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Protecting Cats & Dogs in Hot Cars: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

On July 24, a new law goes into effect in Washington to protect pets from some of the dangers of being left unattended in a vehicle—whether that be excessive heat or cold, or lack of ventilation or water. Under the

Foxtails: How to Keep Your Pet Safe

It’s peak season for foxtails on the western coast of the United States and Canada, and every pet owner should be aware of their harmful effects on pet health. These seeds are barbed—like fish hooks—and can latch on to your cat or

Hypoallergenic Cats: 6 Known Breeds

Hypoallergenic cat breeds are a great option for people suffering from dander allergies. These cats produce fewer allergens than others, which can reduce or eliminate allergic reactions for many people. Hypoallergenic Cats That are Purrfect For You Below are a

6 Tips For a Pet-Friendly Firework Celebrations

Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day, fireworks can be hazardous and scary to our furry companions. While some pets may enjoy the commotion of these holidays, the backyard barbecues and plentiful fireworks can be stressful and hazardous for many.

How to Keep Your Golden Retriever Healthy in Every Stage of Life

So you just brought home a wiggly little Golden Retriever puppy who’s tumbling across your yard and snuggling by your side. Now what? It’s important to feed your Golden a well-balanced diet, give them regular exercise, and stay on top