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MARCH IS NATIONAL TICK AWARENESS MONTH

When temperatures rise, pets tend to spend more time outside, either relaxing in the sunshine, taking long walks or playing. While the fresh air and ...

Can I Stop My Cat From Scratching My Sofa?

Cats scratch furniture for a number of reasons. Scratching is a good form of exercise for them. They get to stretch out their bodies and ...

5 Ways to Keep Your Pet’s Teeth and Gums Healthy for Life

The bacteria from periodontal disease can spread to other organs and cause illnesses. More than 70 percent of cats and dogs over four years old ...

At Home Guide to Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

One of the best weapons in the fight against pet periodontal disease is actually a very simple tool: a toothbrush. Some pet owners giggle, groan ...

Dog and Cat Dental Care: Simple Steps for Healthy Teeth

Dental disease is more than just a cosmetic issue. An unhealthy mouth allows bacteria to access the body’s blood supply. This shower of bacteria can ...

Litterbox Training Your Cat

Basic Training Cats are usually easy to litterbox train because they are naturally clean and prefer to bury their waste. First, make sure that your ...

Training Your Dog? Why Rewards Work Better Than Punishment

Pavlov found that, over time, animals make associations with certain stimuli that did not elicit a response originally. In Pavlov’s famous dog experiment, the sound ...

Training Tips to Help Socialize a Shy Cat

Shy cats tend to keep to themselves, particularly in uncomfortable situations — which can include everything from friends visiting your home to a trip to ...

Fireworks and More: How to Keep Your Dog Calm When It’s Loud Outside

Many pet owners fail to recognize their pets’ anxiety in the early stages, and even fewer are likely to seek treatment. Intervention is key, though, ...