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01
Jul 2017
HOW ARE YOU KEEPING YOUR PETS SAFE THIS JULY 4TH?

4th of July Pet Safety Tips Like many Americans, you may be planning to have a festive Fourth of July. Along with barbeques and day at the beach, no July holiday celebration would be complete without enjoying the fireworks that celebrate the birth of our nation. Perhaps you are considering staying at home and planning a get-together with friends and family. Or, you may want to go check out your local professional fireworks display. While putting the finishing touches on your planned celebration, take a moment to consider your pets. Unlike people,......

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07
Apr 2017

AFTER BEING COOPED UP ALL WINTER, SPRING SEEMS TO BE THE SEASON OUR FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS ENJOY MOST! The weather is getting warmer and rain delivers a parade of new smells that our pooches just love to sniff. But, these changes also bring about an array of possible problems that can be harmful to our beloved buddies. Most dog owners are aware of flea and tick problems but, with most taking as much pride in their lawn as they have in their pet, it’s important to know the possible health risks that pesticides and herbicides......

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07
Apr 2017

DON’T LET YOUR PET GET ON THE NAUGHTY LIST RIGHT BEFORE SANTA ARRIVES! It’s Christmas time!   With the whole family gathered around the tree, unwrapping presents and sharing laughter and cheer, chances are that your furry family member will be right there to join in the festivities. But, with everyone distracted by the gift giving and new toys, your pet might find the perfect opportunity to get into a bit of trouble.   Once your critters catch the Christmas spirits there’s no telling what they’ll do! Make sure that you keep......

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07
Apr 2017

DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR LOYAL COMPANION THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!   With Thanksgiving behind us and Holiday lights illuminating the neighborhood, the thought of finding the perfect present for each of our loved ones lingers in our minds. “Does Mom really need another scarf?” “I’m pretty sure that Grandpa has enough argyle in his wardrobe…” On the bright side, there’s at least one member of the family that’s a little less stressful to shop for. Your dog will be entertained for hours when receiving the mental and physical stimulation they need… and here......

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07
Apr 2017

XYLITOL IS ESTIMATED TO BE 100 TIMES AS TOXIC TO DOGS AS CHOCOLATE              Veterinary News Xylitol, a sugar alcohol, is a white powder that looks and tastes very similar to sugar. While it can be found naturally in corn, oats, plums, berries, lettuce, mushrooms, trees, and hardwood trees and fruits, xylitol is commercially extracted from corn fiber, birch trees, hardwood trees, and other vegetable material. Being just as sweet at sucrose yet containing only two-thirds of it’s calories, xylitol is becoming an increasingly popular sugar substitute over the past few years.......

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07
Apr 2017

YOUR DOG CAN FINALLY JOIN THE FAMILY FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER!         Photo credit: chubaandcompany.com Thanksgiving Day is one of the few times of the year where the whole family gets together. Aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents… everyone enjoying a meal around the table, sharing laughs and stories. But what about your dog sitting at your feet, feeling left out and begging for scraps?! Luckily, with these tips, you’ll be able to include your four-legged friend in this year’s feast! While it is important to be cautious when feeding your dog scraps from the......

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07
Apr 2017

THE BEST WAYS TO KEEP YOUR PETS SAFE AND HAPPY THIS HALLOWEEN                    Ultimate Health for Dogs We’ve had a long summer, but it seems like fall has finally come around! The crisp, autumn air, pumpkins and gourds decorating neighbor’s porches and spooky decorations covering their lawns can only mean one thing: HALLOWEEN IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! While many of the tricks and treats that bring delight into the hearts of children (and adults too!) are celebrated happily at the end of October, many pets don’t seem to share the same......

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07
Apr 2017

Dogs will generally eat anything tastier than a sofa, so it’s no surprise that dog treats are a big industry, and the fact that you love your pet obviously means you want to give them your meal leftovers, or unwanted sandwiches, but are all the things we’re happy to feed our dogs good for them? Our Treat VS Poison infographic shows you which common snacks may be harming your dog, and highlights a few healthy options you may not have considered before. There are some interesting facts about the nutritional requirements that dogs......

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07
Apr 2017

You know your dog loves a nice scratch behind his ears, but do you know that he also needs a good rubbing inside them? Regular cleanings are crucial for keeping your pet healthy. Ears can accumulate dirt and wax buildup, creating ideal conditions for the growth of bacteria, which may lead to a nasty ear infection. Avoid such problems by following these three simple steps to keep your dog’s ears clean and healthy.  Thanks to our friends at eHow for the great image below!...

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07
Apr 2017

Many people can’t imagine life without dogs. We admire and adore them for their loyalty, unconditional affection, playful exuberance and zest for life. Nevertheless, dogs and people are very different animals. Although officially “man’s best friend,” dogs have some innocent but irksome tendencies—like jumping up to greet, barking, digging and chewing—that can make it downright difficult to live with them! To make the most of your relationship with your dog, you need to teach her some important skills that will help her live harmoniously in a human household. Learning how to train......

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