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How to Treat Seasonal Allergies in Your Pet

As spring slowly hops in, it brings a horrible side affect: allergies. Seasonal allergies affect our pets just as badly as they affect us. Whereas allergy symptoms in humans usually involve the respiratory tract, allergies in our furry companions often

A Basset with Nine Lives

Bertie strongly denies the rumors. Despite what they say, he is not a cat dressed up in a (very elegant) Basset Hound suit. He does lay claim to the canine equivalent of a cat’s nine lives, but he will not

Why Interactive Toys are the Best Life Hack for Pet Owners

A Bored Dog is an Unhappy Dog Like you, your dog has a mind, and like you, she craves mental stimulation. Without any stimulation your dog can get bored, and if left to her own devices your bored dog might

Poisonous Plants for Dogs & Cats: Pet-friendly Spring Gardening

I absolutely love spring gardening. There is nothing like a splash of color to go along with the new green. When we think of spring gardening, pet parents often worry about poisonous plants for dogs and cats. I think a

7 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Calm During Construction

Pro: new living room addition on the back of your house. Con: energetic lab with noise-induced anxiety. Sound like a familiar situation? Renovations alone can be stressful enough, without even beginning to worry about the toll that loud noises, new