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Helping Your Dog Cope With Back To School Blues

  Dogs Can Experience A Lot Of Stress When The Kids Go Back To School. How Can You Lower That Stress? The kids are heading back to school. Those lazy, hazy days of summer spent playing with their friends and time with their pets is over. Families are busy, hurrying off to work and school in the mornings, focused on school work and activities in the afternoon. Instead of going for walks...
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NutriSource Pet Food

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF WITH INFORMATION ABOUT NUTRISOURCE And don't forget to visit our Pawticulars Pet Boutique page to learn about the amazing products we carry for your pet.
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DON’T BUG ME! DOGS AND CATS MOST COMMON BUG BITES

The 7 most common bug bites, their symptoms, and how to protect your pet. Our beloved companions will most likely suffer from a bug bite once or more in their life. How much damage bites cause depends on the severity of the bite and/or the number of bites your pet receives. According to Patrick Mahaney, VMD, insects can transmit life-threatening bacteria, parasites, or viruses so it'...
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Tasty Homemade Treats For Dogs and Cats

COOL TREATS FOR YOUR FAVORITE K9 Strawberry Ice Cream Ingredients: 1 small tub of fresh strawberries 3 or 4 cups of low/non-fat, plain yogurt   Instructions: 1. Mash the strawberries using a potato masher.2. Mix strawberry mash with yogurt and then freeze overnight.   Carob Chip Ice Cream Ingredients: 2 six-ounce containers of low/non-fat, plain yogurt 1/3 cup of c...
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From Wolf to Woof In Just A Few Thousand Years

The importance of feeding your POOCH food that complements his ancestral diet Today, it’s commonly believed that the dog first evolved directly from the wolf about 15,000 years ago somewhere in Central Asia1. Of course, wolves were — and still are — meat-eating animals. Their teeth, their digestive systems and their behavior clearly confirm this fact. From wolves, dogs ha...
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FAQ’s On Boarding Your Dog at New Mexican Kennels

Q: I am nervous, I’ve never boarded my dog before. How can I be sure you'll take good care of my pet? FAQ: We find that because of the special hands-on care, comfortable accommodations, competent and well-trained staff, and a number of personalized activities we offer, our guests adapt very well and enjoy the wonderful experience of being part of our family. If you have any concerns, we re...
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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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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

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 these five dogs whose acts of heroism ...
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