Recent Blog Posts

  • Pets Should Eat Their Fruits and Veggies, Too!

    July 5, 2015
    Your mother always told you to eat your fruits and vegetables. That same advice is good for our pets, too. Dogs and cats enjoy the same health benefits as humans do from the essential nutrients naturally supplied by fruits and vegetables.
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  • What Is Catnip and Why Do Cats Go Crazy for It?

    July 1, 2015
    Every cat owner has offered their cat a sniff or taste of catnip and giggled at the ensuing nuttiness of their furry friend, but what exactly is catnip and why do cats go head over paws for it? What IS Catnip? Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is an herb in the mint family.
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  • How to Get Your Puppy to Stop Biting Everything

    June 15, 2015
    It is normal for puppies to mouth, chew, gnaw and bite everything they come across – a dog's mouth is sensitive and young puppies are simply investigating their world.
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  • Tips for Recognizing and Avoiding Food Allergies in Pets

    June 2, 2015
    More and more pet parents are dealing with food allergies in their four-legged companions, many without even knowing it. The signs of food allergies in dogs and cats are not always easily recognized.
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  • Training With Puppy Pee Pads

    May 15, 2015
    Pee pads can be a great way to housebreak your puppy, but it does take patience to train a dog to use them properly. Being consistent with your pet and positively reinforcing your expectations for their behavior can help you use pads to successfully housebreak your dog indoors. Are Pee Pads Best?
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  • Is Your Pet’s Food Truly “Natural?”

    May 5, 2015
    Take a close look at the packages of commercial pet foods marketed as “natural. ” Chances are very good you will see the following phrase: “Natural with added vitamins, minerals, and other trace nutrients.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    May 1, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    April 15, 2015
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Natural With "Added" Vitamins and Minerals?

    March 2, 2015
    It is a difficult task walking into a pet store and trying to find the best possible food for your beloved dog or cat. There are hundreds of bags, many claiming to be “natural” but is it really?
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  • Tips for Selecting a Pet Food to Help Prevent Health Issues

    February 2, 2015
    Tips for Selecting a Pet Food to Help Prevent Health Issues There is a growing popularity of special diets for pets designed to prevent common health problems.
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