Are They All Risky, or Do Safe Pet Toys Really Exist?

A pitbull playing with a koosh

There’s no question about it: pets need toys in order to remain mentally and physically fit. They are absolutely necessary for animals with extra energy, but the best toys also provide pets with problem-solving opportunities. 

The problem is that many toys designed for and offered to pets actually aren’t that safe. Taking into consideration your pet’s species, breed, size, personality and lifestyle, you can definitely find truly safe pet toys, and we’re here to help.

Conventional Wisdom

The items previously provided to pets are falling out of favor. This is due, in large part, to the ongoing product development of better toys. But this change is also the result of countless, heartbreaking, incidents involving destructive pets and less-than-sturdy toys. 


When to Investigate Possible Cat Anxiety

Cat anxiety.

How do you know if you’ve got a scaredy cat or an anxious cat? Well, a shy cat may just have a shy personality. Cat anxiety can often sneakily creep up or show up out of nowhere, but there are common symptoms you can recognize! Your team at Summeridge Animal Clinic is here to shed light on keeping your cat healthy, happy, and stress-free!


Summeridge Animal Clinic’s Top 5 Pet Blogs of 2020

A cat and dog by a plant

Well then, 2020 was certainly a wild ride, wasn’t it! Truly, the team at Summeridge Animal Clinic wants to extend a heartfelt thank-you to our clients for seeing the year-that-was, and all its challenges, through with us.

As many of you may know, the passing of yet another year brings with it our annual tradition of recapping our most-read blogs of the year! It’s always a joy to peek behind the curtain and discover which blogs have resonated with pet owners throughout our community.

And so, ladies and gentlemen, cats and dogs, we now present you with…