Introducing New Foods to Your Pet’s Diet Safely

  Adding variety to your pet’s diet can be both a fun and nutritionally rewarding endeavor. However, it’s crucial to approach the process with care to ensure your furry friend’s well-being. Below, we’ll explore ways to safely introduce new foods into your pet’s diet, ensuring a transition that’s both beneficial and enjoyable.   Understanding Your […]

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Why Do People Fail At Training Their Dogs?

Photo by John Tuesday on Unsplash Any dog owner wishing to enjoy a well-rounded dog whom they have control over in all situations should consider training. Training can be helpful for obedience, recall, socialization, and overall positive behavior. It is also great for keeping your dog safe for a dog who will obey commands can […]

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Get PAWpared Watching Pet Health & Safety Tips Daily In April, Pet First Aid Awareness Month! 

  Has your pup’s tail ever been closed in a door? Have you discovered ticks on your long-haired cat? What would you do if you found a dog in a parked car on a warm day or noticed your cat looked more like a bulldog due to a bee sting? April marks National Pet First-Aid […]

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The Importance of Pet ID Tags: Ensuring Safety and Security in Australia

Pets are more than just animals; they are beloved members of our families. As pet owners in Australia, ensuring the safety and security of our furry friends is paramount. One essential tool in safeguarding our pets is the humble yet indispensable pet ID tag. In this article, we delve into the significance of pet ID […]

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Holiday Pet Safety

INGESTED POISONS: Dogs, Cats, Birds, Rabbits & Guinea Pigs

Many species love to chew. That spray bottle, aerosol can or other container under your cabinet can be deadly if an animal punctures it and ingests the liquid inside. Some cats spend time pouncing on the greenery – but as few as two petals or leaves from “true” lilies (Easter Lily, Tiger Lily, Day Lily […]

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ABSORBED POISONS: Dogs & Cats

In addition to what goes into our pets’ mouths, dogs and cats can be poisoned by toxins that are absorbed, inhaled or injected into their bodies.  Knowing what, where (which body part) and how much Fido or Fluffy got into determines your course of action.   Paws and snouts are primary areas of contact, but […]

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INHALED POISONS: Dogs, Cats & Birds

Imagine you and your dog step out the front door to get the mail.  Depending on the time of day, you might notice the scent of your neighbor’s stew wafting across the breeze.  As you reach the street, if a car recently passed, exhaust may be present while finally, if you have a scented rose […]

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No PAWS About It…Hiring a Professional Pet Sitter is the Right Move for Your Pet

A pet sitter is guardian, caretaker, person in charge when cat moms and dog dads are away.  Many also look after our rabbit and pocket pet as well as feathered, finned and scaled best friends.  They need to know and do everything you do for your animal family member when you aren’t available.  You  pet […]

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February 23rd is International Dog Biscuit Day!

International Dog Biscuit Day is a bone-a-fide holiday that canines adore! Cookie or treat, a dog biscuit by any other name is still a pleasure to your pet’s palate.  Dog biscuits tend to be made of various flours and grains, flavored with meaty and vegetable goodness, and baked into hard, dry circles, squares or even […]

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You Want Me To Brush My Doggie’s Teeth?! YUP, and Your Cat’s Too!

February is National Pet Dental Month, but it is a cause you should embrace 365 days a year!  According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 98% of dogs & cats with bad breath suffer from gum disease, and 80% of them develop it before they are three-years-old.  Dental problems are painful and can […]

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Understanding the Factors that Influence Betta Fish Price: A Comprehensive Guide

Betta fish, also known as Siamese fighting fish, originate from Southeast Asia and have been bred for over a thousand years. Initially, they were chosen for their aggressive behavior and used in fish fights, resembling cockfights. In the 19th century, their stunning colors were favored, leading to a shift towards selective breeding for aesthetic purposes. […]

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Change a Pet’s Life Day

January 24th is a special day set aside to encourage adoptions and create awareness for animals in need.  There are many ways you can change a pet’s life, no matter your budget or skill set, so pursue some of these all year long, but choose one to do this month to make a difference in […]

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