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The Importance of Your Dog’s Dental Health
dog dental health

Periodontal disease is the most common health problem for dogs. It’s also the one that we have the most control

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Cat Litter: 5 Natural Alternatives to Clay Litter
Natural Alternatives to Clay Litter

While most cats are perfectly happy with the typical clay cat litter, some pet parents prefer to go with a

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4 Things You Need to Know About Service Dogs
4 Things You Need to Know About Service Dogs

Service dogs aren’t the same as an emotional support or therapy animal. Service dogs are defined as “dogs that are

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Smart Ways to Beat the Summer Heat with Your Dog
Smart Ways to Beat the Summer Heat with Your Dog

The sunshine and fresh air are so tempting in the summer and nobody wants to be cooped up in the

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How to Keep Your Cat Entertained When You’re Not Home
How to Keep Your Cat Entertained When You're Not Home

If you work outside of the home all day, you may worry that your cat is lonely and bored when

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How to Help Your Dog Cope with Back to School Loneliness
How to Help Your Dog Cope with Back to School Loneliness

As the end of summer approaches and our kids head back to school, a drastic change comes over our homes.

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Earth Day 2018 – How to be a more Earth-Friendly Pet Owner

April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day each year.  This year, take a moment to reflect on your current habits

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Give a Dog a Bone: How to safely feed bones to dogs

“With a nick-nack patty whack, give a dog a bone….” Bones have been associated with dogs for as long as

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Vegan Pet Foods: What’s New?

If you are thinking of switching your family to an exclusively plant-based diet, you may be wondering if you should

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Barking at the Door – Will My Dog Ever Stop?

Have you ever had that one obnoxious person in your family with a bad habit? As your family member, you

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Compounded Drugs – Are they OK for my Pet?

If you have visited the veterinarian lately with a sick animal, you may have learned a little bit about compounded

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Grain Free Diets – Are they best for your dog?

Fact vs. Fiction Grain-free diets have been all the rage the past few years for humans and dogs alike. But

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Turmeric and Your Dog’s Health

Turmeric – Could this spice help my dog? Dogs are living longer than ever before in history. Your pup may

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The “Tide Pod Challenge” and Your Pets

In the early months of 2018, news reports of teenagers undergoing and the “Tide Pod Challenge” were rampant and the problem is ongoing.

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Traveling Challenges with Emotional Support Animals

If you rely on an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) or follow the news, you may have noticed recent stories about some

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CBD cannabis Oil and Pets: What’s All the Hype?

CBD oils have received a lot of attention recently, especially since several states have made medical and recreational marijuana legal.

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Essential Oils and Your Pets: Are they safe?

Essential oils have become all the rage for those looking for natural remedies. They are popular because oils have potential

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Dog Safety Tips for Families

Owning a dog can be a lot of fun, but it is also a big responsibility that cannot be taken lightly.  Keeping your dog healthy and safe while also ensuring the safety of your family and other people is important.

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Everything you need to know about pet insurance

It’s vital to have all your pets covered by pet insurance these days. Nobody can know what lies around the corner. Pet insurance can give you peace of mind.

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Preparing Your Dog for its First Show

Getting your dog ready for its first show is an exciting and potentially highly rewarding time.

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