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Preparing to Leave Your Pet With a Sitter

Spending time away from home is meant to be exciting and enjoyable, but the preparation leading up to a getaway can be overwhelming, especially for pet owners. Even if you have a professional, vetted pet-sitter, planning is key. Here is a planning guide designed to keep your pet comfortable and safe and give you peace … Continued

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What Are Some Pet Tips to Beat the Summer Heat?

Summer is the time of year when people may choose to spend time outside, soaking up the sun, and enjoying the hottest part of the year. As much as some of us love the summer months, our pets might not feel the same way. Carrying around that big fluffy coat and playing for hours on end can be exhausting, even dangerous. Luckily, Pet … Continued

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Tips for Vacationing with a Dog

When planning for a vacation, it’s typical to create an itinerary and make a packing checklist for ourselves ahead of time. And when traveling with our furry friends, we need to do the same for them. We’ve put together this guide to help make sure your pet’s needs are met while on vacation. We cover … Continued

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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

With all the excitement and preparation that occurs as we celebrate our nation’s independence on the Fourth of July, our dogs are often not a part of the planning. While we’re busy enjoying food, drinks, summertime sun and fireworks, our unattended pets may be hiding under the bed or in the bathtub and could be … Continued

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Dogs in Hot Cars and on Hot Pavement

  Dogs in Hot Cars Why Are Hot Cars Dangerous to Dogs? When pets love to take car rides, it can be hard to resist their excitement when they know their owner is going for a ride. Their wagging tails and smiles that come after they hear their owners putting on shoes and grabbing the … Continued

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Types of Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs

Taking care of a loved one, whether it be human or animal, involves many of the same components: providing nutritious food, exercise, sleep, mental enrichment and maintaining proper hygiene. But flea and tick prevention? That requires extra attention for our pets! These parasites are an ever-present threat and prefer damp woodpiles, tall grasses, dark cracks … Continued

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Dog Parks: What to Know Before You Go

There are few places where dogs are free to roam outside of their backyards, and the local dog park happens to be one of those places. Dog parks provide a place where your furry family members can run, play and socialize in a large, fenced area. While the dog park may tire out your pup … Continued

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