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The Scoop on Pet Poop

Having pets has advantages. Without a doubt, your forever friend is your TV buddy, snuggle pal, meal companion, fitness trainer, and best listener in the world. If there’s a cloud inside your pet’s silver lining, though, it’s probably in the form of the daily cleanup. Your pet’s waste is the “other side” of those fun [...]

5 Spooky Halloween Situations Every Pet Owner Needs to Avoid

Halloween is right around the corner, and although this year’s festivities will be a bit different than usual because of the coronavirus pandemic, some hazards remain for your furry pal. Like Thanksgiving and Christmas, Halloween has its fair share of spooky situations that can ensnare your pet, but proper precautions can avoid emergencies. Before Halloween [...]

Is My Pet in Pain? 10 Ways to Tell if Your Pet is Uncomfortable

If your beloved companion is uncomfortable or experiencing any pain, you’d think you would know. After all, your pet is attached to you at the hip when you’re home, so picking up on their discomfort should be easy, right? Unfortunately for you and your furry pal, cats and dogs are masters at hiding signs of [...]

Flea Prevention

Fido and Fluffy love spending balmy days with you. During this era of COVID-19, outdoor time with pets has increased. Unfortunately, you’re in good company with pesky critters, as fleas thrive in this weather, too. The trick is to take advantage of these glorious days while leaving unwanted visitors behind. Fido and Fluffy will feel [...]

Don’t Leave Me! Separation Anxiety Signs and Management in Pets

Many pet owners do not like to leave their cherished companion alone at home while they go to work or run errands. Some pets are upset about being left behind, and develop separation anxiety. In fact, dogs with separation-related diagnoses make up 10% to 20% of the cases referred to veterinary behaviorists. This common condition [...]

5 Ways to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

While being quarantined at home during this COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve learned that environmental enrichment is crucial for our mental health. Although we knew there would be a light at the tunnel, many of us went stir-crazy, cooped up at home, day after day, with little to no interaction with the outside world. Now we know [...]

5 Ways Responsible Pet Ownership Can Reduce Veterinary Costs

As a devoted pet owner, you want to ensure your beloved companion has a long, healthy, happy life by your side, although you wish providing top quality care cost a little less. Fortunately—for your wallet and your furry pal—responsible pet ownership can actually reduce overall health care costs through regular wellness and preventive care. Learn [...]

5 Tips to Help You Care for Your Pet During a Pandemic

During the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you are worrying about the health and well-being of your family, friends, and coworkers, which may leave little room for planning every aspect of your pet’s care during quarantine. Although you’re taking on new roles during this crisis, such as teacher, remote worker, and master chef, you’re already [...]

Take These 6 Steps to Protect Your Pet From Parasites

As spring approaches with warmer weather, we enjoy spending more time outdoors with family and pets. Parasites also appreciate the milder temperatures and increased host activity, emerging from their winter resting places to feast on your furry pal. However, your pet is still susceptible to parasitic diseases in the winter. Although the temperatures outside may [...]

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