Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Help With Your Pet's Shedding

    October 1, 2015
    Shedding is a natural, healthy way cats and dogs renew their fur, but loose fur is not always welcome to pet owners – particularly when it seems to get everywhere and into everything.
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  • How Did Wolves Evolve Into Man's Best Friend?

    September 15, 2015
    Dogs are man's best friend, but wolves can be dangerous predators. So how did wolves evolve to become the canine pets we love? Ancient Ancestors All dogs are descendants of ancient wolves.
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  • Probiotics & Enzymes Effectively Delivered in Pet Foods

    September 5, 2015
    More and more pet guardians are discovering the health benefits of probiotics and enzymes for their cats and dogs. In recent years supplements including these natural biologic substances have become very popular.
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  • Why Is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?

    September 1, 2015
    Dogs and chocolate are a dangerous and poisonous combination. Unfortunately, in most cases the chocolate wins. It’s a lot like alcohol and people. It all tastes so good, but the side effects are not positive.
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  • Dental Care Tips for Your Pet

    August 15, 2015
    Healthy teeth and gums are essential for all pets, from chewing and eating to grooming, defense and clean breath. With just a few steps, pet owners can keep their pet's mouth healthy and avoid a range of unpleasant and dangerous health issues that result from poor dental care.
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  • How Feeding Pets Raw Food is Healthy and Easy

    August 5, 2015
    Many pet experts suggest feeding pets a raw diet. A food that consists primarily of the right meat ingredients is the most biologically-appropriate thing you can feed dogs and cats, natural carnivores in the wild. It can lead to a healthier, more vibrant pet, as well as lower vet bills.
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  • Cleaning Up Pet Urine on Wood

    July 15, 2015
      Your pet urinated on your hardwood floor. No big deal right? You can just wipe it up. Wrong. Just like leaving a beverage on a wood table without a coaster, pet urine can cause some serious damage to your wood floor.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Obesity In Your Pets And How To Maintain It

    February 1, 2015
    It’s hard to believe sometimes from a pet owner’s perspective that a recent survey has indicated that over 50 percent of America’s pet population is either overweight or obese.
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  • Three Tips for Preventing Cancer in Your Pet

    January 2, 2015
    As World Cancer Day approaches on February 41, we are reminded of friends and family who have fought the illness and think about what we might do to prevent cancer in the future. This includes for our four-legged family members.
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  • Winter Outdoor Games with Your Canine Friend

    January 1, 2015
    Outdoor activities are essential for dogs, even during the coldest winter months, and games provide not only exercise and fresh air, but also mental stimulation and bonding with owners that can keep a dog happy and healthy all winter long.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention Is Just As Important During The Winter Months

    December 1, 2014
    Many pet owners make the mistake of thinking that when winter begins, it is time for flea and tick prevention to end. This could not be further from the truth. Just because your pet will be spending more time indoors during the colder months doesn’t mean you stop.
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  • Sardine Oil Can help Your Pet's Dry Winter Skin

    December 1, 2014
    Winter weather in many parts of the world can lead to dry, itchy skin for pets. Excessive shedding, scratching and dander production might mean your dog or cat could benefit from supplement containing omega-3’s.
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  • Tips On Crate Training Your Puppy

    November 1, 2014
    Using a crate is an effective way to train and manage your pet. Crates are not just useful in providing your pet with shelter in your home or when you travel, it’s a very common and safe technique to house train your pet while it adjust to the rules of the house.
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  • Troubles Getting Your Dog Walking On a Leash? Here's What To Do!

    November 1, 2014
    Your pooch may be an adorable angel in every other way, but if proper behavior on-leash is not part of his repertoire, pleasant walks in the park and other outings may be out of the question. Walking on-leash is an integral part of your dog's training.
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  • Top 10 Dog Poisons

    October 1, 2014
    Dog poisons are among the most popular reasons why pet owners and veterinarians have dog related emergencies. Too often we forget that our dogs are pets.
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  • Follow These Steps If Your Pet Has an Anxiety Problem

    October 1, 2014
    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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