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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

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

Pet Owners Share Their Irish Admiration through Irish-Inspired Pet Names

Many North American pet owners adore Ireland and love to show their admiration through their cats and dogs. We looked into our database to find an array of Irish-inspired pet names that reflect Ireland’s symbols, cities, folklore, drink, music and of course,