The Importance of Heartworm and Flea Prevention

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Summer may be over, but heartworm and flea prevention is just as important as ever. It seems that mosquito’s linger longer and longer each year. It’s November and I just got bit twice today! So, whether you are hitting trails with your dog or just letting your pets outside potty breaks and exercise, they need to be protected all year long

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Safety Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Beach

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Summer will be rolling up on us in no time. And what’s a summer without a trip to the beach? It’s a great opportunity for the family to spend time together while enjoying nature at its finest. It is also a perfect place to let your dog come along for the fun. If you are taking your dog to the beach this summer make sure to go over these safety tips before you head out. [Read more…]

Christmas Safety Tips for Pets

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Usually people don’t associate Christmas with being a dangerous time of year, and honestly, why would we?  For us humans Christmas is not exactly hazardous.  Our pets, on the other hand, can get into a few sticky situations with all the extra food, festivities and decorations around.  Be sure to check out these Christmas safety tips to guarantee your pet’s well-being this year. [Read more…]

Safely Decorating For the Holidays

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The holiday season is here and in full swing.  Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to start decorating and getting ready for Christmas. This is a beautiful time of year, with twinkling lights, garland, bows and other trimmings adorning homes across the nation.  Nevertheless, when you have pets in the home, you may want to think twice about how you decorate.   I’ve seen many an ornament and keepsake broken by our family pets over the years. Thankfully they were okay, but sometimes decorating for the holidays can be dangerous for our pets.  Be careful when decking the halls with the following: [Read more…]

Why You Should Hire a Pet Sitter Instead of Using a Friend

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A lot of people think that hiring a pet sitter while you’re at work or out of town is an unnecessary expense. I mean, going out of town can be expensive as it is and after all of those long hours at work you don’t want to see your hard earned money go to waste, right?  It’s no wonder a lot of people turn to their friends or neighbors when they need someone to check up on the pets.  While it can be easy on your wallet, it is not always easy on your pet.  Here are just a few reasons why professional pet sitters are always the best bet. [Read more…]

Cleaning Your Pet’s Dishes

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I bet it’s pretty hard to picture yourself eating a fresh meal out of a dirty plate, right?  Even if you licked it clean the night before and it doesn’t look all that dirty, it doesn’t mean that the plate is actually clean.  However, this is what many of pets face each day. Why is it seemingly okay for our pets to eat and drink out of the same food bowl day in and day out? That just seems, well, pretty gross to be honest. [Read more…]