6 Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Pet Problems

As warmer, humid summertime temperatures approach, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses related to hot weather including heatstroke, sunburn, and footpad burns. It is a good idea to reacquaint yourself with proper precautions that can be taken as the temperature rises. It seems like common sense, but it may…  
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Two Great Businesses – One Location

Did you know that our neighbors, the Garden Shoppe, encompass two floors of the old Braxton homestead as well as what can be seen on the outside of the property? As the business has picked up, they have taken over the back parking lot, the inner field, and the front parking lot. At this time…  
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10 Pet Tips for 4th of July

Did you know that the 4th of July is the Number 1 day for pet runaways? This doesn’t have to be the case. There are steps you can take to protect your pets and reduce their stress and anxiety; advance preparation is the key. Whether or not you’re planning your own Independence Day celebration, it’s important…  
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It’s Hot!

5 Products to Help Your Pet Beat the Heat Heat Alert! In this hot weather, it’s important to take special care of your pets and keep them cool. Braxton’s carries a variety of products to ensure that your pets remain cool and comfortable. Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest is one easy way to keep dogs cool. It…  
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5 Best Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

If you love cats but suffer from allergies, you may be in luck. Most people believe that cat dander is the problem; however, for more than 10 percent of the population who are allergic to cats, a protein, Fel d 1, that is present in cat saliva is the real culprit. Technically, according to PetMd,…  
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New Dog Law in PA

Did you know that in October 2018, Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 1216, entitled the Motor Vehicle Extreme Heat Protection Act? This act was designed to punish people who leave their pets in unattended hot cars. The law, created to prevent dogs and cats from being left in parked cars, allows law enforcement to…  
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#Igiveafluff

Help give a toy to a dog in need Each year Fluff & Tuff Toys runs a charity toy drive. This year, the fifth annual toy drive kicks off on National Best Friend Day — Saturday, June 8th and runs to the end of the month. Want to help Braxton’s give a new best friend…  
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10 Bird Feeding Foods

Are you looking to attract more birds to your backyard? Consider varying your bird feed stations. Most of us just fill our feeders with sunflower seeds or a mix from the local store. Droll Yankees suggests that if you want to attract a variety of birds to your backyard, you should have several stations with…  
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Remembering War Dogs

Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the United States, is a day to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great country. Not to be confused with Veterans Day, Memorial Day is a day of commemorating those men, women, and yes, dogs who have died while serving this country. Dogs have been by man’s side…  
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Leash Laws: Know the Facts

Many people may be unaware of the new leash laws in Tredyffrin Township. At the November 7, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting, changes to the Park and Recreation Ordinance, Chapter 138, were approved – which include changes to the off-leash rules for dogs in the township. In an effort to clear up any confusion that…  
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