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4 Dog Safety Tips You Need To Know For Halloween Night

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Halloween can be a great time of fun and frivolity for every member of the family, even the dogs! Why leave them out when you can include them in the fun, right? Not so fast, friends! Before you start planning for the Halloween festivities, there are some things you need to consider in order to…

| Dogs

DC Area Pet-Friendly Halloween Events 2022

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Looking for a fun Halloween event that you can bring your dog, cat, or other furry, feathered, or scaled friend to? We’ve gathered up a list of the best pet-friendly Halloween events, including pet parades, pet costume contests, and Halloween yappy hours in DC, Maryland, and Virginia for 2022. So grab your pet and and…

| Dogs, Cats, DC Area Pet Guide

Why Does Catnip Make Cats Go Crazy?

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Everyone knows that cats love catnip, but what’s really going on when your cat starts “rolling”? Catnip is a member of the mint family. The stem and leaves contain nepetalactone, an oily substance that seems to emulate feline pheromones. Nepetalactone acts as a stimulant when your cat sniffs it, and they may react by rolling…

| Cats

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…

| Dogs, Cats

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…

| Cats

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…

| Dogs