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How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

How to Pack a Pet First Aid Kit   Your furry pal is surrounded by hazards every day. Sometimes, these hazards can cause a life-threatening or fatal condition if not treated quickly enough, which is where pet first aid comes into play. In honor of National Pet...

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How To Protect Your Dog From Lyme Disease

How To Protect Your Dog From Lyme Disease

How to Protect Your Dog from Lyme Disease   Black-legged, or deer, ticks are the species responsible for transmitting Lyme disease to dogs and people. No longer limited to the East Coast, Lyme disease is spreading across the country and can infect dogs in any...

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Common Pet Toxins You Should Be Aware Of

Common Pet Toxins You Should Be Aware Of

Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins    Household toxins are a common source of pet poisoning, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom. However, potential hazards can lurk everywhere, including in your garage, garden, and cupboards. Brush up on your toxin knowledge...

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How to Respect Your Cat’s Unique Nature in 3 Ways

How to Respect Your Cat’s Unique Nature in 3 Ways

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat   On March 28, we celebrate Respect Your Cat Day. While proud felines typically demand our respect and unwavering devotion every day of the year, make it a point to cater to their unique needs on their noteworthy holiday. Try the...

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Four Ways To Share Valentine’s Day Love With Your Pet

Four Ways To Share Valentine’s Day Love With Your Pet

4 Ways to Show How Much You Love Your Pet on Valentine’s Day   As February 14th approaches, you may be thinking of ways to show your sweetheart how much you love them. With the following suggestions, you can also include your four-legged friend in this holiday’s...

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How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

5 Simple Steps to Start Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth   Brushing your pet’s teeth should be something you do as frequently as you brush your own teeth. By brushing your pet’s teeth daily, you can reduce the amount of plaque and oral bacteria in their mouth and help...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Pets and Owners

New Year’s Resolutions for Pets and Owners

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Can Change Your Pet’s Life   The start of a new year has always been a time to improve your life. This year, ensure you also include your pet in that focus. Here are five New Year’s resolutions to add to your list that are guaranteed...

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Is Your Pet Protected from Parasites All Year Long?

Is Your Pet Protected from Parasites All Year Long?

3 Reasons Why Your Pet Needs Parasite Prevention 12 Months a Year   With winter here and the thermometer taking a dip, you may think it’s safe to skip a dose or two of your pet’s parasite prevention medication. After all, you hardly venture outdoors in such...

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4 Holiday DIY Pet Toy Ideas

4 Holiday DIY Pet Toy Ideas

4 DIY Holiday Toys for Your Pet   Pets are wonderful gift recipients. They appreciate anything you give them, regardless of how much time or money you spend. Plus, you don’t have to be extraordinarily crafty to create homemade gifts your furry pal will enjoy....

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3 Indoor Enrichment Activities for Pets

3 Indoor Enrichment Activities for Pets

  3 Invigorating Indoor Activities for Pets   When bad weather strikes and your pet is going stir-crazy from being cooped up indoors, turn to indoor enrichment activities. These games will exercise not only your furry pal’s body but also their mind, allowing...

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