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This Memorial Day, Remember Pet Safety!

(MEMORIAL DAY/PET CARE) Memorial Day Weekend is finally here, which means it’s time to honor those who served. It also means traveling and spending time with friends, family, and Fido! But between high temperatures, road trips, and family BBQs, holiday weekends can be stressful and potentially dangerous for animals. Luckily, simply ensuring your pet(s) have […]

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Veterinarian Ross Henderson plays guitar and sings to calm anxious animal patients. Photo Credit: Dogington Post

Compassionate Crooner Calms Anxious Animals With Song

(TOUCHING TALES/PETS) They say “music calms the savage beast,” and one virtuoso veterinarian in Colorado has proven it to be true. Meet Ross Henderson, DVM, of Fox Hollow Animal Hospital. With his tender heart and musical talents, he not only heals our furry friends, but he soothes their souls too! Read on to find out […]

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Diamonds In The Ruff: Why Senior Dogs Rock

(ANIMAL RESCUE/SENIOR DOGS) Life can be pretty challenging for senior animals. The sad truth is every day older dogs are passed up for cute, bouncy puppies. Because people have preconceived notions of senior dogs, they are typically the least adopted pets. But senior pets deserve to live their golden years in a loving, supportive home. […]

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Spring Is In The Air & So Are Ticks

(PET CARE/DOG HEALTH) Are you having an active spring with your pup? While the spring weather is beautiful for long walks on the beach or in the park, it’s important to remember to keep your dog free of ticks. Read on to learn about the symptoms of Lyme disease and how to keep your dog […]

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14 Ways To Go Green With Your Dog This Earth Day

(DOGS/GO GREEN) Ever wonder how you can help reduce your dog’s carbon paw-print? Going green with your dog is actually really easy. Not only will you feel good about reducing your environmental impact, but it will make your dog healthier and happier while saving a ton of money in the process. Just in time for […]

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Bunny Fever! 9 Questions Before You Take The Hop

(PETS/EASTER/BUNNY RABBITS) Easter is just around the corner, and pet stores are filled with rabbits just waiting to hop into your Easter basket. So you and your children-–especially your children-–may be hoping for a bunny. But like the rush to buy a dalmatian after 101 Dalmatians was a big hit, it can be a different […]

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Scratch Dog Fleas For Good

(PET CARE/DOGS) Dog and cat fleas can certainly be a nuisance, but if left untreated, they can also result in serious illness. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to prevent and treat dog fleas quickly and efficiently. Read on for more information on dog fleas and see which methods of treatment and prevention work […]

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It's important to avoid feeding your dog table scraps. Photo Credit: Don Mason, Corbis

The Good, The Bad, & The Healthy: 10 Best & Worst Pet Foods

(CATS & DOGS/PET FOOD) How much do we really know about what we’re feeding our pets? While modern pet product marketing focuses on consumers’ responsibility as pet parents and providing our beloved pets with “all-natural,” “human-grade” food made with the “highest quality ingredients,” we must remember to take food labels with a grain of salt. […]

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Mange May Be Cause Of That Doggy Itch

(PET CARE/DOGS) Have you noticed your dog itching more than usual? Has your pup developed hair loss in certain areas? These could be signs of mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites. If you suspect your dog may have mange, take him/her to the veterinarian right away to avoid serious infestation and illness. Read […]

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