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Cold Weather Can Be Dangerous For Pets So Here Is How To Keep Pets Safe and Warm

Tail-Wagging Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy During Winter

(PET CARE) Certain animals may like to play in the snow, but chilly weather can present health hazards for your pet. Here are some tips to keep your pet safe and healthy during winter. — Global Animal

‘There’s Life In The Old Dog Yet’: Anti-Aging Care For Your Senior Pet

(OLD DOGS/PET CARE) It comes as no surprise pet senior citizens need to stay active the same way human senior citizens do. In the article below, proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, Dr. Karen Becker, shares exercises and massage techniques that will help your senior pet stay nimble, strong, healthy, and happy. Read on to find out how to help your older animal companion age gracefully. — Global Animal
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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 a shady place to get out of the sun and checking that they're microchips and ID tags are up-to-date can significantly help prevent a Dog-Day disaster. Prevent Memorial Day mishaps with these helpful tips, courtesy of the ASPCA, below. -- Global Animal
Cold Weather Can Be Dangerous For Pets So Here Is How To Keep Pets Safe and Warm

Having A Ruff Winter? Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe & Warm

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Despite their 'fur' coats, pets rely on their caregivers to protect them from the elements. With winter in full force, it's time for a refresher on how to keep our furry friends safe in cold weather. — Global Animal
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Top 10 Fourth Of July Pet Safety Tips

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE/PET SAFETY) Fourth of July fireworks are all fun and games until Fido gets hurt. What we know as a spectacular holiday tradition is pretty terrifying for our beloved pets and wildlife. The panic brought on by fireworks can cause pets to run away, injure themselves, or even get killed, and can also cause wild animals to abandon their babies and exhibit other life-threatening behaviors. Read on to find out how you can ensure your pets are safe this Independence Day. — Global Animal

How To Effectively Evacuate Your Pets 101

(PET SAFETY) When any sort of natural disaster hits, we often hear about the large number of displaced pets in need of a home. In the article below, Florida resident Brandy Arnold shares her experience of preparing her animal companions for Hurricane Irma. Read on for tips on what you should do to ensure your beloved critters are safe during an emergency. -- Global Animal

How To Potty Train Your New Puppy

(PUPPIES/PETS) Bringing home a new puppy means lots and lots of diligent training. One of the biggest challenges of caring for a new puppy involves training him/her to go potty outside, instead of on the rug. Here are some helpful tips on how to housetrain your dog.— Global Animal

Feline-Friendly Tips: Find The Purr-fect Vet For Your Cat

(PET CARE/CATS) Looking for a new vet for your cat? Whether you just moved, adopted a new pet, or just want a different vet, here are some tips from the ASPCA on finding the right veterinarian for your beloved feline friend. — Global Animal

Top 5 Summer Hazards For Pets

(PET CARE/SUMMER) With summer in full swing, it's important to remember to keep our furry friends safe while we have some fun in the sun. Take a look at these top five summer hazards for pets provided by the ASPCA and share with your friends to ensure a safe season. -- Global Animal

Pet Tech: Giving Your Pet A Better Quality Of Life

(PETS/PET CARE) Most pet parents view their animals as family members, but with our busy work schedules, it can be difficult to give our beloved companions the attention they deserve. Luckily technology is on our side, and it's helping us give our pets a better quality of life. For instance, there are dozens of tech-smart products available to assist with our pets' basic needs, in addition to their exercise, comfort, and of course, fun! There are also several dog-walking and daycare service apps for while you're away. View the infographic below for more on how technology is lending a helping paw to our furry friends. -- Global Animal

Killer Couch Chemicals Pose Danger To Dogs

(DOGS/PET HEALTH) Have you redecorated your living room in the past few years? If not, you may want to invest in a new couch, at least for your dog's sake. Chemicals present in old furniture pieces can invade your pet's bloodstream and food supply. Since newer sofas may pose a similar threat in the future, a better option is to buy handcrafted furniture or ensure your animal companions stay off potentially harmful sofas. Let sleeping dogs lie—but not on the couch! Read on to learn more about how chemical flame retardants can affect our furry friends. — Global Animal

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 the facts and myths behind rawhide chews, and check out these safe rawhide alternatives to help deter dogs from destruction. -- Global Animal

Doggy Don’ts: No More Jumping On People!

(DOGS/PET CARE) Having trouble keeping your pooch's paws on the floor? Not only can jumping be a nuisance, but it can be dangerous too. Here are some tips to teach your dog to not jump on people. — Global Animal

Tips For A Happy Summer: Protecting Your Pet From The Sun

(PET CARE/ANIMAL HEALTH) It's finally the first day of summer, and though you may remember to protect your own skin with sunblock, don't forget about protecting your pets, too! Just like humans, pets are also susceptible to skin damage. Although certain animal breeds are more likely to experience skin damage than others, it's important to stay informed about the possible health risks of sun exposure. Continue reading for more on how to protect your pet from the summer sun. — Global Animal

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