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Protecting Your Pets This Summer

Humans aren’t the only animals that have a hard time dealing with the heat and the dry air of summer. Cats, dogs, birds, hamsters—basically any pet that isn’t reptilian in nature is going to need some special care if you

5 Tips for Caring for Your Short-Faced Dog on Hot Days

Warm weather can be exhausting for both pet owners and their furry friends. When a dog overheats, it pants and breathes differently in order to cool itself down. Brachycephalic breeds (short-faced) have a difficult time in the heat because they

Help Keep Your Pet Calm During Fireworks

Loud noises and the commotion of 4th of July celebrations can easily make your pet stressed and scared. Your dog is very sensitive to noises, and can hear everything humans hear, only 4 times louder. Loud noises often cause pets

Is Your Dog Too Skinny? How to Help Your Pup Gain Healthy Weight at any Age

Many people worry about their dog becoming overweight, but what about a canine that is underweight? There are a variety of factors that can contribute to a dog’s lack of size. Some dogs may be burning more calories than they

7 Tips For Keeping Your Dog’s Paws Healthy

Dogs use their paws constantly throughout the day. Because of this, your dog’s paws must be cared for to keep up with how active your animal might be. The paw pads are soft and help protect bones and joints from