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Diets Rich in Moisture are Better for Florida Pets

We are always happy to answer questions and point you in the right direction for your particular pet. Nowadays, the variety of dog and cat food available makes the decision…

Safe Spring Cleaning with Pets Around

Get out the vinegar and buckets: it’s April and the time for spring cleaning is here! While necessary to maintain a home, that rejuvenating feeling of a thorough deep clean…

Enjoy Easter with your pets – safely!

Easter is one of the most exciting holidays for pet and human parents. The opening of the baskets! The visiting of the bunny! The egg hunt! New toys! We hope…

Cats Can’t be Vegetarian – Here’s Why

We love animals at Leo&Lucky’s (of course!) and understand why many people choose to be vegetarian or vegan for ethical, and/or health reasons.  Unfortunately, a vegetarian diet goes against nature…

Does your pet have allergies?

Here’s what you can do to help It’s that time of year again: the spring breakers are here, and so is the oak pollen. It’s not your imagination; your pet…

Love is in the air (good thing it’s National Spay and Neuter Month!)

February is the Humane Society’s National Spay and Neuter Month. The purpose of this awareness event is to encourage people to have their pets sterilized before the spring and summer…

Why everyone needs regular grooming

Showering, brushing teeth, fixing our hair, applying deodorant, laundering clothes… most of us would not go weeks or even days without basic hygiene like bathing or cleaning our teeth. We…

Why we hold pet insurance

Not fancy or fun, but from the heart. Pat & Rachel tell Penny’s story and why pet insurance is one of the most important purchases you can make for your…

Let them sniff!

All dog fanciers will agree that a tired pup is a better-behaved pup. With tight schedules, most of the time, a walk is a mission: purely for exercise, physical and…

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Pets in Your Life

Unbelievably, it’s that time of year again. While you’re making your holiday list, and checking it twice, don’t forget your furry friends! There are so many options for cute and…

Pet Safety around the Holidays

It’s soon to be the most wonderful time of the year! As a pet owner, nothing can ruin the holiday moment quite like a trip to the emergency vet. Fortunately,…

Creating Their Own Luck: via Pet Business Magazine

Creating Their Own Luck Leo&Lucky’s CEO Patrick McGinnis reflects on over a decade’s worth of hard work, passion and success in an ever-evolving industry.  By Jenna Fanelli  Nov 1, 2021…

Do you have a dog with special food needs? Ask us about Square Pet VFS

If you currently feed “prescription” food for weight, skin, kidney, joint, or digestive issues, or if your veterinarian has suggested that your dog be on a special diet for medical…

Shelter Pets can be the Best “Breed” for Kids

November is almost upon us, and during this month of giving thanks, we can’t forget to show gratitude toward the pets that provide so much in our lives. If you’re…

Pet Safety around Halloween Doesn’t Have to be Scary!

Halloween is such a fun time of year for humans and animals alike. While it’s fun to dress your four-legged friends up for the occasion, there are several concerns about…

Cat & Dog Body Language 101

Body language is something that ALL species utilize, human and pets alike. Since our pets can’t speak (well, some pet owners may disagree there!), we have to rely on their…

How pet parents can avoid toxins from lawn treatments

Being a dog mom or a cat dad can be a wonderful, though occasionally stressful, blessing. The task of keeping our pets happy and healthy is an ongoing job, and…

Microchips and ID Tags are Essential for Pet Safety

Once you’ve decided to give a pet their fur-ever home, it’s important to provide them with everything they’ll need to live their best lives. Food, water, toys, and staying up…

Pets “back to stressing” over back to school? Try these tips

 As summer break winds down, vacation suitcases are unpacked, and the kids start stuffing their backpacks with supplies for a new year, you may notice your pet acting differently –…

Summertime Tips from Rachel

Now that we’re in the middle of summer, we wanted to corral some of our “summer time tips” videos in one place! Whether you are a Florida native or a…

Keeping fireworks from ruining your pet’s holiday

Measuring around 150 decibels, fireworks are louder than gunfire (140 decibels) and even many planes at takeoff (120 decibels). If you think fireworks are loud, think of what they sound…

Lost Pet: Return to Sender!

Gate left open?  Bolted after squirrel? Spooked by fireworks? Wandered off to see the neighbors barbecue? There are lots of reasons that your pet goes missing. Keeping some sort of…

Beat the summer heat with your pet

This won’t be news to any Floridian: our summer weather is downright brutal. It’s hot, humid, sunny, and oppressive. While we get to enjoy a mild winter climate, we pay…

DO teach an old dog new tricks – 7 ways to keep your senior pet in tip-top shape

All pets age differently, depending on size, breed, lifestyle choices, diet, and environment. Even though she may seem young in your eyes, your dog aged 7 and older, or your…

Working from home with pets

Leo&Lucky’s note: this article is written by Dr. Judy Morgan of Naturally Healthy Pets Staying Focused With Your Dog By Your Desk Around 41.8% of Americans are currently working remotely, and…

6 reasons why kids are the PB to pets’ jelly

If you’re a parent you may be a little wary of the idea of adding two or more feet, claws, or paws to your household. Parenting can keep you busy…

The un-fur-tunate dozen: these foods should absolutely not be given to cats

Tomato sauce, cheese, spices… in retrospect, Garfield really shouldn’t have eaten that lasagna. Do you find it hard to sit down to a nice meal without a cat rubbing up…

Home delivery subscription pet food: as paw-some as it seems?

Subscription-based services have increased in popularity over the past several years. You can sign up for a bevy of things from workout classes to razors to wine, and you’ve likely…

How you can help animals in need

Rescue pets are big on our hearts at Leo&Lucky’s. There are so many lovable pets in need of homes. Unfortunately, the number of potential adopters doesn’t always match the number…

Show your pet how much you love them this Valentine’s Day and beyond

Our pets hold such a special place in our heart and are an important part of our family. Pets provide us emotional fulfillment, a furry shoulder to cry on or…

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