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Tips For Maintaining Your Pet’s Weight And Health

It seems too many pets may be influenced by their human parents when it comes to bad eating habits. Unfortunately too many of our pets are overweight or even obese. Some studies suggest that about fifty percent of cats and dogs in the US are overweight. That’s a high percentage, too high. Potential Health Problems […]

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Pet Allergies and Air Quality

by Lawrence Reaves Although there are many allergies people suffer from that are caused by the consumption of food and drink, there are a lot of allergies that come from allergens that are airborne. These airborne allergens get ingested through a person’s nose and mouth when they breathe and they get an allergic reaction which […]

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Soothing Your Pet’s Fear of the Veterinarian

by Christa O’Conner There aren’t many pets that generally enjoy trips to the veterinary clinic. Barking dogs, crying cats, strange people in lab coats who smell funny can all be strange sensations for your pet. This is especially true of exam rooms where they get hoisted onto a cold, slippery metal table and often get […]

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Three Tips for Having Pets on the Go

Being able to take your beloved pooch or other fur friend with you on holiday can be loads of fun, but you need to keep comfort and convenience in mind when you take your pets on the go. With these three key tips, your holiday will be enjoyable for your pet as well as you. […]

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6 Tips for Summer Pet Care Safety

Spring and summer are quickly approaching, which means it’s almost time for warm weather and outdoor festivities. Summer days are made even better when they’re shared with pets. By following a few summer pet care safety tips, you can keep your animals healthy and enjoy the fun-filled summer months! 1) Never leave your pet in […]

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Feeling Stressed? 5 Ways Pets Reduce Your Stress

Stress isn’t ever fun to deal with. There are several ways to reduce it, including improving diet, getting more sleep, exercising and medication. However, have you ever thought about the fact that pets reduce stress and anxiety? Pets, in fact, are one of the best stress relievers and provide their owners with a number of […]

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How to Kill Fleas Without Poisoning Pets

When fighting fleas, I like to start with the big guns. That would be your vacuum cleaner. Fleas have four life stages, 3 of which are fairly immobile. The eggs, larvae and pupa stages are unable to jump away from the vacuum cleaner the way adults can. Their populations will be close to where pets […]

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New Years’ Resolutions for Pet Owners

Happy New Year! When we think of the first month of a new year, we probably ponder all the resolutions to make for our personal and professional growth. We want to lose weight, eat better, and maybe work toward improving skills to do well at work. If you have a feline or canine companion at […]

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Bringing Home a Baby to Live With Your Existing Pets

So you’ve found out that you are expecting… but you already have a furry “baby” at home who thinks she rules the roost. Everything has been well and good until now, and you’ve already noticed she’s checking out that crib and giving you the stink eye as if to say “This IS for me, right?” […]

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The 1-2-3’s of Communicating With Your Pets

by Linda Strother STOP WATCH AND LISTEN 1. STOP! a. Find a quiet place near your pet. b. Stop everything you are doing, and just breathe. c. Focus on your breathing and be aware. 2. WATCH a. Look at your pet. b. Watch how they breathe. c. Are you still aware of your own breath? […]

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