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Archive for 'Young Pets'

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June 01, 2015

Adopting a pet, particularly a cat, is never a decision that should be made “on the run.” Generally speaking, dogs are more outgoing than cats, thus it’s much easier to get a snapshot of their personalities in a shelter environment. Cats, by nature, are often shy with strangers in a shelter environment and this tends to make them more reticent. Because June is Adopt a…  

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Arthritis and Your K-9

April 02, 2014

Arthritis doesn’t discriminate. Not only does it affect humans, but it also strikes our pets. In fact, according to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis affects one in every five adult dogs in the U.S. and is one of the most common sources of chronic pain that veterinarians treat. Think about how you feel when you’ve been sitting around for a few hours on the couch watching…  

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How to Prepare Your Home for a New Dog

November 08, 2013

Preparing your home for a new dog is similar to getting ready for a new baby. It means a pre-arrival shopping trip to ensure that you have everything you will need and pet-proofing certain areas of your home. Here’s a Checklist: CRATES – By nature, all dogs have a den instinct and a crate simulates this basic instinct. Selecting the right sized crate is of…  

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Helping Train a Young Puppy

May 06, 2013

how to get my ex back p>There’s nothing harder for a young puppy to learn (or a kind person to teach) than being alone. Dogs are social animals, just as we are. And when you bring a puppy home you’re not only asking him to do something for which he isn’t really wired, but also to do it for the first time, under the stressful…  

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