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Pets: Companions, Stress Relievers, and… Teachers?

April 26 is National Kids and Pets Day, which really tugs at our heartstrings because there’s really nothing cuter than the bond between a child and their animal. Pet ownership in young children has so many benefits – it teaches … Continue reading

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Does Your Pet Need a Pal?

November 19 marks National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day, dubbed by yours truly to get people thinking about getting a furry friend for their furry friend. Not only would you possibly be saving a life, there are actually … Continue reading

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Feral: Another Word for Free-Roaming

Sunday, October 16 is Feral Cat Day, intended to influence the big-hearted humans out there to help a community of felines that are misunderstood and sometimes mistreated. What is a feral cat? Feral cats, sometimes referred to as community cats, … Continue reading

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The “Pet Step” Video Contest September Winners

Our “Pet Step” video contest is in full swing! In case you missed it, pet owners can submit a video telling us why they opened their heart and home to a pet for a chance to win a $1,000 gift … Continue reading

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Helping Buddies with the Back-to-School Blues

For many households, September marks back to school – a time to get back into the routine of homework and after school activities on top of daily needs like dinner, showers, and a solid night’s sleep. For humans, this is … Continue reading

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The “Pet Step” Video Contest August Winners

In case you missed it… our “Pet Step” video contest launched at the beginning of this month! Pet owners can submit a video telling us why they opened their heart and home to a pet for a chance to win … Continue reading

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Pets in the Classroom Brings Furry (and Scaly) Friends into Classroom Life

Pets can teach us so much, especially at a young age. When children care for pets, they learn about responsibility, empathy, nurturing, and acceptance. As a result, pet care is a character-building activity for kids. Yet some children don’t have … Continue reading

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