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Infographic: Vet Advice For Bringing Home A New Puppy

Welcoming a new puppy into your family is extremely rewarding—but it can also be a challenge. If you’re preparing to adopt, rescue or purchase a new puppy, kitty, dog or cat, read this do’s and don’t’s list to help you prepare. Do’s Before you adopt, make sure you’ve asked yourself: Am I prepared for the time […]

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Training Your Pets in Time for the Holidays

The holiday hustle is here. In my house that means not only scouring and organizing everything—from top to bottom—in preparation of holiday guests but also training your pets for your guests. My two fur boys, Abe and Chico, don’t slide under my radar either. Not even for a minute. By December 24, when all of […]

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Infographic: The Anatomy of a Pet Stain

Not all pet stains are created equal, and the first step to defeating this enemy is knowing everything about it. This infographic helps you identify—and neutralize—any pet stain in your home, by looking at four key characteristics: Pet Stain Type Liquids and solid pet stains leave their own unique messes. Use paper towels to pick […]

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Keeping Your Pets Happy and Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a happy time for us humans. But what about our pets? We asked Dr. Wiles and Dr. Naugler with the RPG Innovations Vet Council how we pet parents can keep our pooches and kitties healthy and happy so they enjoy the holidays too. Q: What are common health hazards for pets this […]

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How to Fly on an Airline with Your Pets

As I prepare for the holidays, two very important (and hairy) family members make this time extra special. Of course my husband and little human fit the bill, but the boys I especially like to snuggle under the Christmas tree are Abe and Chico—my fur kids. And, the thought of leaving them to travel this […]

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Adopting a Pet from the Shelter During the Holidays

So you’re thinking about adopting a pet over the holidays and you’re wondering…is it a good idea or not? When I began my pet-centric career over a decade ago at the SPCA of Tampa Bay, we warned people about holiday pet adoption. After all, it’s already a hectic time with guests, house decorating, preparing food, […]

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Expert Tips For Bringing Home a New Pet Around the Holidays

‘Tis the season for cookies, snow, tinsel and lights. It also happens to be the season where many people and families will adopt or otherwise bring home a new pet, whether as a gift for someone or for another reason. And while we’re not looking to debate the merits of bringing a new pet home around the holidays in this article (we’ll save […]

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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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Black Friday Gift Guide: 8 Pet Gifts You Don’t Need to Wake Up at 3AM Tomorrow For

It’s Black Friday tomorrow; where would you rather be? Us too, which is precisely why we love shopping online on Black Friday. Online shopping is without the hassles, crowds and lines of Black Friday store trips, and now that shipping has gotten a lot better, you don’t even have to wait very long for your […]

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How to Hike With Your Dog

As far as outdoor activities go, hiking certainly ranks near the top of our go-to activities with our pups. We love hiking as a great way to get into the outdoors without too much preparation. And if you want to bring your dog along (as we normally do) on your hike, that’s exactly what you […]

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