Pet Care and Tips

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Thinking about introducing another pet to your home?

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shutterstock_458014720 CroppedMost pet owners want to bring more of that sweet, unmatched love of animals into our homes, so we think about getting another pet. Here are some tips and things to think about if you are hoping to add another pet to your household. read more

Pets and Sleep

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Dogs on BedDog-tired. Cat nap. Early bird. What do these expressions have in common?We say we're "dog-tired" when we’re simply exhausted. And cat naps might be the answer to make up lost sleep. With a good night's rest, you might even become an early bird. But if your pet actually is a dog, or a cat, or even a bird, restful sleep can be hard to come by. Because these pets can make it hard for you to "sleep tight" each night. read more

Diseases Cats Spread to Humans

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Holding Pet CatLast month, I shared this fact about cats and dogs: it's not likely that you could spread your cold or flu to them, or that they could spread your germs to your family or friends. But there are some illnesses pets can spread to people. read more

Dogs and Diet

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Dogs EatingPut healthy eating at the top of your dog's resolutions! Diet and weight can top the list of New Year's resolutions–for us and for our dogs. Whether you have four legs or two, being overweight has similar effects on the body: extra strain on the bones and joints, extra work for the heart and other organs, and an extra challenge to keep other health conditions, like diabetes, under control. But how do you know if your dog is eating too much, or perhaps too little? Here are some tips to help to make sure he's eating just the right amount. read more