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Fireworks or Fear-Works?

Fireworks or Fear-Works?

Fireworks aren’t much fun for (most) dogs. And cats, too! It’s true. Even under the best of circumstances, fireworks can be pretty traumatic for your pets, especially your dog. In fact, it’s the number one day for shelters receiving “lost dogs” found during and after fireworks events.  And why not?  Loud noises, crowds, and being […]

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Tooth or Consequences

In honor of Pet Dental Health Month, this month, we’re all about… The Tooth, The Whole Tooth, and Nothing but the Tooth! Did you know 85% of all cats develop painful periodontal disease by the time they are 6 years old?  That dental disease can actually SHORTEN your dog’s lifespan? That a rabbit’s tteth are […]

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The Importance of “Real Life” Training

It’s National Train Your Dog Month! We adore having canine guests at our stores. It totally makes our day and we really love acting as a “safe” space to practice socialization skills. We’re also a terrific spot to provide real life training opportunities for your furry family members to practice or reinforce good behaviors, especially […]

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Ferret Friday at the North Pole!

Ferret Friday at the North Pole! Ferrets at the North Pole? Who knew! Maybe they just wanted a new home? What could be better for #FridayFunday than ferrets in Santa hats? Free gifts. On us. It’s true! This weekend only, Benson’s will gift you with a $15 gift card with the purchase of ANY small animal home. […]

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Local Pet Center Raises Thousands for Harvey Animals

By Chrissy September 13, 2017 6:04 AM When a Capital Region Pet Center saw the devastation from Hurricane Harvey they decided to reach out to their customers and organize a way to help the furry victims.Ryan Kramer, the owner of Benson’s Pet Center, saw the flooding and the devastation from the hurricane and knew that the animals […]

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Benson’s Relief at the Register Raises Over $11,000 for Animals Affected by Harvey

Benson’s Customers Show How Much They Care for Animals in Need Clifton Park, NY, September 11, 2017:  Benson’s asked. Their customers answered. After hearing about the thousands of animals in need of food and shelter after the devastating floods, Benson’s customers opened their hearts and wallets to make a big difference. By giving just a […]