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Nov 1

The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Pet


Yes, it is hard to resist all the cuteness that comes with small kittens and puppies, but a lot of work comes with owning and training younger animals. In animal shelter settings, senior pets get overlooked all the time, but these animals are just as deserving and sometimes do even better in a home than some of their younger counterparts.  In honor of November being Adopt a Senior Pet Month, here are just a few reasons why you should consider giving an older pet a forever home.

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Sep 13

Preparing for Your Dog’s Bath Time

Most dogs aren’t scared of getting a little dirty, especially if you have a pet that likes to roll around in the mud while outside playing. With their naturally adventurous and curious spirit your dogs are going to get into something dirty or smelly and you will inevitably need to bathe them. Here are a few tips to make bath time as easy as you can for both you and your pet.

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Aug 23

Help Save a Life: Adopt from a Shelter

Deciding to add a new pet to your household can be an exciting and life-changing time for your family. With many avenues out there for finding pets, I hope adopting a pet from a shelter or humane society is at the top of your list.

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Aug 16

Keep Your Pets Happy and Active

We all know the basic needs of our pets such as clean water, food, medical care and of course lots of love, but there are other needs that our pets have that you may be overlooking. To give your pet the fullest and happiest life, they need exercise of both the body and mind. Here are a few things you can do to keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Aug 9

Keep Critters Cool this Summer

As we enter into what is commonly referred to as the Dog Days of Summer, it is always important to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep your pets safe in the heat. Long exposure to rising temperatures can cause some severe problems to your pet including heat stroke and even death. To make sure you are watching your pet, follow these simple tips to beat the heat and keep your critters cool.

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