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8 Key Things to Know About Chinchillas
8 Key Things to Know About Chinchillas

Chinchillas are adorable little rodents that originate from South America. These charming little creatures are nearly extinct in their home

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Are Daily Dog Walks Important?
Are Daily Dog Walks Important?

Our domestic dogs have been bred over many generations to make them better at certain jobs. For example, there are

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Transitioning Your Dog to a New Food
Transitioning Your Dog to a New Food

Every now and then, it becomes necessary to make a change in your dog’s diet. Perhaps your vet has recommended

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Science Says Pets are Good for Your Mental Health
Science Says Pets are Good for Your Mental Health

According to a Harris poll conducted in 2015, 95% of pet owners think of their pet as a family member.

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6 Tips for Easier Vet Visits for You and Your Dog
6 Tips for Easier Vet Visits for You and Your Dog

Trips to the vet are a necessary part of life for your dog. There’s no reason they have to be

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Four Reasons to Head Outside with Your Favorite Pooch
Four Reasons to Head Outside with Your Favorite Pooch

There are so many reasons to explore the great outdoors with your favorite pooch! Did you know that being outside

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Fun Ways to Get Some Extra Exercise with Your Dog
Fun Ways to Get Some Extra Exercise with Your Dog

We could all use a little more exercise, and our dogs are no exception! After all, a tired dog is

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Doggy Breath: Is it Normal and How Can You Fix it?
Doggy Breath: Is it Normal and How Can You Fix it?

There’s nothing like having your dog lean in for a smooch only to discover the horror of canine halitosis! We’re

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Cat Behavior Changes: Red Flags to Watch Out For
Cat Behavior Changes: Red Flags to Watch Out For

Always remember that you know your cat best. You know his habits and how active he is. You know what

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Chew on This, Not That: How to Choose the Safest Chew Toys for Your Dog
Chew on This, Not That: How to Choose the Safest Chew Toys for Your Dog

No matter how snuggly and domesticated your pooch is, he still has some of the same behaviors as his wild

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Canine Flu Vaccine: Does Your Dog Need It?
Canine Flu Vaccine: Does Your Dog Need It?

Sneezing, dry cough, runny eyes, and nose… could your dog have canine flu, or is it just the sniffles? If

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Pentobarbital and Beef Tallow: Is Your Pet’s Food Safe?
Pentobarbital and Beef Tallow: Is Your Pet’s Food Safe?

If you are active on social media or spend a lot of time on the internet, you have probably heard

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Pet Theft Prevention: 7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe
Pet Theft Prevention: 7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe

Tragically, sources estimate that as many as two million pets are stolen by animal thieves each year, and sadly, only

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Three Simple Steps for Correcting Your Cat’s Bad Behavior
Three Simple Steps for Correcting Your Cat's Bad Behavior

Just like humans, cats can develop bad habits. The good news is, just like humans, their bad behaviors can be

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Four Basic Commands Every Dog Should Know
Four Basic Commands Every Dog Should Know

There are certain basic commands every dog should know. Of course, teaching your pooch these commands can be beneficial in

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Does Your Pet Have Seasonal Allergies? 7 Ways to Know
Does Your Pet Have Seasonal Allergies? 7 Ways to Know

For many people, springtime brings allergies, and the runny noses and itchy eyes that accompany them. Unfortunately, many people don’t

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Best Pets for Seniors
Best Pets for Seniors

There are many benefits of having a pet in your senior years. Pets offer companionship and reason to stay active.

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What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You? How to Decode Your Cat’s Behavior
What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You? How to Decode Your Cat’s Behavior

Every cat owner knows the look. The one where your cat just sits and stares at you like he wants

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How to Know if Your Dog Has an Ear Infection and What to Do About It
How to Know if Your Dog Has an Ear Infection and What to Do About It

If your dog is shaking his head more than usual, scratching at his ears, and rubbing them all the time,

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Breeds to Consider in Your Search for a Non-Shedding Dog
Breeds to Consider in Your Search for a Non-Shedding Dog

Non-shedding dog breeds can be an excellent solution for those who are concerned about allergies and messy dog hair all

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