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<p>A chip the grain of rice may bring Fido home. Photo Credit: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times</p>

Is Your Pet Chipped?

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) Pet microchipping has come a long way since it originated over two decades ago. Pet chipping companies like HomeAgain now alert you when pets in your area go missing, and even come with an iPhone app that will let you upload pictures of your lost pet. Every year approximately 10 million […]

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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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The AHA has proven that pets, especially dogs, are good for your health.

5 Ways To Be A Green Pet Parent

(PETS/GO GREEN) With so many various choices of food, toys, and accessories available for your pets, it can sometimes be difficult to know the difference between an eco-friendly option and one that could inflict serious environmental damage. By being a green pet parent, you can feel good about reducing your environmental impact and more importantly, […]

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Indoor cats tend to be drawn to floral arrangements. Photo credit: Blue Cross Animal Hospital

Fatal Flowers? Keep Lilies Away From Cats!

(PET CARE/CATS) With Easter just around the corner and lilies in full bloom, it’s important to learn about the dangers of bringing lilies into your home. Many pet guardians do not realize that lilies, particularly Easter, Tiger, Asiatic, Day, and Japanese Show lilies, are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. If a cat ingests or […]

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Only about 1% of all pets in North America are insured. Photo Credit: Modern Dog Magazine

Poison Prevention Week: Protect Pets From Household Items

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) This week, during National Poison Prevention Week, learn how you can protect your pet from the toxic dangers and poisoning. Many common household items, such as Advil and chewing gum, could pose a serious threat to your pet. Pet insurance company Trupanion has compiled a list of the most common poison […]

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Being exposed to dogs early in life can decrease one's risk of asthma by 13%.

5 Tips For Raising A New Puppy

(DOGS/PUPPIES/PET CARE) Adding a new dog to the family is quite exciting, but it’s important to know how to properly care for your new furry family member. With the proper care and training, puppies will adapt more easily into their new homes. Are you or someone you know thinking about adopting a new dog? If […]

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Pet Theft Awareness Week: Keeping Thieves Out & Pets In

(PETS/PET CARE) Losing a dog is a terrible emotional blow–whether the pet ran away to go on an adventure, or they were stolen. Luckily, making your home escape-proof can also make it burglar-proof. Just in time for Pet Theft Awareness Week (March 14 – 21), here are some tips on making your house secure against […]

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