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How Dog Adoption Fees Work

The Cost of Adopting a Dog No matter what the cost of adopting the dog is, you’ll know if they are the right pet for you. So i’ll help you understand why the shelters charge what they do for you…

Why Does My Dog Eat My Shoes?

Pesky Dog Eating All Your Footwear? Dogs explore objects much like we do, except instead of using hands they use their mouths. Their preferred method of examining new or interesting objects is by chewing on them. This means that it…

Traveling with Pets

Planning your next vacation? Here’s everything traveling pet owners need to know. Traveling with Pets vs. Boarding While it may be tempting to bring your cat or dog on vacation with you you should always put their best interests first. Think…

How to Get Rid of Bad Dog Breath

What Causes Bad Breath in Dogs? Canine bad breath is most often caused by dental or gum disease. Small dogs are especially prone to plaque and tartar build up. While these are the most common causes of bad breath, persisting…

Help Your Pet Maintain a Healthy Weight

Before we get started lets talk about why this is important. Why Should I Keep my Dog/Cat at a Healthy Weight? Almost 50% of all adult dogs and cats are overweight. Obesity in your pet increases the risk of serious diseases…

Why Do Cats Purr?

Why Do Cats Purr? Purring is the most common noise a cat can make, but why do they do it? Unfortunately, there is no scientific proven answer to this question. It’s like asking “why do human’s laugh?” We laugh when we’re happy,…

Veterinary Associations: Understand Them All

Here at Best 4 Pets, we believe that every animal deserves the best including qualified veterinarian care. You may have noticed different association logos on your vet clinic’s website or storefront, but what do they all mean? Clinics and hospitals that are…

It Takes A Village to Save An Animal

It Takes A Village to Save An Animal: The Story of Ricochet the Dog Everyone loves animals. There’s nothing like a cute kitten video on your newsfeed to put someone in a good mood. People and animals have a special connection that…

What You Need to Know About Your First Puppy

Tips from the pros: Everything you need to know about bringing your first puppy home! Being a first time pet owner can be overwhelming and scary, but we’ve got some tips to help! This should be a fun and exciting…

Your Pet’s “Golden Years”

Caring 4 Senior Pets Pets are living longer than they ever have before, so how do we care for our elderly pets? Through frequent vet visits and a little extra love and care, you will be able to ensure your pet…