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Seasonal Pet Poisons to Avoid This Summer

Monday, June 22, 2015

Summer is one of the best times of the year to get outside and play alongside your pets, but the hot season also brings with it a myriad of hazards, including toxins that can harm your animal friends.   READ MORE




The Surprising Reasons Why Cats Purr

Friday, May 22, 2015

Some cats have a raspy purr, like an old boat motor, and others have a smooth and steady purr like the constant buzzing of a ceiling fan or a bumble bee. No matter what the unique tone, chances are you fall a bit more in love with your kitty when they're curled on your lap, purring away. That simple sound is just so soothing! But there's a lot more mystery to it than you may have realized. We'll tell you why.   READ MORE




Pet Got the Itch? California Drought Causes Surge in Fleas

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Have you noticed your pet acting a bit strangely lately? Maybe they're rubbing themselves against trees or furniture to scratch their irritating bites. Or you notice them biting at their skin, attempting to get rid of the tiny critters living in their fur. If your pet is struggling, they wouldn't be the only one. California is experiencing a major flea infestation due to the changing climate and a rise in temperatures.   READ MORE




Adopting a Second Pet? Here’s What You Need to Know

Friday, March 06, 2015

Many parents choose to have more than one child because they worry that an only child would be lonesome without a sibling to play with. There are also many important social skills and aspects of development that siblings benefit from. Naturally, pet owners often think that having more than one pet would be as equally as beneficial in preventing an animal from experiencing loneliness. But there are a lot of things to consider before adopting an additional pet.   READ MORE




The Do’s and Dont’s of Bringing Your Pet to Work

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Did you know that June 24 is Take Your Dog to Work Day? As it turns out that isn't the only day you can bring your four-legged pal to the office; in fact, many days can be furry friendly: "According to a recent study by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, one in five U.S. companies allows employees to bring their pets to work."   READ MORE




The Role Pets Play in Family Life

Monday, December 29, 2014

It is no secret that many pet owners view their four-legged friends as members of their family. Just recall the number of holiday cards you received this year with a pet included in the family portrait displayed on the front. I'm sure there was more than one!  READ MORE




Holiday Pet Gift List

Monday, December 22, 2014

It's almost Christmas, which means you're probably wrapping up the last of your shopping. But it's never too late to get a little something extra for your special four-legged friend!  READ MORE




Attend the Bay Area Pet Expo in Style with Locally Designed T-Shirts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Have you heard about the Bay Area Pet Expo? It's time to mark your calendars, folks!   READ MORE




The Co-Sheltering Movement for Pets and Humans

Monday, November 24, 2014

Did you know that as many as 49 percent of women stay in abusive situations out of concern for the pets' safety? Another alarming fact: "Before 2013, none of New York City's 50 emergency domestic violence shelters offered refuge to families with pets." Thankfully, an encouraging co-sheltering initiative has been launched by the Urban Resource Institute (URI) in New York to address this issue called People and Animals Living Safely.  READ MORE




40 Percent of Pet Foods Labeled Incorrectly

Thursday, November 13, 2014

With the Pet food industry booming, Americans are expected to spend " more than $22 billion" on pet food this year. But before you buy your preferred brand, can you be 100 percent sure that the ingredients on the label are correct?  READ MORE






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