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Can I Give My Pet Turkey

Can I Give My Pet Turkey

Here is what you need to know about serving turkey to your dog and to get your dog through the holidays safely. Turkey is not poisonous to your dog, it has lots of healthy nutrients in them for your dog. Here are some safe ways to give your dog turkey: Skip the skin....

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Flea and Tick Medicine Year Round?

Flea and Tick Medicine Year Round?

Yes. Many of these pests are still active during the winter months, no matter how cold it gets. And year-round bug preventives not only help safeguard your pet from disease, but they help protect your family's health as well. Annoying Fleas Fleas can endure very cold...

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Why Adopt A Pet From A Shelter

Why Adopt A Pet From A Shelter

You save a life. All animals at shelters are in need of a second chance. They have been lost, given up or abandoned. They are all unwanted and helpless. You are giving them a new life in a loving home. You help pet overpopulation. There are not enough homes for all...

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Easy Homemade Dry Dog Shampoo

Easy Homemade Dry Dog Shampoo

The ingredients to make dry shampoo are very easy. It's really cornstarch and baking soda. The cornstarch helps absorb oil and the baking soda deodorizes. This is all you need: 1 cup of cornstarch 1 cup of baking soda essential oil (optional) an empty spice container...

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Tips to Prevent Your House Smelling Like Dog

Tips to Prevent Your House Smelling Like Dog

Wash Your Pets’s Bed The first tip is also the simplest – wash your dog’s bed at least once a week. The fabric retains odors, so your house will never smell fresh if you don’t wash it often. Vacuum Furniture Many of us love to cuddle with our pets on the sofa, so the...

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Washing Your Pooch In Cooler Weather

Washing Your Pooch In Cooler Weather

Keep wet dogs inside Rule one for bathing your dog during the colder months is to keep your dog indoors until they are completely dry. Putting your dog outside during the winter months while wet increases risk of hypothermia. If your dog has a thick coat that dries...

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Do I Still Need Flea Treatment In The Fall

Do I Still Need Flea Treatment In The Fall

Many pet owners want to stop giving their dogs flea and tick medication during the winter months. However, even in cold climates, it is still recommend to continuing treatment all year long. Fleas and ticks can remain real dangers even during the dead of winter.

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Where Do Fleas Go During The Fall Months

Where Do Fleas Go During The Fall Months

Fleas do not like sunlight, so they often go in tall grass or take shelter underneath piles of leaves. These environments shield them from the light while at the same time providing an opportune location to lie and wait for a host.

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Are Fleas More Active During The Fall?

Are Fleas More Active During The Fall?

Fleas flourish in cooler weather. They’re active in temperatures of 70-75°. In conditions such as these, they can complete their natural life cycle in a matter of weeks; and a female flea will typically lay 30-50 eggs a day! Put two and two together, and you have...

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How To Kill Fleas Fast

How To Kill Fleas Fast

Treat your dog with a fast-acting flea treatment – dead fleas are easier to wash away. Use a flea comb — dip comb in a mixture of dish soap and water to kill remaining fleas on comb. Bathe your puppy or dog with a flea shampoo. Treat your dog with a flea spray.

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