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  1. dog Christmas
    November 29, 2021

    2021 Ultimate Christmas Checklist

    If all of the family is coming to your place this Christmas, your pets will be happy to have you around, but might not be so keen on all of the new smells and noises that come with having a packed house.
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  2. Dog Winter
    November 23, 2021

    5 Tips For Winter Pet Care

    Ideally, when temperatures start to drop significantly that’s when you make the move to bring your outside dogs in. However, if your dog needs to / prefers to stay outside make sure their winter experiences is as cosy as possible.
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  3. dog autumn
    November 16, 2021

    What Not To Feed Your Pets This Thanksgiving

    Be wary about what meat you feed your pet. If you do decide to give your pet a sliver of turkey, make sure that is well-cooked. Under-cooked or raw meat may contain salmonella bacteria, which can cause stomach upsets and food poisoning.
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  4. 7 Ways You Are Shortening Your Dog's Life
    August 09, 2021

    7 Ways You Are Shortening Your Dog's Life

    Did you know you are unintentionally shortening your dogs life? Sounds terrible doesn't it, and I'd expect you are horrified right now. Read on to find out how you can give your dog the best chance at a long life.
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  5. Why Your Cat Meows and What it Might Mean
    July 12, 2021

    Why Your Cat Meows and What it Might Mean

    Cats are one of the most vocal species of domestic pets aside from birds, and scientists have been studying feline behavior so we can better understand what our cats are trying to say. You can implement some of their findings at home to help you better communicate with your feline friend and improve their quality of life.
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  6. Help! My Dog Has a Hot Spot
    June 04, 2021

    Help! My Dog Has a Hot Spot

    Hot spots are often mistaken for an insect bite but quickly spread as bacteria. In this article we take a look at the causes, symptoms and treatment for dealing with hot spots.
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  7. 6 Flea Finding Tips!
    May 17, 2021

    6 Flea Finding Tips!

    Learn how to detect fleas with these 6 flea finding tips and avoid a flea infestation as well as your pet's life becoming one big itch!

     

    1. Check your pet regularly
    Fleas are small, wingless insects with six legs. Their hind legs are long and powerful making them very proficient at jumping. They are usually dark, reddish brown in color and less than 1/8 of an inch long. Be sure to regularly check your pet for any signs of fleas by parting the fur and searching all over your pets body. It is a great habit to get into and can allow you to spot flea problems and also other threats such as ticks. Focus especially on areas such as the belly, neck and base of the tail as these are favorite spots for fleas to live on your pet.

    2. Comb them out
    If you suspect your pet may have fleas try using a flea comb to help pick up fleas and eggs that are on your pet. The flea comb is a very

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  8. Cancer in Pets - Types, Symptoms & Treatment
    May 04, 2021

    Cancer in Pets - Types, Symptoms & Treatment

     

    “I’m sorry, it’s cancer”

     

    A man and a brown dog walk on the beach in the distance
     


    Those four little words are among the most devastating a pet owner can ever hear. Many of us love our pets like children and we don’t want to see them suffer or live in pain. The rates of cancer in dogs are similar to the rates of cancer in humans and it has been estimated that between 800-900 out of every 100,000 dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime. The rate of cancer in cats is slightly less than this, but cancer is still responsible for 32% of all causes of death in cats.

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  9. The Ultimate Guide to Worms in Dogs
    March 15, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Worms in Dogs

    If the thought of worms living in your dog gives you the heebie jeebies, save this article to read when you’ve got an empty stomach. In this blog, we cover the most common types of worms that affect dogs and how you can protect your pooch.

     

     

    The four most common types of worms that affect dogs are:

    Roundworm

    Hookworm

    Whipworm

    Tapeworm

    This article will also cover:

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  10. Can I Feed My Dog A Vegan Diet?
    February 16, 2021

    Can I Feed My Dog A Vegan Diet?

    With a growing number of humans making the switch to a vegan diet, it was inevitable that many would consider switching their dogs as well. But can dogs even eat a vegan diet? Well, the short answer to that question is yes, but you should keep reading to see why it isn’t always a good idea.

    A black dog is about to take a bite out of a doughnut that is being held out by a hand
     
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