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4 Ways to Have a Cool Pet This Summer

4 Ways to Have a Cool Pet This Summer

4 Ways to Have a Cool Pet This Summer   Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, although high temperatures can make it uncomfortable for your pet. Help your furry friend stay cool this summer with the following tips.   #1: Take a walk on...

How To Find a Lost Pet

How To Find a Lost Pet

How To Find a Lost Pet   More pets go missing over the July Fourth holiday than at any other time, so if your furry friend is afraid of fireworks, learn how to find them if they take off in a panic. Follow these four steps for the most effective ways to find a...

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

April Showers Bring… Spring Skin Allergies in Pets During the spring season, we experience warmer weather and new growth, but we also experience something more threatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike, and it can...

What You Need to Know About Cancer in Pets

What You Need to Know About Cancer in Pets

Cancer in Pets: What You Need to Know Despite incredible advancements in veterinary medicine, veterinary professionals are seeing more cancer in pets than ever before, which might be due in part to our furry companions’ longer lives. Overall, the American Veterinary...

How To Protect Your Dog From Lyme Disease

How To Protect Your Dog From Lyme Disease

If you're a pet owner, it's important to be aware of Lyme disease and how to protect your furry friend from it. Lyme disease is a serious condition that can cause health problems for dogs if left untreated. Fortunately, you can take steps to help keep your dog safe...

How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

No one wants to think about their pet getting injured, but it's important to be prepared in case of an emergency. By packing a pet first aid kit, you'll have the supplies you need to handle minor injuries and emergencies. Here are some tips on what to include in your...

How to Deal with a New Puppy in Your Home

How to Deal with a New Puppy in Your Home

Although we think every day should be puppy day, National Puppy Day falls on March 23 this year. If you’re planning on welcoming a new puppy home soon, these are some of the best ways to help them settle in. #1: Prepare for your new puppy’s arrival in advance The...