health benefits to owning a pet

6 Ways Owning a Pet Is Good for Your Health

Not only does owning a pet prove to decrease levels of depression and anxiety, but it has also shown major health benefits such as decreasing blood pressure, increasing immune systems, and decreasing chances of a stroke or heart attack. 1) Pets Can Reduce Your Stress There are many studies that have tested the

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Everything You Need to Know About Cat Grooming

By nature, cats are well equipped to groom themselves. You may have noticed your cat grooming themselves several times a day, and it is not just for aesthetic purposes, but more so an instinctual purpose. Cats groom themselves to try to rid of any scents that may let other animals know they are around. Grooming

what to do if pet has heatstroke

What to Do if Your Pet Has Heatstroke

When summer hits, and the heat starts to set in, it is important to remember that your pet will need extra care during this time. With the rising temperatures and humidity, you can easily become dehydrated and overheat. This can result in falling unconscious at best, and at its worst, vital organs can fail, and

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Tips for Pets Traveling by Car or Plane

Many pet owners consider their furry friend’s family and include them in their travel plans, whether it be a quick road trip or a flight to a fun destination. While not all pets enjoy traveling and leaving their home, we have put together some tips and tricks that should make traveling with your pet more

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Should You Get Your Pet Microchipped

According to Home Again, one in three pets in the United States will become lost at some point during their lifetime. You may think this will never happen to your family, but we encourage you to take the necessary, proactive steps to ensure your pet’s safety. One of the most effective solutions is microchipping your

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Pet Dental Hygiene & Oral Care

Although we are used to hearing the phrase “dog breath”, it is not normal for a pet’s breath to be stinky. Just like humans, a dog’s dental hygiene can be a sign that other diseases are present. Poor hygiene and bad breath could potentially lead to more serious health problems in the heart, kidneys, liver,

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General Pet Safety

Pet safety is one of the most important aspects of being a pet owner. It is an integral part of keeping you and your pet happy and healthy. When first adopting a new pet, it is critical to research the best pet safety practices. Doing this before your adoption period is an even better way