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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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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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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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Why Does Your Cat Eat Plastic?

(CATS/PET CARE) Teething young kittens can chew all sorts of objects. However, adult cats that lick, chew, or swallow inedible objects may suffer from pica, which is defined as the act of eating non-food items. In less serious cases, cats may chew or suck on objects, but not actually swallow them. However, any object may be a […]

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Brush Up! All You Need To Know About Your Dog’s Teeth

(PET CARE/DOGS) Wondering why your dog’s breath is so stinky? When was the last time they had their teeth cleaned? Here’s some bad breath fighting information, provided by Ciara Black from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for why she says cleaning your dog’s teeth is important, and […]

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