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Ways To Keep Your Pets Cool

Ways To Keep Your Pets Cool

Here are some ideas to keep your dog cool during the hot days of summer: Keep plenty of fresh water out for them.  Keep them hydrated. Take regular breaks to cool down if you are outside with them. Use an elevated or cooling bed if your house is a bit warm for them....

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Peanut Butter Banana Fur Baby Cake

Peanut Butter Banana Fur Baby Cake

It’s a peanut butter banana cake topped with a creamy peanut butter Greek yogurt frosting and decorated with an assortment of Milk-Bone biscuits. This cake is doggy heaven. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup ripe banana, mashed 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 2 large eggs 1/2 cup milk...

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Peanut Butter & Banana Pup-Cakes

Peanut Butter & Banana Pup-Cakes

Yields: 15-18 cupcakes or two 4-inch round cakes. Ingredients ∙ 2 cups quick oats ∙ 1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter ∙ 1/4 cup coconut oil or olive oil ∙ 1 mashed banana (preferably overly ripe) ∙ 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce ∙ 1 egg ∙ 2 tsp baking soda ∙ 1 tsp...

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Obesity In Your Fur Baby

Obesity In Your Fur Baby

Pet obesity is an increasing problem for most domestic animals. Dogs, Cats, and other pets are at risk for obesity simply due to the nature of being a pet. Most pets are well fed regularly and don't spend enough time exercising to properly balance the calories they're...

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Safety Tips to Keep in Mind With Dogs and Babies

Safety Tips to Keep in Mind With Dogs and Babies

As your dog and baby get to know one another, these safety tips will keep them both safe and they will grow up together. Set up your baby's nursery as soon as you can. By setting up the nursery sooner than later, you give our dog time to adjust and explore this new...

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Are Lilacs Poisonous To Cats?

Are Lilacs Poisonous To Cats?

While the common lilac plant (Syringa vulgaris), is safe for all animals, the Persian lilac of the Melia genus is very toxic for cats. The Persian lilac can cause gastrointestinal distress, muscle weakness, tremors, and seizures if ingested.  But the common lilac is...

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Is Rawhide Bad For Dogs?

Is Rawhide Bad For Dogs?

Consuming rawhide risks choking and digestive problems, so talk with your veterinarian about whether it's OK for your dog to have.  Rawhide for dogs certainly seems like a clever concept, but dogs can find themselves sick and in pain if they eat too much of the...

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When Do Kittens Start Eating Food?

When Do Kittens Start Eating Food?

Anytime within four to six weeks is when kittens start eating food because it's easy for them to consume and digest. If their mom hasn't done so already, lead them to the dish and gently put a smidgen of food on their mouths a couple of times.  Actually, it's OK to...

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Tick Control in Dogs

Tick Control in Dogs

Ticks are parasitic organisms that attach themselves by mouth to the skin of dogs, cats, and other mammals. These parasites feed on the blood of their hosts and can cause toxicosis or hypersensitivity, and in some cases blood loss anemia. Ticks can also be...

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Benefits Of Owning A Pet

Benefits Of Owning A Pet

Pets have always been known as man's best friend (dogs in particular), and while that may be true, it is also true that they are much more than a good companion. Owning a pet is a big responsibility, it puts a person in charge of another life, and the benefits are...

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