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Both Indoor and Outdoor Plants Can Be Harmful to Your Pets

harmful plants for dogs and cats

Keeping your pets out of harm’s way is a job you take very seriously. That’s why it’s important to take special care when checking the plants that you have in and around your home, as some of the everyday flowers and other plants you may think are innocent to own can actually do more harm …

Keep Your Furry Friends Safe This Halloween | Safety Tips for Your Pet

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pet For kids – and kids at heart – Halloween is the spookiest night of the year. However, for dogs and cats, Halloween can be downright scary and stressful. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be when you follow these safety tips from The Dog Market. Keep pets away from chocolate …

Clicker Training and Positive Reinforcement

Clicker Training and Positive Reinforcement

There are really five things you need to know about clicker training your puppy or dog. It’s fun. It’s effective. It’s easy. It can be done with dogs of any age. It works through positive reinforcement. This technique is based on the use of a small, hand-held clicker that signals your support of good behavior …

What Does Professional Grooming Do for My Dog?

What Does Professional Grooming Do for My Dog?

Regular grooming is extremely important for your canine friend. Not only does it keep dogs’ coats clean and manageable, it also enables you to do a quick health check any time you need. There are many benefits to grooming your dog. It aerates the fur. It promotes healthy fur growth. It encourages good blood circulation. Reduces …

Obvious Signs Your Pet is Stressed

Obvious Signs Your Pet is Stressed

Stress is more common in pets than you probably think. They get bored, they can get stressed. Something changes in the house, they can get stressed. Construction starts on the end of the street, they can get stressed. Moving homes can sometimes cause stress. Stress has a powerful impact on pet health, like humans, but …