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Which Chew Toys Are Safe For Your Pet?

Which Chew Toys Are Safe For Your Pet?

When it comes to playtime with your pooch, you probably have plenty of options of chew toys to choose from. But, some of those tasty chews can wreak havoc on your pet’s teeth and gastrointestinal tract, and may also be a choking hazard. Our team is here to help you...

Help! My Pet Ate a Poison.

Help! My Pet Ate a Poison.

It's a scary experience when your pet eats something they shouldn't. In honor of National Pet Poison Prevention Month, we want to help you brush up on the steps to take if your furry pal has been in contact with a potentially toxic substance.    Step 1: Find the...

Household Toxins to Watch Out For

Household Toxins to Watch Out For

This month is Poison Prevention Month, and if you own a pet, you’ll want to know about these items you probably have sitting around your home that could prove to be fatal for your pet.    Drugs. Have a headache? Pop a Tylenol. But, if your pet accidentally gets...

Why is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Why is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Does your dog’s slurping sound as they lick their paws constantly keep you awake? Many pet owners become frustrated by the non-stop paw-licking, and want to help their dogs overcome this condition. Here are three of the most common reasons your dog may be licking...

Caring For Your Pet’s Teeth At Home

Caring For Your Pet’s Teeth At Home

No matter how slowly you tried to introduce flavored toothpaste and a variety of brushes, your furry friend always runs the other direction when you try to brush their teeth. But, you have other options. Check out our team's other recommendations for what you can do...

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...