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Winterize Your Pet

As we head to cooler temps, now is the time to prepare for your pets needs. While most people routinely winterize their house, cars and wardrobe, it is absolutely essential to include your pets in the winterization process. All pets should have wellness check-ups by their vet to ensure they are ready for winter. Cold weather can further irritate arthritis and other medical conditions and make it more difficult for your pet to regulate their body temperate.  Make sure your furry friend is protected from vents that can be blowing hot and cold air which can be drying to their skin and coat...

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Natural Flea & Tick Solutions

Do You Know What’s in Your Flea & Tick Products? Reading the ingredients label is more important than ever to make sure the products you use are safe for your pet, and the planet. Some of the most recommended flea and tick products are made with harmful chemicals.  Now, more than ever, reading the ingredient label is necessary in order to determine if the product is safe for our pet and how it can impact our environment. Many of the substances found in Flea & Tick repellant products include pesticides that can easily be transferred to humans simply by petting...

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Be Prepared - Pet First Aid & Essentials

April is National Pet First Aid Month, which means it’s a great time for pet owners to learn how best to handle pet accidents and emergencies. Animals can’t tell you when they aren’t feeling well and many hide signs of illness until a problem is well advanced. The majority of pet parents will, at some point, find their dogs or cats injured or sick and in need of immediate help beyond home remedies or preventatives. This will require transporting to a veterinary clinic or pet hospital and the best thing you can do in an emergency situation is to stay calm....

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Holiday Puppy - A Guide to What You Need

  The holidays and New Year often mean a new puppy in the household. Training and consistency in your routine are the keys to success. Start Your Training The earlier you start, the faster and easier it will be to teach good manners, and the better the lessons will stick. The two most important things to teach your dog are house training and socialization — getting them comfortable around other people and pets. Guide to house training puppies:   Guide for puppy socialization:  Set Up A Routine A routine helps with house training and is reassuring to your dog. Plan your schedule...

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Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets

  2020 has been an epic year filled with hurricanes along the eastern seaboard and the gulf, tornados in the south and firestorms in the west. Now more than ever, it is important to have an Emergency Preparedness Plan that also includes your family pets. If the threat is dangerous for you, there are also hazards for your pet. If you are evacuating your home, be sure to bring your pet along with you. If you hunker down, make sure you are stocked up on supplies. Disaster preparedness can save your best friend’s life. Many preparedness lists often omit the...

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