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Health Starts in the Food Dish

Ever wonder what the ingredient section of your pet food bag really means? Maybe you think you are getting a good food for your pet, but still question if it is the best choice? Dr. Ava Frick goes into detail on how choosing the right selection of food for your dog or cat is the beginning of a healthy life. Everything in health and wellness has a nutritional component. The right balance of vitamins, minerals and whole food components...

Helping The Geriatric Cat Reclaim Interest In Self and Life

We hope you enjoyed the first tip from Dr. Ava Frick during Pet Wellness Month. In this week’s post, Dr. Frick sheds light on how to help give your senior cat a better life. We hope you enjoy! Helping The Geriatric Cat Reclaim Interest In Self and Life Cats, one of nature’s most fastidious animals, suffer from dandruff, dirty skin, and matting fur as they age.  This condition ia very annoying to this once neat and clean creature.  Petting...

Take a Big Bite Out of Dental Disease

For Pet Wellness Month, Dr. Ava Frick, renowned veterinarian, speaker, and founder of Pet Rehab & Pain Clinic, put together four tips on how to keep our pets healthy and happy. Over Pet Wellness Month we will be posting Dr. Frick’s tips and hope you enjoy her insights as much as we do! We are excited to hear your thoughts and hope you enjoy learning more about providing healthy lives for our pets. #1: Take a Big Bite Out...

Ten Ways to Spoil Your Dog

As pet parents, it sometimes seems like we spoil our dogs every day, but sometimes we want to go above and beyond—for a birthday, holiday, or Spoil Your Dog Day. We’ve compiled a fun list or suggestions on what you could do to spoil your pup. 1. Make sure you own a dog. You can spoil other dogs; just make sure you have approval to spoil from the dog’s owner! 2. Walk it out. Put on your tennis shoes and take your pup...

TropiClean Treats Local Shelters

TropiClean Pet Products, a manufacturer in Wentzville, Mo. recently donated 1,000 bags of Dental Chews to local shelters in the St. Louis area. Stray Rescue of St. Louis Mo. and Pets Alone Sanctuary (PALS) of Hawk Point, Mo. each received 500 bags for their pups. “Giving back is not only the heart and passion behind the TropiClean family, it is the very reason our company exists”, says Derrik Kassabaum, VP of Sales, TropiClean. “Stray Rescue and PALS are great...

Caring for the Canines

TropiClean, a pet manufacturer in Wentzville Mo. recognized K9 Officer Enzo and handler Officer Jason Davis with a basket of pet products on Nov. 5th. Wentzville Missouri Police recently introduced Enzo this past August and underwent six weeks of training to become the first K9 unit in 12 years for Wentzville Missouri Police Department. “We (TropiClean) want to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of both Officer Davis and K-9 Officer Enzo. Wentzville hasn’t had a K-9 unit in...

Ten Facts of the Feline Kind

August 8th is International Cat Day. To celebrate our furry felines, check out these 10 feline facts you might not have known. 1. A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound. (A) 2. Cats hate the water because their fur does not insulate well when it’s wet. The Turkish Van, however, is one cat that likes swimming. Bred in central Asia, its coat has a unique texture that makes it water resistant....

Two Peas in a Pod

Let’s celebrate being unique today. Each one of us has unique personality traits and different characteristics that make us who we are. We’re all different, and that’s a great thing. Some of us are tall, short and dare I even say round. Some of us have parents from different nationalities, different beliefs and backgrounds. Over the years, we’ve become a mixed breed. We’re all different and beautiful in our own way; it just might be tough to pinpoint our...

Pet Fire Safety

Did you know that an analysis conducted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2010, determined that dogs and other pets start 1,000 house fires annually?  Many pet parents let their pets roam the house while they’re away (which there’s nothing wrong with), but as parents, you have to be prepared and aware of the dangers. American Kennel Club and ADT Security Systems offer the following tips to educate pet parents on how to prevent your beloved pet...