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Pets’ Allergies Are Worse Than Ever

  Just like humans, animals also show allergic symptoms, when their immune systems notice or recognize certain types of substances called allergens. Even though these allergens are common in most environments and mostly not very harmful [...]
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THANKSGIVING IS HERE, LET’S TALK TURKEY!

AVOID VETERINARY VISITS, ESPECIALLY DURING the HOLIDAYS! While we are planning and preparing all of our Thanksgiving dishes, we need to be aware of the foods that our dog or cat may ‘accidentally’ find on the floor. YES, I AM TALKING [...]
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You Found a Lost Dog – Now What?

  By Jennifer F. With over 77 million pet dogs in the United States, it’s not surprising that we often encounter lost dogs.  Has this ever happened to you?  If you’re a kindhearted person then you may feel like you have an obligation [...]
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Destructive Digging: Why it Happens and How to Stop It

Digging is a natural instinct, rooted deep within canine ancestry. In fact, because of selective breeding and domestication, some dog breeds tend to dig more than others. For example, “Earth dogs” like Dachshunds and Terriers, were bred [...]
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Why You Should Neuter Your Dogs and Cats

  Research has proven that neutered dogs and cats make much better pets and consequently better members of the community,  because they are at home with their owners and not wandering the streets.  Keeping your cats contained and dogs on [...]
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Assembling an Equine Emergency Kit, for the Unexpected Horse Injury

  Horse owners in general are prepared for a variety of issues, yet sometimes they forget to think about the little medical emergencies that crop up without warning. To this end, it is imperative that your stable gear includes a well [...]
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Why are dogs afraid of Storms?

Today’s installment is the first of three stories about thunderstorms. We hope to share information about why we believe them to be so upsetting for some dogs and then to share some tips on helping them cope. One of the things I love so much [...]
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Why it’s Important to get Pet Insurance and Three (3) Great Tips, on How To Do It!

Follow us on twitter @picksdog When we think of taking care of our family we always make sure that we can provide them with the best care possible. We search for the best and healthy food, clothing to keep everyone warm and a comfortable home. [...]
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Pet Sitting Services – What Questions to Ask

Follow us on twitter @picksdog Pet sitters are everywhere.  How to weed thru them and find the best one for you is key. You should look for pet care in the same way that you would look for child care. You may be able to get a neighbor or teenager [...]
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First Aid Kits For Pets

Follow us on Twitter @picksdog   We all take precautions to keep ourselves and our families safe at home; we however sometimes overlook some members of our families.  Who are these family members? Our pets. We often fail to take rudimentary [...]