2015

  • Learning To Take The Lead With Your New Dog

    If you're a novice dog owner, there are likely a number of things you don't know about training your new pet. Thankfully, there are professionals who can help, but it pays to understand some essential concepts before you take your first foray into dog training. Having the right mindset while training your dog can make all the difference, turning a frustrating day into a learning experience for both owner and animal.
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  • 6 Signs You Should Take Your Cat To The Vet

    If you have a furry feline in your life, this is sure to be a great addition to your home. Cats are lovable and compassionate creatures that can provide you with a lot of joy. However, there are instances when your pet may get sick and need some professional care. Knowing some signs that indicate your cat needs to visit your local vet may prove helpful in this situation.  
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  • How To Keep Your Pet Safe Around Flowers And Plants

    Flowers add beauty to your home and garden, but for curious cats, they can often lead to illness. Your furry friend probably likes to try to eat any plants or flowers he can get his paws on, and that might mean extra trips to the veterinarian to keep him healthy. Here are a few things you can do to keep your pet safe around flowers. Know Which Flowers and Plants to Avoid
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  • Why A Traveler Should Opt For Dog Boarding While Away

    Do you need to go on a trip without taking your dog with you? The best way to make sure your dog is taken care of while you are away is to enroll him or her in a boarding facility. Find out in this article why a boarding facility is good for dog care when on vacation, as well as what a kennel is estimated to cost. Why Should a Traveler Consider Dog Boarding?
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  • Common Concerns New Cat Owners May Need Addressed

    Adopting a new cat can be a great way of providing yourself with low-maintenance companionship. However, taking care of a cat can be a very stressful experience if you are not sure of what these animals need. Therefore, it is common for new cat owners to have a couple of important questions that they need answered to ensure they are providing their new pet with the best home possible.  Is It Better To Feed Your Cat Wet Or Dry Food?
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  • 5 Tips For Boarding Your Pet

    Pet boarding is something that many pet owners consider for times when you may be going on vacation or having family over who may be allergic. If you are considering pet boarding, here are some tips that will help make the experience better for both you and your pet: Read the Facility's Rules: The first thing you want to do is read the rules of the facility. Each facility will require different things in order to board your pet.
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  • 2 Tips For Making Sure That Your Cat Is As Healthy As Possible

    Cats can often be difficult pets to keep healthy because they are adept at hiding any issues that they may be having. As a result, you could have a cat that is suffering from various painful and dangerous illnesses but is not showing any obvious signs of his or her discomfort, which can lead to the issues getting worse and causing your cat's quality of life to drop dramatically. A few tips for making sure that your cat is as healthy as possible is to keep track of his or her litter box usage and grooming habits.
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  • FAQs About Dogs And Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is not exclusive to humans. Dogs can suffer from it and the consequences can be the same. To better protect your pet from the odorless gas, here is what you need to know.  What Are the Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Since your dog cannot articulate the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning that it will experience after exposure, it is up to you to take notice of its behavior.
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  • Touring A Kennel? Watch For These Safety Features

    The best kennels will be those facilities that keep your dog safe. Dogs who are boarded must be protected against issues like illnesses and the potential for escape. When touring a kennel, look for the following important safety features. Protection from Illnesses When dogs come in close contact and play with one another, they can easily spread germs. The best kennels will protect against illnesses and health problems like kennel cough, canine parvovirus and parasites.
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  • Which Type Of Kennel Is Right For Your Dog?

    There are dog kennels that are designed to suit every kind of dog owner. Some owners consider the dogs as their children, and prefer them to be treated as if they were a child at a sleepover. Other owners are less sentimental and more practical, preferring a kennel that meets their dogs' basic needs for food and shelter, with some unstructured socialization with other dogs according to their temperament. There are also kennels that allow dogs to run and explore wooded areas in a structured and limited recreation of their distant past,
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