Braxton’s to Host Top Dog Contest

Braxton’s Animal Works, members of the Wayne Business Association, will sponsor the TOP DOG CONTEST at the Radnor Fall Festival again this year.  ALWAYS  held on the Third Sunday of September from 1-5 pm, the Radnor Fall Festival is the largest event put on by the Wayne Business Association. Encompassing the streets of North Wayne…  
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How to be a Responsible Dog Owner

Although dogs are great companions, it is important to remember that owning a dog is a huge commitment and responsibility. Since September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, Braxton’s would like to share the AKC’s list that every good dog owner should do for his or her canine family members. According to Hilarie Erb of the…  
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Pet Back to School Blues

  It’s that time of year again –  the kids are back in school and the house is quiet all day. Although this may sound delightful to some, it  may be just the  situation that throws your dog into a frenzy. Dogs who are used to having the kids around during the day in the…  
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Rad Cat Expands Recall

RADAGAST PET FOOD VOLUNTARILY EXPANDS RECALL TO INCLUDE RAD CAT RAW DIET PRODUCTS WITH BEST BY DATES OF 10/19/18 THROUGH 12/3/19 DUE TO POTENTIAL HEALTH RISK. August 21, 2018, Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is expanding its voluntary recall to include an additional quantity of Rad Cat Raw Diet across all varieties with Best…  
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Top 5 Common Ailments of Older Dogs

We don’t like to think about the aging process – we have a whole industry built around anti-aging, but eventually, age catches up with everyone, even our pets.  Just like people, as dogs grow older their bodies begin to change. It is a subtle process, and often the signs are missed as we go about…  
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Petting Pet-iquette

Proper Etiquette for Petting a Stranger’s Dog More people are taking their pups out and about with them, especially in the summer months.  As a dog lover, you see someone walking his dog and your first reaction is to rush in and pet him. Is that the best thing to do? Believe it or not,…  
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Bee Stings and Dogs

What to do for Bee Stings Dogs and cats are curious by nature, so it stands to reason that keeping them away from bees may be difficult. If you are a cat or dog owner, it is likely that someday your pet will encounter a bee who stings. What you should do if your dog or cat…  
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Learning How Pet Food is Made

If you stopped by Braxton’s last week, you may have noticed that our store manager, Chad Barone, wasn’t there. He was actually on duty in Auburn, Kentucky, the home of Champion Pet Foods’ – Dog Star Kitchen – to see first-hand how their product is made.  Chad was able to tour the 375,000 square foot,…  
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Blepping – What is it?

Blepping is a term that refers to the act of leaving the tongue, usually the tip, outside the mouth unconsciously.Usually it is used in reference to cats, but other animals can blep too.  Even if you’ve never heard the word blep, if you have pets, you are probably aware of this behavior. Recently, the internet has been inundated with this…  
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Do All Dogs Swim?

Although water can be a great way to cool down on these hot, humid summer days, it is a common misconception that all dogs can swim. According to Dr. Lloyd Keddie, a veterinarian in Fairview, Alta., and president of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, about 1 in 1000 dogs drown each year. While it is…  
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