3 Steps to House Train Your New Puppy

3 Steps to House Train Your New Puppy

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It’s exciting to get a new puppy. You love this little bundle of energy with the perpetual wagging tail who loves to lick your face. But then reality kicks in and you are faced with house training. It’s important to understand that the earlier you begin the training process the better. The longer your puppy assumes it’s the norm to…

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Prepare to Care for Your New Kitten with This Checklist

Prepare to Care for Your New Kitten with This Checklist

By | Pet Care

Planning to add a New Kitten to your household or family? Make sure that you are ready for this commitment by investing in the items that you need to help your kitten thrive and grow. What an exciting time! Prepare for your new furry family member and make sure that you have everything on this kitten checklist: A vet. The…

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3 Keys to a Healthier Cat in the New Year

3 Keys to a Healthier Cat in the New Year

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

Good routine pet care can mean the difference between a year of health problems or a year of comfort for your beloved cat. Routine health care includes proper nutrition, regular grooming, dental care, routine veterinary exams and vaccinations, parasite control, and protection from household hazards. A cat only has nine lives if you take care of all of them. Here…

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Is Your Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is Your Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

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In order to think about whether your pet might be at risk for diabetes, it’s first important to have an understanding of what diabetes is all about. Basically, diabetes occurs when the body is unable to utilize glucose (a type of sugar) in a normal manner. Glucose is the major source of energy for the body’s cells and the levels…

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Think Again Before You Toss Your Dog People Food

Think Again Before You Toss Your Dog People Food

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

It is not uncommon to want to give your dog people food; in fact, many owners may find that people food is the healthier, kinder option for their beloved pets. The truth is, there are many foods that are harmful to your dog and that can cause medical complications, even death. Before incorporating people food into your dog’s diet, know…

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Avoid These Holiday Hazards to Keep Your Pet Safe This Season

Avoid These Holiday Hazards to Keep Your Pet Safe This Season

By | Pet Care, Pet Emergency, Pet Health

Though this is truly a magical season, Holiday Hazards lurk everywhere. Pay attention to potentially-dangerous items and situations that are most prevalent during the holidays. Avoid these holiday hazards to keep your pet safe this season: People-Food Naturally, you want to share a treat and perhaps people food with your four-legged friends during this festive time of year. Be careful:…

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How to Travel with Pets this Holiday Season

How to Travel with Pets this Holiday Season

By | Pet Behavior, Pet Care

With the holiday season upon us, many of us will be traveling to enjoy time with friends and relatives. And, many people will be taking their four-legged friends along. As pets aren’t allowed on trains, your options to travel with pets are by car or plane. We’ll discuss how best to care for your pets depending on which way you choose…

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Why Dogs and Cats Get Ear Infections

Why Dogs and Cats Get Ear Infections

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

Most people only notice that their dog or cat has an ear infection when they see it constantly shaking its head and pawing at its ear. However, vets know that most ear problems have been brewing for quite some time. An ear infection (otitis) commonly begins in the outer ear, but, if left untreated, eventually the eardrum becomes porous, and…

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Best Old Friend: Caring for Your Senior Dog

Best Old Friend: Caring for Your Senior Dog

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

Subconsciously, you know that it’s inevitable that your bouncing new puppy will eventually grow older, but you’re enjoying him so much you don’t really think about it. However, as several years pass, you start to see a decrease in energy levels and a little silvering around the muzzle. However, the good news is that you can take steps to keep…

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