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How Closely Related Are Dogs and Their Wolf Ancestors?

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  It may be hard not to notice the similarities between your pooch and the wolf you see at the zoo. You observe that both enjoy chewing on sticks, both enjoy lounging in the shade and both can’t get enough of curling up tightly in their favorite spot when it’s time for a nap. Depending on what type of dog ...

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Best Halloween Costumes for Pets of All Sizes

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Spooky tricks, sweet treats and festive costumes make Halloween a spook-tacular night for kids, adults, and even pets of all ages. If your family participates in the fall festivities of Halloween, you may like to include your pet in the annual fun. Below we’ll provide some starting points and ideas for some of the best Halloween costumes for pets of ...

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5 Myths vs. Facts: All About Black Cats

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With Halloween just a month away, black kitty cat costumes, spooky decorations, and pictures of black cats in witch’s hats are starting to make their annual appearance. Most everyone is familiar with the black cats’ notoriety and association with witchcraft and bad luck. But how did these legends get started, and is there any truth to them? Below we’ll take ...

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Why Your Dog Follows You Around: The Basics

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Apart from being your absolute best friend, you might wonder why exactly your dog follows you around everywhere. Can I get five minutes alone in the bathroom, please? While it’s incredibly cute and undeniably endearing, if it’s a new behavior, you may be wondering if something else is going on. Most pups follow their owners out of basic instinct. Some ...

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Helping Your Female Dog in Heat

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If you’re a first-time dog owner of a precious female pooch, you may have heard of heat but have yet to experience it. Most female canines go into heat twice a year and can attract quite the male crowd during this time. While most dogs become uncomfortable in this part of their cycle, there are things you can do to ...

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Taking Your Dog to Work? Follow These Tips!

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Some companies have “take your dog to work” days, and others simply let you bring your pooch along every day of the week. A family friend that works for a veterinary diagnostic company brings their pup, Duke, to the office Monday through Friday. As a pet-friendly company, the carpet is made up of individual squares that can run through the ...

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Caring for Your Pregnant Dog

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If your sweet pup has not been spayed, there is always a chance of pregnancy. Even a quick playdate with Fido in the neighbor’s yard can lead to the arrival of several little bundles of joy in the months ahead. If an unexpected rendezvous has you wondering whether or not Daisy is pregnant, there are several signs to look for ...

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How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

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If brushing your cat’s teeth sounds intimidating, you can rest assured that you’re not alone. Making kitty’s pearly whites sparkle may not sound like the best way to spend your day, but we can attest that all the effort is well worth it. If you’re new to this, follow the tips below to help make brushing your cat’s teeth a ...

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Tips for Camping with Your Canine

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Going camping is a rite of passage for some families. It’s the official kick off of summer, and camping with your canine makes the trip a little more hectic maybe, but it also makes it a whole lot more enjoyable.  If you’re heading out the door with your hiking books, tent, bathing suit and campfire supplies this summer, don’t forget to ...

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Paw-fect 4th of July Treats for Your Pet

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Fourth of July barbecues are generally an exciting way for Scruffy to spend his afternoon. Babies are dropping food, little tots are inadvertently leaving trails of hot dogs and bun bits behind them, and adults who can’t resist Scruffy’s sweet stare are offering little tastes of the barbecued goodness on their plates to your furry friend.  Scruffy, it seems, is ...

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