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    Living With Both Cats and Dogs

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    We’ve all heard the term “fighting like cats and dogs” but does it have to be that way? Can cats and dogs live together in harmony? You bet! Here are some ways you can make cohabiting and even introductions the best they can be. The More The Merrier! Having a home[…]

    Toxic Plants Your Pets Should Avoid

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    From Your Flowerbed: Lillies: There are several kinds of lilies, with varying degrees of toxicity that should be avoided by all your pets, especially your feline friends. High toxicity (star lily, glory lily, lily of the valley) Kidney failure (swollen abdomen – fluid retention, unusual urination – marked increase or[…]

    How To Save On Pet Expenses

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    Being a pet owner can be pricey, here are some tips to help you get more bark for your buck! Health: Vet bills can be expensive. One way to avoid a surprise expense at the vet is by taking good care of your pet’s health with preventative measures. Clean Teeth,[…]

    How to Make a Pet Emergency Preparedness Kit

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    When an emergency strikes, it’s important that you and your family are ready for anything. Having all the essentials your pet could need ready to go in the event of a disaster can give you peace of mind. You can purchase premade Emergency kits, but you can also assemble your[…]

    Can Your Pets See Color?

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    It is a common misconception that dogs and cats can only see the world in black and white. Let’s look at the science behind how we see colors to better explain what your pets can see! Humans and their furry friend both have two kinds of receptors in their eyes:[…]

    Chow Time: 7 Vets Give Their Advice For Feeding Your Dog

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    We all want our pets to be healthy and happy; a great diet plays a starring role. Confused about what to feed Fido? (Us too! There’s so much advice out there.) Let’s see what the experts have to say about chow time. Dr. TJ Dunn Jr., DVM and Canine Nutritionist[…]

    Fall Pet Safety Tips

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    With the changing seasons come a new set of tips on how to keep your pets safe this Fall!

    The ABCs of Insuring Your Pet

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    Pet insurance is a great way to make sure your pets live longer, healthier lives!

    Human Foods that Can Harm Your Dog

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    You share everything with your furry friend: your love, your home, your car on road trip adventures, your sofa on quiet evenings at home, your leftovers after a good dinner. Whoa…back up! While you’d do anything for your pooch, offering people food is not always a safe idea. So, before[…]

    Human Foods that Can Harm Your Cat

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    Cats are famous, or infamous, for their curiosity. But what happens when their sense of adventure and exploration extends into your kitchen or pantry? Then your kitty can go from intrepid to in trouble. There are certain human foods that can harm your cat; which items should you make sure[…]

    All About Service Dogs

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    Man’s best friend. If you own a dog, you know that this is much more than a cliché; it’s a fact that your pooch proves again and again. But sometimes, the relationship between man and dog extends beyond friendship. Service dogs empower people with physical, emotional, and mental disabilities live[…]

    Dogs and Worms: What Pet Owners Need to Know

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    There are the snuggles, the cuddles, the looks of love and loyalty. Then there’s the not-so-pleasant side of dog-ownership. The messes, the accidents, the eau de skunk et garbage… and the worms. Canine worms can create a host of health problems for your pooch. And, well, they’ve definitely got the[…]