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Spring Pet Care Tips

Spring Pet Care Tips

The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months. Even with gas prices as inflated as they are, hopping in the car for a joy ride with your canine companion always comes to mind when the sun begins to shine. It is important to avoid leaving your pet in the car on hot days, even with the windows...

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How Long Should Pets Be Outdoors In Winter

How Long Should Pets Be Outdoors In Winter

Many pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, even fatal if pets are kept outside too long. By understanding the hazards of winter weather and how long to stay outside safely, however, every pet owner can help their cats and dogs enjoy time outside without unmanageable risk. Dangers of Staying Out Too Long Even on a sunny winter day that may seem mild and balmy in comparison to blizzards or ice storms, there are risks for pets that may be out too long. If a pet is exposed to wintery conditions,...

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Winter Pet Dangers

Winter Pet Dangers

Pets face many unique dangers during the coldest months, but savvy pet owners can take steps to keep their dogs, cats and other pets safe and comfortable no matter how low the temperature goes. Top 5 Dangers to Pets in Winter – And How to Keep Pets Safe The exact dangers pets face vary depending on seasonal conditions and pets' individual tolerances, but understanding these common dangers can help every pet owner avoid unnecessary risks to their beloved pets. Frostbite and Hypothermia As temperatures fall, pets are at risk of lowered body temperatures, cardiac arrest, freezing tissues and other problems...

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Removing Ticks From Your Pets

Removing Ticks From Your Pets

Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it. Ticks especially like to nest in the head and neck area. When feeling around your pet, you may encounter an area where you feel a small round lump. If you spread the hair and see a tick, here are the steps you need to take to remove it: - First of all, you should have latex...

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