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New Pet Introductions

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Whether you already have a dog and are considering getting a cat, or vice versa, their first introduction is very important! Setting up an environment for success will help your current pet and your new pet better adjust to having a new furry sibling! The American Humane Association provides some great tips how to best match…

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January is National Train Your Dog Month

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This month marks the fifth celebration of Train Your Dog Month, created by the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT). APDT believed it was long overdue to dedicate a month to bringing awareness to the importance of socialization and training. This month we would like to invite pet parents to embark on enriching their canine…

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A Better Relationship with your Pet

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The key to a good pet-owner relationship is understanding your dog or cat and their preferences as best you can. Learning animal body language is a vital step, but it can’t hurt to have a few handy pet tricks up your sleeve. After doing lots of reading, research and training of our own, here are…

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Introducing Pets to a Newborn

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Which came first – the baby or the pet? If your pet-focused family will soon be exposed to a newborn, preparation and gradual introductions are key to a healthy baby-pet relationship.   There are few things more heart-warming than a child-pet relationship, but these connections don’t always happen instantly.   SheKnows Pets & Animals blog…

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They don’t HAVE to “fight like cats and dogs”

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Although the cliché image of a cat and dog together usually involves a large amount of chasing, barking and hissing, it is possible for these different pets to get along. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC) 21st Century Dog Owners Study, there are a significant amount of dog owners, 38%, who also own cats.…

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