Author Archives: Jennifer Stevenson

Toys Toys Everywhere: Keeping My Puppy Busy

Keeping your Puppy Busy The saying goes “A tired puppy is a good puppy,” and oh are those words so true! By mentally and physically stimulating your puppy with toys and play, he or she is far less likely to get into trouble. Hard to … Continue reading

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From Our Emergency Vets: Some Unexpected Visitors

From Our Emergency Vets Our emergency vets have seen it all.  And though often their job is difficult and can have some unforgettable days and nights, they all love a happy ending.  This is one of those stories. Jayda, a … Continue reading

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Phase III: Crate Training Your Puppy

Crate Training Your Puppy Similar to having a toddler in a home, a new puppy has its own challenges when it comes to safety. I am a firm believer in crating my dogs when I am not home. Contrary to … Continue reading

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Phase II: Time for Puppy Training!

Puppy Training When did he get so big?! A puppy’s number one priority for the first few months of life is to eat, sleep and be cute. Occasionally they play with a few toys or get the “zoomies” as I … Continue reading

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Phase I: I Think I Want A Puppy

Fox Tale’s Take the Money and Run (aka Capone) fell into my lap–so to speak–and I truly believe he was destined from the beginning to be with me. I first met him (and his littermates) when they were merely 3 … Continue reading

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Leptospirosis and What You Need to Know

As a good pet owner, you never miss your pet’s yearly exam with the vet. You stay up to date with the newest types of flea & tick product, never skip his monthly heartworm preventive, and of course, run a … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for a Pet Emergency

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines emergency as a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action. It sounds scary doesn’t it? Now think of an emergency with your pet, did your anxiety just double? It doesn’t have to if you … Continue reading

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Tis The Season!

The holidays: love them or dread them they are approaching quickly. I am sure your list of things to do is growing by the minute. Order the holiday turducken: check. Deck the halls with every sparkly thing you can find … Continue reading

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Fun Fall Activities for Fido in New Jersey

Ah, yes, autumn is finally here! Growing up in New England fall was my season. High school football games, apple picking, hay rides, and lots of haunted areas to check out with friends. I loved hitting the trails on horseback, with dogs in tow, … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

After a particularly long shift (I lost track of time around hour 13, I think.) I stopped at the local grocery store on my way home.  While standing in line with my few random items, the woman behind me asked … Continue reading

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