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Preparing for Your Dog’s First Trip to the Office

Preparing for Your Dog’s First Trip to the Office

By Justin Young

Thinking of taking your dog to the office this Friday for National Take Your Dog to Work Day? Make sure you’re not biting off more than you can chew.

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Leash Training Puppies: Part 2, Walking Your Puppy

By Caryl Wolff

This is part 2 of the series on leash training puppies. The first part was about the prep and getting him used to his collar or harness. Now we'll introduce your puppy to walking on the leash outside.

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Leash Training Puppies: Part 1, Introducing the Collar or Harness

By Caryl Wolff

This is a 2-part article on leash training puppies. The first part is about the prep and getting him used to his collar or harness, and the second is about the mechanics of training.

Cat Body Language 101

Cat Body Language 101

By Meredith Stepita

Learning to read cat body postures can decrease your cat's stress and may even save your cat's life.

Planning for a Pet-Friendly Destination

Planning for a Pet-Friendly Destination

By Caryl Wolff

One of the top resolutions people have is to travel more. Some destinations are more dog friendly than others. How should you make your decision when deciding where to go?First, decide where you want to go and what you want to do because your choice determines some of the questions to ask. For...

Old Pets Can't Jump - Products That Help Them Get to Higher Places

Old Pets Can’t Jump - Products That Help Them Get to Higher Places

By Sandy Robins

Just like people, dogs appreciate their independence around the home in order to access their favorite places. And the same goes for elderly cats that are no longer as agile as they were in their younger years. Stairs and ramps strategically placed around the home solve the problem.Initially,...

Caring for Your Dog in Winter Weather

Caring for Your Dog in Winter Weather

By Justin Young

With an Arctic Blast gripping a large portion of the country at the start of the year, going outdoors was challenging. But, winter is just getting started. If you have pets, there are cold weather health hazards you have to look out for to keep you and your pet safe.According to the Association of...