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Tips for Washing Your Pet

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. Bath Frequency Not all pets need the same number of baths, and depending on the species and its living conditions, some pets may never need intense bathing. Pets with allergies or more delicate skin may do best with fewer baths, while pets that get dirtier more frequently may need more baths. Pet owners must recognize that every pet, however, will have its own distinct odor and may shed skin or fur regularly – these are not...

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Giving Your Pet the Best Possible Care

A pet can quickly become a valued member of the family, and they deserve the best care their owners can provide. Good care can lead to a long, healthy life, lower vet bills and a happier pet that has a stronger bond with its owner and family, and it's easier than many owners realize to provide the very best care for their pet. Food: A healthy, nutritious diet is the key to a healthy life for your pet. Choose the proper food for their age, size and activity level, as well as any special dietary needs your pet may have. Offering a variety of foods can help keep their diet balanced, and good food helps promote good dental health as well....

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Head Outdoors with Your Pets

The first day of spring has officially come and gone - and if you're outside looks anything like ours, spring has yet to officially arrive! Nevertheless, we have rounded up some fun spring activities for you to enjoy with your pets once warmer weather (finally) arrives! 1. Introduce a Workout Routine Warmer weather can be great motivation to get in shape, but don't leave your pet out! Taking your dog for walks or jogs can be a great form of exercise for both of you! Exercise can also be a great way for pets to release some energy before being left home for a few hours at a time.  Looking to mix it up? Consider trying out a new hike...

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Ways to Keep Your Dog Busy At Work

  We all know the guilty feeling you get when you leave your pet at home, it's the worst! But the fact is most American's have to work, so leaving your pet at home is a reality that we all have to face. Here are some tips to keep your pet occupied while you're away! 1. Favorite toy Keep your pet's favorite toy hidden while you're home at night or on the weekends and only bring it out when it's time for you to go to work. That way there is some excitement built just as you're walking out the door. 2. Leave the Radio or TV on Background noise can keep your pet distracted and busy throughout the day!...

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Valentine's Day Tips with Pets

The most romantic day of the year is coming up - Valentine's Day! Of course with any approaching holiday, you quickly begin to get excited about all of the ways that you can include your pet in your plans! The best part about celebrating Valentine's Day with a pet is you don't have to buy them anything! They love you no matter what. In fact, many popular Valentine's Day gift ideas are not safe for pets, including chocolate and flowers.  Chocolate can be highly toxic for dogs. While a small piece here or there may not seem to harm your dog, giving them even just a little bit to much can be extremely toxic which would result in your pet...

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