Anyone who is owned by a cat knows that cats are very opinionated about going to the vet’s office. Unfortunately, cats can be really good about hiding signs of illness so routine veterinary visits are an important part of making sure your kitty stays healthy.
“We’re going where?!” How to help your cat deal with the stress of a visit to the vet
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Enter the Sleep With Dogs (or Cats) Pet Photo Contest!
Does your dog steal all the covers? Is your cat king of the pillows? Are you sleeping with a total bed hog? We get it. We want you to show us! Don't be shy, enter a photo of your pet snoozing in your bed into the Sleeps With Dogs (or Cats) Pet Photo Contest! Grand Prize will win a household pet care prize package worth $1000! Click the image below to enter!
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How many of us have come home to find that our beloved dog has destroyed the sofa cushions or worse, chewed up your favorite pair of shoes. This may be due to a problem called separation anxiety. Separation anxiety (SA) is actually one of the most common behavioral problems seen in dogs. Not only can SA manifest as destructive chewing behavior but dogs with SA may bark, howl, dig, or urinate and defecate in the house when left alone.
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No Fleas Please...
Spring has finally arrived! We’re all happy to welcome the sunshine, but there’s one thing that warmer weather brings that we don’t like welcoming… FLEAS!
Tags: cats, dogs, pet advice, pet behavior, Pet Health, pet health, pet info
Don’t Let your Dog Become a 4th of July Runaway
Did you know this is peak season for runaway dogs?
Independence Day celebrations can last for a week or longer, and the fireworks and firecrackers associated with the fun can cause dogs to hide or run away trying to escape the noise. As pet owners, we need to take some extra precautions to keep our pets safely at home.
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Advice to Make “Take Your Dog to Work” Day Fun for All
Friday, June 21 is “Take Your Dog to Work” Day. The annual celebration has come a long way since the inaugural event in 1999. A growing number of companies allow pets in the workplace for this special occasion.
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Help the Family Dog Beat the Back-to-School Blues
The kids are getting ready to head back to school, and everyone in your family is excited about the new school year.
Every one, that is, except the family dog. Your normally well-behaved pet has adopted some undesirable behavior -- chewing on furniture, barking excessively or soiling in the house.
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