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National Walk Your Dog Day: 5 Reasons to Walk With Your Pet

Grab a leash and hit the streets, National Walk Your Dog Day is February 22. Whether you have a dog, a cat, or just like to get outside for a stroll, a daily walk comes with a number of benefits.

Boarding Your Pet for the First Time? A Quick Guide to Making this a Smooth Process

Boarding your furry family member for the first time may mean the first time both of you are apart from each other. It might just be your pet’s first time away from home. Unless your pet is extremely well-adjusted, this

Six Cat Behaviors to Be Aware of with a First Time Feline

If you are preparing to bring a cat or kitten into your household and have never had one before, there are some behaviors you should be aware of. This can help you as an owner to know when there are problems

7 Unique Ways to Help Homeless Animals

When people think of helping homeless animals, most of us think the only ways to help animals in need are to adopt or donate money to shelters. There are actually several ways to help out animal shelters on a budget and

Does Your Dog Have the Sniffles? 4 Signs You Need a Vet

Is your dog sniffling and sneezing? Just like their human companions, dogs can “catch a cold.” A virus like a cold can usually be treated at home with fluids and extra rest. But labored breathing, or dyspnea, is a medical