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Do Pets Need Pals?

Many pet owners often wonder if bringing another pet into the home will enrich or essentially ruin their current pet’s life – and it’s absolutely a fair consideration. November 19 is National Get a PAL for your Pet Day, an … Continue reading

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Forget New Tricks, Old Dogs are the Best!

Maybe it’s just us, but we find older pets to be among the most endearing animals on the planet.  November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, intended to bring these oldies but goodies to the forefront and get them into … Continue reading

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Therapy Animals and Service Animals: What’s the Diff?

If you need an example of just how smart, capable, and necessary animals can be, look no further than service dogs and therapy animals. From navigating the streets, providing comfort in stressful situations, and even detecting and preventing seizures for … Continue reading

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Caped Canines and Festive Felines: Easy Costume Ideas for our Pals

It’s here! It’s here! Halloween is here and we are bursting with excitement to decorate our homes, ourselves, and our pets. (Yes, we said our pets.) Of course, not every pal is super keen on being dressed in a costume … Continue reading

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SPF: Sun Protection for Fido

Did you know that pets can get sunburnt too? Yep, a day in the sun for certain dogs can burn their skin just like humans (especially long haired dogs who’ve been shaved down for summer.) The truth is the sun … Continue reading

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5 Signs of a Responsible Breeder

While local pet store owners should know exactly where the pups are housed before receiving them, most of them either don’t care or take the ‘wholesalers’ word that the animals are happy and healthy. The plus side: more and more … Continue reading

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THIS IS A PET SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: How Hot is Too Hot?

Alright, a “Pet Service Announcement” isn’t an official thing but we’re in charge around here and we have a slight bone to pick with the humans who walk their pets during the hottest part of the day. We know their … Continue reading

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