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June 24, 2017

Keeping Your Dog’s Eyes Healthy

  Eyes are crucial organs for both humans and dogs. For humans, sight is the primary means of sensory perception. For dogs, it’s slightly less important since their main means of sensory perception is their extraordinary sense of smell.

June 23, 2017

Your Guide to Housetraining Your Cat

Many people assume that dogs are the only pet that can be trained, but the truth is that with patience, dedication and perseverance, any pet can be trained to do as you say. One especially smart household pet is the cat.

June 22, 2017

Tips for Celebrating the Fourth With Your Furry Friend

There’s nothing quite like the Fourth of July. Every year, you celebrate with all your friends and family at a cookout, picnic, or local fireworks show. So how do you get the family pet involved in the festivities in a way that is both safe and

June 21, 2017

Dog Toy 101

Choosing the right toy for your dog can be difficult, especially if they’re picky. Understanding the differences between types of toys is the first step toward figuring out why they love that one ratty favorite they carry everywhere, but ignore

June 17, 2017

What is a Puppy Mill?

  A puppy mill is a commercial dog breeding facility with as many as 1,000 breeding dogs who are kept in deplorable conditions. Not only are the cages overcrowded and unsanitary, they usually have wire floors that are difficult and painful for

June 16, 2017

What is a Backyard Breeder?

A dog’s average lifespan is 10-13 years and many dogs live considerably longer. You’re making a long- term commitment when you buy a new puppy. If all goes well, (s)he’ll grow up with your kids and be part of your family for many ye

June 1, 2017

Fun Places to Take Your Dog in the Summer

Summertime is always calling with its warm weather, long days and fun festivities. Breaking free from the house and getting outdoors is always at the top of your mind. Work becomes a serious drag, especially when everyone you know is going on their w

May 30, 2017

Top Six Pet Beds and Why You’ll Love Them

Your pet’s comfort means the world to you. Just like you want to have a comfortable place to sleep at the end of every day, your pet needs someplace comfy to rest, as well. When choosing a bed for your pet, you should consider several factors,

May 26, 2017

Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cat

  Having your cat declawed may seem like the perfect way to avoid years of stress and torn up furniture in your home, but there are several reasons why this practice is not good for your cat. Some shelters even ask you to sign agreement that yo

May 25, 2017

How to Help Your Dog Beat Summer Heat

  It’s not hard to recognize the symptoms of thirst. We know that when we play outside too long under a blistering hot sun (if you do that kind of thing), we’re going to need water and our bodies tell us so. More often than not, it&

May 22, 2017

Protect Your Pup From Springtime Hazards

Spring has sprung and with it comes a whole list of new, fun things to do with your pet. Dogs love to explore outdoors and after being cooped up inside all winter, your pup is probably eager to explore the new world bursting to life outside your fron

May 19, 2017

Caring for Your Senior Cat

  Whether you have had your feline friend since he was a kitten or you adopted a senior cat, there are many challenges to caring for an aging pet. Aging cats can suffer from several of these afflictions at the same time, making it difficult to

May 15, 2017

Take Your Dog Natural – Part 1

  Consumers are buying natural products in ever increasing numbers. You yourself probably are becoming more and more aware of the harmful chemicals contained in so many of the things you come into contact with on a daily basis. You want to

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