Author: Ashley

Are Laser Pointers Good Toys for Cats?

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When you have a pet with boundless energy, anything can be a toy, even a beam of light. Laser pointers have become so commonly used as pet toys that they are even manufactured specifically for pets. However, just because you can find them in the toy aisle at the pet store does not mean that…

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Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Your Dog

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Thanksgiving is a holiday which involves giving thanks not only to the people in your life, but everything that’s good in your life. There can never be anything better than having a dog who loves you unconditionally and who can brighten even the darkest days. So when the time comes, here are a few ways…

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5 Tips for Caring for a Dog with Arthritis

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Arthritis is, unfortunately, a condition that’s highly likely to affect your dog in their lifetime. Approximately 80 percent of dogs over age 8 will be affected, and 20 percent of young adult dogs will start to show symptoms before their senior years. While arthritis is not curable, there are some ways you can keep your dog…

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Is Adopting a Senior Pet the Right Choice for You?

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At shelters, humane societies, and rescue centers, puppies and kittens get swooped up quickly, while senior pets have a harder time getting adopted. Many are euthanized soon after intake, or die without ever having a family of their own. But adopting a senior pet is not just an act of goodwill for pets in need; it might…

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A Quick Guide to Bathing Your Cat

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Cats typically keep themselves clean, but even a cat that cleans herself obsessively may need a bath sometimes. Cats with long fur, those that cannot reach every part of their body to keep clean, and cats with skin conditions all may need regular baths. If your cat gets fleas, or is ever covered in a…

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5 Ways to Show Your Pets You’re Thankful for Them

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It’s that time of year for gathering with family members and remembering why we’re fortunate to have one another. Holiday season is busy – but not so busy that we can’t spread that cheer to our animal family members. It doesn’t take much to make our beloved pets feel special, even if they’ll never understand…

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