Author: Ashley

Tips for Volunteering at an Animal Shelter

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Volunteering at a shelter is a wonderful way to gain experience, help your local community, and take care of animals in need. All you have to do is call your shelter or stop in to pick up an application. Most are run on donations and depend heavily on volunteers. Ask What You Can Do to…

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Household Items That Are Toxic to Cats

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It’s true, curiosity really can kill your cat. Normal, seemingly harmless materials around your home can be lethal to your beloved kitty. Even small amounts of these substances can cause severe reactions, even death. It’s best to keep these items out of your home, or stored where even the most adventurous cat can never access…

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10 Indoor Activities to Keep Your Dog Entertained in the Winter

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During the summer, it’s easy to tire your dog out at the park or in your backyard. But as the grass turns brown and it gets too cold to bear, you and your dog might start feeling cooped up. Bored dogs start to look for creative ways to entertain themselves – sometimes, by destroying things…

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How to Train Your Dog to Stop Begging at the Table

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Every meal you bake, every snack you make… someone’s watching you with those big puppy-dog eyes. While some people do not mind if their dog begs at the table, it can be a problem if your dog is barking, pawing at your leg, or annoying your guests. As your dog’s guardian, it’s up to you…

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5 Ways to Be a Better Pet Owner in the New Year

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At we close out the year, it’s a great time to reflect on another wonderful year we’ve shared with our pets. As we learn more and more about how to best care for them – new discoveries about behavior and health are still emerging each year – we can always find new ways to improve…

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New Year’s Resolutions Your Pets Will Love

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When the ball drops at midnight, most of us are thinking about how we’ll improve ourselves in the new year. More exercise, better job, more money – but it’s also the perfect time to think about becoming an even better pet owner. If our pets could talk, here’s what they would tell us to resolve…

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