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The Dirty Truth About Fleas

When fleas are spotted in the home, it’s our pets that take the blame. But did you know that for every flea you see, there could be a much bigger problem hiding in the bedding, carpets, furniture and floorboards of your home? The truth is, flea eggs, maggot-like larvae and pupae represent 95 percent of […]

Essential Tips for Keeping Your Canine’s Skin and Coat Healthy

If you love your dog like a true member of your family, you want to give him the absolute best. So when your furry friend seems to have a lackluster coat and flaky, itchy skin, you’re bound to feel concerned. It’s time to take a proactive approach so your dog can be healthy – both […]

Include Your Pets in Your Evacuation and Disaster Planning

All too often when a disaster strikes, our four-legged friends are left to fend for themselves and sometimes end up lost, injured or killed. The best way to avoid this tragic scenario is to have a well-thought-out disaster plan that includes Fido, so you know where to go and what to take. “Many public shelters […]

Enjoy the Warm Weather With Outdoor Activities That Come Naturally To Your Pet

During the long, cold winter months, dogs are unable to enjoy the outdoor activities that put into use their natural senses to play, run and fetch. To protect themselves and their dogs from the frigid air, many dog owners avoid the outdoors – only bringing their pets outside for a brief walk, or to load […]

The Perfect Balance: Your Healthy Lifestyle Benefits Your Pet Too

The connection between pets and owners is hard to quantify, but for many pet owners it comes down to wanting their dog to live as good a life as they, themselves, are living. To help you make sure you’re giving your dog the very best in life, think of it as sharing a lifestyle – […]

10 Simple Tips for Pet Proofing Your Home

Pets are like children–they’re curious about everything! And just as a new parent would child-proof their home for a toddler’s safety, pet parents should be concerned with the safety of their four-footed children. Consider this–most parents spend nine months preparing for the arrival of a new baby, taking classes on child safety and child proofing […]

10 Things You Might Want to Know About Dog Adoption

1. Tips for the First Week With Your Newly Adopted Dog – Just like us, dogs need order and leadership. They seek order, which you must provide. Your dog needs to know that you are the in charge and that you have a set of rules to live by. This makes the transition from the […]

Bad Dog Breath: Why It’s Not Normal and Can Be a Sign of Dental Trouble

Most people dutifully brush their teeth not only to prevent cavities and gingivitis, but also to keep their breath smelling fresh. In just the same way, regular brushing for dogs can ensure good dental hygiene and reduce the infamous “doggy breath.” Many pet parents believe that bad dog breath is a package deal and comes […]

Your Pet’s Health: Debunking Common Myths

If you are a pet owner, your pet is a beloved member of your family. You buy treats and toys and sometimes even costumes to keep your pet happy and an integral part of the family. But, what about your pet’s health? In the midst of all the fun, it is vital that pet owners […]

Welcome a New Pet Into Your Home With These Tips

Congratulations! You’re a pet owner. Bringing a new pet home is an exciting experience but requires some preparation. That adorable ball of energy covered in fur will interact with just about every inch of living space and your life is about to be enriched in ways you’ve never dreamed possible. Prepping your house, wardrobe and […]