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Don't Let Them Bite: Preventing Fleas & Ticks

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Don't Let Them Bite: Preventing Fleas & Ticks

Keep Your Pet Safe From Ticks Spring is finally upon us, which means the days are getting longer, the grass is getting greener, and bugs are going to start making a comeback. Fleas and ticks are parasitic pests that can pose health risks to dogs, cats, and people. Thankfully, there are many effective methods of prevention in the battle against the bugs. Here's a look at some of the ways in which you can keep both your home and your pet parasite-free.   Who's At Risk? Fleas and ticks thrive in moist, warm climates and are often found in the...

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Let's take the confusion out of dog food labels

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Let's take the confusion out of dog food labels

Everyone wants to feed their dog the best food, but with hundreds of brands on the market, choosing the right food can be daunting. Labels use phrases like "a complete and balanced diet," "human-grade," "natural and holistic." The choices between kibble, cans, dehydrated, freeze-dried, and raw foods seem limitless. And even more, decisions are complicated by a confusing list of ingredients, life stages, allergy control, and breed-specific food. So how do you make sense of it all?

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The Do's and Don'ts of Taking Your Dog to Dog Parks

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The Do's and Don'ts of Taking Your Dog to Dog Parks

Dog parks can provide an excellent source of exercise and socialization for both you and your canine companion. These parks generally provide a large, fenced-in area where dogs can run and play in safety, and many owners enjoy the benefit of meeting fellow dog lovers as well. There are some general guidelines that are required to ensure the safety of both your dog and other visitors of the park.   Weight and Size Regulations Some dog parks are split into separate, fenced-in sections according to the weight and size of the dog. DO take these guidelines seriously and make sure your...

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Does Your Dog Have Any Separation Anxiety?

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Does Your Dog Have Any Separation Anxiety?

Many dogs suffer from separation anxiety, and it can be heartbreaking to see your dog go through that as an owner. While it's impractical to stay home with your dog 24/7/365 when you have to go to work or tend to other responsibilities, there are ways that you can help your dog feel calmer when it comes a time that you have to be apart. Determine the Possible Cause: There are a variety of reasons why your dog might be having separation anxiety. Some of those reasons include: a past traumatic event major changes in their daily routine (constant) loud...

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Dogs and Cats and Fleas: Oh My!

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Dogs and Cats and Fleas: Oh My!

Fleas are little brown insects which thrive in particular temperature and humidity levels. Which means most pet owners will deal with them at some time or another. For many, it's not just a summer problem. Dogs and cats may get a flea infestation while playing with another animal or through contact with the environment. No matter what, fleas are a pesky problem, and once you spot them, you should take care of them right away. In the Environment Treating fleas in your environment will take care of about 90% of your problem. If you find a flea infestation in your home or...

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