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May is National Pet Foster Care Month

May 15, 2022

May is National Pet Foster Care Month, which means that now is the perfect time to consider becoming a foster pet parent. By fostering a pet, you can provide a temporary but loving home for a dog or cat while opening up a space at the shelter for another animal to be cared for. In…

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A Collection of Dog and Cat Jokes

April 25, 2022

Most dogs like to have fun with a good meaty bone. But have you ever wondered whether dogs have a funny bone? Dogs can certainly be funny. They love to play, and they have a knack for helping us take life a little less seriously. But wondering if dogs have a sense of humor may…

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Spring Break Fun for Dogs

March 11, 2022

Spring Break is just around the corner, and whether you “sit” at home, “stay” close by or “fetch” a far-away adventure, dogs can take part in the fun! Often a time for fun in the sun or hitting the slopes, Spring Break can be enjoyed in any way your time and budget allow. After the…

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Speaking Your Dog’s Love Language

February 10, 2022

The idea of the five love languages was popularized by author Gary Chapman in 1995. His best-selling book talks about how people tend to express and experience love in one or two dominant ways, and how acknowledging and responding to those tendencies in your mate will bring the two of you closer. As it turns…

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Throw a Winning Puppy Bowl Party

January 24, 2022

Every year, millions of Americans gather on Super Bowl Sunday for football, food, fun and epic commercials! Even if you’re not fired up about the NFL championship game itself, Super Bowl parties are a great excuse to gather with your favorite people, and in the case of Puppy Bowl celebrations, your favorite dogs too! On…

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Give the Gift of Dog Grooming

December 21, 2021

For the pet parent on your holiday shopping list who has (almost) everything, gadgets and goofy dog sweaters are fun, but maybe it’s time to think outside the gift box. Why not “chews” a dog grooming gift card instead? Dog grooming makes a great gift for many reasons, and the shopping couldn’t be easier. First…

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Giving Thanks for the Best Dog in the World

November 18, 2021

‘Tis the season to be thankful. Yet in the midst of the hustle and bustle to get the turkey on the table while keeping the dogs/kids/uncles off the table, even giving thanks can turn into a chore. Once everyone gathers ‘round and starts sharing what they’re thankful for, you may feel a bit too rushed…

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Socialization in Dogs

October 13, 2021

Did you know that dogs can and should be socialized at any point in their life? From puppies to senior dogs, socialization is important to help dogs manage their stress levels around a variety of people, different environments, and other dogs. Adequate socialization can go a long way to preventing behavior problems and improving bonding…

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Helping Dogs Cope with Separation Anxiety

June 11, 2020

Unfortunately, some dogs have separation anxiety that causes them to act out when left alone. Their separation anxiety is triggered when they become upset, erratic, and disruptive after their guardian leaves. In some cases, escape attempts and other coping behaviors have caused self-injury, which causes additional stress for them and you. Common behaviors that signal…

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