Monsoon Safety Tips

Arizona’s monsoon season can be a scary time for pet owners and their furry companions; but it doesn’t have to be! By making sure that you are both informed and prepared, you can help your pets with the added stress that this season can bring.  If you’ve never experienced monsoon season in Arizona, it isn’t…

New Year’s Resolutions

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Goals aren’t just for people any more –New Year’s Resolutions can be for you and your pet!   Did you know that over 50 percent of pets in the US are classified as overweight? The New Year is a great time for you and your pet to start a new…

Why Switch to a Raw Diet?

As you probably know, traditional pet food, whether it’s kibble or wet, is loaded with fillers. We’ve all heard about the by-products, vegetable protein, grains such as wheat, rice or corn, and artificial additives and preservatives. Pet foods listing “beef” or “chicken” are often full of nothing but hooves, heads, tails and other scraps. Even…

The Bone Bar at Central Pet

You have probably seen our ‘Bone Bar’ before when you come into our stores and you may have asked yourself, what is a Bully Stick? Bully sticks are a single ingredient dog treat. The only ingredient is beef pizzle! Not only are Bully Sticks a natural, one-ingredient dog treat, but they are also a 100%…

Apple Pie Dog Treat Recipe

Our favorite part about cooking home-made treats for our fur-babies is that we KNOW exactly what goes into them!  With the holidays just around the corner, it’s hard to say no to those big eyes looking up at you from beneath the table.  But we all know that table scraps are not the best for…

Now at Central Pet: Acana Dog Food

Central Pet is proud to announce that we are now carrying the full line of ACANA dog foods!  When it comes to caring for your pup, choosing the right food can be one of the most difficult and daunting tasks that you experience.  Even the most educated consumer can have trouble deciphering between “all-natural”, “GMO…

Dog Training: Agility at Central Pet

At Central Pet we have specially designed our training classes to teach both the pet and the pet parent; building confidence and success as your pup masters skills in a simple, step-by-step process.  Agility is a great way to have some fun with your pet while working as a team and learning to communicate more…

Canine Good Citizen Dog Training

If you’re like me, you and your dog are inseparable!  We go everywhere together, so their behavior in public is not only important, it’s crucial.  Canine Good Citizen training (CGC) was developed in 1989 by the AKC as a way to reward dogs who have good manners at home and out in the community.  This…

How to Clip your Cat’s Nails

Does your cat disappear when the nail clippers come out?  You’re not alone!  Clipping your cat’s nails can be a difficult and stressful situation for both you and your feline, but it doesn’t have to be.  Follow these simple tips to make your nail trimming sessions more enjoyable for you and your cat. If you…