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Halloween Pet Safety

It’s Halloween season. Even if you’re grown-up, you probably get a happy little tingle from this haunting holiday, but pets often find it truly scary. At its core, Halloween is all about thrills and chills—but when it comes to pet safety, we prefer to keep things horror-free. Read on for everything you’ll need to know […]

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How to Stop Your Cat’s Bad Behaviors

Cats and Jumping on Counters and Tables Trying to prevent cats from jumping on counters and tables can be a difficult task. As naturally curious animals, cats will attempt to explore every bit of your home. Sometimes, this can be costly if a valuable item is knocked from a counter by your cat, but it […]

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Helping Your Dog’s Itchy Skin

Summertime can often trigger skin rashes and ear infections in dogs. You may be cleaning your dog’s ears, bathing them, or giving them antihistamines and they are still scratching away. There may be relief for a day or two, but it all comes back. The foot licking, scratching and gnawing starts to drive you crazy […]

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Tips to Help Keep Your Cat Healthy

Cats are extremely agile and active pets known for their curiosity. For this reason, many humans find they are easily humored by the feline species’ innate sense of independence, and enjoy spending time with these furry little beholders of big personalities. If you’re a cat owner, particularly a new cat owner, it’s natural to wonder […]

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Summer Traveling with your Pets

For some pet parents, a trip is no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come along. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your pets. If you’re planning to take a trip with pets in tow, we have some tips to help ensure a safe and comfortable journey for […]

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Beat the Summer Heat

As the weather kicks it up a notch, the natural tendency can be to get everyone up and out of the house, pets included. While spending more time outdoors can be a great source of exercise and fun for all involved, and summer is one of the best times of year for people and dogs, […]

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What to Look for in a Reputable Dog Breeder

Dog breeding can be a controversial topic. Some animal lovers are hooked on a breed and will shell out big bucks for the perfect purebred. Others are adamantly against breeding with so many dogs available in shelters and rescue groups. This article isn’t meant to sway you one way or another, but rather to provide […]

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About Service Dogs and the Lives They Help

Service/guide dogs have been used dating from early in the 20th century, but they actually have a history which stretches much further back to ancient times when they were used as trackers and patrols in times of war. The earliest documented use of a dog in warfare happened in around 600 BC, but the Greeks […]

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