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Your Cat’s Excessive Shedding May Need to be Monitored

Part of being a cat owner is knowing that if you wear dark clothing around your cat, it might not remain dark due to being covered in hair! Cats shed their fur—it’s just a fact. But what happens if you feel like the fur you are discovering around your home is too much to be […]

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If You Leave the TV on for Your Dog, are They Really Going to Watch it?

Humans sit in front of the TV for hours each day, catching up on the news, watching a movie or binging shows on our favorite streaming service. For pet owners, TV time may appear to be bonding time, too—your pooch and you might lie snuggled on the couch. Your pup may even pay attention to […]

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A Ravenous Appetite May Signal Hyperthyroidism in Your Cat

When we first bring a baby kitten home, we may be surprised at how much it eats as it grows. A constantly-hungry kitten is little to worry about, and this intense appetite tends to settle down over time. However, many pet owners find that their older cats begin to develop increasing appetites once again. This […]

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Keep Your Dog Comfortable and Cool This Summer

Summer is here, and it’s a great opportunity to get out and have fun with your pet. But the weather can bring added risks that may result in tragedy. For example, we hear the warnings every year, but still there are some people who leave their dogs in the car. On a summer’s day, if […]

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Why in the World do Dogs Dig?

Owning a dog can come with great joy, but it can also cause some major frustrations at times. One such frustration is a natural behavior for dogs: digging. Dogs may dig for a variety of reasons, but one thing is certain: if your dog is digging a lot in your yard, it may become a […]

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Sleeping, Snoozing and Downright Dreaming: All About Your Cat’s Sleeping Habits

It’s a fact that cat owners know well: our feline friends sleep, and they sleep a lot. If you don’t see your cat playing or grooming itself during the day, there’s a good chance it’s off somewhere cozy, sleeping. In fact, cats spend nearly two-thirds of their lives asleep! Many first-time pet owners get concerned […]

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Tips on How to Deal with Destructive Scratching from Your Cat

Owning a cat is an overall great experience. Cats are playful, independent, cuddly and full of fun and love… until you notice they are starting to rip up your furniture by scratching at it! Scratching is a normal behavior for cats—armed with sharp claws necessary in the wild, cats feel the instinctive urge to sharpen […]

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5 Supplements to Consider for Your Aging Canine Companion

Watching your beloved dog grow up is a marvelous thing—from its playful puppy years, to its loyal adult years, and finally, to its senior years. Older dogs, typically aged seven or older, are considered “senior” dogs. At this point in their life, senior dogs will have changed dramatically both inside and out, and it’s our […]

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Why is my Dog Suddenly Urine Marking in the House?

Labeling things as our own is common practice among humans—we buy monogrammed towels and write our names on luggage tags. Similarly, dogs mark territory as their own. To do this, dogs will urinate a small amount on vertical surfaces—this is called urine marking. Urine marking is very normal when done outside and is a standard […]

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Manual vs. Free Choice Feeding for Your Cat

In the wild, cats are natural hunters. A wild cat might hunt down and eat 10 small meals per day, filled with meat because of their carnivorous diets! When it comes to domesticated cats, though, hunting for food isn’t an option or a necessity. It is up to the cat owner to provide enough food […]

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