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Pet First Aid Tips

If you believe your pet has fractured a bone, here’s what to do: Muzzle your pet. Gently lay your pet on a flat surface for support. While transporting your injured pet to a veterinarian, use a stretcher (you can use a board or other firm surface as a stretcher, or use a throw rug or blanket as a sling). If …

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What To Do When You Find A Lost Pet

If you find an animal that looks lost, proveed with caution. Lost pets may be frightened or injured, and they may be unpredictable. Crouch the to animal’s level and stretch our your hand with a treat or food. Pay attention to their body language, and back away slowly if they show signs of aggression. Call animal control or police department …

How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion for Your Dog

Summer time can be risky for pets, who are highly susceptible to heat exhaustion. You might not realize how hot it is, until its too late.   It’s important to keep a close eye on your dog as temperatures rise. They need shade, they also need to always have clean, cool water. If a dog’s temperature reaches 108 degrees, they …

How to Deal With The Loss of a Pet

The death or loss of a pet can be a traumatic experience and result in grief and bereavement. Taking time to recover from a pet’s death is very important for your well-being. It is important to recognize the depth of feelings of the loss. Your pet may have been with you through the ups and downs in life and may …

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Foods For Pets to Avoid at a Barbecue

It’s summer, which means its cookout season! Your dog will likely want to tag along to all your backyard barbecues, but there are some hazards lurking that you’re probably not aware of. Keep your dog safe this summer and avoid these common barbecue foods:   Hot Dogs Hot dogs are packed with tons of salt and preservatives, both in levels …

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Summer Pet Care Tips

Summer is right around the corner, and your pet needs to be prepared just as much as you! In the heat and hubbub of summer vacation, your pet’s safety could be at risk. Here are some summer pet tips:   Watch the heat. Your pet is just as influenced by heat as you. Don’t take your dog for a walk …

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Vacations to Bring Your Dog With You!

Summer is almost here and it’s time to plan those vacations! This year, you don’t have to leave fido behind. Take your favorite pup on one of these dog-friendly vacations!   Dog Camp Just like your favorite summer camps as a kid, dog camp is full of dog-friendly activities, plus While you are at camp, you can participate in events …

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Tips To Keep Kids & Pets Safe

Before you bring a new pet home, its important to make sure your whole family knows how to care for the dog or cat. Animals are not the same as toys! Keeping your pets and family safe and healthy will ensure a positive experience for all. Follow these tips for a lifelong love with your furry friend:   Teach your …

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How to Puppy or Kitten-Proof Your Home

In all the excitement to bring home a new furry friend, you may have forgotten that, just like babies, they are likely to get into some trouble. To guarantee the safety of you, your pets, and your belongings, you need to puppy or kitten-proof your home.   Kittens and puppies are naturally curious, and will want to eat anything in …

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Handmade Dog Toys For The Holidays!

Celebrate the holidays with your favorite pooch by making him a handmade dog toy! This project only requires items you have around the house, and you can easily make many toys for your own pets or to give to other pet owners! What you’ll need:   Scissors Ruler 3 Old T-shirts/Rags (Bonus points if they’re holiday colors!) Old Tennis Ball …