Health

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Why You Need to Get Your Pet Spayed or Neutered

One of the first decisions pet parents have to make when they adopt a new puppy or kitty is whether to get them spayed or neutered. For some, it’s an easy decision; they want their pets fixed as soon as they’re old enough. Others are tempted to let their female pet have at least one […]

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How to Take Care of Your Senior Pet in Winter

Our senior dogs and cats can’t head to Florida for the winter unless they’re already there.  So how can you make them comfortable even as the temperature drops and the snow piles up?  To start with, you can check out our advice about pet essentials for January and scan this winter pet fashion guide.  And […]

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Dangerous Winter Products to Watch Out For

Along with the cold winter months comes the need for helpful products like antifreeze and hand sanitizer. But did you know many of them contain dangerous chemicals that can harm your pet? Educating yourself on these potential pup health threats is a good idea to keep your beloved pet safe this season. Check out our […]

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Winter Time Pet Fashion Guide

Admit it – we all love to dress up our pets. From clever Halloween costumes to cozy sweaters, keeping up with your pup’s fashion game has become a cultural obsession. But with the cold winter months upon us, those extra layers serve a practical purpose! Check out a few of our suggestions to bulk up […]

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Winter Pet Clean Up Made Easy

There’s nothing like the smell of a wet dog in the middle of winter. Yeah, we’re wrinkling our noses, too. Letting your pup slop in the mud or play in the snow is tons of fun, but dealing with what they track inside isn’t. Luckily, cleaning the mess from those dirty paws (and coats, and […]

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Helping Your Pet Lose Weight

Has your pet become husky or — dare we say it — fat?  If your dog or cat is overweight, they’re not alone. The saddest statistic in the world is that the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 59% of cats and 54% of dogs in this country are obese. So what can we, as loving pet parents, do to help their precious furry […]

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How to Clean Up Pet Vomit

It’s not nice watching our pets vomit.  And then we have to clean it up.  Still, as long as our pets are okay and only have an upset tummy, we can deal with the vomit.  But what’s the best way to do that?  We asked Simple Solution’s stain and odor expert Scott Plasek a LOT […]

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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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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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