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a small dog with the words, 12 smart ways to save money on pet expenses
Spending a Lot of $$$ on Your Pet? Here Are Ways to Save Money on Expenses.
Looking for ways to save money on pet expenses? We totally get it! Here's how to take good care of your pet while on a budget.
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I’m a Vet Tech and These Are the Top 5 Mistakes Pet Parents Make at the Vet
Are you making these mistakes when you bring your cat or dog to the veterinarian? Here's what to avoid when taking your dog or cat to the vet.
the top ten common plants for pets that are safe for cats and dogs to use
12 Pet-Friendly Plants That Are Safe for Cats
Although many plants are toxic for cats if eaten, these houseplants and popular garden plants and flowers are safe for cats to be around.
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I'm a Vet Tech, and These Are the 5 Biggest Mistakes Pet Parents Make in Spring
Spring is a great time to enjoy warmer weather with our pets, but it's also a busy time when it's easy to forget some basic pet needs. As a vet tech, here are some of the biggest mistakes I see pet parents make in spring, and how you can avoid them.
a child hugging a dog with the caption why are dogs so loved? a trainer and behavior expert shares some insight
Why Are Dogs So Loyal? It Depends on Your Definition
Why are dogs so loyal, and what characteristics define this behavior? We asked a certified dog trainer and behavior expert about how we can bond more closely with dogs.
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I'm a Vet Tech, and These Are the 5 Biggest Mistakes Pet Parents Make in Spring
Spring is a great time to enjoy warmer weather with our pets, but it's also a busy time when it's easy to forget some basic pet needs. As a vet tech, here are some of the biggest mistakes I see pet parents make in spring, and how you can avoid them.
a woman holding a small white dog with the words your guide to traveling with your dog
Your Guide To Traveling With Your Dog
Traveling with dogs doesn't have to be difficult if you follow these tips. Learn how to safely travel with your dog on a plane, car, train, boat, and other modes of transportation.
a cat being examined by a veterinator with the caption what every pet parent needs to know about emergency vet services
What Every Pet Parent Needs to Know About Emergency Vet Services
If your pet needs emergency vet services, there's no time to waste. Learn how to find an emergency vet near you and what to expect from the service, including costs.
a kitten with its eyes closed and the words what first - time cat owners should know before adopting
What First-Time Cat Owners Should Know Before Adopting
First-time cat owners should take into account multiple things before adopting, including the cost of owning a cat, lifestyle, veterinarians, and more.
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6 Tips for Finding a Great Pet Sitter
Finding a responsible and loving pet sitter lets you feel good about being away from your cat or dog. Learn what to consider when choosing one and the questions you should ask to find the perfect match.
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A New Study Suggests Puppies Are Born to Connect With Us
Researchers in Arizona published a recent study that shows puppies ready to response to human actions when they're as young as 8 weeks old.
a pug dog sitting on top of a person's lap with the caption 8 tips to keep pets safe during extreme winter weather
8 Tips to Keep Pets Safe During Extreme Winter Weather
As temps plummet to historic lows, pets need extra protection when it comes to cold weather. Check out these winter safety tips for dogs and cats.
there are the best carpet cleaners for stubborn pet stains
These Are the Best Carpet Cleaners for Stubborn Pet Stains
These are the best carpet cleaners and spot cleaners for pet stains, pet urine, set-in stains, and more.
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Going on Vacation? You Need This Pet Sitter Checklist
This pet sitter checklist gives you peace of mind that the boarding facility or in-home caregiver keeps your four-legged pal safe and comfy while you're away.
a dog and cat sleeping on a bed with the caption do dogs and cats sleep more in the winter?
Do Dogs and Cats Sleep More in the Winter?
In the wintertime, do dogs and cats sleep more? Here, we talked to veterinarians on what's normal, what's reason to reason and how to keep your pet active.