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4 Easy DIY Holiday Pet Toys

4 Easy DIY Holiday Pet Toys

4 DIY Holiday Toys for Your Pet   Pets are wonderful gift recipients. They appreciate anything you give them, regardless of how much time or money you spend. Plus, you don’t have to be extraordinarily crafty to create homemade gifts your furry pal will enjoy....

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3 Ways to Help Less Fortunate Pets

3 Ways to Help Less Fortunate Pets

What better way to embrace giving back than by helping out less fortunate pets? Here are three ways to give back to your local pet community this holiday season—and year-round.   #1: Volunteer at a local animal shelter No better present exists than the gift of...

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4 Ways to Care for Your Senior Pet

4 Ways to Care for Your Senior Pet

The worst part about pet ownership is that our beloved cats and dogs never live long enough. As their golden years draw near, it’s time to think about how you can best preserve their health and maintain their quality of life. Here are four guidelines to follow as your...

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How to Help Your Pet Maintain a Healthy Weight

How to Help Your Pet Maintain a Healthy Weight

In honour of National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, we’re shedding light on three ways to feed your pet to help them maintain a healthy weight. Follow these three tips to ensure your four-legged friend is more fur than fat!   #1: Feed your pet using a food puzzle A...

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3 Ways to Enrich Your Cat’s Life

3 Ways to Enrich Your Cat’s Life

Without adequate enrichment, your cat may begin to display problem behaviours. Lack of physical and mental stimulation can lead to inappropriate scratching and elimination, overgrooming, and even bullying behaviour. Keep your feline friend entertained with the...

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Recognizing If Your Cat Is in Pain

Recognizing If Your Cat Is in Pain

As we know, Cats are very stoic animals. While they were domesticated for 10,000 years, their instincts still tell them to hide their injuries and vulnerabilities. This trait makes it difficult for cat owners to identify when their pets are in pain. There are numerous...

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Pet Disaster Preparedness

Pet Disaster Preparedness

Have you thought about what would happen to your pet in an emergency? If you're uncertain, follow these steps to ensure their safety if the unthinkable becomes a reality.  #1: Have your pet's essentials ready Keep a pet emergency travel kit ready in case you have to...

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Tips for Litter Box Success

Tips for Litter Box Success

As a cat owner, there are few things worse than finding cat urine on your favorite sweater or blanket. You might wonder if your cat hates you? No need to worry! Your cat's inappropriate urination is not spiteful! Actually, they are most likely signaling you for help!...

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Tips for Bringing Your Cat to the Vet

Tips for Bringing Your Cat to the Vet

When was the last time your cat visited the vet? While it's stereotypically true that cats do not love going to the vet, regular veterinary care is truly essential for lifelong good health for your cat. Cat's are excellent at hiding their illnesses and pain and often...

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