What To Do When Your Pet is Lost

What To Do When Your Pet is Lost

Every pet owner’s nightmare is to lose their furry family member. Don’t panic! This is what you should do when you lost a pet: Contact local animal shelters and animal control agencies. File a lost pet report with every shelter within a 60-mile radius of your home

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Dog Heatstroke 101

Summer is in full swing and your pets are in increased danger for heat stroke. Here are tips for how to spot it, and how to cool your pet down. Heat stroke occurs when you leave your pet outside for too long during a hot day, or

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Benefits to Adopting a Senior Pet

Benefits to Adopting a Senior Pet

When it comes time to bring a new pet into the family, many people want to get a puppy or kitten. This cute animals can be lots of fun, but also more work. Have you considered adopting a senior pet? These older animals are often the last

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What Pet Is Best For Your Family?

What Pet Is Best For Your Family?

Having a pet is a great way to teach kids responsibility, and the power of unconditional love! Here are some great pets for kids and families: Fish are a great “starter pets” for kids. Goldfish are common, but Betta fish are actually easier to raise! They are

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Plants That Are Harmful For Dogs

Plants That Are Harmful For Dogs

The sun is shining and we’re all ready to take our dogs outdoors! It’s important to note which plants are poisonous to pets, so you can take them out of your yard, or avoid them while on a walk. In general, if you see your pet chowing

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Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

Just like people, dogs can show allergic symptoms when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances-or allergens- as dangerous. Even though these allergens are common in most environments and harmless to most animals, a dog with allergies will have an extreme reaction to them. Allergens can be problematic when inhaled, ingested

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Living with Pets & Kids

Living with Pets & Kids

Pets can be a lot of fun if your family is ready for the responsibilities that come with them. They can help teach children values and social skills. Most relationships between people and pets are positive.   There are some important health and safety considerations to remember

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Pet Safety During Power Outages

Pet Safety During Power Outages

Storm can hit at any time, and there’s always a chance your power will go out. You’re probably prepared with flashlights and candles and canned food, but are your pets ready? Make sure to follow these tips to ensure your pet’s safety during a power outage.  

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DIY Dog Treats for the Holidays

DIY Dog Treats for the Holidays

Make some treats for your furry friends – then make more to give to other pet-owners as holiday gifts! Share the holiday love with your dog with these homemade dog biscuits: Basic dog biscuits Ingredients 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour (substitute regular flour or oats if

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