Health

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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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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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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 […]

Disaster Preparedness for Pets

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 Give Your Dog or Cat A Pet Massage

Do you want to make your pet bark or purr with pleasure? Then consider giving her a daily 10-minute pet massage all over her body. By using your hands to gently stroke and manipulate her skin, tendons, muscles, and bones, and flex her joints, you’ll improve her health and well-being. Also, you may find medical […]

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Pet First Aid Tips & Resources You Need to Know About

  Do you know pet first aid? If your kitty or pup has a wound or burn, would you know how to treat it? What if your pet had a seizure or started choking? If you’re skilled in pet first aid, being able to provide immediate care during your pet’s medical emergency – until you […]

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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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