Category: Pet Care Tips

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…

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Should You Give Your Cat a Bath?

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Many kitty parents often wonder whether or not they need to bathe and groom their cat. The assumption is often a resounding “NO” and well, that’s almost true. Cats are excellently self-sufficient when it comes to the bathing and grooming process. In fact, the house cat has physical adaptations to help him to do it…

| Cat Care Tips

How to Read Your Dog’s Poop

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Do you go out into the backyard and scoop up your dog’s poop once a week? Or do you clean up their droppings immediately? If you’re feeding a raw or home-cooked diet, or if you’re not sure if their commercial kibble diet is right for them, you can look at their poop daily to assess…

| Dog Care Tips

Why Every Cat Needs to Go to the Vet Every Year

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It’s that time of year again – vet time, and you’re not looking forward to coaxing your cat into their carrier, hauling them to the vet’s office, and praying they don’t bite or scratch their nice doctor. Your cat seems perfectly healthy… can’t you just skip it this year? Approximately half of domestic felines in…

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5 Fun Games Your Kids Can Play with the Dogs This Summer

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The kids are home on summer break and now you have to keep them and the dogs happy! Why not kill two birds with one stone and think about some simple games that your kids can play with the dogs this summer? These games will be well liked by most dogs and encourage gentle and appropriate interactions…

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe from Coyotes

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You may have spotted coyotes at the edge of your property, at the side of the road, or at a park. At first, they look like medium-sized mutts, at 20 to 50 pounds, but that grizzled mane and yellow eyes make them unlike any domestic animal. Coyotes live all across the United States, even in…

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