2017

Happy, Healthy Bunny: Five Tips For First-Time Rabbit Owners

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Since rabbits are small and often confined to cages, some people have the misconception that they are "easy" pets. But rabbits require a lot more careful care than a goldfish or a hermit crab. As a first-time rabbit owner, following these tips will help ensure your bunny stays healthy and happy.  Provide a chewing block. Rabbits' teeth keep growing and growing for their entire lives. They need to chew on something hard in order to wear their teeth down, or else the teeth may become overgrown, causing the rabbit pain.

6 October 2017

Safety Tips For Your Dog This Summer

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Summer is the time to be outside enjoying the beautiful weather with family and friends. For your furry buddy though, it can be a dangerous time of year. All of that fur combined with the heat of summer and scorching sun can make your dog too hot and can lead to heat stroke. It's important to take good care of your pup during these hot months. See below for some safety tips for your dog this summer.

14 September 2017

Things to Consider When Trying to Adopt a New Dog from a Breeder

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If you want to purchase a new dog from a breeder, you first need to make sure that you are confident about the breed of dog you want to buy. The last thing you want is to find that you purchased a dog to bring into your home and it is not going to work out well. To help make sure that you will be able to select the breed of dog that is best for your family and your home, you will need to review the following points.

11 September 2017

The Cost Of Keeping Your Dog Healthy

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Dogs are often referred to as man's best friend which may be why 44 percent of all households in the US have a dog. Getting a dog can be incredibly exciting. However, there is also a lot of responsibility that comes with adding a new member to the family. Dogs require more than just love and attention. Health care from a trusted veterinarian is a key part of keeping your dog healthy and active.

7 September 2017

4 Things To Look For When Choosing A Cat Boarder

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Leaving a cat behind while one's away on a business trip or vacation can make any pet parent nervous. However, cat boarding facilities are typically one of the best ways for you to ensure that your cat is safe and secure during your absence. If you're worried about your kitty's well-being, here are four things you should ask about at your cat boarding facility before boarding your cat. Tour of the Facilities

30 August 2017

Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Boarding Your Dog

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As much as you like to spend time with your pup, there may be times when you need to be separated from your dog – for example, when you have travel plans to a destination that isn't pet-friendly, or when you need to check into the hospital for surgery or another procedure. In those circumstances, a good boarding kennel can be your best bet. Boarding your dog can be a good experience for you and your pet, as long as you avoid these boarding mistakes.

29 August 2017

Is A Labrador Retriever The Right Dog For Your Family?

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If you are trying to figure out which dog breed is best for your family and you are considering a Labrador Retriever, then you want to ask yourself these questions: Do you have plenty of time to spend with a dog? There are some dog breeds who do relatively better left on their own and then there are others who love to be around their family. A Labrador Retriever is a real people dog and they relish time with their people.

26 August 2017

3 Things To Know About Cats And Food Allergies

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Food allergies are a common feline health problem, but many cat owners don't recognize the signs of a food allergy at first. Food allergies can be confusing because it's possible for your pet to develop allergies to foods they've eaten without any problem for years. Take a look at a few things that you need to know about cats and food allergies. Food Allergy Symptoms Symptoms of a food allergy usually involve skin and coat problems.

25 August 2017

Two Reasons Why You Should Start Having Your Dog Groomed By A Professional

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Having a dog can lend a great amount of joy to your life. Your furry friend is likely your constant companion and the first face you see when you get home from work. Although you may walk your dog regularly and make sure that they always have a sufficient amount of food to eat, you might not think that having them groomed is important. You may reason that an occasional washing in the bathtub is sufficient for them.

24 August 2017

Need To Board Your Cat? 3 Tips For Success

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If you need to go on an extended business trip or have a family vacation coming up, you need to think about the family cat. You don't want to leave the feline t home all alone for this long period of time, but you don't have anyone that he can stay with either. Luckily, you do have another option available: cat boarding. It is a safe and secure option for pet care when you are unable to provide it.

22 August 2017