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4 Recipes for National Cook for Your Pets Day

In case you almost missed it, today is National Cook for Your Pets day.  Yes, the timing isn’t great as it falls the day after Halloween.  But our pets have seen us stuffing ourselves with Halloween candy for days.  Now it’s their turn to enjoy a special treat: a healthy, home-cooked meal for dinner.  If […]

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What To Do If Your Pet Eats Your Holiday Candy

So your pet ate the holiday candy.  It might sound like a joke, but if it happened – it isn’t.  What’s delicious to us humans can be toxic to our pets.  And how you respond to the emergency depends on the type of sweet treats they ate.  If you suspect your pet pal has been […]

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Vet Advice: How To Help Your Pet Lose Weight

  Has your furball become a little chunky? Or, dare we say it, fat?  If your dog or cat is overweight, they’re not alone. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in this country are obese. So what can pet parents do to help their […]

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Dressing Up Your Pet for Halloween

We can’t quite remember when it started, but dressing up pets for Halloween has become HUGE! According to a recent survey, 16 percent of people celebrating Halloween this year will put their pets in costumes. The most popular? Pumpkin, hot dog, lion, pirate, bumblebee, the devil, Batman, ghost, witch and Star Wars characters. If you’re […]

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Vet Advice: How to Keep Your Pet Healthy

We all want our furry buddies to live long, happy and healthy lives.  And for that to happen, we need to start looking after our pet’s well-being the very second we adopt them.  How do we do that?  We asked our vet, Dr. Laura Wiles, for her advice on keeping pets healthy, starting on adoption […]

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3 Benefits of Walking Your Dog

Walking your dog can be a pain in the butt, but the exercise can also help save your life.  And of course, it’s the ultimate bonding exercise as well.  So just in case you need reminding, here are three great benefits of walking your dog: Walking your dog can get you a date Can’t get […]

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How to Have a Stress-Free Move with Your Pet: Part Two

It’s finally arrived: moving day.  By now your dog or cat will likely have picked up that something’s happening and might be acting a little anxious.  So it’s important you act calm and pay a lot of attention to your furball.  We know it will be hard, but try to stick to their routine as […]

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4 Insta-Famous Pets You Need To Follow

There are so many Insta-famous pets that it’s hard to know which ones to add to your feed.  And it’s not only cats and dogs with wildly popular Instagram accounts.  We found bunnies, pigs, monkeys, chipmunks, ponies, guinea pigs, squirrels, raccoons and many more animals, all with huge followings.  Despite feeling a bit overwhelmed, we […]

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What to Do if You See a Dog in a Hot Car

It’s a situation none of us want to face: you’re out on a hot day and see a dog stuck inside a parked car, owner nowhere to be found. We all know this is a really dangerous situation — hundreds of dogs die of heat-related deaths in cars each year. Even if the windows are rolled […]

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Essential Gear You Need to Hike with Your Dog

You probably didn’t adopt your dog so you have a hiking buddy.  But that’s one of the many wonderful rewards that come with being a doggie parent.  In this beginner’s guide we talked about how to prepare for hiking adventures with your pup.  Now we want to share our favorite essential hiking gear you’ll need to go […]

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