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Help! My Dog Has Seasonal Allergies

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‘Tis the season for sniffling noses, watery eyes and allergies of all kinds. While Fall is great for watching the leaves change colors, cooler temperatures and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, allergies for both humans and pets might be one mark of the season we’re not giving thanks for around the Thanksgiving table. If you suspect your dog has allergies, there are ...

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Training Your Puppy to be a Therapy Dog

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Recently, chaplains at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston blessed and welcomed therapy dogs and their owners in an effort to thank them for their service. Maybe you heard about this event and it further grew your interest to certify your puppy as a therapy dog one day. Maybe at one time in your life, you were helped ...

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What To Do If Your Dog Runs Away

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Many pet parents have had firsthand experience with their dogs running away or have heard unfortunate stories of their friend’s pet breaking loose. It’s not pleasant to think about, but it is, unfortunately, a possibility for any pet owner. Whether your dog has just gotten away or has been gone for an hour, there are steps you can take to ...

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Common Cat Health Problems and Solutions

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As pet parents, we want the very best for our feline friends. Below are some of the more common health problems among cats, their symptoms and solutions. Feline Leukemia Virus What is Feline Leukemia Virus (FelV)? FelV is a virus that suppresses a cat’s immune system and can lead to other problems like kidney disease, anemia and cancer. It is ...

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How To Control Your Cat’s Shedding

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Kitty snuggles are quite possibly the sweetest, most comforting and adorable thing there is. While the snuggles are great, kitty usually leaves behind a trail of hair, indicating exactly where she cuddled up on me. I’ll be the first to admit that if I have black dress pants on or a nice sweater I’m wearing to a formal event, giving ...

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6 Tips for Choosing the Right Dog Breed

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Oftentimes we address questions or problems that brand new or longtime pet owners have. However, what if you’re not quite a pet owner just yet but are seriously considering getting a forever friend? Today, you have come to the right place. Choosing the right dog breed can seem overwhelming when there are hundreds of options available. However, don’t fret. We’ll ...

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Dangers of Retractable Leashes

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After first bringing home a brand new pup, you are faced with decision after decision. What kind of crate should you buy? Is one brand of dog food better than another? Should you put Fido in training classes, and if so, when? Which leash is the most suitable? There are a plethora of leashes you can choose from to take ...

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Debunking Dog Walking Myths

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Did you know that here at Cane Bay, part of our services include dog walking? We love having the opportunity to walk your precious pooch, and we think it’s an important part of every dog’s day. While walks can be extremely fun and healthfully beneficial to your pet, they can also be a source of stress if your dog hasn’t ...

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Is Crating My Dog Cruel?

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Have you ever considered crating your dog but thought, “No, that’s too cruel”? There sometimes can be confusion surrounding the idea of crate training a dog. If used in the right manner, crating your dog can actually create a private, safe space for your pet to go when he is anxious, overwhelmed or tired. According to Best Friends Pet Care, ...

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Nip Your Puppy’s Nipping in the Bud

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If you recently added a puppy addition to the family, you most likely have learned that while puppies are full of spunk, life and hundreds of cuddles, they also need a whole lot of training. At some point, potty-training your pooch, teaching her to sit and quit nipping all while getting her accustomed to your new home may seem overwhelming. ...

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