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6 Pet Safety Tips to Take the Horror Out of Halloween

6 Pet Safety Tips to Take the Horror Out of Halloween

As October 31 approaches, you may be planning all sorts of spooky activities to celebrate Halloween. If you include your pet in the festivities, ensure you do so safely by following our team’s top five Halloween pet safety tips. #1: Avoid sharing candy bags with your...

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How to Evaluate Your Pet’s Body Condition Score

How to Evaluate Your Pet’s Body Condition Score

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day falls on October 12, but you should pay attention to your pet’s weight all year long. More than half of the nation’s cats and dogs are considered overweight or obese, which can lead to serious health issues. Overweight pets are at an...

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Back-to-School Time for Pets: 4 Transition Tips

Back-to-School Time for Pets: 4 Transition Tips

Back-to-School Time for Pets: 4 Transition Tips Making the switch from summer to school can be rough for all family members, four-legged ones included. To help make the back-to-school transition easier—for your pet, at least—give the following tips a try. #1: Set up...

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3 Ways Your Pet Is Kept Safe Under Anesthesia

3 Ways Your Pet Is Kept Safe Under Anesthesia

3 Ways Your Pet Is Kept Safe Under Anesthesia Your pet’s safety is our number one priority, particularly when they undergo anesthesia and surgical procedures. We understand you also are concerned about your pet’s health and safety while under anesthesia, and we want...

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How to Prevent and Spot the Signs of Heatstroke in Pets

How to Prevent and Spot the Signs of Heatstroke in Pets

How to Prevent and Spot the Signs of Heatstroke in Pets   As summer reaches its height, your furry pal may grow more accustomed to the high temperatures and humidity levels associated with the season, but they still can succumb to heatstroke. Abrupt temperature...

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4 Ways to Keep in Shape with Your Pet

4 Ways to Keep in Shape with Your Pet

4 Ways to Keep in Shape with Your Pet   According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Even worse, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claim...

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4 Ways to Ensure You Have a Cool Pet This Summer

4 Ways to Ensure You Have a Cool Pet This Summer

4 Ways to Ensure You Have a Cool Pet This Summer   Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, although high temperatures and humidity can make it uncomfortable for your pet. Help your furry pal beat the heat with the following tips.   #1:...

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3 Tips To Help Your Pet With Noise Aversion

3 Tips To Help Your Pet With Noise Aversion

3 Tips To Help Your Pet With Noise Aversion   Many pets are scared of loud noises, whether they’re caused by the vacuum cleaner, construction, or fireworks. Although you may not be able to avoid all of these sounds completely, you can help your furry pal cope...

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How to Tackle Ticks Safely When Hiking with Your Pet

How to Tackle Ticks Safely When Hiking with Your Pet

How to Tackle Ticks Safely When Hiking with Your Pet Nothing sends the creepy-crawlies up your spine more than spotting a tick prowling across your pet’s skin. When taking advantage of the beautiful summer weather to go hiking with your pet, help them stay safe from...

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Anchors Away! Boating and Lake Safety Tips for Pets

Anchors Away! Boating and Lake Safety Tips for Pets

Anchors Away! Boating and Lake Safety Tips for Pets Nothing is better than spending a hot summer day at the lake, and, with a little planning, you can include your pet. Here are five boating and lake safety tips to follow. #1: Fit your pet for a life jacket Although...

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