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23 January
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2018 for You and Your Pet: Resolving to Make it a Healthier Year!

It’s a new year again! Time seems to fly by so quickly these days, and if you have a furry or feathery loved one, the fun you both have in each other’s company can make time pass even faster! Now, if you’re an experienced pet owner, then you’re well aware of how important it is to keep them healthy by feeding them right, helping them exercise and having a vet examine them. If you’ve recently acquired a four-legged or winged…

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12 December
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Holiday Care: How to Help Your Lovable Pet Have a Safe Season

If you’re planning on being one of the millions of Americans to host a holiday party this year, then you’ll probably be deciding on who to invite, what to serve and how to accommodate for family members who’ll be staying over. However, if you’re a pet owner, then it’s very important to plan for his or her safety and well-being during this celebratory period as well. Let’s go over a few things you can do to make your furry loved…

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22 September
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World Animal Day: Mark Your Calendars for October 4th to Celebrate Your Pet!

It’s safe to say that the average pet owner loves to spoil their dog, cat and other four-legged, feathered, furry or scaled family member. After all, they’re a part of the family! If you love splurging on Fido or Fluffy, then mark your calendar for October 4th; it’s World Animal Day! If you’ve never heard of it, then here’s what you should know. According to this special and important holiday’s website, the mission of World Animal Day is to “raise…

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30 August
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Microchipping: What You Should Know About It and Why It’s Beneficial for Your Pet – Part 2

In our previous piece, we discussed what microchipping was, how it helped owners locate their pets and the many benefits in adopting the product. In this blog, we’d like to go into much more detail regarding the most interesting tidbits of microchipping, specifically the HomeAgain® brand of microchip and how it works to identify you as your pet’s owner. As we’ve mentioned before, losing a pet or dealing with one that’s run away from home can really take an emotional…

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09 August
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Microchipping: What You Should Know About It and Why It’s Beneficial for Your Pet – Part 1

According to the American Humane Association, it’s estimated that around 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen each year in the United States. This means that about one-in-three pets will go missing during their lifetime. Although missing pets can be recovered through a number of means, imagine how many can be reunited with their loved ones with the help of a microchip. Dogs with microchips are more than twice as likely to be returned to their owners, and…

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03 July
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Celebrating with Caution: How to Prevent Your Pets from Fearing This Year’s Fourth of July Celebration

It’s that time of year when fireworks are purchased, flags are hoisted and barbecues begin. The Fourth of July is one of the most popular American holidays, so it’s a given that millions across the nation will be celebrating to their heart’s content. Although most will be celebrating outside, it’s important to care for that special, furry member of your family. Many cats and dogs will be relaxing indoors while their owners will be outdoors. One thing that many pet…

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20 June
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Fleas in the Summer: What You Should be Doing to Spot and Treat an Infestation on Your Pet Cat

Cats are unique pets, to say the least. Considering how independent they tend to be, many may believe that they require little to no care or supervision if one’s to be kept as a pet. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Although cats have unique personalities and traits compared to dogs, they still require a substantial level of care to be healthy. One of the many problems cat owners face are flea infestations. Since we’re now in the summer,…

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19 May
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Help Your Lovable Pet Dog Win the War Against Fleas During the Summer!

The Rio Grande Valley is notorious for its hot and humid weather. Do you know which particular insect loves and thrives in our southern environment? The pesky flea. A flea’s preferred temperature for survival is between 65 and 80 degrees with a humidity level of around 75% and 85%. This can be worrisome and hindering for pet owners. For most that have tried everything and feel as if there’s no hope left, no need to worry! We have a few…

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25 April
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A Few Facts You Should Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Pet Cat

In our last blog, we discussed the importance of spaying and neutering dogs. It’s a beneficial decision for your pet’s health and overall happiness! Like dogs, cats can also reproduce just as quickly as well as face multiple illnesses. Choosing to spay and neuter your cat can be a decision that may take some research and contemplation, but know that it’s a very common procedure and only takes a short time to recover from. Below, you’ll find information on the…

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15 March
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A Few Facts You Should Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Pet Dog

Responsible pet owners understand that spaying or neutering their dogs is important and has many medical and behavioral benefits. This surgical procedure prevents females from becoming pregnant and males from having too much testosterone. On top of that, the procedure can also prevent a few serious illnesses, which we’ll detail below. In America, millions of homeless dogs populate and roam our neighborhoods. Sadly, countless of these adorable animals are euthanized due to overpopulation and lack of suitable homes every day….