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How to Toilet Train Your Puppy in 3 Days

Toilet training is one of the common challenges that pet owners face when they first adopt a new dog. We run through some basics for you here.
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How Much Water Should My Dog Drink?

Your dog will likely drink around 15-25ml per lb of body weight per day. There is variation depending on the  water content in their food and exercise.
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Training Your Pet to See the Vet

When it comes to your pet’s health, a lot can change in the span of one year. Therefore, many veterinarians recommend semi-annual visits, but...
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What to Know Before You Get an Alaskan Malamute Puppy

The Malamute, similar to the Samoyed and Siberian Husky is an ancient breed that is valued for its endurance and strength. They can have a very independent and strong-willed personality so an experienced owner is recommended. Training and socialization will also help to keep your dog happy and free from behavior problems.
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10 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About Cats

Are you pretty knowledgeable when it comes to our feline friends? Here are 10 fun facts about cats that you might not know.
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Cat Vaccinations

Has your cat had a vaccination recently? Regular cat vaccinations play a vital role in keeping your cat healthy and protecting them from viral infections.
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Why Does My Dog Still Have Fleas?

Unlike many parasites, most fleas live in the environment, not on your pet. And there are always plenty of new fleas waiting in the wings, ready to replace those that are killed.
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Desexing Your Dog

Desexing your dog will prevent the arrival of an unwanted litter of puppies and have a positive impact on their long term health and wellbeing.

Teaching Your Dog Not to Bark

We’ve all been the victim of an inappropriately barking dog.  It may be our own dog, our neighbor’s dog, or a friend’s dog that...
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How to Teach Your Dog to Shake

Teaching your dog to shake is a great party trick and one that is easily taught. You can even get the kids involved. Most children over the age of 7 years can be taught basic training techniques and in fact many children are more persistent than adults when it comes to training the family pet!
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Why Won’t My Cat Use the Litter Tray?

Having trouble getting your cat to use the litter tray? A common misconception is that cats do this as revenge, but the problem is not as simple as that.
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The Guide to Broken Nails in Dogs

Frequent nail trimming should be a routine part of your dog’s grooming. By keeping nails short, your dog is less likely to get injured...

The Benefits of Bird Ownership

If you have owned a bird, you already know what joy your feathered friend can bring to your life. We explore some benefits you might not have considered.
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Flea and Tick Control for Dogs

Fleas and ticks can cause serious health problems for your dog. Learn how proper flea and tick control can keep your canine companion happy and healthy.
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What to Look For in a Dog Boarding Kennel

Planning a holiday, renovations or a house move, and need to board your dog somewhere? We put together some guidelines to help you choose the right place.