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Separation Anxiety: How to Make Your Dog Comfortable When It’s Time to Go Back To School & Work

  Dogs are incredibly social animals that have unconditional love for their families and would love nothing more to be at the hip of family members all day. So when back-to-school rolls around each year and the entire family leaves the house every day, our dogs can get some serious separation anxiety. In the best-case […]

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8 Working Dogs That Work Way Harder Than Us

Happy Labor Day! While you were sleeping in today, these work dogs were probably already working their butts off. Whether it’s riding into danger on a helicopter, checking bags in an airport or searching disaster sites for missing persons, these work dogs do some incredible jobs that they’re so perfectly suited for. So let’s check out and honor […]

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Beating the Heat: How to Keep Your Pet Cool Outside During Summer

Welcome to the end of summer, a time where temperatures creep from uncomfortable to “Can I just stay inside, please?” With that heat comes danger—especially for your dogs and cats. Most of us know that dogs and cats don’t sweat like people. They’ve developed other strategies for cooling off like sweating primarily through their paws, […]

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5 Photos That Prove a Dog’s Unconditional Love is Actually Mutual

#mansbestfriend #furbaby #loyal #willneverbetrayyou #lovemydoggy #unconditionallove #dogs #cats #animallover A photo posted by Diane Nolan (@dianenolan25) on Aug 7, 2015 at 7:38pm PDT   One of the best things about a dog is the unconditional love in its heart. There are literally no strings attached and it’s one of the best feelings in the world. […]

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New Tricks for Great Pet Care

  Ahhh summer….the smell of fresh cut grass, and long dog walks with multiple poo-poo picking-uppings. Wait, what? Yep, relishing the outdoors in summertime comes with pesky (and sometimes large, wink, wink) challenges, in the form of situations ripe with “I should have brought two bags”. Luckily you can tackle these bitty, stinky nuisances with […]

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6 Cats that Rocked Instagram Last Week

Instagram is full of incredible cats. Here are six that rocked it last week. 1. How is that even… Video via @seamusobrien ?? A video posted by Animals Videos (@animalsvideos) on Aug 12, 2015 at 4:20pm PDT   2. Awwwww….. From @baloo13972: "'Don't disturb please'- Marla Cala" #catsofinstagram A photo posted by Cats of Instagram (@cats_of_instagram) on […]

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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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4 Reasons to Adopt a Mutt on National Mutt Day

Did you know that today is National Mutt Day? It’s  a unique holiday because it’s celebrated twice a year on July 31st and December 2nd. The holiday was created to celebrate and save the mixed-breed dogs of the world, which make up the largest percentage of euthanized dogs in the United States due to over-breeding […]

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Traveling With Your Pet: Part 2 – On The Road

If you’ve followed the tips in our first post about traveling with your pet, pooch or kitty should now be pretty comfortable with the car. But before you set off on the family vacay, there’s one more to-do to tackle: Where you’re going to stay. Unfortunately, not all hotels are pet-friendly. Fortunately, sites like PetTravel.com […]

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5 Tips For Protecting Your Dog or Cat This 4th of July

For you, it’s a day with family and friends, relaxing, eating and watching pretty lights in the night sky. For your pet, however, the Fourth of July is pretty much the end of the world each and every year—or so they think. So much so that you may come back home to a shredded shoe, […]

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