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    Experts Tips To Keep Pets Safe On Moving Day

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    May kicks off what many think of as the unofficial Moving Season. During the warm months, relocations hit their peak. While moving proves difficult enough for humans, there are other members of the family to consider: pets. Moving Stress With all the upheaval involved in a move, pets often get[…]

    Leash Training and Collars

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    Taking your dog for a stroll is one of the great joys of being a dog owner. Walking side-by-side with your canine companion makes any walk more enjoyable. But having to fight with your dog who pulls or plants can make walking less than stellar. Here are some ways to[…]

    How a DocuPet License Gets Your Pets Home Safe

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    Did you know that your DocuPet tag is so much more than just a license? Your pet’s DocuPet tag is also their ticket HomeSafe! This video explains exactly how our HomeSafe system works:   Our Lost Pet System is a free online tool designed to connect pet owners and their[…]

    Why Is Compliance So Low In My City?

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    Across North America, pet license compliance perpetually hovers in the 10% range. We’ve seen this time and time again through the hundreds of municipal consultations we’ve led. There are many reasons offered as to why this often polarizing municipal requirement is so consistently low, including – but not limited to[…]

    How Easy Is It To Purchase A Pet License In Your City?

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    Today’s article is a follow up to last week’s, in which we debunked the myth that license cost is the biggest driver of low compliance in a municipality’s animal licensing program. In fact, there are 4 other separate but interconnected drivers that need to be addressed if your city is[…]

    10 Tips to Bring Fido Home

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    One in three pets become lost at some point during their life. We don’t like those odds! All it takes is a door or gate left open for a second or two. But you can increase the chances of getting your companion back. If your pet has been missing for[…]

    How to Keep Your Dog Safe This Spring

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    Spring is finally (kinda) here! You’re going to be out and about with your dog much more, and that is really something to look forward to! But with the melting ice and snow come some things to keep in mind when on your outdoor adventures with Fido. Take a peek at[…]

    How to Remove Ticks From Dogs

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    Ah, the carefree days of summer! What do you have to worry about? Having too much fun at the beach? Eating too much juicy barbeque and even juicier watermelon? While the warm weather and relaxed pace is most certainly welcome, there is one aspect of summer that is certainly not:[…]

    How to Bathe a Dog

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    When you ask, “Ugh, what’s that smell?!” or, “Who tracked in all this mud?!” – and the answer is your dog, it’s time for a bath! While your pooch may enjoy taking a dip in the lake or even sticking his paws in the pool, chances are water and shampoo and being held down is[…]

    How The Lost Pet Service Works

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    How DocuPet Helps Lost Pets Our Lost Pet System is a free online tool designed to connect pet owners and their community, allowing you to share updates about the whereabouts and condition of lost pets. Our Pet Tags are engraved with your pet’s unique identifying code, which is tied directly to their[…]

    Fido Missing? Don’t Panic – Here’s What To Do

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    Your stomach drops. Your heart stops. Your mind races with “what ifs.” You’ve lost your best furry friend. Don’t panic (easier said than done, we know!). Instead, get to work finding Fido. Act Fast An open gate, a dropped leash, an enticing squirrel — all of these can result in[…]

    15 Tweets About Being a #dogmom

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    Here are 15 howlarious tweets for all the #DogMoms celebrating this Mother’s Day! You always help them look their best. You document every cute moment.   You do nice things for them… Like telling them how cute they are: Sharing every moment with them: Celebrating with them: Spoiling them: Or even checking[…]