Potty Training Tips

House-training your new puppy or rescue may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Fortunately, dogs are quick learners. The key to solid potty training starts the day your pup comes home. With a little patience and a routine, they’ll be potty trained in no time. We’ve all gotta go, so let’s get going. […]

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Lap Cat Breeds We Love

There’s nothing more irresistible than a cute cat that wants to curl up in your lap. Many cats are known for their distant, independent nature. However, some cat breeds enjoy snuggling more than others. While every cat is different, these breeds are known for their cuddly, affectionate nature. Chartreux Sweet and personable, this rare breed […]

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Heat Exhaustion in Pets

Summertime in Texas is fun but unforgiving, particularly due to the high temperatures and humidity. High temperatures can put you and your furbaby at risk for heat exhaustion. Other heat related illnesses include heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, and foot pad burns. However, with a little knowledge and preparation, you can help prevent heat exhaustion in […]

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Are Peanuts Safe for Dogs?

Peanuts and peanut butter are popular human treats, but what about for your pooch? The short answer is: yes. Peanuts are not toxic to dogs, but there are some things to consider before incorporating them into your dog’s diet. As always, contact your veterinarian before changing your pet’s diet. The Good, the Bad, and the […]

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Teaching Children to Interact with Pets

There is nothing more heartwarming than the sight of children with their family pet. Many of us have fond childhood memories of that special furry family member that forever turned us into pet lovers. The bond forged between furbabies and their family lasts a lifetime and earns them a special place in our hearts.  However […]

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Signs of Gum Disease in Pets

Unfortunately, gum disease is most often silent, with no initial signs or symptoms. Once in advanced stages it can devastate your pet’s mouth and body causing chronic pain, eroded gums, missing teeth, and bone loss. Fortunately, it can be prevented. Like humans, gum disease in pets is caused by the build-up of bacteria. Almost immediately […]

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Help Support Australia – Donate Now

, The recent bushfires in Australia have left the nation in distress and devastation. Current estimates suggest that over 18 million hectares of land, thousands of homes, and, at least, 28 human lives have been lost; not to mention, an estimated 1.25 billion animals have perished in the fires. With Australia only half way through […]

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Myths and Facts About Black Cats and Dogs

This time of year can be difficult for black cats and dogs. From Halloween decorations, the media, and even children’s books we’re hounded with images that are meant to instill fear in us when we see them. Unfortunately, the fear that surrounds these animals lies almost entirely in mythical folklore and superstition, which influences our […]

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Understanding Your Cat

Cats have a lot to say, and as many cat owners know, “meow” isn’t the only way they communicate. But what does it mean? When it comes to feline communication, it’s important to focus on body language, as well as vocalizations. Here are some examples and signs to help you better understand cat behavior. Vocalizations […]

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Grieving the Loss of a Pet

The bonds we form with our pets are powerful, intense, unconditional, and deep. Our pets are more than just animals, they are our family members and dear companions. They provide us with a sense of meaning or purpose, strengthen our mental health, offer emotional support, keep us active, and give us unwavering love – which […]

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