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When A Good Walk Goes Bad: The Dangers Of Retractable Leashes

If you’ve never seen a dog being walked on a retractable leash you might very well be living in a cave or under a rock. These wildly popular leashes aren’t really leashes at all, rather they consist of a cord which is wrapped around a spring loaded device and contained inside a plastic handle. A […]
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Who Says Mother’s Day Isn’t for Pet Moms, Too?

As far as unconditional love, compassion, and dedication go, pet moms are pretty hard to beat. They don’t raise a fuss if Fluffy’s got a hairball at 3 a.m. or feel slighted when Fido needs a foxtail removed. At the end of the day, if their fur babies are safe, healthy, and happy, pet moms […]
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Celebrating Earth Day as an Eco-Friendly Pet Owner

As Kermit once lamented, “It’s not easy being green.” Many of us drive cars, collect plastic bags by the thousands, and occasionally don’t scoop the poop (cringe). However, being an eco-friendly pet owner can be a lot easier by making a few simple choices.
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What Does It Mean To Be A Responsible Pet Owner?

  It’s easy to assume that owning a pet is…well, easy. Pets are typically adorable, sweet, fun, good-natured, and excellent snuggle buddies on cold nights. Besides food, water, and shelter (not to mention cleaning up any messes), a prospective pet owner may wonder: what else is there?
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Pet Adoption: Saving Lives One Animal at a Time

So you’ve made the big decision to become a pet owner. For many of us, nothing is more rewarding than owning a pet and being a responsible participant in ensuring your faithful companion remains healthy and happy, except maybe taking that extra step to adopt your pooch or kitty from a shelter. Shelter pets need […]
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