Pet proofing your home

How to get rid of fleas in the house

If you have a pet in your home, chances are you’ve dealt with fleas in the house at some point. The dark-colored parasitic insects measure 1 to 2 millimeters in length and can be hard to spot, but that doesn’t mean you won’t know they are there. The pesky bugs... more

How to to take care of a puppy: A new owner's guide

Adding a puppy to the family can often be like one of those Pinterest fails. Your head is filled with all the adorable scenes of puppy kisses and playing fetch at the park, but the reality is consumed by countless hours of house training your dog and teaching them how... more

Woman Says Adopted Earless and Deaf Senior Cat Rescued Her

Get ready for a feel-good story to brighten your day.Meet Otitis, a 9-and-a-half-year-old cat who -- despite being deaf and earless -- is helping one woman manage her anxiety.He was spending his time alone at a shelter when grad student Molly Lichtenwalner met and adopted him. "He’s the best thing... more

RECALL ALERT: Popular Dog Food Company Issues Voluntary Recall

Blue Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs may contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormones. Dog owners, listen up! Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling a production lot of its wet food for adult dogs, as it may contain elevated levels of naturally occurring... more

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Sleep Training For New Puppies

While looking through old pictures today, I found one of me and my childhood puppy! I was about seven, and I remember staying awake several nights in a row because of that dog's barking! If I had to do it over again, I'd use these sleep training tips... more

Can I Give My Dog Valentine's Day Candy?

Is it ever okay to give dogs candy? Short answer: No. Many people think dogs can eat anything, but that’s just not true. Keep in mind that dogs suffer many of the same health issues linked to dietary habits that humans do, including diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. You have to be careful about... more

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How Liability Costs Can Bite Dog Owners (And How to Protect Yourself)

Owning a pet is one of the most rewarding, fun, and meaningful experiences in life. If you are a parent to one or more pets, you know how enriched your life is because of the relationship you share with your dog or cat. They are more than a pet; they... more

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What You Need Know WhileTaking Care of Your Pet

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