Tag: pet health

When Can a Puppy Sleep Outside?

For some dog owners, especially those raising farm, hunting, or other types of working breeds, it is not a matter of if, but when can a puppy face the elements and sleep outside. Choosing the right age is important for your dog’s health and development! There is a proper time for your puppy or puppies… Read more »

How to Heat an Outdoor Dog House Safely and Reliably

Dog houses are a great way to provide shelter for your dog, with your pet still being able to enjoy the great outdoors. They are great solutions for full working households who need a safe place to keep their beloved canines while not home. Dog houses also provide shelter from weather, especially important for those… Read more »

5 Essential Reptile Habitat Accessories for Your Snake or Lizard

Of all the countless species of lizards and snakes on our planet, there are a few common elements these creatures need to stay happy and healthy. Outside of their natural habitat, reptiles depend upon you, as their owner, to provide the things they need to thrive. Just like humans, they need and deserve a secure… Read more »

5 Dog Arthritis Remedies for Soothing Pain

One big responsibility as a dog owner is to make sure our pets are healthy and receive routine veterinary care. Arthritis can wreak havoc on older dogs and be very painful. Along with proper veterinary care, there are natural remedies that will also help with the pain and discomfort that arthritis can inflict. Below we… Read more »

The Safest Whelping Heating Pad for New Litters

Is your furry friend expecting? Prepping yourself and your pregnant dog can be a difficult and exhausting procedure, especially if you are new to the whelping process. Below we discuss some tips and essential items to have on hand, including a safe and controllable heating pad for dogs. Pre-Birth Care Your dog will need normal… Read more »

How Reptile Temperature Regulation Works

Take a look outside…what’s the weather like today? If it’s winter where you are, chances are it’s pretty cold. If it’s summer, our best bet is it’s probably warm. Either way, odds are your core body temperature is right around 98.6° F. As humans, we shiver or sweat when our bodies become too cold or… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Kennel Ventilation Systems

Good ventilation is essential to keeping boarding kennels safe, healthy, and efficient. When a ventilation system is not working to its full potential, poor air quality is detrimental to both the animals and kennel operators. When it is working properly, a ventilation system reduces unpleasant odors while reducing the concentration of infectious airborne diseases. There… Read more »

The Benefits of a Temperature Controlled Heating Pad

At Osborne Pet Supply, we are often asked if our Stanfield Heat Pads have an internal thermostat. Our animal heating pads don’t, but here’s why. Our heating pads are a temperature controlled product designed to provide a constant amount of heat throughout. A temperature controlled heating pad is a more reliable, safe, and economical solution… Read more »

Keep Pets Warm with Animal Heating Pads

As the snow melts and temperatures begin to rise, love is in the air for our furry friends. Spring is the time when cats, dogs, and other pets conceive and birth their young, and it’s crucial for them to be comfortable, safe, and warm during this time. Preparing your home for the arrival of baby… Read more »

Keep Animals Warm with Heated Pads Outdoors or In

Spring Has Sprung! Spring promises brighter sunshine, warmer weather, and most importantly, new baby animals! Although Spring days might be sunny, temperatures can still drop pretty low in the evening, making it extra important to keep both adult and baby animals warm. Osborne pet heating pads make it simple to keep your animals warm. Whether… Read more »