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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 …

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How to Make Your Pet Love The Vet

Does your pet suddenly become nervous as you get to the vet’s office? While some pets may love the vet, others do not. With a few tricks, however, you can calm their nerves and make the veterinarian a stress-free visit for you and your animal.   Bring treats As long as your pet is only in for a routine visit …

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Why You Need to Spay/Neuter Your Pet

Is your dog or cat spayed/neutered? If you haven’t done it yet, we highly encourage you to come visit us and take care of this procedure. There are a variety of benefits to spay or neuter your animal. The first is obvious, to help control the pet population. But in addition, this procedure will also benefit your pet’s health. Unaltered …

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Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween!

This Halloween, don’t forget about your pets! While you may love Halloween, it can be a very scary holiday for both dogs and cats. Keep an eye on them all night, put them in a room where they won’t be able to run out or be spooked by the visitors, and follow these tips:   Make sure your pet is …

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Fun Low-Maintenance Pets!

Is your family dying for a pet, but you’re worried about the responsibility of a dog or cat? There are many more low-maintenance animals that provide a lesson in responsibility for your kids, and are fun to play with. Consider some of these pets for your family.   Betta Fish Betta fish come in a variety of vibrant colors, much …