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When It's Best to Leave Your Dog or Puppy at Home

 

Adopting a puppy can be a joyful experience for first-time dog owners. Pet parents may spend weeks helping their new furbabies adjust to their forever homes. Many owners provide basic training for their dogs. They teach them how to potty, walk on a leash, and follow basic obedience commands. Although these lessons are essential, pet parents may overlook one critical training: teaching their puppies to stay at home, alone.

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Pet Safety Alert: How to Keep Your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat

 

 

The temperature is starting to climb, but it is still gorgeous enough out to spend time on the go and outdoors with your pet. Summer is the perfect time to play, but you do need to be aware of some of the risks that are unique to this time of the year. From the rapidly rising temperature on the inside of a vehicle to interactions with wildlife, here's what you need to know to keep your pet safe this summer.

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4 Things You Can Do If Your Dog Runs Away

It's something every dog owner never wants to happen.

You go outside and discover someone left the fence door open or somehow he magically got off his leash.

Either way your beloved dog is gone and you're instantly filled with heartbreak, fear and the instinct to take action immediately. What are you supposed to do?

While finding your lost friend isn't always a guarantee, there are a ton of things you can do to increase the chances of finding him!

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Is It Possible to Own a Cat If You’re Allergic?

You love cats and would love to have one in your home. Who doesn't?

But sadly, you're allergic to them. What's a furry pet lover to do?

Turns out, there is good news. As long as your allergy isn't severe and doesn't cause you to go into anaphylactic shock or have an asthma attack, there are some things you can do to make your pet ownership less... sneezy.

There really isn't be any reason why you can't adopt a feline. Cat and Claritin lovers rejoice! Here's what you should do before adopting a new furry friend

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How to Stop Your Dog's Problem Chewing

 

When your favorite pair of shoes gets ripped to shreds, it can be easy to lose your cool. Chewing is a normal behavior from dogs, but that doesn't mean you can't teach them what they should and shouldn't chew.

What's an owner to do with a dog that won't stop chewing inappropriate items? In this article, we're going to go over what could be causing this behavior and what you can do to stop it.

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12 Common Causes of Weight Loss in Cats and Dogs

Pet parents often worry that their dogs and cats will pack on the extra pounds from eating too many delicious treats. But what if your pet is losing weight and you don't know why? 

Weight loss can be a sign your pet has underlying medical or behavioral issues. Here are some common causes of unexpected weight loss in cats and dogs.

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6 Things You Need to Know About Senior Cats

Senior cats are beloved family members, and it can be disheartening to see them slow down a bit in their old age. But knowing how to care for a senior cat can make all the difference in their quality of life, and may help them stick around for many years to come.

Here are some things you need to know about caring for your senior cat.

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The Complete Guide to Spaying & Neutering Cats and Dogs

Bringing a puppy or kitten home for the first time is a joyful experience. Most pet parents want to ensure their newest family addition stays healthy and strong. Besides vaccinations, having your pet spayed or neutered is a great way to protect their lifelong health.

Here's everything you need to know about these two common procedures for cats and dogs.

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Should I Take in a Stray Cat?

Due to the tireless work of animal rescue organizations, stray cats are often brought to shelters and adopted by loving families. However, unwanted cats still roam neighborhoods. Some of these cats are feral; others are previously-owned pets. So as the animal lover you are, when you see a cat outdoors where you live, should you take it in?

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Why Does My Dog or Cat Have Diarrhea?

Furbabies can't tell their pet parents when they're not feeling well. Unfortunately, diarrhea is one noticeable sign that a four-legged companion may be ill. How can you tell if your pet has a temporary tummy issue or something more serious?

Here are some of the common causes of diarrhea in pets, and the illnesses that are typically associated with this health condition.

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