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5 Ways to Cat-proof Your Holiday Decorations

5 Ways to Cat-proof Your Holiday Decorations

By Sandy Robins

Cats swinging from Christmas trees and dangling from holiday decorations make great viral video entertainment but it’s not so funny when the live action and ensuing chaos is happening in your own living room. Not to mention it can also be very dangerous.Here are five ways to cat-proof your festive...

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How Do You Install an In-Ground Fence?

By Justin Young

Have you been thinking about installing an In-Ground Fence™ system at your home? Wondering what the steps are and how difficult it would be to install? Follow these 4 easy steps to make installing your new fence a breeze.

Doing Flea Patrol in Your Home

Doing Flea Patrol in Your Home

By Sandy Robins

In many states, fleas are a year-round problem. But these parasites are at their worst in the hot summer months particularly in the humid parts of the country.News flash. Fleas only spend 20 percent of their time on pets and the rest of the time in your home! The best way to see if they have...

Moving with Pets: What You Need to Know

Moving with Pets: What You Need to Know

By Sandy Robins

Many families move to new neighborhoods or even different states over the summer before the school semesters begin. Moving is stressful for pets as they pick up on the vibes in the household and the unusual activity that precedes a move. Thus, it’s important to pay special attention prior to the...

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe From Heat Illnesses in the Car?

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe From Heat Illnesses in the Car?

By Caryl Wolff

Let me say at the outset that I am 100% against leaving dogs in hot cars. However, there may be an emergency where you can't leave your dog at home, and that's what this article is about.In the summer months cars can be dangerous, even deadly, to our dogs. We've all seen the news reports of dogs...

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How to Keep Your Pet Healthy & Hydrated

By Patrick Mahaney

As a veterinarian practicing in warm and sunny Southern California, I know the important role hydration plays in promoting my patients's best health. Water makes up 70-80% of a dog or cat's body mass, so it's a crucial nutrient to maintain normal cellular function. A loss of only 10% of the total body fluids can cause serious illness. Learn how important it is to keep pets hydrated and the signs of dehydration to watch out for.

5 Reasons to Stay Out of the Pet E.R. This Summer

5 Reasons to Stay Out of the Pet E.R. This Summer

By Tony Johnson

Watch out for the top 5 summertime threats to your pet that I have seen and treated in my 17 years as an emergency vet.