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The Latest Solutions for Pet’s Suffering from Canine Noise Aversion

  Canine noise aversion is an animal welfare issue that impacts the human-animal bond. A change in barometric pressure, thunder or lightening may trigger the first symptoms of noise phobia. In some extreme cases wind or rain can create the problem if the animal associates this weather with the traumatic noise that so often follows intense storms. Natural disasters of all types can ...
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The Latest Solutions for Pet’s Suffering from Canine Noise Aversion

Canine noise aversion[i] is an animal welfare issue that impacts the human-animal bond. A change in barometric pressure[ii], thunder or lightening may trigger the first symptoms of noise phobia. In some extreme cases wind or rain can create the problem if the animal associates this weather with the traumatic noise that so often follows intense storms. Natural disasters of all ...
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How to cool animals down when temps soar

  Practice basic summer safety The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous—for pets and people. It's difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the double blow of intense heat and storm-caused power outages, sometimes with tragic results. The Humane Society o...
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Hot Cars Can Kill Pets

On a warm day, ask yourself the following question: “Is it too warm to take my pet along today”? Cool outside doesn't mean cool in the car It doesn't have to be that warm outside for a car to become dangerously hot inside. Here are some facts: When it's 72 degrees Fahrenheit outside, the temperature inside your car can heat up to 116 degrees Fahrenheit within an hour. When it's 80 de...
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A Memorial Day Tribute - K9's In Service

A MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – K9’S IN SERVICE Memorial Day is dedicated to remembering and celebrating all Americans who serve or have served in the military. In this Special Blog post, we honor our canine companions who bravely served in the military.   March 13, 1942, was the birthday of the U.S. K9 Corps. Highlighting a few of the brave canines that served our Country through the years are t...
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Guide to Auto Travel with Your Pet

  When you’re planning a trip, there are dozens of details to consider, if you decide to include your pet(s), you’ll need to plan for its needs as well as your own. We’ve got some handy tips for keeping your pet calm and comfortable during your trip, so let’s get started Preparing for Your Trip Lists Create a list and stock up on all the things that will increase your pet’s comf...
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Fun, Sun, and Safety For Your Dog

  Tips on keeping your dog safe during the dog days of Summer   1. Walk Your Dog When It's Cool This is probably an obvious tip but one that people often forget; the best time to walk your dog is in the morning or late evening when the pavement is cool. Avoid walking your dog in the afternoon when the sun is high in the sky or early evening because the pavement will be hot. ...
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Kennel Cough In Dogs

Kennel cough, the common name given to infectious canine tracheobronchitis, is a highly contagious respiratory disease among dogs. As the name suggests, it is typified by inflammation of the trachea and bronchi. This disease is found throughout the world and is known to infect a high percentage of dogs at least once during their lifetime. It is also sometimes referred to as bordetello...
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Get the right haircut for your dog - every time.

When it comes to getting the right haircut for your dog, it’s helpful to understand the different terms used in the grooming profession. This article provides an overview of the most common terms used by professional groomers. It will help you make sure that you and your groomer are on the “same page,” when it comes to your discussing the results you want from your dog’s next hai...
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Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease in pets is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets, in the United States, as well as in many other parts of the world. The disease is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets. Once in evidence, the heartworms cause severe lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs in the bod...
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