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Table Scraps: The Holiday Foods You Can and Cannot Feed Your Pets

Turkey. Brisket. Latkes. Pumpkin pie. Chocolate. Nuts. These are some of the foods we love to indulge in during the holidays. And it’s tempting for us to want to share them with our pets. But many of these foods can cause digestive problems such as pancreatitis and gastroenteritis. And they can even kill our furry […]

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5 Summer ‘People’ Foods That Cats And Dogs Shouldn’t Eat, Plus 5 Healthy Alternatives

Ask almost anyone and they’ll tell you that summer is grilling season. From onions and steaks to peaches and corn, we Americans will put pretty much anything on the grill. And it’s for a few very good reasons: grilling puts the heat from cooking outside, saving air conditioning costs; there’s nothing like the taste of […]

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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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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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Disaster Preparedness for Pets: Disaster Kit Essentials

First Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma.  They’re a reminder that disasters can strike anytime, anyplace – and one right after the other.  So now’s a good time to check your disaster preparedness kit to make sure you’re all stocked up with necessities.  And that includes emergency supplies for your pets, including: A blanket from […]

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How to Throw a Great Birthday Party for Your Dog

It’s pawty time! Yes, if your beloved pooch’s birthday is approaching, why not throw a doggie birthday pawty for them to celebrate? Whether it’s their actual birthday or the day you adopted them, it’s a cause for celebration. You can go all-out and spend big, keep it simple and inexpensive by making a lot of […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Pet for You

There are thousands and thousands of dogs and cats in the U.S. looking for forever homes. This means if you’re looking to adopt a new best friend, narrowing the choice down to one can be overwhelming! Adopting a pet is an exciting experience but it’s a huge commitment in terms of your time and money. […]

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How To Fight Ticks in Your Home & Yard

It only takes one tick to infest your home and yard. Yes, only one! A pregnant female tick can lay thousands of eggs and once they hatch, they go in search of food. And the only food ticks want is blood from people or animals, including our pets. Since some ticks carry infectious diseases, they’re definitely […]

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How To Plan A Wedding That Includes Your Beloved Pet

Congratulations, you’re getting married! Are you inviting your pet to your wedding? Once upon a time it would have been considered an unusual thing to do. But nowadays many couples want their furbaby in attendance when they exchange vows. And to be honest, we think it’s an adorable trend. If your pooch or kitty has […]

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The Best Products Under $50 for Summer Pet Care

It happens every summer. You make a list of must-have summer products for you and your family, including your furry members. And before you know it, you’ve gone way over budget. We’ve all been there. And of course you don’t want to skimp on certain items because you know you’ll spend the summer regretting it. […]

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