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Why You Should Let Your Dog Sniff on Walks

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You know the importance of taking your pooch for frequent walks, but did you know it’s just as beneficial to let him stop, sniff and smell those sidewalks? Believe it or not, there are actually benefits for you and your pup if you take the extra few minutes to let your dog sniff during walks. Sniffing Is Your Dog’s Main ...

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South Carolina Shelters Rescue Pets in Hurricane Delta’s Path

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Shortly after Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc on the Southern U.S., Hurricane Delta swept through Louisiana once again leaving people, places and pets to face devastating effects from a powerful storm. South Carolina shelters stepped in to help their sister state care for the many animals in need of a home. How South Carolina Shelters Helped Rescue Pets When The Humane ...

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Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

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While Halloween is a fun time for children, it can be a potentially dangerous night for pets. Candy, costumes and countless visitors can all pose problems. The Halloween safety tips below have been designed to help keep your furry friend safe as you celebrate the spooky holiday. Be Cautious With Costumes Though adorable, some costumes may be downright uncomfortable and ...

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Why Do Cats Chase Lasers?

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Watching a cat chase a laser is arguably more entertaining for us than it is for the actual feline. If you own a cat or have a friend who does, you likely have discovered that cats love lasers. In fact, the enthusiasm, determination and overall intensity with which your furry friend lunges for the toy might have at first surprised ...

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Keeping Your Pet Safe Around Fertilizer

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A freshly manicured lawn during the summer can be a source of pride for homeowners. Typically, however, keeping a well-maintained lawn requires using fertilizer. For pet parents, this can raise some red flags. Can you have a pristine yard and keep Fido and Peaches safe at the same time? Below we’ll discuss tips on keeping your pet safe around fertilizer. Which ...

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Can Dogs Swim in Pools with Chlorine?

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In the South Carolina heat, little feels better than cooling off in a refreshing pool at the end of the day. If you’re headed out for an afternoon dip, it’s possible your dog may want to join you – but is it safe? Can dogs swim in pools with chlorine? Are Chlorine Pools Safe for Dogs? In general, yes, dogs ...

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How To Prevent Dog Urine From Killing Your Grass

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If you’re a dog owner, it’s likely at some point you’ve dealt with yellow or brown dead patches on your lawn where Fido likes to do his business. While this may frequently frustrate owners, it’s no doubt a common occurrence. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to prevent dog urine from killing your grass. Why Does Dog Urine ...

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4 Common Questions About Hybrid Cats

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Hybrid cats have become a topic of discussion in recent years as they continue to grow in popularity as domestic pets. What exactly are hybrid cats, and are they safe to own at home? What Are Hybrid Cats? Hybrid cats are domestic cats that have been crossbred with wild felines. According to the Pet Poison Helpline, the first hybrid cat ...

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Is Microchipping Your Dog Recommended?

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Is microchipping your dog recommended? While some people advise against it, most veterinarians and animal welfare organizations across the nation encourage it. Below we’ll discuss the details of a microchip, potential risks, and the benefits of having your dog microchipped. What Is a Microchip? A microchip is a form of identification that allows you and your pet to reunite should you ...

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10 Common Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats

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While houseplants are a nice way to liven up your living space during spring and summer – or even during the drab months of winter – not all of them are safe for our feline friends. In fact, some of the most popular, low-maintenance plants in homes across America are dangerous if ingested by kitty. Below you’ll find a list ...

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