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What Causes Pet Depression?

We know that our canine companions are sensitive, intuitive creatures. They pick up on their owners’ emotional states, changes in routines, and their environment. It’s no wonder they are capable of experiencing a wide range of emotions and moods including depression. That’s why Pet Butler wants to help you identify the situations that are causing your pet’s … Continued

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Is Your Pet Depressed?

Dogs are complex animals with social, mental, and physical needs much like our own. They thrive in safe, nurturing, and consistent environments that provide companionship and routine. So, what happens when those environments are disrupted by a change in work schedule, a new location, or a life alter event? For many of us, returning to … Continued

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A Guide To Pet-Friendly Flower Gardens

Now that spring is in full bloom, you’ll want to plant flowers and shrubs to spruce things up in your garden. However, don’t overlook the dangers that some plants can cause to your dog or pet. As a pet owner, keeping your pet safe is your priority, but as a homeowner, you want to keep your garden looking beautiful too. Pet Butler … Continued

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What Will Happen To Our Pets When We Return To Work?

With vaccines becoming more and more available, it’s only a matter of time before things return to normal. Restaurants will open back up, movie theater screens will roll, and our favorite metropolitan areas will bustle once again. Perhaps most significantly, jobs will return to their usual workplaces. Although these changes are generally positive, they might not affect us … Continued

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What Are Ways to Ease Pet Anxiety? 

Anxiety is not just a condition reserved for humans. Pets can suffer from anxiety too. In fact, as more and more pet owners have been staying home to work, the dependency of pet to owner has become much more significant. For pets that come from shelters or rescues, this dependency and anxiety can be much more … Continued

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The Healing Power of Pets 

It’s no secret that dogs are amazing creatures. Whether they are snuggling up on the couch or giving us plenty of slobbery kisses, they always find a way to make our lives better. What some people may not realize though, is that their presence has direct, measurable benefits to our health and quality of life.    What does … Continued

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How Do I Give My Pet Medicine?

Giving your pup medication isn’t always the easiest task; humans aren’t the only ones who don’t like taking pills or swallowing a bitter liquid. Just one lick of medication can make some dogs suspicious of anything that’s not beef jerky.  Luckily, there are alternatives to the traditional offensive tasting medicine and ways to get your dog to take them. Just make sure to follow your veterinarian’s instructions as some … Continued

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Preparing Your Pup For Day Light Savings Time  

For some people, Daylight Savings Time can throw their sleep cycle slightly out of sync. For our canine friends, it affects them much more. Dogs don’t live life by the digits on the clock. Time is driven by their human companions. Dogs use their internal circadian rhythms to tell them when to sleep, eat, use … Continued

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Should I Get Another Dog?  

You may not realize it, but your dog benefits from your companionship, both emotionally and physically, just as much as you do. With this thought, you may find yourself wondering: Would my dog be happier with another furry companion? Is my attention enough? Is my pet lonely without me during the day?  With many questions … Continued

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Things You Should Know About Pet Insurance

With more available technologies to diagnose and treat diseases such as cancer and chronic pain, as well as the emergency veterinary specialty and critical care centers, pet owners have a multitude of choices for care when their pet becomes ill. Though cost should be the last thing on the mind of a concerned pet parent, … Continued

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