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Happy Halloween? For Pets, It Can Be With A Little Practice

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Blah! Blah! It’s scary out there—all those pets dressed up as dinosaurs, lions, and spiders. And if you dress up your pet, you’re not alone, as more than 4.2 million dog-owning households and nearly two million cat caretakers will be treating their furry (and costumed) companions to ghoulish goodies and grisly toys this Halloween, according […]

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Give Your Pets a Fear Free Fourth of July (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Reading Time: < 1 minute [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Fourth of July should be fun for the whole family, your pets included. Fireworks, parades, large numbers of strangers, and other out-of-the-ordinary experiences can be stressful and scary to your pet. Use this infographic to understand and prepare yourself and your house to give your pet a Fear Free Fourth of July! [ddownload id=”19319″ […]

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How To Recognize Fireworks Fear And Help Your Pet Cope

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The Fourth of July is one of the busiest days of the year for animal control officers. Lost and terrified pets fill shelters. Booming fireworks cause frightened dogs to jump fences they’ve never jumped before; others leap from their owners’ arms and disappear across a busy street. An anxious dog may show subtle or dramatic […]

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Flash, Bang, Boom! Fight The Frenzy From Fireworks

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you jump at unexpected loud noises? It’s adaptive for humans and other animals to startle at sudden loud sounds. We might run the other way or hide if we didn’t understand what a certain sound was. The same thing happens with many of our pets when they hear fireworks go off. It’s not that […]

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Start Your Pet’s New Year Off Right

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Reading Time: < 1 minute New Year’s Pet Safety Infographic Download this infographic that shows you how to make New Year’s celebrations safe and fun for your pet.

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Christmas Trees And Pets: Can They Mix?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Christmas without a tree would be like Flag Day without a flag. The tree is an important tradition for many families. And it’s typically pretty simple—purchase the tree, and if it’s a real tree do your best to keep it thriving as long as possible. That’s until a pet is involved. Any pet. For a […]

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A Kitty for Christmas? Preparation is Key

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Your child has been begging for a kitten for Christmas. It’s on her Christmas list – at the top – and you heard her tell Santa that she wanted one at the outdoor holiday event you attended. There are pictures and drawings of cats on her bedroom wall and fridge. Without a doubt, kittens become […]

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Pets Make A Difference In Handling The Holidays

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanksgiving is supposed to be a happy time of year: all about friends, family and food. But for some, Thanksgiving can be a trying holiday. The stereotypical image of the jovial family gathered around a handsomely dressed holiday bird isn’t reality for many. Grief One of the toughest emotions to deal with at Thanksgiving is […]

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How to Prevent Halloween Howls From Your Pet

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Download this infographic that’s packed with tips on how to make your Halloween Fear Free for both you and your pet.

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Costumes: Can Cats Learn to Love Them?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Cats are more adaptable than you might think, and quite a few of them will tolerate a few minutes in a fun collar or costume for you to post on Facebook or Instagram.