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Pets and Snow

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Ever wonder why your pets love the snow so much? There may be no definitive answer, but many experts believe that because pets have different sensory intakes than humans do, the snow is invigorating and exciting, especially for predatory animals like dogs and cats who enjoy a variety of environments. It’s similar to why some…

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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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Should Your Dog Wear Winter Boots?

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We can all agree that a pup in winter booties is just too cute!  While they are an adorable fashion accessory, did you know boots can also help keep your dog’s paws safe and healthy during the cold winter months? Just like our skin, the winter can also wreak havoc on your dog’s paws. Between the…

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Winter Exercise with your Pet

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Even our pets get the winter blues. As we move into March and are feeling ready for spring, the continuing winter weather has many of us, and our pets, holing up at home. Dogs need exercise now just as much as during the warmer months, when running outside is a breeze. But while our pets’…

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From Freezing to Frostbite: Recognize the symptoms in your pet

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 An expanding polar vortex may be to blame for this January’s freezing cold temperatures, but to your pet, the only thing that matters is getting in and out of the cold quickly. These below-zero degree days have us on the watch for signs of cold or discomfort in our pets. Just like we turn up…

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