Category: Pet Care Tips

14 Tips for Keeping Pets Safe and Calm During Fireworks

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The sounds of fireworks can be very stressful for our pets who have no idea what is going on. When frightened, cats typically find a place to hide and won’t come out again until they feel safe (which could be days later) and dogs will typically take off in a blind panic to escape the…

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Choosing the Right Collar or Harness for Walking Your Dog

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There are a lot of different options out there for collars and harnesses for walking your dog. To choose the best one for your dog take into account your dog’s shape and size as well as their level of leash manners. What to Look for in a Collar or Harness Constructed of high-quality materials that…

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Questions to Ask When Hiring a Pet Sitter

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How do you know if the pet sitter you hire will be a good fit for you and your pets? Many pet owners want a pet sitter who is experienced, trustworthy, and reliable, but they’re not always sure how to go about finding one. These questions are designed to help you get to know the…

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Are Retractable Leashes Safe?

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A lot of dog owners love retractable or “flexi” leashes for the increased freedom they allow dogs. But this additional freedom comes with additional risks. For a number of good reasons, many dog trainers, veterinarians, and other pet professionals recommend against using a retractable leash to walk your dog. Retractable leashes allow the dog too…

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5 Things to Make Walking Your Dog Easier and Safer

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Regular walks are important for your dog’s health and well-being. Whether you hire a dog walker or are walking your dog yourself, these are five things all dog walkers have and use. Front-clip Harness If you only get your dog one item from this list, let it be a front clip harness. A front-clip harnesses…

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Why In-home Pet Sitting Is Better Than Boarding for Cats

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Leaving your pets when you travel is never easy, but you can make it less stressful for all involved by choosing the care option best suited to your pets’ individual needs. For cats, in-home pet sitting offers a number of advantages over traditional boarding facilities. No Travel Stress Most cats do not like being put…

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