Nobody Naps Like Li’l Toby!
But it’s just E-X-H-A-U-S-T-I-N-G to be a puppy, especially when everyone in the family has decided to stay home all day (and now every day) to play with you! Stay home and stay safe, Everyone! – Your Friends at Gillcrest Cavaliers
Emergency Preparedness for Pets
Off the top of your head … how much dog food do you have on hand? It’s an excellent thing to consider in light of the CDC’s recent warning that the expected ‘community spread’ of the Covid-19 virus here in the United States would likely bring a “significant disruption to our lives” and families “ought […]
Beware of Recent Bacterial Outbreak in Puppies & Dogs
A healthy puppy … without exception, that’s what everyone wants most when bringing home a new puppy and it’s one of the benefits of going through a reputable, private breeder. It’s important to us here at Gillcrest Cavaliers that our clients keep their new Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies healthy once they’re home, particularly as […]
Happy Holidays from Gillcrest Cavaliers!
From all of us here at Gillcrest Cavaliers, we hope everyone has a safe and Happy Holiday Season! 🙂
Tips to Keep Your Cavalier Safe During Holiday Festivities
The holiday season brings the opportunity to share in some wonderful festivities with family and friends, however, it’s also a time of year to be extra diligent about keeping holiday decorations and treats away from your very inquisitive Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Here are a few helpful reminders as we head full steam ahead toward […]
Tips for Keeping Your Dog’s World Clean as a Whistle
With our home being full of our beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and growing even larger when we have a litter of Cavalier puppies, things could quickly get messy if we weren’t such big believers in keeping everything clean around the house! What are our top tips for keeping things clean and our dogs healthy? […]
The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae to Dogs
Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, are micro-bacteria found in fresh or salt water throughout the United States and sadly, they have been the cause of an increasing number of dog deaths in recent months. Blue-green algae is commonly confused with regular green algae (which is not lethal) because both can create dense material on […]
Tips for Introducing A New Puppy To Your Older Dog
Bringing your new puppy home for the first time can be as overwhelming as it is exciting … from pre-buying the supplies you’ll need to puppy-proofing your house, there are always so many things to remember! One thing that is important to remember is that if you already have a dog, you’ll want to take […]
Should I Let My Cavalier Eat Grass?
Try as we might to discourage it, some Cavalier King Charles Spaniels simply have a love of eating grass! As it turns out, it’s quite common and because while it generally doesn’t cause enough problems for most veterinarians to raise a concern. Of course, if the grass isn’t in your own yard that you know […]
16 Brands of Dog Food Possibly Linked to Canine Heart Disease
Yesterday, the FDA announced that they are investigating a spike in reported cases of canine heart disease (over 500 of them between January 2014 and April 2019) and their possible connection to 16 brands of pet food. The brand names and their respective number of reported Dilated cardiomyopathy (also referred to as DCM) cases that […]