20 Nov 15

The Forgotten Dogs ...

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com – Cover Photo by Melissa Marie Photography
The forgotten dogs…
While I am grateful these dogs are alive and well cared for in our municipal shelters across Long Island, (many, many shelter dogs do not have this chance), I am still heartbroken over the fact that these dogs have been in our [...]

19 Nov 15

USA Made Dog Treats Cody Loves! ...

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
Made in the USA Dog treats Cody loves, and mom approved!
Being in the pet industry for a long time, I see a ton of pet products on a regular basis and dog treats of all kinds – and the treat market is booming and seemingly not slowing down.  Being very picky [...]

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28 Oct 15

Keep your Pets Safe on Halloween! ...

By Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
Keep your Pets Safe this Halloween!
I personally love Halloween – always have and now that our pets are more and more involved in the HOWL-o-ween celebrations with pet parades, costume contests, apple and pumpkin picking with our dogs – just love it!
But our pets can be really spooked by the creepy [...]

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21 Oct 15

How I saved my dog from Surgery ...

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
Why is that pet emergencies always seem to happen on the weekend and at night?  Right?  You always hear about some awful story or you have gone through it yourself when you pet is presenting with an emergency and it’s never on a Tuesday at 10am.  A couple weeks ago, my [...]

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02 Oct 15

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
Being prepared for an emergency with your pet:

Have proper ID tags on your dog/cat with your Cell phone # on it.

Make sure if your dog is microchiped  – that the microchip registered with your proper contact information (many people don’t realize this) read our post here “Is your pet’s Microchip registered?“

Have [...]