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Disaster Readiness for Your Pet

Disaster Readiness for Your Pet

Here in Florida, we deal with hurricanes, sinkholes, floods, and all types of devastating disasters. While each type of disaster requires certain measures to ensure the safety of both you and your pets, here are three tips that are essential for all of them. Emergency...
Stop Dog Urine from Killing Your Lawn

Stop Dog Urine from Killing Your Lawn

Noticing dry or burned patches of grass in your lawn or garden? Your dog might be the culprit. If you didn’t know, fresh, green grass and dog urine are arch enemies! Though many people believe it is the “acid” in your dog’s urine that is ruining your lawn, it’s...
Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Homemade Dog Food Recipes

The most important thing you can do for your pet is to make sure he is on a balanced diet. A healthy diet is essential to the well-being of your dog. It effects his teeth, skin, and hair coat health. Good nutrition improves muscle tone and body condition, strengthens...
Tricks to Encourage Picky Eaters

Tricks to Encourage Picky Eaters

Sometimes, our dogs just don’t want to eat. You may try to switch up his food and add variety to entice him to eat, yet he continues to only nibble and sniff his meal before he walks away. Before we provide our tips and tricks to get him back on the right track, the...
New Year’s Pet Budgeting Tips

New Year’s Pet Budgeting Tips

New Year, New Budget? Take 2019 as a fresh start in budgeting for any new or current pets you have. Here’s some tips! Budget for Food Recurring expenses are the easiest to budget for and pet food will be your most recurring expense. Budgeting for a healthy diet is the...