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What Do Cats Think About?

credit: Jenny Dettrick/Moment/GettyImages   There’s so much we love about our feline friends. They’re soft and adorable, and their cat emotions come out in all kinds of ways. They rub themselves on our legs to say hello. And sometimes, when we’re lucky, they climb up…
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How to Get Dogs to Stop Peeing and Pooping in the House

No matter your dog’s breed or age, if you have on that routinely goes to the bathroom in the house, you know what a vicious cycle it can be to keep your carpet and floors clean. You may start to…
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Dog Anxiety Problems – How to Deal with an Anxious Dog

 http://shibashake.com/   Like us, dogs have anxieties and fears. A dog’s anxieties, may not be the same as our own anxieties, but they cause stress and physical reactions just the same. Some common dog anxiety problems include Separation anxiety –…
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How Do Cats Choose Their Favorite Person?

       By Reyna Abraham It’s hardly surprising to any who actually have a cat to find out that they may, in fact, tend to choose one person over everyone else in the household; they aren’t unlike dogs in that way….
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How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs At Home, Without Going to the Vet

Did you know that there are five different types of worms your dog can get including heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms? If you don’t treat them, they can lead to several complications for your dog including poor growth, slowed…
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Do Cats Know Their Names?

Ken Lambrecht, DVM Do cats know their names or recognize our voice in some other way? The almost-universal image of cats is one of independence, aloofness and an “I’ll call you” mentality, and although we’ve spent over 10,000 years sharing…
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Top 5 Cleaning Tips for Pet Parents

Keeping a home clean is one of the biggest challenges that many people face. As you tidy up your home for you and your family, don’t forget about your four-legged friends! Getting your house in order is the perfect time…
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Why Does My Dog Ignore Me?

        by Karen Tietjenon August 10, 2017 by iHeartDogs Every pup parent has been ignored when trying to give their dog commands. Maybe your companion won’t “sit” or “lie down,” especially when there are distractions. Perhaps your dog doesn’t listen…
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How To Spot And Treat A Hot Spot On Your Dog

          by Jennifer Nelsonon July 30, 2018 Hot spots go by a variety of different names – hot spots, moist dermatitis, summer sores, pyotraumatic dermatitis, or superficial pyoderma – but all the terms mean the same thing. A…
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How to Give Your Pet a Massage

By Paula Fitzsimmons   Massage therapy is associated with a myriad of health benefits in people, including reduced pain, lowered blood pressure and stress relief. But can cats and dogs benefit from touch, too? The research is limited, but veterinary experts say…
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5 Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

The holidays are filled with joy, laughter and time spent with family and friends. In the bustle of the season, however, it’s easy to forget these festivities aren’t always pet friendly. Purina veterinarian Dr. Zara Boland explains which holiday foods,…
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How to Treat Cat Depression

                           By Susan Paretts   The loss of a beloved human or furry companion affects not only humans emotionally but cats as well. Your cat may become depressed…
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Doggie (and Kitty) Door Safety

By Nikki Moustaki Doggie doors are a very convenient way to give your dog access to his potty area. Your dog can use his door any time he likes and you won’t have to worry about accidents inside your home….
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10 Signs Your Dog Is Truly Happy

by Karen Tietjenon June 19, 2018 Our dogs bring so much joy into our lives, and we do everything we can to return the favor. They brighten up our darkest days, give us constant unconditional love, and give us more smiles…
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