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5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe this Memorial Day

5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe this Memorial Day

The long weekend is here and the grills are soon to come out in full force. Though it’s sure to be a great weekend, keep in mind possible dangers to your pets and how to prevent them with these five tips.   Have Access to Fresh Water and Plenty of Shade Heatstroke is...
How Will Your New Dog Fit with Your Lifestyle?

How Will Your New Dog Fit with Your Lifestyle?

Considering a new furry family member? Choosing the right dog for your lifestyle is no small feat. Here are some things to consider when deciding on a new pup. Small Children or Adult-Only Home? It’s no secret that children love to pick things up, especially small...
Should You Microchip Your Pet?

Should You Microchip Your Pet?

For many pet parents, microchipping their cat or dog is their go-to option for loss prevention. However, there are many ways of ensuring your pet doesn’t get lost, from collars and tags to just making sure they never leave the house. So, is microchipping really...
Keep Your Pet Away from These Common Household Items

Keep Your Pet Away from These Common Household Items

Too frequently vets are treating pets who have ingested something they shouldn’t have. Many times, the pet owners never thought to keep these items far out of reach, because they didn’t even realize they were poisonous to their furry companions. Here’s a short list to...