Pet Tips

Leash Training

Leash Training

It’s easy to see a dog as a contemporary, and to enjoy walks and playtime with him or her off the leash. But one practical aspect of dog ownership is leash training, and it’s very important for your health and for your dog’s, that they are guided by you down sidewalks, streets, and trails. Dogs […]

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  August 20, 2020   No comments
Pet Anxiety

Pet Anxiety

It’s been a difficult few months, and as many of us return to work, it’s possible that our pets, who have enjoyed having our regular companionship at home, will experience some level of anxiety at our sudden absence. It is possible for your animal to experience anxiety, even if he or she has never before […]

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  July 2, 2020   No comments
Food

Food

Did you know that many of the foods you love and likely eat regularly are dangerous to the health of your pets? It’s true. Some are even considered toxic. Here’s an overview of the types of foods that are dangerous to your pet; remember, however, that this is not an exhaustive list, and as a […]

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  February 7, 2020   1 comment
Pad Injuries

Pad Injuries

A dog’s pads are more delicate and easier to injure than you may think. Pads are thick, spongy and rubbery, and dogs rely on them to do everything, absorbing the shock of walking and running, and even used for traction. Pads can also protect a dog’s feet from extreme temperatures. And when a dog’s pad […]

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  January 17, 2020   No comments
Friendships Between Kids and Pets

Friendships Between Kids and Pets

Kids and pets are usually an excellent combination. For many pets, an energetic and responsible kiddo as a friend is a special relationship (There are exceptions, of course, but more on that in a bit). And for a kiddo the relationship (Again, exceptions) can be one of the most formative of his or her young […]

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  December 23, 2019   No comments
Socialization

Socialization

In most cases, a dog who is well-socialized, and understands how to behave around both people and other animals, is a happier dog, and a dog who is much easier to spend time around. And socialization occurs very early in a dog’s life. When the dog is a puppy, he or she is learning how […]

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  November 13, 2019   No comments
Keep your Cat’s Coat Looking Vibrant

Keep your Cat’s Coat Looking Vibrant

Anyone who owns a cat knows that cats spend considerable time every day to grooming habits. And you would think that all those hours a cat spends grooming would amount to a clean and healthy coat, right? Not really. And the difficulty in grooming a cat comes not in the task itself—brushing, nail trimming, etc.—but […]

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  October 17, 2019   No comments
Dog Barking

Dog Barking

Depending on the circumstances dog barking is both a welcome or unwelcome sound. A dog is going to bark for any number of reasons; it’s a dog’s way of communicating. A dog may bark when he or she is excited—happy or nervous—or when he or she is acting on protective instincts. But not always is […]

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  March 4, 2018   No comments