What Causes Parvovirus In Your Dog And What To Do When They Get It

Parvo – What Every Dog Owner Needs To Know If you have a dog or puppy, you’ve most likely heard of parvovirus when taking your pet for their routine vaccinations. Most vets recommend that puppies get three vaccines for parvo beginning at six weeks of age. Because parvo is a common illness among young puppies […]

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Take Your Cat to the Vet Day – August 22nd

August 22nd is Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, but of course, it doesn’t have to be on this day specifically! It’s an absolute tragedy that approximately 48% of owned cats NEVER make that trip to their 2nd best friend, their veterinarian, and they spend their lives without proper care and treatment, often suffering […]

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CHECK YOUR CHIP DAY – AUGUST 15th

August 15th is “Check the Chip” day to remind you for the importance of not only getting your pet microchipped, but also of making sure that the information connected to that chip is updated and correct. Us humans often do the right thing and get our dogs and cat’s micro-chipped, but when we move or change […]

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Snake & Spider Bites

Although “I Don’t Like Spiders and Snakes” was a big hit for Jim Stafford back in 1974, many people actually do enjoy sharing their lives with crawling beings.  When worlds collide and one of these beings goes rogue, biting or stinging our four-legged best friend, we must know what to do BEFORE we even get […]

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Keeping Your Hamster Safe in Your Home

Hamsters are easy to look after which is why they are a popular pet. There are 5 different species of hamsters that are commonly kept as pets, including Syrian hamsters and Dwarf hamsters. It doesn’t matter which species of hamster you have, though, as they all require the same level of care in order to be safe […]

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PRODUCT SHARE: Anion Comb for Pets

Another Kiko tested, Pet Safety Crusader approved product:  The Anion Comb for Pets!   We’ve all heard opposites attract, right?  Well, when you brush your precious dog or kitty cat, friction caused by the brush creates positive static electricity and when hairs have the same positive (+) polarity, they repel and cause the fur to […]

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Paws off the Barbie!

Firing up the grill is one of the most fun, and delicious perks of summer!  It can, however, be a dangerous time for your pets:  the possibilities of burns, skin irritations, eye trauma, choking, and ingesting harmful foods, bones, and objects, including grilling tools and food wrappers.   Take precautions to ensure a fun time […]

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The Greatest Techniques to Prevent Your Dog from Consuming Poop

Although having a pup in your natural life is wonderful, there are some drawbacks as well. The fact that pups may be somewhat disgusting is one of the drawbacks. They consume a wide variety of foods and also leave behind some rather revolting disorders. You understand what I’m speaking about if you own a pup. […]

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WATER SAFETY: In it, Not Enough of It or Too Much

In Water Quoting TheDogPress.com from March 25th, 2019… “It’s not just hunger, being cold, wet, and abandoned, dogs can’t live long without water and in 2019’s record-breaking floods, the flood water is poisonous…In addition to bacteria from so many dead and decaying animals, [it has been reported that as] You get closer to the house […]

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DIY Swimming Lessons for Your Dog: Pet Water Safety

Just because your dog’s last name is “Retriever” doesn’t mean he knows how to swim!  You can however, help him beat the heat during those dog days of summer with swimming lessons.  That’s right!  Kids take swimming lessons and now your dog can too. An estimated 10,000 dogs drown each year in the United States […]

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How Pet Training Can Keep Your Dog Safe

Being a pet owner is an exciting and adventurous journey because you can develop a wonderful forever relationship with your pets. When you arrive home from work, they will wholeheartedly greet you with physical affection, which reduces stress and allows you to relax. These domesticated animals can also accompany you as you stay fit, make […]

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Pet Safety Fourth of July

Fourth of July

Keep Fido & Fluffy Safe This Fourth of July The weeks before and after the Fourth of July are among the busiest at Animal Shelters across the country. Fireworks can be fun for you, but dangerous for your pets.  In addition to the tips below, make sure ID Tags are accurate and easy to read and […]

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