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10 Things to Look for in a Pet Boarding Facility

When you’re away from home and your pet can’t come along, you want a pet boarding facility that will provide as much of a home-away-from-home as possible so your pet is safe and secure, and you don’t have to worry about their well-being. Here are 10 important things to look for in a pet-boarding facility.

7 Ways to Succeed at Pet-Proofing Your Home

Young pets are as curious as young children, except rambunctious kittens and puppies have jumping and climbing abilities that crawlers and toddlers have not yet mastered. As pets age, they’ll learn the ropes about what’s off-limits in their home and what’s not, but they still remain pets – which means they’ll always be curious and […]

What Is the Most Common Health Problem Among Pets?

That “cat breath” or “dog breath” that your pet is exhibiting isn’t temporary – it’s a sign that something is amiss with their oral health. Gum disease or untreated dental infections pose serious health risks to animals, and it can cause them great pain, tooth loss, and potentially spread to their heart, kidneys, or other […]

5 Reasons Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

Humans aren’t the only ones who have health emergencies. But you can’t take your dog, cat, or other pet to the local ER if they suddenly develop a life-threatening condition. And you shouldn’t have to scroll through your phone contacts, leave an after-hours message with your regular vet, and hope for the best. Knowing that […]