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  • What To Do If Your Cat Has A Fever During A Disaster

    If you're a good pet parent, chances are you already know what to do if your cat gets ill during day-to-day life. But what if it happens in the middle of a disaster, like a hurricane or an earthquake? With roads out of service, and power and phone lines down, you could find yourself in a jam. Here's how you can prepare for the chance of your cat developing a fever during a major disaster, where you can't just hop in a car and drive to your usual vet's office.
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  • What Dog Owners Need To Know About Caring For Elderly Pets

    Your dog doesn't stay a puppy forever. When you dog is a part of your family, you can enjoy every stage of life. Puppyhood silliness gives way to adult loyalty and steadiness. But those adult years move into senior years, and as your dog ages, he will need more special care. Here is what you need to know about caring for your dog as he gets older.  1. Exercise is still important.
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  • For The Love Of Retrievers: Choosing A Family Companion

    If you are ready to welcome a dog into your household to fill the role of family companion, some of your friends and acquaintances have probably recommended the Labrador retriever or the golden retriever as ideal choices. These popular breeds are just two of the retrievers that are recognized by the American Kennel Club, however. Learn a little about each of these wonderful dogs to figure out which one will tug the hardest at your family's heartstrings.
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  • Does Your Cat Have A Problem With Scratching? What You Need To Ask Before You Choose Declawing

    If your cat has a problem with scratching and clawing, you may have been considering declawing, which will permanently rid your cat of its claws. Before you opt for surgical declawing, you should consider whether or not the procedure will be best for your cat. Here are four questions you should ask before you choose declawing. Does Your Cat Go Outside? When cats go outside, they often make good use of their claws.
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  • Worried About Your Dogs Health? How To Avoid The Canine Flu

    You probably know that flu season is in full swing. Because of that, you're probably taking plenty of precautions to keep you and your family healthy. If you have canine family members, you should be taking steps to protect them as well. You see, canine flu season is in full swing too. Unfortunately, the canine flu can make your poor dog feel downright miserable. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take to help keep canine flu away.
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  • Boarding Tips To Ensure Your Dog Is Well Cared For

    Your furry pal is always there for you, but there are times that you just cannot be there for your buddy. Whether it's for vacation, or for some other reason, if you have to be away from your pooch, you want your furry buddy to be taken care of the way you would, if you were home. Boarding is a good option, as you don't have to rely on friends or family to take care of your dog for you.
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  • The Ultimate Buying Guide For New Puppies

    There's something so special about bringing new puppies home. They're so full of life and energy, leaving your family in good spirits throughout the day. Make sure this experience is pleasant for everyone by keeping this buying guide in mind.  Purebred vs. Mixed There are two breed categories you can select from when it comes to puppies: purebred and mixed. Both have their advantages depending on what you're looking for. If you want a clearer picture of what the puppy will look like once it's an adult, purebred is the way to go.
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  • Keep Cool, Kitty, And Carry On: What You Need To Know About Heatstroke In Cats

    Whether your kitty ventures outdoors or remains inside without the benefit of air conditioning, be attentive to heat wave temperatures during the summer months. Heatstroke can have fatal consequences, so learn how to recognize the signs, how to provide immediate life-saving care when heatstroke strikes and what you can do to prevent such a situation from occurring. Inefficient Kitty Cooling Systems Hyperthermia, or heatstroke, occurs when a cat's core body temperature soars too high.
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  • Getting Your First Puppy? How To Get Ready

    When you are planning to get your first puppy, whether you are going to buy a puppy from a breeder or adopt them from a shelter, you are likely overwhelmed with excitement. However, you do not want to allow your excitement to keep you from being ready and prepared for when your new puppy comes home with you. There are many steps you should take to get ready for your new puppy before you bring them home.
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  • 4 Emergency Reasons To Take Your Cat To The Vet

    If you have a cat in your home, you'll want to do all you can to keep your furry feline healthy. This is sure to allow you to feel happier and will enable your pet to continually feel well. However, there are various emergencies that may occur, and it could be necessary to visit an emergency cat vet. Of course, you'll want to find one that is in your area to help you get the lowest price.
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