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Tips and advice on owning and training your pets. By Bert Holcombe, Owner, Woodlands Pet Resort: Greer, SC

Tips For A Happy Turkey Day

Thanksgiving pumpkin

Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s filled with fun with family and plenty to eat. While you know just what to do with your human family, your canine relatives require a little special treatment to enjoy the celebration to fullest. Here are a few ideas to make the day a fun, safe one for your pet […]

Have A Safe, Spooky Halloween With Your Pet

Jack-O-Lantern

In a week or so, it’ll be time for those pint-size ghouls and goblins to haunt your neighborhood in search of the ultimate sugar rush. There’s no debate that Halloween is a fun celebration for two-legged folks. But for dogs, it can be another story. However, with a little bit of planning a good time […]

October Is Adopt-A-Dog Month!

Smiling older dog

What a better way to celebrate October’s Adopt-A-Dog Month than adding a dog in need to your pack! Since 1981 the American Humane has designated October as the Adopt-A-Dog Month to help bring awareness to the need to adopt dogs from local shelters. According to their estimate up to 4 million dogs are in shelters […]

Healthy Treats Make Healthy Pups

Dog on the floor

Dogs and people share a lot of things in common. Enjoying snacks is one of those similarities! Giving your dog treats helps make their life interesting and more tasty. It’s one way lots of people let their dog know they’re special. It gives dogs and their people something to look forward to! Just like with […]

Brush Those Pearly Whites!

puppy with chew toy

Toothbrushes aren’t just for people! When it comes to keeping teeth and gums healthy, humans aren’t the only creatures that benefit from a good brushing! For many of the same reasons as people, dogs are subject to gum disease and tooth loss from poor dental health. In fact, it’s estimated that 85% of pets have […]

Keeping It Chill On The 4th

Small dog on porch

In just a few weeks the United States will turn 241 years old! While this is definitely something to be celebrated, most dogs will likely show much less enthusiasm than you will! The 4th of July presents some unique challenges for canines. We share a few ideas for lessening the impact of fireworks and all […]

Pet Appreciation Week Is Here!

Bulldog

Few of us pet lovers need a reason to celebrate our pets, but we’ve got one! Pet Appreciation Week runs from June 4th to 10th this year. Whether it’s a dog, cat, or even a goldfish, pets add lots to life. Science points to plenty of health benefits from owning a pet ranging from lower […]