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How Do Pet Microchips Work?

How Do Pet Microchips Work?

Wondering how microchips work and if they’re right for your pet? Here’s a look at what goes into this permanent form of identification and how it can help reunite you with your furry friend.

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4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat

4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat

4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, although high temperatures and humidity can make it uncomfortable for your pet. Help your furry pal beat the heat with the following tips. #1: Fill up a wading...

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The Dangers of Sunlight: Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats

The Dangers of Sunlight: Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats

The Dangers of Sunlight: Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats Picture this: Your white cat is snoozing away on their favorite windowsill, soaking up the warmth from the late afternoon sun. Such an idyllic scene warms your heart, but too much sun exposure can be dangerous...

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Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets As spring brings warmer weather and new growth, it also brings something more threatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike and can cause a wide variety of signs in suffering pets. Read...

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Enjoy the Warm Weather with Your Cat This Spring and Summer

Enjoy the Warm Weather with Your Cat This Spring and Summer

5 Ways to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy Warm Weather As the spring weather warms and summer approaches, you may be looking to enjoy the warmer weather with your pet. Try the following five ways to spice up your cat’s spring and summer. #1: Build your cat a catio You’ve...

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Hairball Prevention for Your Cat

Hairball Prevention for Your Cat

Hairball Prevention for Your Cat As a cat owner, a few hairballs every now and then from your cat likely won't draw any special attention. But do you know why cats produce hairballs? Let’s take a closer look at why hairballs occur and what you need to do about them....

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3 Tips To Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Dog

3 Tips To Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Dog

3 Tips To Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Dog Black-legged, or deer, ticks are the species responsible for transmitting Lyme disease to dogs and people. No longer limited to the East Coast, Lyme disease is spreading across the country and can infect dogs in any...

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3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat Respect Your Cat Day is coming up on March 28! While proud felines typically demand our respect and unwavering devotion every day of the year, make it a point to cater to their unique needs on their noteworthy holiday. Try the following ways...

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Your Pet Is in Danger from These Common Pet Toxins

Your Pet Is in Danger from These Common Pet Toxins

Your Pet Is in Danger from These Common Pet Toxins Household toxins are a common source of pet poisoning, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom. However, potential hazards can lurk everywhere, including in your garage, garden, and cupboards. Brush up on your toxin...

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