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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...
National Mutt Day: Why Mutts Are the Best!

National Mutt Day: Why Mutts Are the Best!

Often overlooked, mixed breed dogs make up the largest percentage of dogs that are euthanized in the US. Here’s why you should adopt a mutt and save a life! A mutt is simply a dog that has parents of different dog breeds. We all know if two Boxers mate, their...
What You Should Know About Your Cat’s Risk of Heatstroke

What You Should Know About Your Cat’s Risk of Heatstroke

So often we hear of the cautionary tales of leaving your dogs in cars and other areas where they can easily overheat. But are the risks for our cats just as great? While it is uncommon to take our cats for a jog in the park or a car ride to the store, our feline...
Fireworks Safety Tips for You and Your Pet

Fireworks Safety Tips for You and Your Pet

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and, while we hope you have a fun holiday, always remember to do so safely. As you celebrate independence with your pet, the following safety tips are crucial to a successful July 4th. Understand if Your Pet Doesn’t Like...