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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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Is Your Cat Grooming Excessively?

Our feline friends spend a lot of time laying around, napping and grooming themselves. In fact, cats can spend up to 50 percent of their time licking and grooming, which is why many cat owners don’t bat an eye when their cat appears to be bathing itself all day long. However, some cats can cross […]

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Shedding Happens – But there are Ways to Reduce It!

It is almost inevitable and unavoidable that if you have pets, you will have varying degrees of animal fur at various times of the year! Shedding is a natural process so you cannot eliminate it entirely. Shedding happens, but take heart that in can be reduced! The volume of shedding does depend on genetics and […]

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What Most Pet Owners Never Think About: Fall Safety Tips for your Pets

Fall Safety Tips for your Pets when it comes to FLEA protection and other outside dangers. Fall is a beautiful time of year but it can actually be dangerous for your pet! When the weather gets colder, the fleas are also looking to attach to furry hosts such as your pets. This is the time […]

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Declawing cats – The real truth!!!

A cat’s claws are used for balance, exercising and stretching the muscles in their legs, back, shoulders, and paws. They stretch these muscles by digging their claws into a surface and pulling back against their own clawhold. The toes help the foot meet the ground at a precise angle to keep the leg, shoulder and […]

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Pedicures for Puppies (and kitties) – What you need to know about clipping nails!

Clipping a dog and cats nails is not as easy as it looks. For one thing, a moving target is a real challenge. If your pet is difficult, or you are just starting out, make sure they are calm and comfortable, speak softly and gently and have treats for rewards and to distract (great to […]

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Shed Happens – Getting into the Groooooom!

During shedding season, an effective way to get rid of a large volume of hair at once is to give a really good bath with a gentle shampoo that will not strip the valuable oils from your pets’ fur and skin. We recommend all natural Aloe and Oatmeal based shampoos. While bathing, use a rubber […]

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Shed Happens…with Cats too!

Seasonal shedding is a little different with cats because so many spend their lives indoors. The growth cycle of a cats’ fur is similar to a dogs, made up of the three phases we talked about previously. Anagen is active growth, Catagen is the transition period and Telogen is the dormant or resting phase. In […]

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Shed Happens!

As winter gives way to spring, there is one inevitable event that many dog owners cannot escape. Our lovely thick coated pooches are shedding. The dogs that shed the most are those that have a double coat. Two types of fur make up this coat. An undercoat of thinner, fluffier fur which is much like […]

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How To Groom Your Cat – From Cleaning Ears To Clipping Nails

Cats naturally keep themselves clean. In fact, your cat will clean itself a few times a day! But as their caretaker it’s just as important that you groom them, too. Kitties can’t reach deep into their ears or clip their own nails, so your help is necessary. What You Need Grooming your cat is easy, […]

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