Honoring the Life of a Departed Pet

WestPark_iStock_000015180810_Full.jpgPets are much more than just animal companions – for many of us, they are important members of the family. So, the loss of such a companion is deeply felt and lasting. This is why some families choose to honor their departed pet in distinct and personal ways, keeping the memories alive through memorials and other acts of meaningful reverence.

If you have lost a pet, our condolences. It is a tough experience that is often difficult to bear or express in words. Thankfully, there are ways to commemorate the relationship with your pet that encapsulates his or her personality and the nuances of your life together. Continue…

It’s Our Pleasure: Boarding Your Pet

VRVC_IMG_5811Sometimes you just have to leave home – but you don’t have to leave your pet somewhere you don’t feel good about. While a pet sitter can be a good option, what happens if your pet gets sick or injured while in the care of someone else? Even if you have someone slated to stop by twice a day for feedings or potty breaks, your pet will still get pretty lonely.

Enter the immaculate, comfortable, and safe boarding facility at VRVC. Boarding your pet with us is the next best thing to staying home, and it comes with the best bennies this side of Goat Hill. Continue…

Fall Pet Treats That Really Push It Over The Goal Line

pure breed dog chefFall offers us all the opportunity to…watch football! Roll Tide! War Eagle! And while many of us enjoy chicken wings, nachos, and chili during game day, your pet’s snacks should be healthier – and tastier.

Making your own fall pet treats is as easy as venturing into your garden or visiting local markets, but knowing which items to include can be a bit tricky at first. With our quick guide to fall pet treats, your pet will not only enjoy game day snacks with you, but our suggestions are healthy enough to offer every day this autumn. Continue…