Category: Pet Care

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5 Tips to Make Your Home Pet-Friendly

Designate pet-safe zones in the home to provide comfort and security. Pet-proof your home by removing hazards and securing cabinets. Choose durable flooring materials that are easy to clean, like hardwood, laminate, or tile. Invest in pet-friendly furniture made of leather or microfiber with removable covers for easy cleaning. Revamp your outdoor space with a secure fence, non-toxic plants, toys,

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Ensure Your Backyard Is a Secure and Safe Haven for Your Furry Friends

Trim or remove potentially hazardous plants and trees from the backyard to ensure pet safety.  Cover all electrical outlets and chemicals and protect pets from standing water sources. Install a fence around the yard’s perimeter to keep pets in and predators out. Provide ample shade for pets to cool off during hot days, and never leave them unattended outdoors. Having

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What to Do When Your Dog’s Chewing Becomes Destructive

• Chewing is a normal behavior for dogs, but it needs to be monitored closely.  • Providing toys, activities, and pup-safe treats can help reduce boredom and stress.  • Consider underlying health issues if excessive chewing habits have developed suddenly. Your vet can help diagnose any medical issues.  • Move any items out of reach or pet-proof the area to

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Where to Take Your Pet for Some Fun and Adventure

Like most people, you treat your pets as part of your family. When you plan a vacation, your furry friend should be invited along! But not all vacation destinations are pet-friendly. Sometimes, it can be not easy to find a place that’ll welcome your four-legged companion with open arms. Luckily, plenty of fantastic destinations around the world are perfect for

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Outdoor Spaces Your Dog Will Love to Live In

Have you ever thought about giving your dog their own outdoor space? If you have the room, there are plenty of fun options for designing a custom space for your pet. Keep reading to learn about the outdoor spaces your dog will love to live in: A Spacious Dog House A dog house is a great way to give your

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How to Care for An Untrained Dog

Every dog is different, and every owner has a different level of experience in training a dog. Whether you’ve just adopted a new puppy or your old dog has never been trained, there are some basics that every untrained dog needs in terms of care. With patience and consistency, you can have your untrained dog well on their way to

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Tan and White Short Coat Dog Laying Down in a Brown Wooden Floor

What are the Possible Causes of Loss of Appetite in Pets?

When your pets don’t have an appetite, it can be worrying. Loss of appetite is one of the most common reasons people take their pets to the vet. While there are many possible causes, it’s important to remember that most are not serious and can be easily treated. Keep reading to learn more about the potential causes of loss of

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Pet Care: Its Benefits During the Pandemic

People instinctively turn to pets for companionship and comfort. The Washington Post cited the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) statement that over 23 million households in the United States have adopted at least one pet since the start of the pandemic. This is equivalent to almost 20 percent of U.S. households. The Guardian cites data

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The Ultimate Guide to Get Started With Obedience Training

Obedience training can be a lot of fun! If you’re just getting started with training your dog, there are a few things to keep in mind that will help make the whole process easier and much more enjoyable. Several dog owners have misconceptions that obedience training is only necessary for dogs with behavioral problems. While that’s true in some cases,

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Some of the Rarest Dog Breeds in the World

Dogs are the most common pet in the US. People love them and have multiple dogs per household. However, most of these dog breeds are common. Typical dog breeds can be pretty dull after a while. At some point, you might think, what are some breeds that are native to certain countries? You might also guess what breeds are considered

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