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Here are some of the latest blog post for the pet care.

04 Dec

New Puppy Tips Part II

There is a lot that goes into preparation for your new puppy.  We hope part II of our New Puppy Tips blog helps! Check out part I here.   Vet Checkup   Taking your puppy to the vet may seem like a tedious job; however, a visit to the veterinarian to complete a thorough health check is crucial to the overall well-being of your animal. This way, the veterinarian can inform you about flea prevention, neutering, checking for health problems, and vaccinations.     Set a Routine   Dogs need a routine to help them adjust to their new life. […]

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17 Nov

Planning for a new puppy: Part I

So, you decided to buy a puppy? How exciting! Having a new little pup around brings joy in everyone, but they are a lot of work and require preparation. Here are some steps to help prepare you and your home for your new best friend. First things first, you need to buy all the necessary supplies to get your puppy settled. Purchase food that is age appropriate and healthy. Buy food and water bowls, a collar, leash or a harness, fun toys, and something soft like a mat or bed for it to sleep on. Every owner has their preference […]

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19 Oct

Fall Pet Care

Fall is truly a magical time of year! Enjoyable weather, holidays, colorful leaves, but also potential hazards to your pets to be aware of. Some of these risks that can affect your lovable pets may not have crossed your mind. Never fear; we’ve got you covered! Sweets The first example of a hazard is candy and chocolate. These two delicious human treats are so dangerous for pets. Ingesting chocolate and candy can make pets extremely sick because they cannot digest the food properly like we do. It is so crucial to keep these things that are toxic to our furry […]

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Cleaning your Fish tank
17 Aug

Cleaning Your Fish Tank

Crystal Clear Waters: The Importance of Cleaning Your Fish Tank and the Vinegar Solution A thriving aquarium is a beautiful part of a home that offers a tropical flair with its vibrant colors and intriguing fish. Maintaining the fish tank’s cleanliness is the key to keeping that look constant. A consistent cleaning schedule ensures the aquatic residents’ health and happiness and the ecosystem’s overall aesthetic. In this article, we discuss the necessity of cleaning fish tanks and exploring a new safe and effective cleaning method with vinegar. The Need for Consistent Tank Cleaning  Water Quality: Fish and other creatures in your […]

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Benefits of small pets
11 Aug

Psychological Benefits of Small Pets

We live in a world where hustle and stress are typical daily for most individuals. Life can become overwhelming, and we need extra support. Obviously, humans can be excellent at providing comfort and companionship. Still, we sometimes overlook how much peace and joy pets can bring us. Whether it’s a rabbit, guinea pig, or maybe an enchanting bird for some, these adorable little animals have remarkable psychological benefits for us humans. These are some of the ways they help us.  1: Reduce Stress Life can become super demanding, and sometimes nothing seems to go our way. Elevated stress can impact […]

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Green Clown Goby
14 Jul

Green Clown Goby Fish

The green clown goby fish is a peaceful saltwater fish suitable for 10 gallon and larger reef aquariums. These cute fish enjoy swimming among polyp corals and will often spawn in an aquarium.  Carnivorous, they enjoy brine shrimp and frozen mysis shrimp along with other frozen “carnivore” fish foods. At J&M Aquatics and Pet Center we stock the polyp corals that these fish love as well, so you can get your fish, corals, and everything else you need for a happy and healthy new fish (or two) in your fish tank.  Learn about other great saltwater fish here.   Fluval […]

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dogs running
17 May

Summer Tips for Traveling with Pets

Quick summer tips for traveling with pets:                   Bring food and water from home. No one wants a pet with an upset stomach while you’re traveling. Call ahead. Make sure wherever you’re going (campground, hotel, wilderness area) allows dogs. Attach name tags to your pet. Make sure name tag information is up to date. If you need a new one, J&M Aquatics can make a name tag for you while you wait. Pack a leash and tie out. Before you even exit the car, attach the leash. Bring toys! A bone for […]

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How to Clip Your Cat's Nails
17 Apr

How to protect your curious cat

When your cat is too curious, bad things can happen! Cats are curious by nature; they want to be everywhere and see everything. They hate closed doors and always want to know what you’re doing.  Never fear though! If you’re wondering how to protect your curious cat, we’ve got tips. Cabinet Doors To keep your cats out of cabinets they shouldn’t be in (under the sinks, for example) use child-proof locks.  We have done this and it will in fact keep your kitties from opening cabinet doors and checking out all the cleaning supplies. Plants You can use a boundary […]

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Glo Danio GloFish
15 Mar

Top Fish for Desktop Aquariums

Tom and Eric from Fluval share their lists for their top fish for desktop aquariums.  These fish need to be smaller, as they’re in tanks smaller than 15 gallons.  On the list are: guppies, pygmy corys, ember tetras and lots more!  To learn more about the top fish for desktop aquariums, make sure to watch Eric and Tom’s video below. Because desktop aquariums are small, when it comes to the top fish for these tanks, nano fish, shrimp, and small community fish like tetras and danios are perfect options! We always have a TON of these in stock and we […]

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