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Parasites: What You Need to Know for Your Pet’s Health

By definition, a parasite is an organism that lives in or on another host and gets its nutrients or at the expense of the host. There are three types of parasites that affect dogs, cats, and humans: ectoparasites, helminths, and protozoa. What does this mean to you, a compassionate and responsible pet owner? There are … Continued

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Hot Pavements and Hot Cars During the Hot Seasons

    June 2021 was the hottest June recorded in 127 years. While many of us can stay indoors in our air-conditioned homes, zoom-ing in to work from afar, we still need physical activity, to run errands, and deal with the heat on occasion. Being a pup owner means that we like to take our dogs with us when we are doing running around but you need to be careful.  … Continued

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Myths On Vitamins and Supplements for Your Pets

Health supplements and similar wellness products have greatly increased in both acceptance and usage. Preventative medicine has become so culturally pervasive that even our canine friends are affected. Many owners have begun using pet vitamins to boost their furball’s fitness. Among other trends, glucosamine and CBD chews have become household names for treating dog health problems (glucosamine for joint mobility, CBD for anxiety relief). But are these solutions safe and helpful for dogs? Unsurprisingly, it … Continued

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What Are Some Pet Tips to Beat the Summer Heat?

After being locked down inside for so long, it’s no wonder that people are flocking to the beaches, getting a tan, and enjoying the hottest part of the year. As much as we all love the summer climate, our pets might not feel the same way. Carrying around that big fluffy coat and playing for hours on end can be really exhausting, even … Continued

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Tips For Pet Sitting A Dog With Depression

As pet sitters, you’ve got the unique experience of caring for a multitude of pets. You get a snapshot view of their environment and habits when their parents aren’t around.  However, what happens when that behavior is depression? That is why Pet Butler has the tips you need to pet sitting animals with pet depression.    … Continued

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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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