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Tips for Your Pet to Live Longer

Tips for Your Pet to Live Longer

Everyone who has ever had a pet wishes just one thing — that they have a healthy and long life. Here are some tips that can help your pet do just that. FEED A HIGH QUALITY DIET Pets fed a high quality diet have a shiny hair coat, healthy skin, and bright eyes. A good diet can help care your pet’s immune system, help maintain their intestinal health, help increase their mental acuity, and help keep joints and muscles healthy. KEEP YOUR PET...

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Chlorine in Pools, Is it Safe for Pets

Chlorine in Pools, Is it Safe for Pets

As temperatures rise and a hairy creature’s thoughts turn to summer swimming, owners across the country are asking themselves: is it ok for my pet to take a dip in the family pool? People start to wonder if chlorine poisoning is possible in pets. Here’s what you need to know: Is Chlorine Toxic for Dogs and Cats? Pool water contains very dilute levels of chlorine, and is unlikely to cause chlorine poisoning in humans or animals. From a risk...

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Keep Dogs Safe and Cool at the Beach

Dogs love going to the beach, running in the sand, playing in the waves, and of course, chasing after a ball, and even the occasional kite. While it is fun for them and entertaining for us to watch, there are certain safety issues you need to know and ways to keep them safe and cool. Hydration Just as humans become dehydrated in the heat, dogs are even more at risk. Be sure to provide plenty of water and even provide something fun like frozen...

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Break Your Dogs Car Chasing Behavior

Use Safety Measures Consider a Hidden fence to help reinforce the idea that if the dog is un-monitored it will still be safe from the road. Monitor Outside Play Always try to keep and eye out the window and check here and there make sure your dog is safe, and away from harm. Attention and Exercise dogs are inclined to chase cars due to the pent-up energy, combined with the natural desire to chase. Giving your dog extra attention and plenty of...

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Fun Dog Outings

Fun Dog Outings

Play with the Kids Dogs are part of our families, and there’s nothing more fun than watching little ones playing with their furry friends. This helps your children gain respect for your animal and vice versa. Have your child blow dog-friendly bubbles; the dogs will have a blast trying to catch them, especially if they’re flavored! You can also set up a race between the kids and your pup or play hide-and-seek — have the kids...

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General Tips on Grooming Your Pet

General Tips on Grooming Your Pet

Tools necessary: dog shampoo, towel, brush, treats. Give your dog treats and praise as you groom. You can give him treats periodically or a long-lasting rawhide treat or toy with treats inside. It will get your pet use to grooming if you start them at a young age. You should also pay attention to what your dog does and doesn’t like. If your dog hates nail trims, do that part last. If he loves getting brushed, make sure to spend some extra time...

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