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    What is the "transition period" when adopting a new pet?

    Sep 11 2014

    If you’re thinking of adopting a new pet, congratulations! This is a very exciting time. If you’ve done some research, you probably have a great idea of how to prepare for and introduce your new…

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    Tips for litter training your kitten

    Sep 04 2014

    Animal shelters and rescues are still flooded with cats and kittens at this time of year, so if you’ve been thinking of adopting a fluffy ball of love, now’s a good time! If you love the idea of…

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    10 tips for back-to-school

    Aug 28 2014

    It’s that time of year again – lunches to make, busses to catch, homework to do – the general pace of life approaches frantic, at least until you’re settled into the new routine. But think…

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    Protecting your cat from high-rise syndrome

    Aug 21 2014

    It happens so often that veterinarians have actually given it a name – high-rise syndrome. This term refers to cats falling from heights of over two stories, often from the windows or balconies of…

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    High-tech cats? There's an app for that

    Aug 13 2014

    While most cats can appreciate the perfect cardboard box (often one you were about to fill with something), a fine paper ball, or a vintage squeaky mouse, many are in touch with their high-tech side.…

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    August 15 is Check the Chip Day

    Aug 07 2014

    A study published in 2009 reported that pets arriving at a shelter with microchip identification are much more likely to make it home again. …

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    Summertime Tips

    Jul 31 2014

    Whew! It’s really hot outside. Humans and pets alike are seeking relief from the scorching sun and soaring summer temperatures. It may be cooler inside, but we can’t spend all of our time in the…

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    Tips for Camping With Your Dog

    Jul 24 2014

    While not all dogs are cut out for it, camping can be a fun activity you can enjoy with your dog if you’re both the outdoorsy-type. If you think your dog would be up for it, there are things you can…