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Everyday Pet Care

7 Tactics for Controlling Your Cat Allergies

There's a good chance that you or someone you know starts sniffling or sneezing when there's a cat nearby. In fact, an estimated 10 million people in the United States are allergic to cat dander. But …

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Don’t Catch These Parasites From Your Pet

As the number of pets in the United States increases, so does the likelihood that both pets and pet owners will be exposed to parasites. Recent national surveys indicate that the prevalence of major p…

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6 Most Persistent Dog Myths

There are certain dog myths that seem to stubbornly persist that passage of time. Many are kept alive by starry-eyed children watching fantasy films. Others are passed on in campfire tales, in storybo…

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Top 10 Worst Excuses for Returning Pets to Shelters (And How to Prevent Adoption Fails)

Adoption centers at shelters work towards making every adoption permanent and decreasing return rates. They screen applications carefully because they know that every pet deserves a forever loving hom…

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7 Dog Breeds that Behave Like Cats

Most people will agree that cats and dogs are a breed apart, but there are certain dog breeds that behave more like cats than dogs. As noted in Pet360 and the American Kennel Club (AKC), these breeds …

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We Put Popular Vacuums to the Test on Pet Fur

Pets provide us with so much: unconditional love, endless entertainment, constant companionship... and fur. Lots of fur. So much fur that by the time you’ve finished vacuuming the last room in your ho…

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Top 5 Safest Toys for Your Senior Dog

Just because you pup is older, doesn’t mean he or she doesn’t want to play!  Older dogs need the mental stimulation and exercise that comes from safe active play. It's easy to let exercise slide once …

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What You Need to Know About Dog Parks

Dog parks are springing up almost everywhere these days. They’re great for letting your dog socialize and exercise. After a busy day at a dog park, most dogs will be so mentally and physically exhaust…

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5 Pet First Aid Tricks You Can Do At Home

I've had dogs most of my life. For some reason, the emergency vet visits almost always happen after business hours. The last one was at 7 PM on a Friday night, and I was very glad I had my local Veter…

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Dog IQ Tests: Is Your Dog an Einstein?

How smart is your dog? Is he/she an Einstein? Dogs basically have two types of intelligence: instinctive and adoptive. Instinctive intelligence is associated with the breed and type of dog. For exampl…

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@ Vinu and Darlene: What medicine or medical procedure is safer than a vaccine? You want "safe…