Top Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

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Pumpkin is a ‘superfood’ and has a high concentration of critical nutrients, including potassium and vitamin A. Why is pumpkin such an excellent supplement for our dogs? First, it calms an upset stomach and, in many cases, helps with diarrhea too. Second, it can act as a binder to help firm up loose stools. Finally,…

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Benefits of an Integrative or Holistic Vet for Your Pets

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Many pet owners may be skeptical about holistic vet care, but it’s a wonderful addition to your pet’s overall medical program. There are many benefits to working with a holistic vet that offers integrative healthcare. Many pet owners schedule appointments with holistic vets for preventive care or solutions to recently diagnosed problems. Alternative and integrative…

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How To Choose a Dog Trainer

Choosing a dog trainer doesn’t have to be complicated Legitimate trainers have a certification from a reputable organization like CCPDT There are many questions to consider when interviewing various trainers, and the technique they use is essential Many folks during the pandemic brought dogs and puppies home but didn’t have opportunities to socialize and train…

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Dog Anxiety During Summertime – Top Techniques

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July 4th Fireworks Are Around the Corner According to Chinese medicine, some dogs during summer may feel out of balance! For example, flowers are blooming now that may cause allergies, spring storms (although not as prevalent this summer so far), holidays with fireworks occur, and many dogs are plain hot and uncomfortable on regular walks.…

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Get Help From a Professional Pet Sitter

We all deserve and need vacation time, but it can be stressful deciding on care for your pets while you’re gone. Boarding facilities can be a fantastic option – but the best ones are understandably often booked far in advance. A professional pet sitter can be a lifesaver and give you peace of mind when…

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How to Hydrate a Cat

Cats drink little or no water by nature as they are from dry regions of the world Water is essential for a healthy cat There are five hacks to encourage cats to drink more often Keep Your Cats Hydrated Cats need one ounce of water per pound of body weight each day, and typically, felines…

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Tis the Season: What To Do If Your Pet Eats Something Toxic

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Pet Poison Prevention Week spotlights the importance of keeping pets safe from toxic substances. The holidays bring their share of problems including toxic plants and food that is often found around the house. Many items we consume and touch without a second thought can cause serious harm to our animals. From food to chemicals, we…

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Does a Raw Diet Make Sense for Your Dog?

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The pet food industry continues to follow the latest trends and hopes to influence pet parents to buy certain brands. There have been so many food recalls over the past few years it’s now more important than ever to stay on top of what your dogs eat! Consider raw diets for dogs. What should you…

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Do You Wash Your Pet’s Water Bowls?

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Cleaning Pet Water Bowls Ever rub your fingers on the inside of your pet’s water bowl and you feel a slippery slime? A study done by NSF International found that pet food bowls are the 4th germiest product found in the average home. It’s time to clean your pet’s water bowl. There is a collection…

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