Recent Blog Posts

  • Getting a Grip on Dog Leashes

    October 15, 2015
    Dog leashes are a necessary part of walking your dog. Since you're likely use one on a daily basis, it’s good to know the different types and their purposes:StandardYour standard leash just has your standard 6-foot long lead with a loop at one end and a clip for the collar at the other.
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  • Could Bones Really Be Bad For Your Dog?

    October 1, 2015
    A dog and his bone: an image that we've all come to accept as a perfectly safe and normal pastime for our canine friends. The conventional wisdom has always been that all bones, with the exception of those from chicken and other types of poultry, are safe for dogs to enjoy.
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  • Living in a Big City With a Pet

    September 15, 2015
    City life can be exciting, but it isn't always the best life for every pet.
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  • How To Train Your Cat

    August 15, 2015
    Many pet owners are under the impression that cats can’t be trained because they do not respond the same way that dogs do. However, any animal with the proper behavioral reinforcement can be trained.
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  • Follow These Steps If Your Pet Has an Anxiety Problem

    August 1, 2015
    Most pet owners are convinced that their furry family members have feelings, too. Fans of the animal-free lifestyle often express their skepticism, but proof of animals' emotions is well-documented.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    July 15, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • What Is Catnip and Why Do Cats Go Crazy for It?

    July 1, 2015
    Every cat owner has offered their cat a sniff or taste of catnip and giggled at the ensuing nuttiness of their furry friend, but what exactly is catnip and why do cats go head over paws for it? What IS Catnip? Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is an herb in the mint family.
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  • How to Get Your Puppy to Stop Biting Everything

    June 15, 2015
    It is normal for puppies to mouth, chew, gnaw and bite everything they come across – a dog's mouth is sensitive and young puppies are simply investigating their world.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    June 1, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Should You Be Changing Your Pet’s Food Regularly?

    May 15, 2015
    Once your pet becomes all grown up and it starts to enjoy the same kind of good quality food, there’s nothing else that needs to be done, right? Sure, Purina Dog Chow is going to be on the menu for a long time since its affordable, and my pet likes it. However, this is far from the truth.
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