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How to Get Your Dog’s Destructive Chewing Under Control

Think about it from your dog’s perspective. He uses his mouth much like you use your hands. It’s his preferred

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How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Really Need?

Every dog needs exercise each day but the amount can vary greatly from dog to dog, based on breed, age,

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Simple Ways to Keep Your Older Cat Active

As your cat gets older, it’s perfectly normal for him to walk a little slower, jump more carefully, and play

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Rainy Day? You Can Still Enjoy Your Daily Dog Walk!

A little rain shouldn’t prevent you and your pup from enjoying your daily walk! Walking a dog in the rain

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Things to Consider When You’re Ready to Adopt a Cat

If you’re looking to adopt a cat, consider adopting from a shelter rather than purchasing her from a pet store

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How Long Can a Dog Be Home Alone?

Having a dog is a major commitment. You arrange work hours, social outings, and errands based on when you can

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4 Ways to Exercise Your Dog’s Brain When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

We all know how important daily dog walks are. But how about stimulating our dogs mentally too? Preventing boredom and

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Help! My Dog Pees on My Bed!

Noone’s perfect. We all make mistakes, including our dogs. But why, does your dog pee on the bed? Is it

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Bizarre Cat Behaviors: What Do They Really Mean?

Cats are amazing animals. From their incredible jumps to their strange little chirping noises, domestic felines demand their owner’s attention.

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5 Tips for Flying with Your Dog

Long flights can be tough for dogs, even if they’ve done it before. Travel can be stressful for people, but

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9 Pets That Are Great for Families with Kids

Sooner or later, most families think about getting a pet. If you have children at home, you are probably a

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5 Things Your Vet Wishes You Knew

Have you ever wondered if you’re doing everything you can to keep your dog healthy? There are certain things every

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What Every Cat Owner Needs to Know About Feline Kidney Disease

Sadly, cancer isn’t the only silent killer of our pets. Kidney disease is very common in cats. In fact, it

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How to Register Your Pooch as a Therapy Dog

Have you ever thought that your dog would be a great therapy dog? Maybe you would love to enhance the

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5 Common Dog Behaviors and What They Mean

Your dog’s behaviors can tell you a lot about his mood. Although you may not be ready to learn how

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How to Know if Your Dog is Stressed + What to do About It

We all know what stress feels like. And you can probably tell when your human family members are feeling anxious,

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Understanding Your New Puppy’s Behavior

As puppies learn how to run and play and become dogs, they’re also learning how to communicate. Of course, they

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Safer Holiday Goodies for Your Pet

Of course, a lean and healthy lifestyle is best for all pets. But during the holidays, it’s natural to want

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7 Tips for Safer Road Trips with Your Pet

We all love a family road trip, and one of the biggest advantages of traveling by car is that it’s

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The History and Purpose of 10 Popular Dog Breeds

How did we end up with so different breeds of dogs? Dogs were domesticated 15,000 years ago and they have

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