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How to Pick the Right Vet

Whether you’re a first-time pet guardian, moving to a new city, or just unhappy with your current vet, there’s no doubt that finding the right doctor for your animal companion is important. Just as yo…


6 Awesomely Eco-Friendly Dog Beds

For Earth Month, we're really trying to cover our topics. And we'd be remiss if we didn't include some environmentally friendly ideas for keeping our furry friends in line with mother nature. As someo…


10 Fascinating Facts About Cats

By David Aaron Moore, Networx People love their pets. Be it a cat, dog, hamster or goldfish, most U.S. residents have some kind of non-humanoid companion sharing their home. According to a survey b…


Eco-Friendly Pet Care

With an increasing number of us choosing to make the change to a greener, more sustainable way of life for ourselves and our families, it makes sense to extend our eco-friendly inclinations to caring …


Are Your Pet’s Expenses Tax Deductible?

From the Editors of The non-passing of the HAPPY Act (HR 3501) at the end of the 111th Congress left a lot of pet owners sad. If enacted, the bill would have given a $3,500 tax credit to pe…


Hamster in the House

My family is growing. We'll be getting a new member next week. Namely, a hamster, earnestly requested by my younger daughter, will be the surprise Christmas present next week. I'm scared. I don…


Dog Colds: When They Require a Vet

Can dogs get colds? Surprisingly, weepy eyes and sniffles can strike both an owner and dog alike. By the Editors of Although people can power through uncomfortable sympt…


Doggie Hotel With Café, Spa and Happy Hour!

"Every dog must have his day."
 ~ Jonathan Swift What a day it will be if you indulged your pampered pet in luxury accommodations. The Sniff Dog Hotel is a popular Portland, Oregon (pet-frien…


Dogs: Worse for the Environment than SUVs?

By Julie Knapp, MNN If you’re a dog owner and call yourself eco-conscious, guilt might set in after reading the new book Time to Eat the Dog? The real guide to sustainable living by Robert a…


Does Your Dog Need Boots? DIY Dog Booties! (with Pattern and Video)

My dogs are not happy campers in the winter. Every morning my husband takes our two hefty dogs for a one-hour walk on our rural road. They come back limping. With the snow and rock salt on the roads, …


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