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Summertime Pet Grooming Tips

Summertime Pet Grooming Tips

When the summer rolls around, your pet will likely require a different grooming routine. Learn how to keep your four-legged friend cool this summer with our team's grooming tips for pets of all coats.   #1: Avoid shaving double-coated breeds Although your...

What to Do If Your Pet Goes Missing

What to Do If Your Pet Goes Missing

One of the worst nightmares for a pet owner is their beloved furry companion getting lost. In honor of National Lost Pet Prevention Month, our team wants to share the three top ways to help recover a lost pet and ensure a happy reunion.   #1: Supply your pet with...

Desensitizing Your Pet to Fireworks

Desensitizing Your Pet to Fireworks

If last year's Fourth of July fireworks scared your pet, here are some steps to help desensitize your pet to fireworks.   Step 1: Discover your pet’s favorite treat A high-value treat goes a long way toward helping your pet focus on food rather than terrifying...

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...