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How Do I Get My Dog to Sleep in His Own Bed?

Originally posted on https://www.beanbagsrus.com.au/blog/dog-sleep-bed/ It seems like your dog is destined to be by your side twenty-four seven. Even after you fall asleep no matter what, you find your pooch cuddled up... More>>

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3 Simple Steps to Safely Trim Your Dog’s Toenails

Originally posted on https://www.yourhousepet.com/how-to-trim-dog-nails-that-are-overgrown/ It’s official, America loves dogs. In 2017, Americans owned 89.7 million dogs. And we’re willing to spend big bucks on... More>>

10 Dog Park Rules All Pet Parents Should Know About

Originally posted on https://www.yourhousepet.com/dog-park-rules/ There’s nothing a social dog loves more than going to the dog park. They get to burn off their energy, play with other dogs, and spend lots of time... More>>

10 Best Fish For A Bowl Without Filter

Originally posted on: https://www.tropicalfishcareguides.com/aquarium-fish/best-fish-for-a-bowl-without-filter/Best Fish For A Bowl Without Filter Bowls are great for tiny critters like Snails & Shrimp but are they... More>>

Why Do Siberian Huskies Have Blue Eyes?

  Siberian Huskies are probably one of THE most fascinating dog breeds in the world. They have a very unique beauty about them that makes people fall in love with them. As young pups their cuteness makes your heart... More>>

5 Tips For Changing Dog Food Safely

Originally posted on https://www.yourhousepet.com/changing-dog-food-safely/ A lot of pet parents wonder. When is the right time for changing dog food or what steps should one take when switching dog food? What you need to... More>>

Labrador Retriever Breeder Ontario Purebred Labrador Retriever Puppies

Originally posted on: https://chocolatelabradorretriever.ca/f/do-labrador-retrievers-grieve-when-an-animal-dies-in-the-homeExperienced Chocolate Lab BreedersThe thought of being a Labrador Retriever Breeder Ontario never... More>>

Canister Filters with UV Sterilizer: The Top 7

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Aquariums and Tanks: The Best Bio Media for Canister Filter

Originally posted on https://www.tropicalfishcareguides.com/fish-tank-filters/best-bio-media-for-canister-filter/ Did you know a large amount of the filtration that happens in your tank is done by microorganisms? More>>

The Best Professional Dog Grooming Supplies

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How to Grow Your Business with Instagram

Originally posted on: https://www.123petsoftware.com/how-to-grow-on-instagram/ Social media today is not what it was 10 years ago. It is no longer a place exclusively for connecting with old friends from high school or... More>>

A Guide to Selecting and Caring for Professional Dog Grooming Shears

  It’s no secret that the pet grooming business is booming in today’s market. More>>

The Best Professional Dog Grooming Supplies

Originally posted on: https://www.123petsoftware.com/best-professional-dog-grooming-supplies/Professional Dog Grooming Supplies So, you’re thinking about opening your own dog grooming business, but you don’t exactly know... More>>

Protect Your Reputation & Manage Customer Satisfaction With 123Pet Reputation Management!

Originally posted on: https://www.123petsoftware.com/dog-grooming-reviews/ The internet has dramatically changed the way people choose where they spend their time and money. Long gone are the days where people had to... More>>

Tips for Expanding Your Pet Business

Originally posted on: https://www.123petsoftware.com/pet-business-ideas/ The pet industry in America made over $72 billion last year. You can increase your share of those profits with easy pet business ideas such as... More>>

Is Pet Insurance Worth It? 5 Facts to Help You Decide

You really love Fritz. He’s your best feline friend and he brings much joy to your life. That’s until he got roughed up by the local neighborhood tomcat and needed an x-ray and stitches. Vets aren’t... More>>

This Mistake Could Put Your Dog’s Health at Risk on Thanksgiving Video included

Thanksgiving is a day filled with comfort foods for humans—creamy potatoes, silky gravy, and oh-so-carby stuffing. It’s tempting to treat your favorite companion animals, too. Once you catch a glimpse of those adorable,... More>>

4 little ways your pet is making you a lot healthier Video included

You probably didn’t have your blood pressure or your jean size in mind when you adopted Snickers from the animal shelter, but it turns out your furry companion can do more than make your annual holiday greeting card a...

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Away from home: Dog bathroom options

Traveling with a dog can be fun, exciting and memorable, but it can also be a bit of a challenge if its idea of bathroom etiquette is finding the nearest patch of grass that smells like home.

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Fact vs. fiction: Strange dog rituals and their true meanings

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Since dogs are unable to verbalize what they are really thinking, there are nonverbal cues that we can learn from and respond to accordingly.

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The lonely dog

Dogs are social animals, and generally don't tolerate long periods of being alone.

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Vacation with your dog on a budget

Not only is it possible to enjoy a fun vacation with your dog, but it's also easier than ever to do so while being frugal.

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Cut canine costs today

During tough economic times, who doesn't want to save money and spend less? With these tips, pet parents can save big.

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The reality about dog myths

Is it true that seven human years are equivalent to one dog year? Can dogs really smell cancer? Here, we debunk some commonly held canine myths.

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The myth of the hypoallergenic dog

Over the past few years there has been a lot of talk about specific dog breeds that are "hypoallergenic" and perfect for families with members who have pet allergies. Is this talk fact or fiction?

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How to tell if your dog is healthy

Since your dog hasn't mastered speaking in words yet, you may wonder how you can tell if your dog is feeling okay. It turns out, many of the clues can come from just looking at your dog and reading his body language.

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The dirtiest pet product you own

What item do you grab numerous times a day but rarely, if ever, wash?

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Prepare your dog for guests

Inviting guests to your home when you have a new or energetic dog can prove to be challenging. Just a little training -- for both your dog and your guests -- will make visits more enjoyable for everyone.

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5 fun ways to show your dog you love her

There are many ways to show your dog that she is your best friend and an important member of your family. From doing activities together to creating a space just for her, these are some easy ways you can strengthen your bond with your four-legged friend.

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The best way to clip your dog’s nails

Being a dog owner means sometimes taking on tasks that might not be that pleasant -- for either you or your dog. Nail clipping, in some cases, is one of the tasks.

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Houseplants vs. your cat

Before adding a touch of nature to your home with houseplants, it's important to know what types of plants may be harmful to your cat and which are safe. In fact, some plants are extremely poisonous to cats, and others can cause them to become very ill.

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Animal communicators and psychics: Are they for real?

When cats suddenly change their behavior and behave disruptly, some owners turn to specialists to find out what's wrong.

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Writers who love their cats

Writers from mystery novelist P.D. James to science-fiction icon Ray Bradbury and numerous others have at least one thing in common: They all love cats.

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Two cats are better than one

Thinking about adopting a cat? Here are five reasons why you should think about bringing home a pair instead of just one furry feline.

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Are cats and dogs that different?

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Who says dogs have all the fun? Cats can be just as smart, fun and full of personality.

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Help your cat with separation anxiety

Cats can quickly become very attached to you, which may lead to separation anxiety.

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The 5 easiest ways to keep your cat healthy

To ensure that your cat lives a long and healthy life (or nine), check out these five easy steps promoting feline wellness.

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Emergency medical cat care at your fingertips

In recent years, veterinarians have stepped in to provide a quick, cost-effective place on the Internet for owners to have their questions answered and get solid advice no matter the time of the day.

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4 tips for traveling with your cat

It's important if you'll be traveling with your cat to ensure that he's healthy, safe and happy when coming along on any trips. Here are four steps to a stress-free trip.

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Keeping your cat happy when you're not at home

As much as I'd love to spend my days cuddling and playing with my cat, necessity dictates that I must, on occasion, leave my apartment.

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Exercises for Your Overweight Cat

Cats tend to be bored most of the day, sitting around your home with easy access to food. You need to increase your pet's mental stimulation and physical exercise to help your pet lose weight.

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Are you obsessed with your cat?

If caring for your cat has heavily interfered with everyday aspects of your life, you may be obsessed.

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The scoop on the best cat litter

Choosing the right litter for a cat to do its business in is serious business. Different brands and types can fit your kitty's different needs, and we've got the scoop on how to select your best match.

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Best practices for bathing your cat

Cats fastidiously clean themselves with their tongues and teeth on a daily basis. But sometimes your kitty needs to be introduced to soap and water. Here are some tips for making the experience less traumatic for you and your furry friend.

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How to exercise your cat

It's common knowledge that dogs should go for walks, play fetch and exercise, but did you know that your cat should be squeezing in fitness time too?

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How to show your love to an independent cat

There’s almost nothing my cat Penny loves more than lounging around on her own. Under my bed. Where it’s incredibly difficult for me to cuddle with her. What's a loving owner supposed to do?

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Are homeopathic remedies for cats safe and healthy?

While most people take their cats to a traditional veterinarian for care, some may wonder whether homeopathic veterinarians are actually the way to go. Homeopathy in general is about addressing symptoms rather than naming a disease, which some may say puts limits on treatments.

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The best games for cats

Your cat is playful, curious and a hunter, and he wants to interact with you to show off his natural skills. Playing games with your cat is a great way to entertain him, as well as give him some extra exercise.

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Why doesn't my cat like catnip?

Believe or not, some cats just aren’t drawn to catnip. Here’s why.

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Pet Tax Deductibility

In general, deducting pet expenses on your tax return can get you into hot water with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Usually pet expenses will not hold up should the IRS audit you. However, specific cases exist that... More>>

Spoil your dog with these gifts

The loyal companions who give us the best gifts year-round, welcome home dances, warm snuggles and unconditional love, deserve to receive some gifts as well.
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Pet-proof your home for holiday safety

Owning a cat or dog is a joy, but like with most joyful things in life, taking care of them requires a bit of sacrifice. With the holidays fast approaching, you want to keep your pets in mind as you begin creating a festive atmosphere.
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Top pet gifts from around the Web

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Be it hitting holiday sales or getting all of that shopping done online, there’s one family member you may be forgetting to buy for: Your furry friend.
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Smart cat box ideas

You love your cat, but her smelly, messy litter box is the bane of your existence. Sure, you could always train our cat to use the toilet (it's possible, Google it!), but who has the time?
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Winter wear for dogs

Dogs may have fur, but that doesn't mean they never catch a chill. And that's a poor excuse for not dressing them up in the season's best doggy wear.

 
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How to make sure your dog is listening

If you’re not sure you can get your dog’s attention, don’t allow her or him to be off-leash or uncontained. More>>

Stop your dog from begging

There are steps you can take to stop your dog from begging. More>>

Bark management 101

Dogs bark. That's how they communicate. But what if your dog barks incessantly? Here are some strategies to lessen the barking. More>>

How to hold a successful puppy playdate

Playing comes naturally to puppies, but you have a critical role in making sure his first playdate goes well. More>>

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