Yearly Archives: 2016

Pet Holiday Safety Tips- December Edition

While we’ve already covered some tips and tricks for keeping your pets safe during the holidays and family gatherings, the holidays in December, can present an entirely new set of problems for pets. Here are some suggestions and tips for keeping your pets safe. Holiday decorations If you’re going to put up a Christmas tree…
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How to introduce new pets to existing pets

If you’re planning on getting a new pet this holiday season, it may be important to consider how the introduction between existing pets and new pets may go. There is a right and wrong way to make introductions, and it’s important to consider how territorial your existing pet may be. Consider what kind of new…
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New Pet Tips

If you’re planning to get a pet around the holiday season, there are some things you should consider first. Whether the pet you plan to get is a puppy, kitty or more mature animal, there are things you need to plan for when you have a pet. Being a pet owner is a change of…
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Thanksgiving dishes you shouldn’t feed your pet

Thanksgiving dishes you shouldn’t feed your pet It’s the holiday season, and while we’re greeting family and friends at the door, it may be the purr-fect time for your furry one to grab a treat. Here are some foods you should make sure your furry friends avoid during Thanksgiving. Raw or uncooked meat – Salmonella…
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How to Plan a Pet-Safe Holiday Gathering

How to Plan a Pet-Safe Holiday Gathering The holiday season is almost upon us. November is here, and Turkey Day is quickly approaching. We have some pet-friendly tips for how to plan a family gathering. Just like for Halloween, there are specific things you can do for your pets to ensure that they have a…
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Senior cat grooming tips

Senior cat grooming tips Have an older cat that’s struggling to keep up with its self-grooming? Did you know that a third of a cat’s metabolism goes toward its self grooming routine? As they age a cat becomes less able to keep up with a normal routine. Falling behind can affect many aspects of their…
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Halloween for Pets: Do’s and Don’ts

Halloween for Pets: Do’s and Don’ts It’s that time of year again. Halloween! Before you get overzealous and decorate your whole house and buy an elaborate pet costume, consider your pet on Halloween. It can be a stressful time for a pet so here are some tips to make their Halloween and yours a better…
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Preparing your pets for winter weather

Preparing your pets for winter weather Even though our furry friends are covered in what seems to be warm fur we have to take certain precautions to keep them safe throughout the colder months. Remember that their fur doesn’t always keep them warm, and sometimes they need help from us to stay safe. As it…
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October is Adopt a Dog Month

October is Adopt a Dog Month It’s estimated that anywhere from 3-4 million dogs are not adopted every year, and are euthanized or put down. If you’ve always wanted a dog, and are finally financially and emotionally ready to adopt a dog, this may be the perfect month to do so. Check out your local…
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Leash tips for walking your dog

Leash tips for walking your dog Dogs need to be walked on a daily basis to stay healthy and get some energy out. It’s important that your dog has good leash behavior or etiquette. Here are some tips, tricks and suggestions for better leash behavior. Allow enough time Make sure that you give yourself enough…
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