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Why is Spaying Important? | Happy World Spay Day

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Why is Spaying Important? | Happy World Spay Day

The Health Benefits of Spaying and Neutering The health benefits of spaying and neutering alone should be enough to encourage most people to take action.    According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, neutered male pets are less likely to get testicular cancer and are more likely to avoid prostate problems. Spayed female pets benefit even more, especially when spayed before their first heat. Spayed pets have less risk of developing uterine infections and breast tumors, which are cancerous around 90 percent of the time in cats and 50 percent of the time in dogs....

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4 Ways to Be A Responsible Pet Parent

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4 Ways to Be A Responsible Pet Parent

It’s February and love is in the air. While many of us think of Valentine’s Day, Being A Responsible Pet Parent is a month-long February event dedicated to celebrating and caring for our fluffy, loved ones. Today, we’re breaking down four ways you can be a responsible pet parent to celebrate Being A Responsible Pet Parent month throughout February. 1.   Safety First! Nothing shows care and concern for your pet, like making sure they are properly secured when traveling. The Los Angeles Times states that it’s estimated that tens of thousands of car accidents are caused yearly by unrestrained pets....

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Valentine’s Chocolates and Dogs

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Valentine’s Chocolates and Dogs

Hey pet lovers, it’s almost that loving time of the year again! That’s right, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to give you some last-minute reminders on how you can make Valentine fun for you and your dog in a safe manner! As you may already know, chocolate is one of the most poisonous foods for dogs, but unfortunately, Valentine’s day is all about chocolates! When celebrating this year, remember to:  Keep Valentine’s Day chocolate away from your pets! You’d be surprised at how easily dogs can dig their way through a heart-shaped box without your knowledge....

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Pet Theft Awareness

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Pet Theft Awareness

What special event is on February 14th? No, it isn’t Valentine’s Day; it’s Pet Theft Awareness Day! Every year, hundreds of innocent pets are picked up from their front yards and taken away to be sold to companies for testing or breeding. We have this day dedicated to our furry friends so as to bring awareness to this public issue and prevent kidnapping from occurring. Sadly, most pets are considered “property” by the government, which is why tracking down a kidnapped pet often takes days and even weeks. In this article, we’ll give you some tips on how to keep...

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Visual Aid Guide Dogs: Dogs That See For You

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Visual Aid Guide Dogs: Dogs That See For You

They say that a dog’s a man’s best friend, but that’s not all. Dogs should be held near our hearts because they can guide us and others in other ways too; one great example of this can be found in service dogs. Service dogs are dogs that are specifically trained to help their owners (who may be physically or mentally disabled) to navigate their everyday life. Service dogs are well known and well respected across the country for their help. Today, we’ll be focusing on one specific type of service dog: those who help their visually impaired owners, also known...

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