Monthly Archives: July 2017

Pet Insurance: Weighing the Costs and Benefits

For most of us, the idea of going without health insurance is unsettling, as we can expect to have situations in our lives that require medical attention. While these aren’t pleasant to consider, we know that health insurance helps cover unexpected medical costs and ongoing preventive care. As our pets continue to experience increased longevity […]
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Not so Green Acres: Prevent Dog Urine Grass Burns for Good

If you’re the proud owner of both a dog and a lawn, chances are you have at least a few yellow or brown spots out there in your field of green. The nitrogen in dog urine is responsible for the dog urine grass burns we all know (and probably don’t love). Because of the high […]
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Drills, Hammers, and Strangers: Keys to Pet Safety During a Remodel

Summer is prime time for construction projects ‒ a fact not overlooked by most pets. Whether it’s drilling, concrete mixing, or constant hammering in the neighborhood, the aural assault can be very disconcerting to a pet’s sensitive hearing. But if the construction occurs inside a pet’s own home, are there certain rules regarding pet safety […]
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An Unwelcome Arrival: The Canine Flu Outbreak and What it Means for Your Pet

Just when you thought you were prepared for the summer and had all your pet safety needs covered, here comes the dog flu. And not just any flu – this one is referred to using the unsettling terms “epidemic” and “outbreak.” So what exactly is canine flu and how can you be better prepared for […]
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