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Indoor Games with Pets

Indoor Games with Pets

Playing with your pets is a great way to reinforce training, strengthen your bond, incorporate exercise into your daily routine, and enrich your pet’s life. But when you can’t play outside, what games can you and your pet enjoy indoors? There are many fun and engaging options for safe and exciting indoor games with pets. Why Play Indoors? Indoor areas aren’t always the best spaces for play, with breakable objects, limited space, and immovable obstacles that can get in the way of a good time. But despite those difficulties, there are many reasons why indoor play may be best for...

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Holiday Food Dangers for Dogs and Cats

Holiday Food Dangers for Dogs and Cats

We look forward to the deliciousness of the holiday season for many reasons – special meals and drinks, seasonal treats, feasts with friends and family, and goodies galore all make the holidays a tasty time of year. But the same holiday foods we love to celebrate with are no celebration at all for dogs and cats, and can even be dangerous to our pets in many unexpected ways. By understanding the top holiday food dangers for dogs and cats, pet owners can celebrate safely with their furry companions. Top 8 Unexpected Holiday Food Dangers for Pets There are many different...

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What to Do If Your Pet has an Ingrown Nail

What to Do If Your Pet has an Ingrown Nail

An ingrown nail can be painful for your pet, and if left untreated, could lead to sores, infections or in severe cases, even lameness or more severe complications. Fortunately, it is easy to deal with ingrown nails and keep your pets on sure footing.  How Ingrown Nails Happen An animal's nails naturally wear down as they are used, but pets often don't get adequate exercise or other activities to wear their nails down as much as needed. If not trimmed regularly, the nails can curve around to dig into the sensitive skin of a pet's foot, causing sores and infections....

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Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods? Pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse and can help support healthy digestion, urinary health, and even weight loss. Take a dive to learn more about the advantages of using pumpkin in your dog’s food today. To start, pumpkin (not spiced or sweetened) is a great source of fiber for our dogs.  Incorporating pumpkin puree into your dogs’ meals will help fight constipation...

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Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment.  First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed.  A cat will puff out the fur on its tail when it is upset.  This is to make it appear bigger and could be a sign of a presumptive attack.  A quick flipping motion of the cats tail may also be a sign of anger and this means that the cat wants to be left alone.  It would be best to give it...

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