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Give a Pet a Gift in Hard Times

Recently there seems to be an abundance of weather-related catastrophes.  So many of us know someone who has lost their home and/or belongings. We all want to help and sending money, providing meals or clothing is all great ways to meet a need. Here is another idea that we can provide for our loved one’s … Continued

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Keeping Your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat

Summer time can be dangerous and uncomfortable for your pets. With humidity,  high temperatures and summer storms, your pets can be stressed and become sick. Or even die! Here are some helpful tools and tips to help your fur babies safe and cool during the hot summer months. Practice basic summer safety: NEVER leave your … Continued

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5 Benefits of Giving Your Dog a Massage

After receiving a massage dogs can feel the same way as we can. The benefits are numerous for owner’s and pets alike. We can all use more relaxation in our lives. Here are some of the reasons you should be giving your dog a massage: It Reduces Stress– Massage studies have proven this and everyone, … Continued

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Living the Apartment Life With a Dog

The day that I picked my puppy Rocky, from the shelter, I had a large house with a huge fenced backyard where he was able to run and play all day long. I never thought that I would have to re-train my dog, years later, to be an apartment dog. However, with some helpful research … Continued

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Dog waste and your health

Dog feces is more than just a nuisance – it can pose a serious health hazard. Why? A number of common parasites, including round worm, are transmitted via dog feces. When infected dog droppings are left on the ground, the eggs of the roundworms and other parasites can linger in the soil for years. As … Continued

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Senior Pet Adoption

Lori Fusaro is a photographer who specializes in pet photography ( Fusaro never saw herself as someone who would adopt an older dog, but life dramatically changed when her passion for finding families for older dogs grew. Now, she not only adopts older animals, she is on a mission to encourage others to join her … Continued

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What are roundworms?

Roundworms describes a whole bunch of different worm parasites. The most common dog roundworm is Toxocara canis. Humans have a different roundworm, as do cats, horses, pigs, and other animals. Dogs get roundworms either from eating worm eggs off the ground or because the mother dog was infected and passed the worms to her puppies … Continued

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