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How to Introduce a New Cat Into Your Household

How to Introduce a New Cat Into Your Household

June is not only Adopt a Shelter Cat Month but also marks the height of kitten season, the result of increased feline breeding this time of year. Animal shelters and rescues overflow with cats of all ages and personalities, but with one common trait—they’re all...

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Why New Pets Need Routine

Why New Pets Need Routine

Routine, consistency, and stability are essential for young pets. Stress can cause issues such as behavioral problems, and so knowing what to expect can immensely help your pet's emotional well-being. Here are three things you need to know about routine and your new...

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The Importance of Trimming Your Pet’s Nails

The Importance of Trimming Your Pet’s Nails

For many pet owners, trimming a pet’s nails—dog or cat—can seem like a daunting task. And, if you haven’t regularly trimmed your pet’s nails since he was young, chances are you’ll have a difficult time doing it effectively now. Keeping your pet’s nails trimmed is...

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5 Tips to Tackle Stormy Spring Walks With Your Dog

5 Tips to Tackle Stormy Spring Walks With Your Dog

As we enjoy spring’s warmer temperatures, the melting snow, paired with spring showers, can turn backyards into muddy messes. While walking your pooch, follow these five tips to avoid tracking the worst of the mud into your home. #1: Check the forecast before walking...

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