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How Much Daily Exercise Your Pet Requires

How Much Daily Exercise Your Pet Requires

How Much Daily Exercise Does My Pet Need? While all pets need exercise every day, the amount each cat or dog requires varies. Follow the guidelines below to create a general exercise plan, and take into account your pet’s age, breed, and health for a personalized...

Common Behavior Problems in Senior Pets

Common Behavior Problems in Senior Pets

Aging Changes: Common Behavior Problems in Senior Pets Advancing age seems to bring with it a number of health issues for pets, including behavior problems. As your furry pal grows older, keep an eye out for common behavior issues that may pop up so you can get help...

Holiday Hazards

Holiday Hazards

Be Careful with Seasonal Plants and Decorations Oh, Christmas Tree: Securely anchor your Christmas tree so it doesn't tip and fall, causing possible injury to your pet. This will also prevent the tree water—which may contain fertilizers that can cause stomach...

Halloween can be Hairy for Pets

Halloween can be Hairy for Pets

Don't feed your pets Halloween candy, especially if it contains chocolate or xylitol (a common sugar substitute found in sugar-free candies and gum); Make sure your pet is properly identified (microchip, collar and ID tag) in case s/he escapes through the open door...

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Keep the feast on the table—not under it. Eating turkey or turkey skin – sometimes even a small amount – can cause a life-threatening condition in pets known as pancreatitis. Fatty foods are hard for animals to digest, and many foods that are healthy for people are...