Recent Blog Posts

  • Treating Seasonal Hot Spots on Pets

    May 1, 2018
    Hot spots can be uncomfortable for your pet, but how can you treat this itchy irritation? Understanding more about hot spots can help you give your pet relief whenever these sores flare up. What Are Hot Spots?
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  • Common Grooming Behavior Problems and How to Fix Them

    April 15, 2018
    Whether you groom your dog or cat yourself or take them to a professional groomer, behavior problems can cause unpleasant conflicts and create difficult situations for you and your pet.
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  • Help My Pet Has Bad Breath

    February 15, 2018
    Every pet owner knows their animals – dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, or small animals like ferrets, rabbits and hamsters – have distinctive odors, and breath is part of that body aroma.
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  • Clean Your Pet's Teeth at Home

    February 1, 2018
    A clean, healthy mouth is safer and more comfortable for your pet than tooth decay, chipped or broken teeth, swollen gums or painful mouth infections. Fortunately, it is easy to clean your pet's teeth at home to prevent many dental problems.
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  • Pet Dangers During the Holiday Season

    December 1, 2017
    The holiday season is a stressful, hectic time, but it can also be a downright dangerous season for pets.
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  • How to Introduce New Cats

    October 15, 2017
    Whether you have one, two or many, cats can be wonderful members of your family. Because cats can be territorial, however, it is necessary to be cautious when bringing home a new cat and introducing it to your other feline family members.
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  • How to Get an Older Dog to Learn a New Name

    September 15, 2017
    Adopting an older dog can be the ideal addition to your family. Not only are you giving the dog a new and loving home, but it will give you love, companionship and so much more in return.
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  • Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticks

    August 15, 2017
    Fleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.
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  • Why A Rabbit Is The Perfect Pet For The Family!

    May 1, 2017
    I remember growing up as a child I always wanted a pet rabbit. Let’s face it, who wouldn’t. Rabbits were soft, easy to care for, and each one kind of reminded you of Bugs Bunny from the cartoon which of course, was a big plus.
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  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs

    January 15, 2017
    Every dog owner is familiar with their pet's emotions and moods from begging eagerly for a treat to excited to go for a walk to dramatic and fearful about a bath. There is one mood, however, that is often overlooked, simply because the owner is not around to see it – separation anxiety.
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2016
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Games to Play With Your Cat

    October 15, 2016
    Cats may seem independent and aloof, but they still need the attention and interaction of play. Fortunately, there are many fun, simple games cat owners can play with their feline friends. Benefits of Playing With Your Cat Playing with a cat is more than just a game.
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    September 1, 2016
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    August 15, 2016
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets

    July 15, 2016
    Is your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.
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  • Training Your Dog Not to Jump Up

    June 15, 2016
    A dog jumping up may seem like an enthusiastic greeting and innocent excitement, but this poor behavior can lead to less discipline. With larger dogs, uncontrolled jumping can even frighten or injure the people who get jumped on.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    May 1, 2016
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    February 15, 2016
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 15, 2015
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Healthy Snacking For Your Pets

    December 1, 2015
    The problem with keeping pets healthy is that often times they eat as much as we do. Our pets love snacking just as much any human out there.
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  • How To Care For Your Pet Rabbit

    November 15, 2015
    As the owner of a pet rabbit, you should know the basics on how to create a safe, loving environment for them. There are many things you should know about as a rabbit owner, diet and housing being just two of them.
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  • 5 Steps to Stop Your Horse From Pawing

    June 1, 2015
    There are many reasons why a horse may be pawing at the ground – it may be bored or restless, playful, anxious, stressed or simply seeking attention – but once you understand why your horse is pawing, you can take simple steps to stop the undesirable behavior.
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  • Keeping your Pet Healthy During the Winter

    December 1, 2014
    As it gets cold outside, the potential for harsh weather conditions requires some extra care for your canine and feline friends. Here are some tips to help your pet remain safe and comfortable during the winter months ahead. Provide fresh, clean water at all times.
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  • How To Cut Down on Treats without Depriving your Dog

    September 1, 2014
    Are you killing your dog with kindness? If you’re giving your dog treats throughout the day, you must remember to reduce the daily ration of dog food accordingly. Or simply cut down on the number of treats you give.
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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    July 1, 2014
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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