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Everyday Pet Care

How to Keep Cats Off Counters

It's in a cat's nature to seek out high vantage points like kitchen countertops. Counters, tables and the tops of cabinets are an ideal place to survey territory, and they provide protection from enem…

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5 Products You Should Stop Buying Now

If you want to save money and stop supporting mega-corporations, try making these 5 do-it-yourself items instead. Even if you cannot make them on a regular basis, these 5 DIYs are fun and educational …

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How Dangerous is Chocolate for Dogs?

If you're a dog lover, you undoubtedly have heard that chocolate can be deadly to dogs, but is that really true? Will the chocolate bar surreptitiously snagged off the kitchen counter by Fido end in h…

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Would You Want to Be Buried With Your Pet?

Pet lovers celebrate their animals' birthdays, take them on family vacations and even include them in their wills. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that people would want to spend the afterlife with…

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How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

It may not be the most glamorous of jobs, but cleaning your pet's teeth on a regular basis plays a big role in keeping him or her healthy. Most people who ignore the task do so simply because they don…

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Do Pets Suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. With this winter hitting record breaking cold temperatures across much of th…

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Pet First Aid Kits: Do You Have One?

We are all aware of the benefits of having an emergency first aid kit for ourselves and our family, but what about for Fido and Whiskers? In the case of emergency on the road or at home, an emerge…

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8 Secrets Your Dog Won’t Tell You

If dogs could talk, they would tell you these secrets in human language. But they have other ways of communicating these messages, if we are really listening and observing them. See Also: Translati…

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Are Pets Killing the Environment?

What has four paws, loves belly rubs, and is poisoning our planet? Some research points the finger at our fluffy friends—and urges us to be considerate of their carbon pawprints. Mother Jones recen…

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6 Ways To Comfort a Dying Cat

Thinking about life without my cat isn't something I like to do. She brings so much joy and love into our lives, that it makes me almost nauseous to think that someday she too will grow old and pass a…

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