Recent Blog Posts

  • Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticks

    May 1, 2019
    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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  • Keep Ticks and Fleas Away from Your Pet

    April 1, 2019
    I love summertime, but the worst part is by far the bugs. Bugs like fleas and ticks are most prominent during the warmer seasons and can wreak havoc on your pet if not handled properly. Fleas for example can swarm in masses and quickly infest your pets and home.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    March 15, 2019
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Dental Care Tips for Your Pet

    February 1, 2019
    Healthy teeth and gums are essential for all pets, from chewing and eating to grooming, defense and clean breath. With just a few steps, pet owners can keep their pet's mouth healthy and avoid a range of unpleasant and dangerous health issues that result from poor dental care.
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  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Dog's Paws

    November 1, 2018
    It's no surprise that your dog's paws take a beating every day – not only are they subject to different types of turf when the dog walks, runs or plays, but a dog also uses its paws for digging and itching.
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  • Tips for Traveling with Dogs in Cars

    July 31, 2018
    A trip anywhere really isn’t complete without the four-legged members of our family tagging along for the ride. However, travelling with your pet requires a little more consideration than loading your dog in the car and driving off into the sunset.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets

    July 31, 2018
    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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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    July 15, 2018
    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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  • Is The Swimming Pool Safe For Your Pets?

    June 15, 2018
    The pool is a great place for your family and pets to spend their summers. It’s the perfect solution to cooling down, soaking up some sun, and having lots of fun. However, like with small children, your dog can potentially be at risk of getting hurt if not properly supervised.
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  • Pet Obesity: Tips On Ways To Shape Up

    April 15, 2018
    Pet obesity is something that happens to pet owners every year. The scenario usually begins with a trip to the vet at which point your pet is weighed and the veterinarian notices that Bucky the French Bulldog has gained 10 pounds since his last visit.
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  • Four Items For Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth

    February 15, 2018
    Just like humans, dogs also need their teeth cleaned in one way or another. If not, the bacteria from their teeth can be ingested and damage their organs over time.
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  • Keeping Your Pet Entertained Indoors

    February 1, 2018
    As days grow shorter and colder, it may be necessary to keep pets indoors for their safety and comfort. A pet that is used to being outdoors, however, may become stressed and bored inside, which can lead to mood changes, destructive behavior, and poor health.
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  • How To: Help Protect Your Dog Against Fleas and Ticks

    April 15, 2017
    As temperatures begin to rise and you and your family begin to enjoy the warmer weather, it's important to get a jump start on protecting your dog from fleas and ticks.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    March 1, 2017
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Winter Pet Dangers

    January 16, 2017
    Pets face many unique dangers during the coldest months, but savvy pet owners can take steps to keep their dogs, cats and other pets safe and comfortable no matter how low the temperature goes.
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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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  • Soothing Your Teething Puppy

    February 15, 2016
    Just like human babies, puppies also feel pain and discomfort while their teeth are erupting. The easiest way to tell is if your puppy is chewing a lot. Whether it’s a toy or your finger, your puppy may be chewing a lot to relive the pain it feels from teething.
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  • Benefits of Coconut Oil for Your Pets

    December 15, 2015
    Coconut oil has many benefits when added to a human's diet, but how can it benefit your pets? Added as a gentle supplement to a nutritious diet, coconut oil can be useful for both cats and dogs. What Is Coconut Oil?
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  • Dog Begging Prevention Tips

    December 1, 2015
    Dogs can be cute, heart-breaking and irresistible when they whine, paw, bark or otherwise beg for a treat during dinnertime, but begging behavior isn't desirable. By understanding what begging is and isn't, dog owners don't need to feel bad about taking steps to stop their dog from begging.
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  • Healthy Snacking For Your Pets

    November 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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  • Giving Your Pet the Best Possible Care

    October 15, 2015
    A pet can quickly become a valued member of the family, and they deserve the best care their owners can provide.
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  • Getting a Grip on Dog Leashes

    October 1, 2015
    Dog leashes are a necessary part of walking your dog. Since you're likely use one on a daily basis, it’s good to know the different types and their purposes:StandardYour standard leash just has your standard 6-foot long lead with a loop at one end and a clip for the collar at the other.
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  • How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog

    August 17, 2015
    Good food is the key to good health and a long life for your dog, but there are dozens of dog foods to choose from.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    June 15, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Tips to Make Autumn a Happy and Healthy Time for You and Your Pet

    October 1, 2014
    Realize that the nights are getting colder and make sure your outdoor pet has a warm, dry shelter that is elevated off the ground, insulated for warmth, and draft free. Add some soft, thick bedding for comfort.
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