A flash of lightning, a clap of thunder, and your normally calm dog is off whining and wildly searching for a hiding place. Animal behaviorists call this reaction “storm anxiety” or “noise phobia.” While it’s read more …
The best way to give your dog a pill

The best way to give your dog a pill

Posted on: May 10, 2016
What is the best way to give my dog a pill?   To put it simply, the best way to give your dog a pill is any way that gets him or her to swallow it. Seasoned pros may have the old “pop it in the mouth with one hand” trick down, but most read more …

NOW HIRING - Customer Service Representative

Posted on: April 28, 2016
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) customer service representative. We require a candidate with an outgoing, positive mindset and excellent communication skills to help serve our clients and their pets with the best possible customer read more …

NOW HIRING! - Grooming Assistant

Posted on: April 28, 2016
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) grooming assistant. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Duties include prepping, bathing, and read more …
What you need to know about fleas

What you need to know about fleas

Posted on: April 14, 2016
What You Need to Know About Fleas   How do you know if your dog has fleas? Black specks are the most common sign. These specks aren’t the fleas themselves. Instead, they’re the fecal matter that adult fleas leave behind. In addition to read more …

NOW HIRING! - Professional Groomer

Posted on: April 13, 2016
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) groomer. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Compensation rate depends upon quality and read more …
How to properly fit your dogs collar or harness

How to properly fit your dogs collar or harness

Posted on: March 31, 2016
How to properly fit your dogs collar or harness Collars and Sense When it comes to collars, one size does not fit all. There are so many choices that it can get confusing, but collars should be chosen carefully. Things that you want to look for when read more …
Spring Tips for your pet

Spring Tips for your pet

Posted on: February 25, 2016
 Tips For Springtime Pet Care Spring time is right around the corner and that means more quality time outdoors with your pet, but it also means that pets are going to be exposed to a lot of hazards that they’ve been sheltered from during the read more …
Puppy's first vet visit

Puppy's first vet visit

Posted on: February 11, 2016
Your Puppy's First Veterinary Exam When you get a new puppy, one of the most important things to consider is your puppy's first vet visit. This one trip can lay the foundation for great lifetime health! Here's what you'll need to know about your puppy's read more …
Importance of Vaccines

Importance of Vaccines

Posted on: January 25, 2016
Vaccinating your pet   Dog and cat vaccinations are an essential step towards a healthy immune system for your pet. Vaccines help prevent the spread of deadly and highly contagious diseases like rabies, distemper, parvovirus and hepatitis. Vaccines are read more …
Pet Obesity

Pet Obesity

Posted on: January 14, 2016
Pet Obesity   An estimated 54% of Dogs and Cats in theUnited States are overweight or obese   The majority of the nation’s dogs and cats continue to be overweight, and most pet owners aren’t aware of the problem, according to new read more …