4 Tips For Taking Your Dog To The Pet Store

by Marnie Bii October 20th, 2016
If you want a well-adjusted pooch, you need to focus on intense socialization while he or she is still firmly in the puppy stages. Upon reaching the fear imprint period in the sixth month of age, dogs begin developing phobias that will
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Behaviors That Signal Trouble in Cats

by Lori Sciame October 13th, 2016
Cats are mysterious creatures.  Many times they will act aloof, even calculating, yet other times they will demand attention -- especially when their owner is getting ready for work.  (At least that's what happens with my kitties!)

Although they can exasperate their owners with their unique behaviors, cats can still be decoded rather easily.  This is especially important when determining if something is ailing a pet.  As mysterious as felines might be, they still let their human family
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Essentials in Cat Care

by Lori Sciame October 6th, 2016
Owning a cat is a huge responsibility.  Your new pet doesn't just need food and shelter; he needs to be cared for in many other ways - ways that you might have never dreamed of.

Maybe you have never owned a cat, but you are considering bringing one home in the next few months.  If so, this post is for you.  Read on to learn more about the essentials in cat care.

Just like humans, cats need food to
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  • Tick Dog, Tick Dog

    by James Maynard September 29th, 2016
    Ticks can be a problem for dogs during any season in southern areas of the country, and during most of the year in northern climates. These tiny insects want to seek the heat of a warm-blooded creature, causing them to land on mammals, including humans and canines. As temperatures start to cool off, dogs can become the targets of the heat-seeking insects.

    Dogs may just suffer uncomfortable bites
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  • Who’s The Boss?: 4 Dominance Encouraging Behaviors

    by Marnie Bii September 22nd, 2016
    Treating your dog just like one of the family could backfire and create an unruly, surly mess. Dogs come from a structured pack environment where constant permissive behaviors cause issues. You must set fair rules and keep certain activities off limits to give your dog enough structure to thrive. Without that structure, your dog might begin to take over the boss role, which could lead to anxious
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  • Prevent Bad Cat Behavior After A Move

    by Lori Sciame September 15th, 2016
    Imagine  a cat being scooped up, placed in a tiny cage, and traveling for hours to an unknown location.  There's new people, plus new smells.  Food and water are nowhere to be found, and the litter box has vanished.  What's going on?   A family is moving their cat across the state.

    Once they arrive at the new house, they let the cat out, but he doesn't know
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