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Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of “human” food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays […]

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Skip The Gym Membership, Adopt A Dog Instead!

(LIFE WITH PETS/DOGS) Looking to get more exercise? Don’t get a gym membership or a treadmill – adopt a canine walking companion instead. People who walk their dogs are more likely to get moderate to vigorous exercise than people who walk with other people, or not at all. Read on about one of many reasons […]

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Chew On This: Most Popular Dog Treat Could Be The Most Dangerous

(DOGS/PET CARE) While many pet parents prescribe their dogs’ overactive chewing with rawhide treats, they are often unaware of the hidden dangers. For instance, did you know that rawhide chews are often processed with chemical byproducts like hydrogen peroxide and bleach? Choking and blockages are also common risks associated with feeding rawhides. Continue reading below for […]

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Protect Your Pet From Halloween Spooks

(PETS/HALLOWEEN) With the constant excitement and activity surrounding trick-or-treaters and Halloween antics, it’s possible your pet may become frazzled or worrisome during all the commotion. Here are some helpful tips and advice to keep your pet safe and calm this Halloween. — Global Animal

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What You Should Know About Doggy Day Care

(DOGS/PET CARE) How does your dog spend his/her day while you’re at work or away from home? If you want your pooch to maximize his/her idle hours, consider enrolling them in doggy day care. If matriculated at a well-run center, your dog will become better behaved, friendlier toward other dogs, and return home in better […]

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Get These Household Items Away From Your Pets

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Our pets are our family. However, many animal guardians do not realize the products we use in daily life to maintain our health and home can have disastrous consequences if ingested by our animal companions. Several everyday supplies have debilitating and even fatal side effects if consumed by our furry friends. […]

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Why Walking Your Pet Is A Must

(CATS & DOGS/PET HEALTH) Ever wonder what it’s like to be stuck in a house for nine or more hours a day? Cooping up your dog or even your cat for extended periods of time without multiple long walks a day can seriously affect your pet’s health. Overeating due to idle time is a major […]

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Understanding Dog Sleep Patterns

(DOGS/PET CARE) Every pet parent wants to see his or her dog remain healthy for as long as possible. It’s important to make sure your dog eats the healthiest foods possible, gets plenty of exercise, and receives a regular veterinarian examination, keeping up with all of their vaccinations. However, sleep patterns are just as important […]

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Pet Safety: Dogs Don’t Belong In Trucks

(DOGS/PET SAFETY) While letting your dog hop in the back of a truck may be convenient for short trips, pet guardians should think twice about engaging in this unsafe habit. Whether it be a crash, chasing another animal, or being startled, at any moment your beloved companion may jump or be thrown out of the […]

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Turn That Fish Frown Upside Down

(PETS/FISH/PET CARE) How can you tell if your aquarium is a happy home for your pet fish? A recent study suggests that most fish in tanks are giving off more negative vibes than positive ones. The study looks at how tank size and the complexity of the environment can either reduce or increase aggression in […]

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Facelifts For Fido? 5 Peculiar Pet Procedures

(PETS) There’s not much we wouldn’t do for our animal companions. Designer duds, boutique hotels, and even plastic surgery? That’s right. Pets have succumbed to the nips, tucks, and more that is usually reserved for their human counterparts. Read on for five of these unusual pet procedures and why our pets might have justifiable reasons for […]

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Be Prepared: Emergency Plan For Your Pets

(PET CARE) The effects of Tropical Storm Harvey this past week are a sobering reminder of how everything can change in a moment. This begs the question: How prepared are you for a natural disaster? Here is an excellent article for pet guardians on what we need to know and do—including a pet first aid […]

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