Monthly Archives: March 2016

Why Scoop the Poop? More Than a Matter of Cleanliness

It seems dog parks, community parks, and sidewalks can be dangerously rife with dog poo. We have to shake our heads and wonder why some owners just can’t seem to scoop the poop. Aside from the disgusting experience of stepping in a fresh pile, there are numerous health reasons for cleaning up after our pets. […]
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The Pros and Cons of Common Dog Toys

It’s safe to say that most dogs love a good toy. Whether they’re playing with you or keeping themselves occupied, dogs love to tug, squeak, chew, fetch, and cuddle their favorite play things. Not only do good dog toys serve to keep your pet active, but they can serve as a wonderful alternative to treats […]
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All In Good Fun: Safe Cat Toys… And Playthings to Avoid

Photographs and video clips of a cat hanging around in a basket full of cushy yarn balls or accidently, adorably getting tangled up in string are a part of our culture’s unwavering commitment to cuteness. But, like the inspirational hang in there kitty poster from the ‘70s, cats should neither hang perilously from tree branches […]
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The Case Against Home Remedies for Pet Parasites

Parasites. Yuck. Whether they be microscopic, worm-like, or have six legs, no one likes parasites; especially not on their family members, furry or otherwise. We have made great advances in recent years identifying safe, effective options for pet parasites prevention. For many reasons, however, people continue to turn to home remedies for pet parasites. Learn […]
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