Recent Blog Posts

  • Follow These Steps If Your Pet Has an Anxiety Problem

    October 15, 2016
    Most pet owners are convinced that their furry family members have feelings, too. Fans of the animal-free lifestyle often express their skepticism, but proof of animals' emotions is well-documented.
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  • Getting your dog to adapt to a "lampshade" collar

    October 1, 2016
    Although you probably think of them more as a “lampshade” collar than their actual Elizabethan collar name, they serve an important purpose. E-collars are typically used to protect your pets from licking their stitches after getting spayed or neutered.
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  • Ridding Your Dog of Skunk Smell

    September 15, 2016
    If you live in a rural area, the threat of your dog getting sprayed by a skunk is always looming. If you’ve never had the distinct “pleasure” of your dog getting sprayed, it’s like having a wet dog come into your house…times 10.
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  • Teaching Your Dog To Sit

    September 1, 2016
    Just as important as teaching your dog to come back to you, teaching your dog to sit is an essential skill for your dog to know. Here is how to teach your dog to sit: Training treats Make sure that before you start you have some small treats that your pooch really enjoys.
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  • How To: Help Protect Your Dog Against Fleas and Ticks

    August 1, 2016
    As temperatures begin to rise and you and your family begin to enjoy the warmer weather, it's important to get a jump start on protecting your dog from fleas and ticks.
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  • Small Animal Litter Training

    July 15, 2016
    Litter training isn't exclusively for cats, and with patience and perseverance it is possible to train different small pets to use litter boxes.
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Training Your Dog Not to Jump Up

    June 15, 2016
    A dog jumping up may seem like an enthusiastic greeting and innocent excitement, but this poor behavior can lead to less discipline. With larger dogs, uncontrolled jumping can even frighten or injure the people who get jumped on.
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  • Lyme Disease Information

    June 1, 2016
    Lyme disease – also called Lyme borreliosis – can be frightening, but when you learn the facts about this condition, you can better avoid any contagion and react appropriately if you do get infected.
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  • Dog Begging Prevention Tips

    May 15, 2016
    Dogs can be cute, heart-breaking and irresistible when they whine, paw, bark or otherwise beg for a treat during dinnertime, but begging behavior isn't desirable. By understanding what begging is and isn't, dog owners don't need to feel bad about taking steps to stop their dog from begging.
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