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Phew! Why Do Your Dog’s Ears Smell So Bad?

Floppy, thin, short, pointy, long-hanging or alert—dog’s ears come in many shapes and sizes. No matter what they look like, your dog’s ears should always be clean and pink, as these are the signs of a healthy dog. Unfortunately, your dog’s ears might start to give off a nasty smell every once in a while. […]

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Lagging Behind: Reasons Why Your Cat May Be Limping

Cats are agile, active creatures. Our feline friends love to run across rooms swiftly, leaping over objects in their way and jumping high up to sit on top of cat trees, boxes, countertops and more. Their activity is so common, in fact, that a sudden decrease in movement from our cats is usually cause for […]

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What’s Behind Your Dog’s Impeccable Sense of Smell?

A dog’s sense of smell is pretty phenomenal. It’s said to be over 1,000 times stronger than a human’s, which is why dogs use their sniffers much more than we do to learn about the world around them. Dog owners know that their pups like to sniff anything and everything that they can—bushes, toys, food […]

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Getting to the Bottom of Your Cat’s Bowel Movement Issues

Cats are curious creatures, which means they have a penchant to taste and consume things that aren’t necessarily kibbles and bits. Unfortunately, when a cat eats something it shouldn’t, or when it contracts a gastrointestinal (GI) illness, it may result in a laundry list of troublesome bowel-related issues, including constipation, diarrhea, bloody stool and more. […]

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Fall Allergies Might be Making It Difficult for Your Dog to Breathe

The autumn season brings crisp weather, beautiful leaves and, unfortunately, a slew of allergies that affect people and dogs alike! If your dog is wheezing this fall, it could be a sign that they’re suffering from allergies, just like you. However, wheezing could also be a sign of more serious ailments, so it’s important to […]

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Tips for Traveling with Your Four-Legged Friends

A family vacation isn’t truly a family vacation if you don’t bring your fur-babies along for the ride! Some pets enjoy road-trips and other excursions, while others would prefer to never leave the comfort of their favorite chair or pet-bed. If your pets enjoy travel, and if you’re going to a pet-friendly destination, sojourning with […]

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Going Beyond Words: Understanding Your Dog’s Mood Through Body Language

At one point or another, every pet owner has wished that their four-legged furry friends could talk. However, we don’t need our animals to talk to get to know them. Whether you’re concerned that your dog is feeling under the weather or you’re simply wanting to gain a better understanding of the things that make […]

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Helping Your Outdoor Cat Avoid Bug Bites This Fall

Most pet owners worry about their dogs getting stung by a bee, bitten by mosquitos or coming home with a tick attached. But dogs aren’t the only animals affected by bugs. Cats are also susceptible to bug bites and stings, especially when they live outside most of the time. If you own an indoor-outdoor cat […]

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Grooming Tips to Keep Your Pup Feeling Fresh and Clean

Every dog owner knows that after a few weeks—or perhaps a few days, depending on your dog’s curiosity level—your pup might start to smell and have a dirty coat. Dogs get into mischief outside and roll around in things, leaving them caked in mud or their fur matted down. Nobody wants a shabby-looking pup, so […]

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What Kinds of People Foods Are Safe for Cats?

Although dogs are typically known for being the pets begging for table scraps when your family sits down to a meal, cats can also be expert beggars, eager to try human food. As cat owners, we love to spoil our feline friends, so we may decide to slip them a little treat now and then. […]

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