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Meeting the Needs of a Disabled Pet

Adopting a pet is big commitment, one that typically lasts over a decade and involves numerous supportive elements for long-term wellness. Adopted or rescued pets love unconditionally (as all pets do), and a critical component of pet ownership is accepting … Continue reading

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No Class: Avoiding Back to School Pet Problems

It’s about time for the kids to go back to school, and that often means big changes in your household. You may notice your dog suffering from anxiety, or even acting out, as the house is emptier during the day … Continue reading

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Pets And Parties: Summer Party Petiquette And Safety Tips

Barbeques and outdoor parties are a cherished part of summer for many families, and it only makes sense that we would want to include our pets in as much of our summer fun as possible. After all, pets and parties … Continue reading

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The B-Word:  Bloat in Dogs

Few health issues can take a dog’s life as quickly as bloat can. Despite its serious nature, though, few pet owners really understand what this devastating condition is. Taking just a few minutes to learn about bloat in dogs might … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Our Favorite DIY Pet Toys

Do you bring a new dog toy home from the store just to have it destroyed in a matter of hours or days by your exuberant pup? Does your energetic  kitty shred every toy you buy? Or, worse yet, shun … Continue reading

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Putting a Stop to Animal Cruelty

As fellow animal lovers, it is hard for us to imagine treating a pet or animal unkindly. Sadly, though, animal cruelty occurs every day. It takes on many shapes and forms, but regardless of how you look at it, treating … Continue reading

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Apartment Living With Pets: Tips For A Successful Situation

Living with a pet in a condo, apartment, or other small space may seem like an insurmountable challenge: no yard, lots of neighbors, flights of stairs to navigate, etc. But with more and more families downsizing to smaller living spaces, … Continue reading

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Coolest Pet Products of the Season for the Pet Who Has Everything

If you are like many pet parents, your holiday gift list will naturally include your pet. And, there are so many wonderful options when it comes to toys, gadgets, and other pet products for our pampered fur friends. At Oakland … Continue reading

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Peace Of Mind With Pet Insurance

Modern veterinary care looks astoundingly different than it did in previous generations. Pet parents today have nearly every option available to them to extend the life of their pets, from cancer treatments and long-term hospitalizations to MRIs and organ transplants. While … Continue reading

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