How Pets Help with Anxiety and Winter Blues

Sad cat with winter blues

Pets have always held a special place in our hearts. They provide companionship, unconditional love, and endless joy. But did you know that pets can also have a profound impact on our mental health?  Numerous studies have shown the positive effects that pets have on reducing anxiety and alleviating the symptoms of depression. The bond…

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Car Safety and Your Pet

cat traveling in a car safety crate

As the holiday season approaches, many families are planning road trips to visit loved ones or enjoy a vacation. If you’re a proud pet owner, it’s essential to consider the safety of your furry friend during these travels. Just like humans, pets need protection and comfort while on the road. Ensuring car safety for your…

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Top 5 Things to Consider When Deciding to Get a New Pet

New kittens for pets

Bringing a four-legged friend into your life is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Whether you’re considering getting a dog, cat, or any other type of pet, there are several key factors to consider before making your choice.  This ultimate guide will walk you through the five most important factors to consider when…

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Halloween Safety Tips for Your Dog

dog in halloween costume to promote safety

Halloween is an exciting time of the year filled with costumes, candy, and spooky decorations. While it may be a fun-filled holiday for humans, it can also pose several risks and hazards for our furry friends. As a responsible dog owner, it is essential to take certain precautions to ensure a safe and spooktacular Halloween…

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Why Dogs Shed and What to Do About It

dog shedding

Dog shedding is a natural process in which dogs lose their old or damaged hair to make way for new growth. While shedding is a normal occurrence, some dogs may shed excessively, causing inconvenience for their owners.  Understanding the shedding process in dogs can help pet owners better manage and reduce shedding. In this blog,…

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Will Cats Share a Litter Box?

cat litter box

Getting your cat to use a litter box is one of the most important aspects of house training a domesticated feline. But what happens when you have several cats? Will cats share a litter box or should they each have a dedicated space for doing their business? Here’s all you need to know. Will cats…

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What to Expect if Your Cat is in Heat

female cat in heat

As a female cat’s body prepares for mating and bearing kittens, it will encounter a range of physical changes. This is commonly known as having a cat in heat, and is a situation that every pet owner should be prepared for. When you are, the benefits will be felt by pets and owners alike. Our…

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Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats?

dog and cat

It is estimated that over 70% of American households own at least one pet. Dogs and cats take the #1 and #2 spots on the list of most popular pets in the U.S. and – despite the notorious relationship between the two species – millions of animal lovers have both. We know that, generally speaking,…

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