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How to Protect Your Pet During the Winter

How to Protect Your Pet During the Winter

Winter can be a dangerous time of year for all pets. Especially pets that are kept outdoors. Temperatures drop to below freezing and dangerous chemicals can harm or even kill pets. Everybody loves their pets and wants to keep them safe and comfortable so, here are a few helpful tips to protect your pets during the winter months. Keep Pets Warm Frostbite and hypothermia can be deadly for your furry friends and can happen quicker than you think. According to The Washington Post, anything below 25 degrees Fahrenheit can be life-threatening to a small, short-haired dog. Make sure to put a...

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Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe During the Holidays

Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of lighthearted cheer and spending quality time with loved ones. Of course, this includes your favorite, four-legged friends! We have tips that will keep your furry friends in check when it comes to preparing them for guests in your home, keeping them calm and quiet, and which festive foods are off-limits for pets. Preparing your pet for guests You know your pet best and whether they tend to be well-behaved and courteous with guests or if they transform into a hurricane of yipping, jumping and becoming a little too excited. Nervous, easily-upset pets can be kept in...

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October is National Pet Wellness Month

October is National Pet Wellness Month

We all want our animal companions to live long, healthy lives, and that's why October is National Pet Wellness Month. During the month of October, set aside some time to evaluate your pet's health and make sure that you are helping them stay in great shape. National Pet Wellness Month is a perfect time to think about what you can do to maintain and improve your pet's health throughout the year. Here are a few tips to keep in mind. Schedule a vet appointment - your pet should be getting yearly checkups with the vet. A physical examination can catch...

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5 Household Items That Could Harm Your Pets

5 Household Items That Could Harm Your Pets

Everyone loves their pets, and we care for them carefully and extensively because of how much we love them. Sometimes, though, we slip up. And we might bring something into the house or leave something out in the open that could harm our pets. Here are 5 dangerous items to keep away from your feathered and furry friends, courtesy of The Humane Society and the ASPCA. Bleach - Pets can, like people, leave a trail of chaos behind them. And whether you're training a puppy or cleaning a mess made by a pet with a stomach ache, you might find...

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Boarding Tips & Tricks for Your Cat

Boarding Tips & Tricks for Your Cat

It is quite common for a pet owner to place their beloved pet in a boarding facility in order to eliminate worry over their animal's well-being while away on a trip. It is a responsible way to ensure that your animals are provided for, played with, and looked after while you are away and is most commonly an option taken by dog owners. But what about cats? There are actually many excellent, trustworthy facilities which accommodate the needs of both owner and their cat . With the right knowledge, you will be able to locate and choose the perfect boarding...

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