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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

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 isn’t only a threat to you and…
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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 safe and calm holiday too. Have some…
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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 health, so here are…
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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 holiday. Candy isn’t for pets Remember…
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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 gets colder Many animals are not…
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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 shelters and see what kind of…
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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 time to go on a walk.…
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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 should take. Looking out for…
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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 you need to know about popular foods…
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