Recent Blog Posts

  • How To: Help Protect Your Dog Against Fleas and Ticks

    April 15, 2017
    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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  • Introducing Your Puppy to Your Dogs

    April 1, 2017
    If you’ve ever ventured to the doggy park, you’ve seen how antsy dogs can get when encountering one another for the first time. This is entirely understandable and normal for random encounters, but what about introducing a new puppy to the dogs you already have?
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  • Pet Drying Methods

    March 15, 2017
    Regular baths are essential for your pet's health. Not only do baths help keep the coat and skin in good condition, but they also remove lose fur to minimize shedding, discourage fleas and reduce odors. But after the bath, how do you get your pet dry again?
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  • Helping Dogs Cope With Visitors to Your Home

    February 1, 2017
    Dogs can have many different reactions to visitors, from excited piddling and jumping to fearful growling and anxiety to barking and aggression.
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  • Training Your Pets Not to Get on the Furniture

    January 15, 2017
    Pets and furniture don't always mix, and pet owners have many reasons they may not want their furry family members to make themselves comfortable on a recliner, sofa or chair.
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  • How to Get Your Pet to Use the Bathroom in Cold, Snowy Weather

    January 1, 2017
    It can be a challenge to get even the best housetrained pet to do their business outdoors on a bitterly cold, snowy day. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to encourage your pet to use outdoor bathroom areas and avoid indoor accidents all winter long.
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  • Lasagna for Potluck

    December 6, 2016
    Vitamins are essential for good health. They naturally come from foods, however, vitamins can also be made in a laboratory - these are man-made or synthetic. There is a significant difference between the two. In foods, vitamins are part of a complicated mix of ingredients (called a complex).
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2016
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Getting Rid of Pet Urine Smell – For Good!

    November 15, 2016
    Every pet owner has to deal with the occasional indoor "accident" whether it is before a young pet is properly housetrained, consequences of an illness, the aging of a pet or just an overly excited or stressed pet that may have less control.
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  • Synthetic Nutrients Routinely Added to Pet Foods May Cause Digestive Upset

    November 6, 2016
    It is no wonder that synthetically compounded additives in pet foods can be a little repulsive to our pets’ super sensitive smell and taste causing both palatability issues as well as digestive upset.
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