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August 18, 2017

Preparing Your Home for a Cat

  It’s a great feeling when you give an animal a home. A cat is wonderful to have around the house if you are ready. Creating the very best home for your new kitty is an important first step to establishing and maintaining a great re


August 15, 2017

Top 10 Dog Trivia Facts


Who doesn’t enjoy learning a new factoid? Whether you’re a Trivial Pursuit enthusiast or just want to impress your friends at your next party, here are the top 10 trivia facts about dogs.


August 14, 2017

Is Your Dog Ready for Some Football?


You survived the off season. You followed the team moves, the coaching changes, the draft. Your team’s schedule is posted on the fridge. Your team jerseys and sweatshirts are fresh, clean, and waiting for that first preseason game. Obviously, y


August 11, 2017

The Dog Days of Summer


With summer in full swing across the country, “dog days” really do refer to your dog as much as they do to you. Here are some tips for keeping your dog happy, healthy, and safe during the hot summer months.


August 10, 2017

Caring for Your Dog After Surgery


After a medical scare, it’s pretty exciting to welcome your dog home and start getting things back to normal. However, there’s still plenty to be done in the days immediately following an operation. It can take some time before your dog i


August 6, 2017

Proper Pet Toy Maintenance


  If your pet has a favorite toy, which most do, then you know how matted, mangled and disfigured it can become over time. In fact, pet toys in general become worn and dirty over time. These items can serve as sources of germs and bacteria that


August 5, 2017

How to Choose the Best Collar and Leash for Your Best Friend


  Grabbing your pet and heading out for a peaceful walk, energizing jog, or specialized training session should be a relaxing, relationship-building time for you and your furry best friend. Unfortunately, a lack of proper training, poor equipme


August 2, 2017

Tips To Prepare Your Yard for a New Puppy


Welcoming a new dog into the family is beyond exciting. In many cases, it’s so exciting that you’ll forget to do any dog proofing before bringing your puppy home. Most people remember to take care of certain indoor matters, like hiding sh


August 1, 2017

Caring for a Cat With Separation Anxiety


  Does your cat often start growing anxious when they see you putting on your shoes, packing a bag or picking up your keys? Alternatively, are they often on edge when you come home after being gone for several hours? This could mean that your c


July 31, 2017

Helpful Tools for Dog Training


  Dog training is an important process in making sure that your pup is well behaved and that you develop a healthy relationship. Over the years, various training tools have been developed, and there are a few that many may consider quite essent


July 27, 2017

What is a Hotspot?


  A hotspot is an open, oozing, bad-smelling wound on your dog’s skin that’s inflamed, itchy, painful, an angry red color, and has a crusty edge. Hotspots generally are about the size of a nickel and can crop up within a matter of h


July 25, 2017

Create the Perfect Birthday Celebration for Your Pooch


  Just as your dog brings joy to your life on a daily basis, it is nice to return the favor. Having a birthday celebration is a great way to honor your special canine companion. Whether you are planning something large or small, there are a few


July 21, 2017

6 Ways to Keep Your Indoor Cat Engaged


  Did you know that cats suffer from boredom even more intensely than people? This is especially true when it comes to indoor cats. Cats are built for stalking, running and hunting, so when they’re stuck indoors in a safe, controlled envi

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