Yearly Archives: 2020

5 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween is all about having spooky fun and collecting loads of candy. It's also a great excuse for dressing up your pet and taking them with the family for tricks and treats. But sometimes there are more tricks than treats for pets what with people looking to start trouble and celebratory items that can be…
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Summertime Dangers for Pets

Warm weather means more activity for people, pets, weather and undomesticated critters. It also brings a host of dangers for pets. Being aware of pet distress and signs of injury to the body, as well as being more careful with letting a pet outside or off-leash is key to getting your pet through the summer…
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Important Facts About Obesity in Pets

Food is love and we use food to show our pets how much we love them. The reason being is that it feels good to feed pets and know that you're doing the very best for them. Unfortunately, it's easy to go overboard with the feeding of treats and oversized portions that are eagerly gobbled…
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10 Most Googled Questions About Cats

Cat pictures and videos dominate the internet as we laugh at their quirky antics, but they don't do a whole lot to demystify the feline mind and body. One could argue that the pictures and videos make cats even more inscrutable, if that's even possible. Chances are good you've turned to Google a time or two…
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10 Most Googled Dog Questions

Google has made it easier than ever to find answers to questions you may never have thought of before. Chances are good that you as a dog owner have run across behaviors that you find odd and mystifying. In turn, you pull up Google and ask the question of "why does my dog do XYZ?" A…
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Tips on Hearing and Sight Loss in Pets

Hearing and vision loss in pets can happen at any stage of their life, but these conditions are more likely to affect them when they're older. Some conditions can be treated while others are chronic in nature and can't be reversed. However, vision and hearing loss in pets is not the end of their world…
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A Guide to Pet Health Insurance

The arrival of September marks the return of National Pet Insurance Month. It's an annual event designed to raise awareness among pet owners about the value of carrying a health insurance policy for their pets. It's estimated that only one in three pets is covered by a pet health insurance policy even though pet insurance…
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13 Tips for Dog Parks in Bend

The City of Bend is full of dog parks to give your dog a safe place to run off their energy, roam and explore, and socialize with other dogs. Some dog parks in Bend, such as Riverbend Dog Park, give water-loving dogs the opportunity to follow their instincts and take a dip. Before you go,…
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How to Tell If Your Pet Is in Pain?

Pain is the last thing you want your pet to experience. When your pets hurt, you feel it along with them because they can't tell you what's going on, where the pain is, and how bad it is. Sometimes you don't know if you have a pet in pain because animals tend to be stoic…
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How to Celebrate International Cat Day on August 8

International Cat Day on August 8 is a day for celebrating the fabulous feline and taking a moment to reflect on the joy that cats bring into our lives. We put their funny videos up on the internet for everyone to laugh at, take pictures of their adorable faces when they're sound asleep, and, at…
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