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What You Should Know About the Bordetella Vaccine

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At one point or another, your dog’s veterinarian will most likely talk to you about the Bordetella vaccine. As a non-core vaccine, it is often recommended for dogs that frequently spend time with other canines either at daycare, training classes, dog parks or kennels. The vaccine primarily protects against Bordetella bronchiseptica, a bacterium that is one of the most common ...

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How to Help South Carolina Pets in Need This Holiday Season

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This time of year, South Carolina shelters have seen an increase not only in homeless animals, but also in pets that lack basic housing and necessities to keep warm this winter. If you live in the area and are interested in helping, there are several ways you can contribute or spread the word to aid our furry friends state-wide. What ...

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South Carolina Inmates Help Train Rescue Animals for Adoption

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Animals Are Saved From Euthanasia, Given a Second Chance at Adoption Since 2013, the Allendale Correctional Institute has welcomed dogs and cats – some of which had troubled pasts and lackluster futures – inside its walls. The purpose? Inmates are given the opportunity to love, care for, and ultimately train rescue animals for future adoption with a loving family. Inmates ...

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How To Keep Your House Clean With Pets

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With the holidays quickly approaching, attempting to keep the house clean and presentable for guests may be a struggle – especially for pet owners. A well-loved pet oftentimes translates to a well-worn couch, hair on the dishes and mud on the rug. Wondering how to keep your house clean with pets? If you have a shedding fur baby and are ...

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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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