My Dog Takes Prozac & It Has Changed Our Lives

by Melissa R. July 14, 2014

Yes, my dog is on Prozac (Fluoxetine). She has been for over six months, and our lives have changed dramatically because of it. I urge all pet owners who have extreme behavior problems (reactive, anxiety, etc., ruling out health issues first) with their dogs to consider medication as early as possible. The thought of it […]

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Pond Tours: An Enthusiast’s Description

by Cherie R. July 10, 2014

Learn about pond tours from the point of view of a photographer.

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When Do You Add Another Pet After a Loss?

by Melissa R. July 7, 2014

This past winter, we unexpectedly lost our much-adored Bengal kitty, Cosmo. He was young: only 1.5 years old. Though we had not had him long, he took a piece of our hearts with him when he left. I’m not sure that hole will ever be filled. So now I ask myself nearly every day: when […]

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Drs. Foster and Smith Summer Sale: 5 Deals for the Pet on the Go!

by Claire H. July 4, 2014

Our Summer Sale is on! What does that mean to you? Great savings on your favorite products here at Drs. Foster and Smith! Come on over and check out these 5 great deals for the dog on the go:

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Puppy’s First Agility Trial

by Melissa R. June 30, 2014

Emme, our Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, is now 19 months old. This means she is finally old enough to compete in some agility competitions. We have been training for agility since Day 1, learning to be comfortable on new things and starting out with the right training. So I was really looking forward to […]

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Enjoy the 4th of July with Your Pet SAFELY in Hot Weather!

by Melissa R. June 27, 2014

The 4th of July can be a fun time for you and your pets! Family, friends, cookouts, playtime and fun in the sun. But please remember to BE SAFE with your pets during hot weather.

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Thank You CFLAS for Voting Best Online Store!

by Aquatics June 23, 2014

We were recently notified that the Central Florida Aquarium Society had voted as their #1 online store! Thank you CFLAS for this award. It means a lot to us to have a group of aquarists like this come together and say we are the best. We truly appreciate this and it is a great […]

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The Drs. Foster and Smith Story

by Drs. Foster and Smith June 20, 2014

A person does not think of pet supplies when they think of great American success stories, but perhaps they should. Drs. Foster and Smith pet supplies is one of those stories. Begun over thirty years ago in the northwoods of Wisconsin as a way to help veterinary clients obtain pet products, veterinarians Dr. Race Foster […]

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How to Help Dogs Scared of Fireworks

by Holly Nash, DVM, MS June 20, 2014

Fear of loud noises (like fireworks) is not fun for you or your pet. Dr. Holly Nash explains how she helped her dog through the stress of fireworks.

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A visit to Bloomberg TV with Director Kevin Kohen

by Aquatics June 16, 2014

Recently we were contacted by Bloomberg TV asking if we would like to do a segment with their nightly show, “Taking Stock with Pimm Fox“. They were interested in doing a piece about our website and some of the high-priced fish that we have sold. So Director Kevin Kohen headed out to New […]

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Dog Toy Test Team

by Claire H. June 12, 2014

This past Tuesday we had a team of specialists come in to do what they do best… play! Check out some of their favorites.

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THANK YOU! Aquatics Photo Contest Finale

by Aquatics May 2, 2014

VOTING IS CLOSED. Thank you for everyone for voting! The winner by a landslide was Terry L., with the Flame Angelfish photo. They were all amazing photos and we appreciate all the entries. See all the photos here! The winner received a $500.00 Gift Certificate. See the official rules here.

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Puppy Update: 1.5 Years Old!

by Melissa R. April 29, 2014

I am not sure how it happened, but my “puppy” is now 1-1/2 years old! That means she is almost TWO! I wonder when I will stop calling her my puppy? Probably never. We’ve come a long way in such a short amount of time though, so let’s update. BIG GIRL! Emme is now uncrated […]

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