Recent Blog Posts

  • Good Bacteria: The Benefits It Can Have on Your Fish

    March 1, 2017
    It may seem like the cleaner an aquarium is, the better it will be for fish, coral and other tank residents, but in reality all fish and other aquatic guests need certain beneficial bacteria in their environment in order to thrive.
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  • How to Do Pet CPR

    February 1, 2017
    Being prepared for emergencies is critical for parents that the same holds true even if your "kids" have four legs instead of two.
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  • Teach Your Cat Not To Beg

    January 1, 2017
    Once a pet has discovered that human food taste better than pet food, there’s no telling how far they will go just to get a piece of the action. This especially applies to cats as they are smaller and able to jump on high surfaces like your kitchen table.
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  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs

    January 1, 2017
    Every dog owner is familiar with their pet's emotions and moods from begging eagerly for a treat to excited to go for a walk to dramatic and fearful about a bath. There is one mood, however, that is often overlooked, simply because the owner is not around to see it – separation anxiety.
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  • Signs Your Dog May Be Sick

    December 1, 2016
    As a dog owner, you need to see when there’s something wrong with your dog so you know when you need to bring him to your veterinarian. Here are some tips from Registered Veterinary Technician Jenna Stregowski of About.
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  • Suggestions to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

    December 1, 2016
    Obesity is one of the most common health issues afflicting pet cats, and being overweight or obese can severely compromise the health, quality of life and even lifespan of your cat.
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  • What We Can Do to Help With Feline UTIs

    November 1, 2016
    Urinary tract infections can be painful, dangerous or even fatal for your cat, but what can you do to help them avoid or overcome these conditions? Does My Cat Have a UTI? There are several symptoms to watch for that could indicate a urinary tract infection in your feline friend.
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  • Training Your Pets Not to Get on the Furniture

    November 1, 2016
    Pets and furniture don't always mix, and pet owners have many reasons they may not want their furry family members to make themselves comfortable on a recliner, sofa or chair.
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  • Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

    October 1, 2016
    With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods?
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  • How to Prevent Kidney Disease in Cats

    October 1, 2016
    Kidney disease is leading cause of death in cats. Give yourself a second to let that sink in. There is still a lot to learn about kidney failure and how it affects our felines.
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  • Raw Pet Food Safety Tips

    September 1, 2016
    There’s a lot of speculation out there about whether or not it’s safe for your pet to eat raw foods or not. Many would argue that as a pet owner you are putting your animal at risk of catching foodborne illnesses such as Salmonella or Listeria Monocytogenes.
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  • Dietary Supplements for Pets

    September 1, 2016
    Dietary Supplements are not mandatory for all pets. Yet, by definition of any dietary supplement, that bottle of vitamins and minerals are there to do just that – supplement your pets’ diet. Supplementation should not be confused with feeding your dog a full meal by any means.
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  • Choosing a Cheap Pet

    August 1, 2016
    Pets can be a wonderful addition to the family, but they can also be an expensive imposition on a tight family budget. Fortunately, there are many ways to choose a cheap pet without getting less love and enjoyment from the relationship you will have with your new friend.
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  • Pet Drying Methods

    August 1, 2016
    Regular baths are essential for your pet's health. Not only do baths help keep the coat and skin in good condition, but they also remove lose fur to minimize shedding, discourage fleas and reduce odors. But after the bath, how do you get your pet dry again?
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets

    July 1, 2016
    Is your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • How to Trim a Dog's Toenails

    June 1, 2016
    Trimming a dog's toenails may seem like a simple task, but it isn't always easy. Many dogs are nervous and anxious when getting their nails trimmed, and improperly done, a badly cut nail could cause injuries or infections, as well as adding to the dog's stress.
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  • All About Pet Vaccinations

    June 1, 2016
    Vaccinations are essential to protect your pet, but it can be confusing, even overwhelming, to decide which vaccinations are best for your pet and when they should be administered.
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  • Soothing Your Teething Puppy

    May 1, 2016
    Just like human babies, puppies also feel pain and discomfort while their teeth are erupting. The easiest way to tell is if your puppy is chewing a lot. Whether it’s a toy or your finger, your puppy may be chewing a lot to relive the pain it feels from teething.
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  • Helping Dogs Cope With Visitors to Your Home

    May 1, 2016
    Dogs can have many different reactions to visitors, from excited piddling and jumping to fearful growling and anxiety to barking and aggression.
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  • Crate Training your Dog

    April 1, 2016
    Training your dog to go into his crate can be effective for confining him when he can’t be supervised, as well as a place for him to call his own.
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  • Giving Cats a Good Indoor Life

    April 1, 2016
    Pet owners who keep their cats indoors not only protect their local wildlife, but also protect their favorite feline. Even if a cat is used to being outdoors, it is still easy to give them a fantastic life indoors. Why Keep Cats Indoors?
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  • Basic Guinea Pig Care

    March 1, 2016
    If you’re planning on owning a guinea pig, or you already do, there are some basic things that you should know when trying to care of it:Cage size and careWhen picking out a guinea pig cage you should look for one that has four square feet for each guinea pig that you have in it.
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  • The Three "P's" of Washing your Guinea Pig

    March 1, 2016
    Ever smell a guinea pig that needs a bath? If you’d rather not experience such an odor, we’ve got some bathing tips that you and your guinea pig may appreciate.
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  • Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winter

    January 1, 2016
    Wild Birds are well equipped for changing seasons, not only by migrating south but also by getting heavier, warmer plumage, eating a winter-friendly diet, and gathering in groups to share the hard work of finding food and shelter when those resources are scarce.
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