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Water Safety Tips For Your Dog This Summer

Summer can be a great time for you and your dog. There are hikes to be walked, cottages to visit, boats to be ridden, and all in what you hope will be beautiful, sunny, weather. We want to help you ge…

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7 Ways to Avoid the Emergency Room This Holiday Season

During the month of December, over 25 percent of home fires are caused by holiday decorating -- claiming over 500 homes in the U.S. annually. Kitchen fires are also more prevalent during the holidays,…

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5 Tips for Safe Car Travels with Your Pet

When it comes to taking our pets for rides in the car, it’s only natural that some will be more into it than others. But whether you have the dog that loves to stick his head out the window and catch …

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10 Cold Weather Tips for Pet Parents

With Thanksgiving behind us, the cold winter months are soon to be in full swing––which means freezing temperatures and unpredictable precipitation. Pets and animals can be especially vulnerable to wi…

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10 Tips for Traveling With Pets (with video)

My two pooches generally travel well and accompany us when we go on vacation. Not all of our past dogs have been as easy, and over the years we've gotten pet-sitters for the ones that were not happy t…

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Do’s and Don’ts of the Dog Park

P-A-R-K. One simple word and ears perk up, tails go into overdrive. There are eager looks from you to the leash to the door and back to you. The dog park is a great place for both you and your furry f…

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Pet Travel 101

By Kelsey Duckett for TAILS Some pets don’t like to go far from home--their idea of a great getaway includes nothing more than a pet carrier and a car ride (or even just staying home on the couch).…

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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…

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Good advise. Thank you.

Thank you for sharing this very interesting and useful article that I save as a pdf because we're go…

Thank you for the tips. We have already put them into practice, which brings a lot of cute wild bees…

I certainly do not drink enough water!