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  • Reasons To Keep Your Pet's Vaccinations Up To Date

    While owning a pet can be fun and fulfilling, it comes with responsibilities too. Your pet can't make decisions about their medical care, so it's up to you to make sure they stay healthy. Here are some of the top reasons why you need to keep your pet's vaccinations up to date. 1. Pets can't tell you how they feel Your pet can't talk, and if they're ill, you may not realize it until they feel so bad that it affects their behavior.
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  • 3 Tips For Coping With Separation Anxiety In Dogs

    If your dog is anxious, or simply very attached to you, they may be prone to bouts of separation anxiety when you're away. If a dog has separation anxiety they may howl, cry, and bark the whole time you're gone. Dogs with separation anxiety also tend to destroy belongings and go to the bathroom inside as responses to their stress. Since a dog with separation anxiety is obviously in distress, it's important to treat it in a proactive manner.
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  • How To Make Sure You Purchase A Healthy And Thriving Lizard

    Do you have a love for reptiles? Maybe lizards in particular? If so, you've likely been considering adding one to your family as a pet. If you're not real familiar with caring for a lizard, you may not know exactly what to look for in a healthy reptile pet. Because these majestic creatures can oftentimes be pricey and so can their care, you may opt to buy one at a discounted price or through a private seller.
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  • What To Do If Your Cat Loses A Tooth

    Most pet parents would be alarmed to notice a tooth left behind by a pet, and cat owners are no different. If you think that your cat has lost a whole tooth or a portion of a tooth, here's what you need to know about what to do next. The Exception It might surprise you to learn that if your cat is still just a kitten, there's likely nothing wrong going on here at all.
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  • Preparing For Your Dog's First Boarding Experience

    As much as you love your dog and hate leaving him or her behind, there are times when this might be necessary. The first time you leave your dog at the boarder will be the hardest. However, there are some ways you can prepare for this first experience to make it easier on the both of you. 1. Visit the boarding facility beforehand. A month or two before you plan on leaving, take your dog to visit the boarding facility you'll be using.
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  • 8 Great Reptiles For The Children's Librarian

    Libraries are changing with the times. No longer are they quiet places full of dusty books and lots of shushing. Today's libraries are vibrant places where people talk, interact, and learn. They go far beyond books. In fact, libraries loan tools, build with robotics, teach coding, and serve as a place of learning for their entire community. Children's librarians have even been adding reptile displays to help patrons experience the creatures first hand.
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  • Leaving Your Cat At A Boarding Kennel? 3 Ways To Prepare

    Dropping your cat off at a boarding kennel can make all the difference in them feeling comfortable while you're away and making sure that your cat is safe while you're gone. If you're concerned about finding the perfect kennel for your cat to stay at, you'll want to consider the following tips to ensure that their day goes smoothly while you're gone. Pack Food and Treats Most kennels allow the owners to bring the cat their own food from home, making it a good idea to look into finding a kennel that allows this so that your cat can be healthy while you're gone.
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  • 3 Optional Vaccines For Your Cat

    Not all vaccines are required for your cat to ensure their health. There are some vaccinations that are recommended more on an as needed basis, which is generally based on your cat's health history and where you live. Here are three optional vaccinations you should discuss with your veterinarian. #1 Feline Infectious Peritonitis This is an infection that most cats contract when they are kittens. When a kitten contracts feline infectious peritonitis, it is unfortunately often fatal.
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  • Properly Caring For Your New Feline's Teeth

    If you just took in a cat to keep as a pet, you undoubtedly wish to give it the very best care so it lives a long and healthy life. It is important to take the time to care for your cat's teeth, as failing to do so can cause inflammation, tooth loss, and other health problems as a result. Although a veterinarian will conduct a tooth cleaning process during a routine visit, it is a good idea to continue with good oral hygiene practices on your cat's teeth between visits.
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  • Tips For Training Pets For Emotional Support

    If you have a dog or other pet that you really enjoy having with you, you might realize that you feel a lot more emotionally stable when he or she is still with you. This is helpful because it allows you to better manage your emotions. However, it can be difficult to take your pet with you into public spaces or on public transportation. The best solution to this issue is to make sure that your pet is qualified as an emotional support animal.
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