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The Benefits of Crate Training

Just like people, dogs like to have their own special place to rest and feel safe. Crate training is a fantastic way to ensure that your pet has their own little sanctuary where they can go for that safety and rest, and it can also prevent destructive behavior while you are not home. Housetraining is…
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What You Need to Know About Heat Stroke & Your Pet

As summer nears and the hot days start stacking up, it’s important to know how to keep your pet safe from the dangers of heat stroke. Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s temperature becomes too high, anything over 106 degrees. Once your pet descends on the path of overheating, very serious conditions can lead to…
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Spring Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

It’s that time of year again when Spring cleaning lands on the “honey-do” list for weekend chores. If you own pets, this task can be even more daunting than traditional spring cleaning. Pet owners often contend with fur, muddy paws, chew toys around the house, dirty pet bowls, stained carpets and stinky pet beds when…
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Fleas and Ticks on Your Pets? Learn About What to Do

With the weather warming up, you will be letting your pets outside to romp in the spring grass after being cooped up inside. Yet you will need to be extremely careful, as your pets can come down with a case of fleas or ticks. Then your outdoor pets can share these parasites with indoor pets.…
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Meeting and Mating: The Reproductive Cycles in Pets

When it comes to your pets, their frisky nature can lead to more than just play. If your pets are not spayed or neutered, this could lead to pregnancies as your home can get overrun with new arrivals. Learn about the reproductive cycle of pets if you plan to breed them or when you want…
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Dog Parks in the Bend Oregon Area

All dogs need exercise as they can keep their bodies in shape, burn off excess energy and become socialized with other dogs. Instead of just walking your dog on a leash down the street and back home again, there are a large number of dog parks in the Bend, Oregon area. Let your dog frolic, explore and…
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What to Know About Canine Influenza to Protect Man’s Best Friend

The cold and flu season is in full force as you, your family, and coworkers have the sniffles and coughs that just won't go away. Yet don't forget the health and wellbeing of your furry friends. Dogs can catch canine influenza as they experience a loss of appetite, runny noses, high fevers, lethargy and coughs. …
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Dental Care is Important to Your Pet’s Health

  Nothing wakes you up faster in the morning than having your dog snoring right in your face. Normally, you never think much about their bad breath as you get out of bed and take them out for their morning walk. You just assume the smell comes from their dog food and pet snacks. Yet…
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Help your Pet avoid these Holiday Foods

During the holidays, there’s guaranteed to be a lot of food around. It can be easier for your pet to sneak a few bites of food when no one is looking. Foods around the holidays tend be even more unhealthy for your pets. Here are some foods to avoid, and tips for helping your pets…
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Keeping your Pets safe around the Holidays

The holidays are here, and it’s time for houses full of relatives and friends, gathering to celebrate the holidays. While your mind may be mostly on how you might not have enough room for everyone, or how all the food will get made, it’s important to keep your pet in mind. Disruptions to their schedule…
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