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Are Puppy Training Classes Worth It?

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Are puppy training classes worth it? If you recently got a puppy, you may have asked yourself this exact question. A plethora of opinions exist, as well as a myriad of groups that agree and disagree. While some people believe puppy training classes are just a gimmick and training can be done at home, others boast of the socialization skills ...

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Do Pets Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

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An alarmingly high number of people both in the U.S. and abroad suffer from anxiety and depression. While dealing with these can be dreadfully difficult, did you know pets can help? Study after study has shown that pets help improve both mental and physical health in a plethora of ways. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression or stress, or you ...

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Looking to Adopt? Consider These Local Animal Shelters

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We love our furry friends and dear pets. Not only are they man’s best friend, but they’re part of the family. If you’re considering adding a new bundle of fluff to the clan, what are some of the best local animal shelters you can adopt from? If you live in the Summerville area and have started searching for your next ...

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Should You Shave Your Dog for the Summer?

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In the summer, we humans like to shed as many clothes as possible to cool down. Is the same true for your dog? When the hot, South Carolina sun starts beating down, what are the best ways to cool off your pet? Is shaving the way to go? Debating About Shaving? You Might Want to Hold Off… While it may ...

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Preventing Cat Litter Tracking

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Have you ever been walking around the house and found little tiny grains of cat litter – or worse – sticking to your feet? If so, you’re not alone. While cats are overall clean animals that spend much of their time cleaning themselves and grooming, sometimes they still track cat litter around your clean home, which can be frustrating for ...

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The Best Animal Welfare Charities to Support

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If you’re an animal lover who is enthusiastic about supporting charities that believe in the same level of animal care you do, you may have considered giving to an animal welfare organization. With so many options available, it may be hard to know which charities do the most good. Below we’ll provide a list of some of the most highly ...

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Why Do Dogs Scoot Across the Floor?

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While it’s not the most pleasant thing to talk about, many pet owners find themselves asking the veterinarian why their dog scoots her bottom across the floor, and perhaps more importantly, what can be done about it. If you have noticed your dog scooting her bottom across the living room floor, you’re not alone. There are several different reasons your ...

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Is a Grain-Free Diet Safe for Your Cat?

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Whether a result of celiac disease, an effort to stay healthy or just the desire to cut out gluten, many people have started the gluten-free diet. It’s a popular trend among people, but it has recently been gaining popularity among pet cats as well. If you’ve heard of it, you may be wondering if either a grain-free or gluten-free diet ...

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How Much Should My Dog Sleep Everyday?

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Maybe you just brought home a new puppy, and you’re surprised at how much she is sleeping. On the other hand, maybe you noticed your aging dog spends more hours asleep than awake. Should you be worried? It is completely normal for dogs to sleep more than humans. If the sleeping becomes too excessive, it may be worth looking into ...

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South Carolina May Ban Animal Cruelty Offenders From Adopting Pets

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In recent weeks, South Carolina lawmakers have been taking proactive steps to defend and ensure the proper treatment of animals. Previously, we wrote about the state’s proposal to crack down on puppy mills and tighten regulations. Around the same time, two South Carolina lawmakers proposed additional bills that would limit or completely restrict an animal cruelty offender’s ability to adopt pets. ...

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