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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 , 0 comments

Halloween night can be downright terrifying for your pet. Here are our tips for keeping your pet and your trick-o-treaters happy when All Hallows’ Eve rolls around. Read More

Is Your Pet Ready For An Earthquake?

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 , 0 comments

We want to make sure you and your pet are ready to deal with potential disasters that could come our way. We have partnered with the American Humane Association’s Red Star® Rescue and Emergency Services for Animals to provide you with some tips that could keep your pet safe in the event of an earthquake. 

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5 Earth Friendly Products For Your Eco-Conscious Pup

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 , 0 comments

Beyond filling our shelves with healthy and safe products, we also seek out and work with companies that are environmentally conscious as well. Biodegradable, recyclable, or recycled, these products keep your pet happy along with keeping the environment healthy.
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5 Tips For Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Posted on Mar 25, 2016 , 0 comments

Here at Healthy Spot we are big advocates of making sure your fur-child is happy and healthy. That means eating right, exercising and giving them all the love that they deserve. But one thing that is not talked about as frequently is Pet First Aid. April is National Pet First Aid Awareness month so we invited our long time partner Melanie Monteiro of The Safe Dog to talk to us about pet first aid. 

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Preventative Care Tips from VIP Petcare

Posted on Mar 14, 2016 , 0 comments

Healthy Spot has been a long time supporter of SoCal Corgi Beach Day and we are excited to take our partnership with them to the next level; this year we will be their exclusive platinum sponsors! Read More

Thanksgiving Safety, Treats and Tips For Your Dog

Posted on Oct 28, 2015 , 0 comments

As Thanksgiving approaches there’s a lot to consider for your furry family members. From food safety to travel, here are some tips to keep your pet safe and healthy this Thanksgiving.

Safe Snacking

While we don’t encourage feeding your pups table scraps, we know that it’s hard to resist those puppy dog eyes staring up at your from under the table. Here are some things to keep in mind about feeding your pup.
  • Turkey – Make sure any turkey is boneless and fully cooked. Cooked turkey bones... Read More

Tips For Feeding Your Dog Bones

Posted on Aug 31, 2015 , 0 comments

Dogs love bones. It’s a fact. And they should since bones enhance tooth, gum, and jaw health. Adding bones to a dog’s diet is also an easy way to add calcium, phosphorus and trace minerals to your dog’s diet. But not all bones are created equal. We recommend feeding your dog raw bones to keep them healthy and safe. Here are the do’s and don’t when feeding your pup raw bones. DO
  • Feed your dog meaty, non-weight bearing bones such as chicken/turkey necks that provide calcium, phosphorus and trace... Read More

DIY Frozen Dog Treats

Posted on Jul 10, 2015 , 0 comments

These are the dog days of summer. While you might enjoy an ice cold smoothie or a scoop (ok, scoops) of ice cream you might catch your pup making those big, puppy dog eyes at you in envy. To let Spot in on the summer fun here are some pupsicle ideas that’ll help your furry friend beat the heat. Berry, Berry Good It’s berry season! Treat your pup when you treat yourself to some tasty, ripe berries. Take blueberries, strawberries and blackberries and blend them together with some of Read More

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 , 0 comments

4th of July is coming up! That means BBQ, hanging out in good company and, of course, fireworks! While we enjoy these activities, your pet may think otherwise. Here are some tips for staying safe while celebrating the 4th of July! Taking your pup out to watch fireworks in crowded areas like the beach or park can be stressful, especially for younger dogs. Calming aids can help in these situations when you want to bring your pup along but don’t... Read More

Flea Season Is Coming: Tips & Tricks To Avoid Fleas

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 , 0 comments

Spring in California also means it’s flea season for Spot. The easiest way to prevent fleas is to start prevention early. Here are some tips for making sure your pup makes it through this flea season without the itching, bites and skin irritation from those pesky fleas. Early prevention Keep your house cleaned and vacuumed and your lawn mowed. This will keep eggs and larva from having a chance to develop in areas where you pet likes to hang out.... Read More