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December 26, 2016

Stop Your Cat From Snagging Your Food


  When your cat first starts begging for table scraps, it can be cute. However, if you give in and oblige these behaviors, the odds are that before long you’ll be dealing with an incessantly begging cat. What was once cute can quickly bec


December 24, 2016

10 Tips to Help Dogs and Cats Get Along


  While some pet lovers are partial to dogs and others love cats, many would choose both if they felt they could succeed at having the two pets get along with one another. While your feline and hound may never become the best of friends, you ca


December 23, 2016

How to Prepare Children for Taking Care of a Pet


  Having a pet is a big responsibility and so is having children. Bringing a dog or cat into the household can be an excellent way for your child to learn responsibility and take on a few more chores. However, you want to be certain that your k


December 20, 2016

How to Recognize and Treat Separation Anxiety in Dogs


  Are your neighbors complaining that your dog barks, whines and/or howls when you’re not home?  Have you returned home to find chewed-up furniture, shoes or even a destroyed door frame? Has your house-trained dog been urinating or d


December 17, 2016

Winter Activities to Enjoy With Your Dog


  If you own an active dog, you’re more than likely accustomed to taking your pooch out to play on a regular basis to burn off some of that energy. However, sometimes the activities you participate in alongside your canine companion in th


December 11, 2016

8 Ways to Put Your Dog’s Counter Surfing to a Stop During the Holidays


One of the worst habits that some larger dogs develop is called counter surfing. Picture this. You’ve just prepared a stunning Christmas dinner for the family, but you suddenly have to walk away and leave it on the counter to answer the door as


November 27, 2016

Ways to Make Your Visit to the Vet Easier


  As a responsible pet owner, you know that your cat or dog is going to have to go to the veterinarian’s office at some point. When you start your lives together, your puppy or kitten has special needs. To prevent serious illnesses, your


November 26, 2016

No Fenced-In Yard? No Problem: Tips for You and Your Dog


If you live in an apartment building or a townhouse neighborhood, you may not be able to have a fenced-in area for your dog to roam and play without a leash. Some people may also live in single-family homes where there is not a fenced-in area for the


November 18, 2016

Play On!


  For a dog, toys have the power to not only occupy and entertain, they can keep a dog busy and engaged. This can be especially important if a dog is left at home for a period of time and needs something to combat boredom, or if they are an act


November 17, 2016

The Top 8 Dog Breeds That Are the Easiest to Train


If you or your family is thinking about adopting a new puppy or dog, one thing to consider is how easy it will be to train your dog. From house training your dog to teaching him fun tricks, dog training is an essential factor in a positive human to c


November 10, 2016

Dog Collars for All


What type of collar is right for your puppy or dog? There are many dog collars to choose from and the selection can be overwhelming at times. There are collars that are meant for long haired dogs, dogs with heads smaller than their neck width, and do


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

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