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Easter Egg Hunt Fun With Find It Game

Easter Egg Hunt Fun With Find It Game

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There will be many Easter egg hunts happening this weekend, so why not plan one for your dog using the find it game? Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  We earn a small commission on goods purchased via these links, at no additional cost to you. Many of my pet clients love to play “find […]

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  April 17, 2019   No comments
Winter Skin Care for Pets

Winter Skin Care for Pets

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Winter wreaks havoc on our hair and skin, causing dryness and the dreaded static electricity. We aren’t alone in needing to take special care of our hair and skin in winter, our pets have special needs too. Here are some tips to help pets look and feel their best during winter: The air inside can […]

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  January 30, 2019   No comments
Make the Holidays Safe for Your Pets

Make the Holidays Safe for Your Pets

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It’s the holiday season, and you are probably running around like crazy. While you are busy decking the halls and baking holiday goodies, it is easy to forget about your four-legged friends in your midst.  Make the holidays safe for your pets by avoiding the following dangers: Toxic Plants Poinsettias, holly, mistletoe, lilies, and even […]

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  November 29, 2018   No comments
Pet Friendly Colleges: Not As Many As You Might Think

Pet Friendly Colleges: Not As Many As You Might Think

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According to a recent CNBC.com article, in a poll of 1,000 colleges and universities across the country only 4% of those polled permitted students to bring pets with them to the dorm. For those pet friendly colleges, rules and guidelines vary from campus to campus. Review College Pet Policy In Advance Some pet friendly colleges […]

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  August 7, 2018   No comments
Mistakes To Avoid When Walking Your Dog

Mistakes To Avoid When Walking Your Dog

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Spring has finally arrived! Many people are outside with their dogs, walking the neighborhood trails and playing catch with them! To get the most enjoyment from walking your dog, here are some common mistakes to avoid: Playing Follow the Leader Allowing your dog to lead the way on a walk sends him the message he […]

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  May 8, 2018   No comments
Do You Have Pet First Aid Kit For Your Dog?

Do You Have Pet First Aid Kit For Your Dog?

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Just like the old Boy Scout motto goes, it is best to “be prepared.”  When it comes to the health and safety of your pet, this is no exception.  Being prepared to handle any sudden illness or injury to your pet could mean the difference between life and death.  When out and about, here are […]

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  April 12, 2018   No comments