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    Living with a deaf dog

    Sep 18 2014

    Living with a deaf dog is very much like living with a hearing dog – but with a few important differences. That is why the last full week of each September to be National Deaf Dog Awareness Week –…

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    What is the "transition period" when adopting a new pet?

    Sep 11 2014

    If you’re thinking of adopting a new pet, congratulations! This is a very exciting time. If you’ve done some research, you probably have a great idea of how to prepare for and introduce your new…

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    Tips for litter training your kitten

    Sep 04 2014

    Animal shelters and rescues are still flooded with cats and kittens at this time of year, so if you’ve been thinking of adopting a fluffy ball of love, now’s a good time! If you love the idea of…

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    Fourth of July Tips for Cats

    Jun 29 2012

    While Independence Day is a meaningful and fun-filled holiday for many of us, it is oftentimes a very traumatic day for our feline friends. Unless you live far away from civilization, chances are,…

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    Pet Product Safety

    Jun 29 2012

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to caution consumers about a potential connection between illness in dogs and the consumption of chicken jerky products imported from China. These…

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    Dog Park Safety

    Jun 29 2012

    As the warm, balmy days of summer approach, pet owners are more likely to frequent dog parks where their four-legged friends can play and socialize with their peers. Studies have shown that more pet…

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    Warm Weather Safety

    Jun 29 2012

    Spending time outdoors with your pet on warm summer days can be fun and relaxing. However, it is important to keep in mind that high temperatures can be dangerous for our four-legged friends. Pets are…