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November 15, 2016

Important Reasons Why You Should Keep Your Cat Indoors


In years past, most cat owners regularly let their cats roam outside for hours or days at a time. When the cat was ready or hungry, she would find her way home and spend some time eating, sleeping or playing with her human companions. Today, a new tr


November 9, 2016

Scratching Post Tips: When to Upgrade, and Why You Need Variety


  If you have a feline friend that has become a full part of your household, then you are well aware of the ways that your pet’s needs can complicate and expand on your family’s overall use of space around the house. Cats need space


November 8, 2016

Fun Ideas for Keeping Your Dog Active During Cold Weather


  When the cold winds of winter start to blow, you may find yourself and your dog spending more time indoors than you would during nearly any other season. Being largely housebound does not mean that you and your pet have to be sedentary or unh


November 3, 2016

How to Have a Healthy, Happy Cat This Winter


Winter can be a beautiful season, but it also brings unique challenges to the physical and emotional health of pets and people alike. If you are a proud cat owner wondering how to keep your feline happy and thriving during the chilly months, here are


November 2, 2016

Beat Cabin Fever With These Top Indoor Play Tips


  Cold weather is coming upon us, and that means there will be limited opportunities for outdoor recreation for pets and their families alike. This season can be a challenge for active animals, and it is not surprising to note that many dog and


November 1, 2016

Dealing With Seasonal Shedding


Winter is coming, and with it comes the perennial problem of pet shedding. Whether you have a dog or a cat, a small one or a big one, long coated or short, every pet parent who didn’t get a hairless variety will have to deal with some kind of s


October 31, 2016

Fun Activities to Do With Your Dog for Halloween


Halloween is one of the greatest times of year. You get to put on a fun costume and pretend to be someone else. While the kids might be trick or treating, you are never too old to indulge in a little candy no matter how old you are. Your furry friend


October 30, 2016

Hit the Road


Looking to hit the trails with your four legged friend? A dog can be a great companion for walking or running. Both you and your pup will benefit from the added exercise and fresh air. Dogs are willing to please and will love to get out with you. If


October 26, 2016

Healthy Habits for Dog Owners


When you bring a new dog into the family, you can sometimes get so wrapped up in the joy of having a new little friend in the house that it’s difficult to remember all the different things that can help your puppy transition into the family dur


October 25, 2016

What to Do to Prevent Feline Weight Gain


Fat cats are cute, but they aren’t always healthy. Some breeds are built to be larger than others, but in any case, indoor cats still have a tendency to exceed expectations. When they do, it’s just like when humans have extreme weight tha


October 21, 2016

What to Consider When Considering Year-Round Heartworm Medication


Heartworm prevention is one of the most important aspects of maintaining your dog’s health, so it’s no wonder that it has led to some very charged opinions over the years. Between those who are suspicious of extra drugs having long term h


October 19, 2016

Caring for Your Senior Dog


You certainly can teach an old dog new tricks. You just need to find new ways to engage him and work with his aging body.

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