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Understanding Your Dog’s Language

Dogs are expressive animals that use their entire body to express their feelings. There's nothing better than watching a tail wag so hard that their hindquarters shake while accompanied by barks of joy. Or seeing a big grin of happiness on your dog's face when they see you. Dogs also use their body language to convey…
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Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pets

Halloween means it's time to dress up your pets for pictures and trick-or-treating activities with the family. It's also a time of increased risks in various forms for pets, which means paying closer attention to ensure their safety. Keeping pets safe during Halloween requires increased vigilance, but it's relatively easy and simple to keep them safe…
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High-Tech Pet Toys & Accessories

It's no secret that technology has crept into just about every corner of daily life. Technology has also made it into the lives of pets to help make life better for man and animal alike. Microchips have increased the chances of a lost pet getting returned to its owner, food bowls have become automated, and…
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How to Give Your Cat Some Fresh Air

Some cats are perfectly content to live an indoor lifestyle without ever going outside. It’s possible, however, to give cats a taste of the outdoors and fresh air without putting them in danger. Here are some tips for you to help your cat enjoy the world at large safely. Window Perches, Screens and Boxes Cats…
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Tips for Finding the Right Pet Sitter

Searching for a pet sitter that fits your needs can seem like finding a needle in a haystack. You have a goal of finding someone whom you can trust with entering your home and taking care of your pets while you're away or at work. The Internet has made it easier to find pet sitters,…
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Tips for Finding the Right Doggie Daycare

School's back in session which means there are fewer people around the home to watch and walk the dog. Instead of leaving them alone and waiting for someone to come home, why not send them to doggie daycare? There's plenty to like about doggie daycare as your four-legged family members get plenty of socialization, exercise and mental stimulation…
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National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

August 22 is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day. It's designed to raise awareness and remind cat owners that it's time for an annual check-up for their feline companions. Bringing your cat in to the veterinarian for a regular appointment is beneficial for both of you. You can get ahead of potential health…
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Pet Insurance in Times of Crisis

Chances are good that you've seen a countertop display at your vet's office for pet insurance. And maybe you've heard that pet insurance isn't usually that great because it gives a discount on the costs, but not full coverage. You've probably passed on picking up a pamphlet and figured you'll pay for emergency veterinary costs…
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Proper Nutrition Keeps Your Pets Happy and Healthy

Cats and dogs need proper nutrition to help them live a happy, comfortable life and look their best. But you can't feed a cat a plant-based diet and you don't want to feed your dog an all-meat diet. Both dogs and cats have nutritional needs that are unique to their species. That means providing them with…
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Cat Behavior Problems

Cats are wonderful creatures that grace our homes and brighten our lives. But sometimes they exhibit unusual or unwanted behavior that sends you to your wit's end. Some changes in behavior can be an aversion to using a litter box or aggression with other cats in the household. And sometimes the cat acts out against its…
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