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Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this holiday season

Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this holiday season

The holidays are often an exciting but hectic time filled with parties, travel and social obligations. If you’re among the 68 percent of Americans who own a pet it can…

Passion pays off: No-kill movement saves millions of animals per year

Passion pays off: No-kill movement saves millions of animals per year

Americans like to think of themselves as a pet-loving society; today, nearly 70 million dogs and 74 million cats live in U.S. households, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.…

How to protect your pet from the obesity epidemic

How to protect your pet from the obesity epidemic

The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than one-third, or 78.6 million, of U.S. adults are obese. While the issue is well-recognized…

The right flea and tick treatment can protect your pet from little bugs … and big problems

If you’re a pet owner, you know parasites – particularly fleas and ticks – can be a frustrating problem. That’s why you keep your pet out of tall grass and…

Pet-proofing your home in preparation for adopting a shelter animal

Pet-proofing your home in preparation for adopting a shelter animal

The addition of a new pet to the family is always a cause for celebration. Stress can occur, too, no matter how welcome the new addition. When you’re thinking about…

Boost your pet’s health with these preventive measures

Boost your pet’s health with these preventive measures

Taking active, preventive measures to support your health is one of the most important things you can do to ward off serious illness. You eat right, exercise, brush your teeth…

Make the big move less stressful for the 4-legged members of the family

Make the big move less stressful for the 4-legged members of the family

When moving houses, you make a checklist of the utility companies you need to contact for stopping and starting services. You also schedule all the volunteer or professional movers to…

Thinking of buying a puppy? You may want to think again

Thinking of buying a puppy? You may want to think again

Your family is ready for a pet, so you head out to the local pet store. Within moments of walking into the shop, an energetic, sweet-eyed puppy steals your heart.…

Decoding pet food claims to find the ideal nutrition for your furry family member

Decoding pet food claims to find the ideal nutrition for your furry family member

In the United States, 62 million households have at least one pet, including 83 million dogs and 95 million cats. That’s a lot of people who love their pets, and…

Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Picture this: It’s late in the evening when you realize that something is very wrong with your dog. Your normal veterinary clinic is closed, but you’re not sure if the…

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