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How to Pet Proof Your Home

Preparing your home for your new furry arrival(s) is an exciting time. Whether you’re a first-time pet parent or an old hand, it’s always a mix of emotions. Will everything go smoothly? Will they be safe and happy?

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No More Scaredy Cat: Socializing Your Kitten

So you have a new kitten. Congratulations!

Besides making sure your little Fluffy knows how to use the litter box, what are you planning on teaching him/her? Is socialization something you’ve even thought about for your kitten?

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How to Give Your Dog a Pill

If you’re like most pet parents, you've probably struggled to give your dog a pill at some point. With a little advice and patience, you'll be a pro in no time.

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Tips for Fun (and Safety) at the Dog Park

Now that spring is here (and summer is rapidly approaching!), dog parks are coming alive with the sounds of frolicking pups. For many dogs, these off-leash parks are an important part of their social lives and great sources of exercise.

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13 (Strange) Cat Behaviors Explained

Admit it. Sometimes you wonder why your cat does some of the things s/he does. Some of those seemingly strange behaviors are perfectly normal, while others may be signs of medical issues. Read on to learn the difference and why Kitty does the things s/he does!

 

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"Bee" Careful: Stings Can Be Serious!

April showers bring May flowers…and with them, bees.

Just like humans, pets can have severe or even life-threatening reactions to bee stings. Unfortunately, our furry friends are also at greater risk for stings due to their curious and playful nature.

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Safety Tips for Kids and Cats

We've all seen those adorable pictures of kids and their cats circulating around social media and "best of" list sites. Maybe you wondered how they all look so peaceful, sweet, and calm. If your kids and cats could be models for those pictures, you may not need this article, but if not... Read on!

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Pets Make Us Happy: The Benefits of Pet Companionship

As a pet lover, you know your pet makes you happy. But you may be surprised to hear that science agrees that those warm feelings can lift your mood and even lower your blood pressure!

In fact, the positives are such that pets are now invited into all sorts of therapy settings, including hospitals, to soothe and calm the patients. There’s even a name for it: “pet therapy.”

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