Category: Tips & helpful info

Yes! Dogs Do Smile!

For years, scientists have questioned the canines’ abilities to experience emotions. But, according to Dr. Nicholas Dodman, (head of animal behavior at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University) dogs do smile and don’t just experience emotions; they communicate them as well. In his research, Dodman concluded that dogs do smile and they…
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Homemade Pup Food in a Snap!

Millions of people are starting the new year by investing in their health, but what about our dogs? If your pet needs to lose a few pounds as well, consider making nutritious homemade dog food for them to eat. It’s simple and your pup will love it. Invest in Your Pet’s Health Pet obesity, unfortunately,…
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Vacation Ideas for Pet Lovers

Are you going on vacation with your family this summer? While you’re planning your road trips or booking your airplane tickets don’t forget to include your four-legged friends. PetRelocation conducted a survey with over 10,000 participants. According to their survey, 60 percent of American pet owners have taken their animal friends on vacation with them.…
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Bees

We need bees for more than just their delicious honey. Every year, bees pollinate more than $15 billion worth of U.S. crops. Unfortunately, over the past eight years, the bee colonies in the U.S. have been dying drastically. In 2005, the bee colonies in the U.S. were hit with an epidemic, called Colony Collapse Disorder…
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Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Finding the summer heat unbearable? You aren’t the only one. Our pets can suffer in the heat as well, that’s why it’s important that we all take Mindful steps to keep your pets safe and cool during the summer. Many animals suffer and even lose their lives in the summer heat because of unaware pet…
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5 Ways Pets Boost Your Health

A pet is certainly a great friend. After a difficult day, pet owners quite literally feel the love. In fact, for over 25 years, research has shown that living with pets provides certain health benefits. Pets help lower blood pressure and lessen anxiety. They boost our immunity. They can even help you get dates. Check…
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Pamper Your Pooch with DogTV

Leaving the radio or television on for your pets when you’re away from home is a nice gesture, but it isn’t always comforting. Your taste in entertainment may not appeal to your pets. Luckily, there have been advancements in a new endeavor known as DOGTV. The Humane Society of the United States has long suggested…
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The Dangers of Exotic Pets

Some exotic pets, like hedgehogs and tarantulas, have become unique, lovable members of many American families, but that doesn’t mean that all wildlife make great pets. Thousands of Americans risk their lives and the safety of their community by adopting dangerous, exotic pets like: alligators, bears, buffalos, deer, lions, primates, tigers, wolves and deadly snakes…
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Build Your Own Indoor Cat Garden

If you’ve ever had a house cat stare longingly out of a window, you’ve probably thought about letting them go outside. The fresh air, sunshine, and foliage would surely be good for them, but logistically, the idea is a nightmare. How do you protect them from loose dogs or parasites, like fleas and ticks? How…
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Say No to Easter Pets

Baby animals (such as bunnies, lambs and baby chicks) are common Easter pets, and every Easter, people give or buy young rabbits and chicks as gifts. While the gesture may seem kind and even heartwarming, there are major consequences that people often over look. Giving and receiving egg-themed or bunny-themed gifts is a part of…
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