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The Art of Pet Grooming

What’s a good haircut without a wash to go with it, though? While dogs don’t need to bathe as often as we do, they do need regular baths. Healthy dogs without any special breed requirements may only need a bath every couple of months. Other dogs (and some cats!) – especially the wrinkly ones (e.g., English bulldogs), the hairless ones, the ones that spend lots of time outside, or ones with skin problems – may need more frequent baths. Finally, most human shampoos can irritate Fido and Kitty’s skin (and some are toxic to them), so you want to be sure you use...

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Pet Heart Health

February is National Heart Month. Many people are aware of the importance of people taking care of their heart health, but did you realize that pet heart health is also just as important to their physical well-being? With a few simple steps, you can ensure your pet’s heart continues to perform its important job of pumping blood through the rest of the body.

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The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

Going out for walks is an important part of a dog’s life.  Even if you have a large fenced-in yard where your dog can “do his business,” walks can make a dog’s life more exciting. With proper training, you can make walking your dog an easier and more fulfilling venture.

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How to Train Your Cat

First thing’s first. Unlike dogs, cats don’t care if they please us or if they work with us. Rather, they want to please themselves, and that usually means satisfying their stomachs. Therefore, it’s our job to figure out what they like best and use those treats and rewards to train them. Does your kitty like crunchy treats best? Soft treats? Canned tuna (low sodium, of course)? Something else (maybe a box!)? It may take some trial and error to discover what best motivates your meowing friend, but once you’ve got it, you can use those treats as rewards for a job well done! This plan works...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Pets and Their Owners

Many people get away from their routines and indulge over the holidays, and use the beginning of the new year as a chance to get back on track.  New Year’s resolutions for pets are just as important as ours, since many of us see our pets as family. Thinking about their health and well-being is important too!

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