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Friday, March 23, 2018 Your pet’s safety depends on you. So how can you ensure your four-legged pals are safe and comfortable during car rides, especially longer road trips? It’s important to plan ahead when it comes to how to keep pets safe in cars. The first order of business is to ensure that your pet has a safe harness. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 For many of us, an official "Love Your Pet Day" might seem a little unnecessary. We love our pets every day! But every year on February 20th, Love Your Pet Day serves as a little reminder to give our beloved pets some special attention. Here are a few fun ways to celebrate Love Your Pet Day this year. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Millions of people are bitten by dogs each year, which results in a lot of costly homeowners insurance claims. According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2013 insurers across the country paid over $483 million in dog bite claims. Aside from emotional trauma, dog bites can cause severe physical injury. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 The holidays are an exciting time of year full of get togethers, gifts and delicious food. While we’re focused on a season full of parties and fun times, a pet might think differently. Extra noise and visitors can leave pets feeling stressed. READ MORE >>
Saturday, November 25, 2017
DISCLAIMER: Trained "Pooch-fessional" pictured above. Do not try this at home. Proper training and safety equipment required.
Whether it is Spring Break, Summer Vacation, a Holiday Break, or just a simple getaway, it's a time when the kiddos are out of school ... READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 11, 2017 From flowers to warm weather, spring ushers in all kinds of changes. Yet not all of these are welcome changes when it comes to your pet. But knowing what dangers they should avoid can go a long way toward keeping your furry friend safe. Here are the top 10 springtime pet dangers worth being aware of. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017 Pet toys can make your dog or cat happier, more mentally engaged, and more entertaining to hang out with. Buying toys is fine, but it can add up and sometimes your pet might not like the new toy. Making your own from stuff you already have at home cuts down on costs and gives your pet an endless supply of fun things to play with. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 National Pet Day was founded in 2006 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert, Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige, to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around the globe. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 5, 2016As winter approaches, we want to make sure our four-legged friends are safe from the elements. After all, people can bundle up, but our pets can’t add extra layers on a whim. During the winter a change of sun exposure and sunlight will affect your pet’s hair growth, and stimulate a thicker coat. READ MORE >>