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Tips for Pet Care: How To Prepare Your Home For Your New Pet

Are you thinking about adopting a new pet? Congratulations! Bringing a new furry friend into your home is always an exciting experience. But before you begin your search for an amazing forever friend, there are some things you need to do to answer the questions, “What pet will complement my lifestyle, how should I prepare … Continued

What to Know About Feeding Your Pet on Thanksgiving

The joy of having a pet is great, and Thanksgiving gives us one more way to show them how thankful we are for their unconditional love. From their wet, slobbery kisses to helping paws, purring and more, we’re thankful for it all. But how can we show our pets how we feel? One of the … Continued

The Effects of Retractable Leashes for Dogs

Retractable leashes for dogs seemed like such a great idea when they first hit the market. They were presented as a fun accessory that gave Fido more freedom. But there’s a dark side to retractables. These trendy leashes can pose a danger to both dogs and humans. There are numerous reports of injuries to people, … Continued

How to Choose the Right Toy for Your Pet

We love our pets, and they love us. We want them to live long, happy lives, and that includes a fulfilling playtime, whether it’s when we’re home with them or away from the house. This type of pet care is just as important as regular vet visits and ensuring proper dietary needs, as playtime helps … Continued

Help Fix Pet Overpopulation in Florida

Pet overpopulation is a very real concern in Florida, with many community cats living and breeding in neighborhoods across the state. There are also many homeless cats and dogs that are brought to animal shelters to await adoptive families. Most of these cats and dogs are not spayed or neutered, and this further contributes to … Continued