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Puppies Get Bored Too

Puppies Get Bored Too

Puppies need exercise and lots of attention.  Otherwise, they may start to entertain themselves by doing things that will annoy you.  Play with the puppy and interact by giving praise or a scratch between the ears, or take him for a short ride down the road. Bored...

How to Get Your Pet July Fourth Ready

How to Get Your Pet July Fourth Ready

July 4th is just around the corner.  I can practically smell the burgers already.  While we are setting up the grill and waiting for the fun to begin, we must remember our pets.  The beautiful spectacle of fireworks we enjoy is traumatic for a lot of our animal...

House Training Your Dog

House Training Your Dog

House training is one of the most important elements of creating a well-trained dog and trusted family member.  Problems with house training and similar issues are the number one reason that dogs are surrendered to shelters, so properly house training your dog can...

Pet Grooming Options For Cats

Pet Grooming Options For Cats

When considering pet grooming options, one must decide which pet groomer will be best.  There are many dog groomers out there, but very few cat groomers.  If you have a cat and are interested in cat grooming, you should carefully look at what specific facilities offer...

Dog Safety at the Beach

Dog Safety at the Beach

The beach is a great place to have fun and relax, and for many dog owners, bringing their dog to the beach or taking them to a beach just for dogs makes for a more relaxing and fun experience. But, the very things that make the beach so great can also be harmful to...

Coyote Safety and Pets

Coyote Safety and Pets

The human population is growing and we are spreading into areas where wildlife once ruled. Coyotes are seen more and more in urban areas where they used to reside only in the countryside. Housing developments and natural habitat destruction like flooding and wildfires...

A Short History On Cats

A Short History On Cats

It seems strange that there was ever a time when cats were not a part of our lives. It's been less than 10,000 years since cats swaggered into our lives. Hardly an eye blink in the grand sweep of life on this planet. Why were cats so late to join our team? The simple...