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What to Do with Your Pets When You Have Holiday Guests

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With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably planning the party of the year. Between choosing appetizers and shopping for last-minute gifts, take a few moments to plan on keeping your pets safe and happy during the festivities. Make the Front Door Inaccessible With holiday guests coming and going all day, the front door…

| Dogs, Cats

Preparing Your Home for Christmas with Pets

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The Christmas season is upon us, and many of us are decorating our homes and getting ready for the Holidays. Whether you have pets of your own or you’ll be hosting relatives with pets, it’s important to keep pet safety in mind so that everyone can have a Merry Christmas. The Christmas Tree Securely anchor…

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What to Do When Your Pet Hates Nail Trims

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As your pet’s nails grow longer and longer, you know that dreaded day is coming. You’ll bring your pet to the groomer or vet, or attempt to trim at home, and they’ll throw a fit that seems to get worse every time. Your pet might even scratch or bite to get away. When your pet…

| Dogs, Cats

How to Squash Your Cat’s Hairball Problem

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It’s the only sound that will jolt you up from a dead sleep. That heh.. heh… heh.. just before the dreaded AAACK all over your carpet… or your bed. Trichobezoar is the medical term for a hairball, and may also accurately describe that disturbing sound. Hairballs not uncommon in domestic cats, especially those with long…

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Do Dogs Really Feel Guilty? The Truth Behind Those Sad Eyes

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No matter how long you have had dogs, you never quite stop feeling shocked at how much destruction they are capable of – and how easy it is to forgive them, no matter how costly the damage. It’s those big, sad eyes that no human can resist. This guilty dog look is so universal, there’s…

| Dogs

How to Train a Therapy Dog for Volunteering at Hospitals and Nursing Homes

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Do you ever look at your dog and think, “How did I ever get to be so lucky”? Volunteering for animal therapy work with your dog is the perfect way to share the joy they bring with those who need it the most. Nursing home residents, hospital patients, and domestic violence shelter residents forget their…

| Dogs, Dog Training