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Take Your Dog to Work Day

Take Your Dog to Work Day

Professional pet owners rejoice! June 17-21st is “take your pet to work week”! Friday, June 21st is the official “take your dog to work” day. This pet holiday was created by PSI in 1999, to raise shelter awareness and adoption. But, before you go ahead and mark it...

Pet Friendly Plans You Can Make This Easter

Pet Friendly Plans You Can Make This Easter

Pets have become an increasingly important part of people’s lives, so it’s no surprise to anyone that fur parents look for new ways to incorporate pets into holiday celebrations. One such celebration many of us look forward to is Easter. Whether you have...

How to Prevent Pet Poisoning

How to Prevent Pet Poisoning

Last week, we shared six things that may poison your dog or cat. If you haven’t yet given it a read, we highly recommend it. It’s Pet Poison Awareness month and we are dedicated to helping fur parents like you keep their treasured pets safe. So, this week,...

6 Things That May Poison Your Dog or Cat

6 Things That May Poison Your Dog or Cat

Most poisons are obvious, but some may sneak up on you from the most unlikely sources—like your table scraps. Because of this, fur parents report over 100,000 cases of pet poisoning each year. While many of these result from the nefarious acts of strangers...

Is Grain-Free Food Harming Your Pet?

Is Grain-Free Food Harming Your Pet?

What do you feed your dog? Chances are Fido gets to swipe a few bits of human food here and there, but when it comes to his regular meals, you have likely selected a brand and diet that is healthy and that he prefers. Cat owners may have an even more difficult task....

February is pet dental awareness month

February is pet dental awareness month

Yes, our fur babies do have the same dental problems as their human counterparts! They too can experience tartar and black buildup, that can cause periodontal disease and gingivitis. Fun fact: up to 92% of dogs, and 83% of felines over the age of 3 have periodontal...