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Tips to Help Your Picky Eater

Tips to Help Your Picky Eater

It’s mealtime, but instead of going to town on his kibbles, your dog merely sniffs or (at most) licks his food before he walks away unsatisfied. What gives? If your usually ravenous dog suddenly becomes very finicky about his meals, he may have an underlying health...
Pet Budgeting Tips for the New Year

Pet Budgeting Tips for the New Year

The start of a new year provides an opportunity for all of us to rethink our finances moving forward. Costs of caring for a pet varies with age, breed, species, and geographical location, but here are some basic ways you can cut costs without sacrificing the quality...
Managing Separation Anxiety in Pets

Managing Separation Anxiety in Pets

Thirty years ago, the term “separation anxiety” was rarely used in dog training circles. Today, you’d be hard pressed to come across a dog trainer, veterinarian, or other animal profession who hasn’t heard of separation anxiety in pets or experienced it with their own...
Should I Get Pet Insurance?

Should I Get Pet Insurance?

Exams, surgeries, accidents. These are among the common healthcare services pet parents all around must deal with every day. While we all would do anything for our pets, many hesitate when faced with the veterinary bill. Luckily, pet owners now have plenty of options...
5 of Your Most Burning Rabies Questions Answered

5 of Your Most Burning Rabies Questions Answered

Even the word “rabies” strikes fear into many a pet owner. You don’t have to watch Old Yeller or Cujo to know that you do not want your furry friend to ever come in contact with the dreaded virus. Luckily, rabies is less common than it once was, though it still...
Paw-ternity Leave for Pets?

Paw-ternity Leave for Pets?

You’ve heard of Take Your Dog to Work Day and maybe you’re even lucky enough to work at a company with a ‘round the clock office dog. But some firms are taking it up a notch with “pawternity” leave! You heard that right, that’s paid time off for new pet parents to...
How to Deal with a Dog Who Bites

How to Deal with a Dog Who Bites

It’s hard to believe your sweet dog is capable of biting you. However, that is the case for the millions of Americans bitten every year by dogs, with children being the most common victims. It is very important that you realize that any dog, no matter how docile, has...
Emotional Support Dogs: How do They Work?

Emotional Support Dogs: How do They Work?

You’ve more than likely seen or heard of a service dog. Many people with visual, hearing, and mobility impairments must utilize them in order to go about their daily lives with more ease. However, have you heard of an emotional support dog? Though different than...