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…

What Toy is Best for Your Dog?

Dog toys are not just a fun luxury for dogs; many times they are a necessity.  They help to fight off boredom when your pup is left alone, they comfort them when they’re anxious and they provide an outlet for their instinct to chew.  Picking the right toy for your pup is not just about…

Gentle Leader: Walk Your Dog with Ease

If you have a pet that pulls and tugs on their leash, then this product is for you!  The Gentle Leader head collar has been a staple at Central Pet since our beginning.  This easy to use collar is a great alternative to choke & prong collars and works by gently moving their head and…

Why Choose Orijen Pet Food?

As a responsible pet parent, you want to do the right thing for your dog or cat.  That’s why picking the right food for your pet is so very important.  With the large variety of foods on the market, it can be hard to know which brand is best.  Orijen pet foods definitely make the…

Pet Friendly Trails in Southern Arizona

If you’re new to the Tucson area, just visiting, or a Tucson-native who just wants to get out more with your pup, we’ve got some beautiful pet-friendly trails that are sure to please.  The Arizona dessert offers breathtaking views and scenery that will delight your senses and provide a positive energy outlet for your pup.  …

Tips for Travelling with Pets

    The ESSENTIAL Check List for Travelling with Your Dog      1. Vaccination Records Be sure to get Fido caught up on all vaccinations a few weeks before departing for your trip.  Read up on what additional vaccinations may be beneficial for the particular area that you are travelling to, as different areas…