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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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Pet Care in the Fall

Pet care in the fall Fall is just around the corner here in Central Oregon. The mornings are chillier and the nights are cooler. While this is a great time for your pet, the weather isn’t too hot and it’s perfect to get them out and about, there are some precautions for fall that you…
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BBQ Foods that your pet should avoid

BBQ Foods that your pet should avoid Having a cookout or BBQ? Do you have a pet that seizes the opportunity to beg for delicious grilled treats or chips and dip? Perhaps the party has progressed to sitting around a fire pit, and you’ve left all the food on the kitchen counters inside. Here’s what…
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Dog nail care

Dog nail care Dogs nails are much like ours. When they get to be too long, they can hamper the simplest of tasks. Your dog feels the same way about having long toe nails. Know before you trim A simple tip for knowing when your dog’s nails are too long, is when you can hear…
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How to Prevent Heat Strokes in your Pet

How to Prevent heat strokes in your Pet Heat stroke, or hyperthermia, occurs when your pet fails to keep the body’s temperature within a safe range. Animals cooling systems are different than humans and they can easily get overheated, for example we cool off by sweating. The signs A dog that is suffering from heatstroke…
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