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8 Fall Dangers for Dogs and Cats

Fall is officially here. The weather is getting cooler, the days are getting longer and the foliage is starting to change color here in Maine. Fall brings with it a lot of wonderful things, but there are also some fall dangers for dogs and cats that you should be aware of.

Dog Anesthesia: How Safe Is It?

Your dog needs surgery, and your heart is focused on the immediate needs of your pet. The surgery could be for an injury, illness or...

10 Tips on How to Keep Dogs Cool Outside In Summer

Summer means continuously rising temperatures. While dogs love the great outdoors and crave exercise no matter the temperature, you must know how to keep dogs...

7 Winter Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Taking care of a dog is a lot of work, and it can be even harder in the winter months. Depending on your dog's size, coat type and age, cold temperatures could be a major concern. The weather will also pose it's own set of challenges. From snow, cold temperatures and the dangers of the holiday season, there are many winter safety tips for pet owners that you need to be aware of.

How to Have A Dog In An Apartment: How To Prepare

Dogs are wonderful pets, and bring many families a lot of joy.  If you live in an apartment and want to add a furry friend to...

Top Pet Companies that Give Back

It may cross your mind about other animals that aren't as lucky as your beloved pet as a pet owner. Knowing about the pet...

DIY Puppy Proofing: 7 Quick Tips to Pet Proof Your Home

Dogs and puppies are often referred to as our "fur babies", so it would only seem right that we parent them with the same attention to safety that we would a human child. A big part of keeping your new pet safe is preparing your home for their arrival. These DIY puppy proofing tips will help you make your home a safe space for your furry family member.

The Truth About the “Safest” Dog Car Seats

The development and effective marketing of dog car seats offer a sense of security for pet owners. But just how safe are the current...

3 Crash Tested Dog Harnesses for Cars

A dog harness is a perfect tool for securing your pet in the car when extenuating factors prevent them from being safely crated. However, not...

Dogs and Kids: 17 Rules to Keep Kids and Dogs Safe

Dogs can be unpredictable. Their social language is very different compared to humans, and this is important for pet owners with kids. While some breeds...

8 Artificial Christmas Trees That Are Safe for Dogs

Christmas can be a dangerous time for your dog if you are not careful enough. There are many things that can harm your dog,...

20 Things to Keep Dogs Warm in Winter

Whether your dog only goes outside for short walks or spends hours outdoors in the cold weather, there are some things to keep dogs...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
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Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...