The 411 on traveling with your pet

Let’s face it, traveling with pets can be a hassle. But we want to make sure your vacay is stress-free, and your pet is as safe as can be. Just like humans, dogs should never freely roam in a moving vehicle. In the case of an accident, they could be badly hurt. If your dog…

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Keep your pets safe this Easter!

Easter is nearly here, and, if done correctly, can be an egg-cellent time for the whole family — pets included! And although you most certainly should allow your dog to partake in the scavenger hunt for Easter baskets along with the children, it is important to remember to “dog proof” the house this season! As…

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Be on your best behavior!

Dog parks are a great way to socialize your dog, as well as allow them to get out any and all of their pent up energy. There are usually strict rules and regulations put in place at each dog park to ensure the safety of each visitor, human or dog. Here are a set of…

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Treat your kitty!

Don’t worry! We haven’t forgotten your feline friends. Here are some at-home recipes to whip up some delicious, simple treats for your kitty! Three-Ingredient Salmon Treats What you need: 1 can of salmon (10 oz) 1 egg 2 cups flour  Instructions:  Heat oven to 350 degrees Chop canned salmon as finely as possible  In mixer,…

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Get your pup ready for spring!

Wave goodbye to Old Man Winter, and give thanks to Mother Nature for warmer temps — well, almost. With the warmer weather comes different responsibilities for pet care. Don’t fret! We’re here to help. As dogs begin to shed their winter coats, they’ll need to be brushed way more frequently. Investing in a brush that…

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How to choose a groomer

Are you having trouble finding a groomer you can trust? We’re here to help with some tips on how to pick out the perfect groomer for your pup’s needs. Although the state does not license groomers, there are still some qualifications that people can go through, so it never hurts to ask. Some people may…

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Does your dog suffer from ear infections?

Changes in the weather can mean changes in your dog’s health. A common thing to look out for is an ear infection. The most common symptom you may find your dog having is tilting their head. If you see this, they aren’t being silly – something feels imbalanced and they’re trying to shake it out.…

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Whip up some homemade treats for your pup!

Do you want to go above and beyond, and treat your pup to some fresh goodies? You’re in luck! We have compiled a few easy recipes for homemade biscuits, and even a dog-safe birthday cake! 1. Homemade Peanut Butter Biscuits:  Ingredients:  2/3 cup pumpkin puree ¼ cup peanut butter  2 large eggs 3 cups whole…

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Keep your pup properly socialized

While a balanced diet, mental stimulation, proper medical care, and frequent exercise are all required for a dog’s health, proper socialization to other dogs and people is just as important –socialization is the key to overall health, wellness, and happiness of dogs.  Dogs that aren’t properly socialized pose a risk to not only themselves, but…

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Keep an eye on those sweetners!

It’s no secret that sweeteners — both artificial and natural — may not be the healthiest choice for our bodies. It’s important to recognize that this popular additive in your diet may actually be poisonous to your pet. Obviously, human foods aren’t created for dogs, but many of us are guilty of tossing scraps to…

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Know your litter box options

Choosing the right litter and litter box can be overwhelming with the amount of choices that are offered, but we’re here to help. We recommend that you have one litter box per cat in your house, plus one. Keep in mind that kittens need boxes with lower sides so that they can enter and exit…

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The importance of harnesses

More than likely, the warmer temps are pulling you and your pup outside for more frequent walks. It’s important to recognize that your dog may need more than just a simple leash and collar for its walk. If your dog is prone to pulling, a harness can give you more control during the walk, as…

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