Pet

Being a Neighborly Dog Owner

By Aurora James According to a 2015 survey conducted by Harris Poll, 95 percent of pet owners consider their animals members of the family, with many devoting a considerable amount of effort to pampering their pets. In fact, 45 percent of pet owners polled said they occasionally or frequently bought [...]

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Why Does My Cat Scratch on Things?

There’s nothing worse than coming home to the surprise redecorating of your kitchen table’s legs or living room upholstery, courtesy of your cat’s scratching instinct.  That doesn’t necessarily mean your cat has some inexplicable scratch problem that most other cat owners don’t experience as well.  There are many reasons why [...]

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Thanksgiving

Ear Infections In Dogs

SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, PREVENTION The medical term for the inflammation or disease of the outer ear canal is ‘otitis externa’. It is one of the most common diseases of pets and it is estimated that up to 20% of the dog population is affected by this disease. [...]

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Pet lover with pet allergies?

Pet lover with pet allergies?

You are certainly not alone. Many pet owners have allergies to pet dander just as they do to pollen and other allergens encountered on a daily basis. So should you have a pet if you are allergic to pet dander?  That depends, are your allergies so severe making you miserable [...]

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I love Halloween, don’t you?

I love Halloween, don’t you?

Unfortunately many pets don’t! Someone knocks on the door every few minutes sending Spot into a flurry of barking to alert you, yet again, that you have visitors. You open the door to a group of little ghosts, goblins, witches and jack-o-lanterns who suddenly shout “TRICK OR TREAT!!” which sends [...]

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