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First Aid For Pets 101

June 10th, 2016 by Kathleen Kintz | Posted in: Cats, Dogs, Ferrets, Pet Health

First aid for pets is something every pet parent should know. We all hope we’ll never have to use the skills, but they are very important skills to learn! Your pet could choke on their food, fall on a sharp object, or even suffer a seizure. Knowing how to render first aid gives you the …Read More


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A Starters Guide to Ferret Care

March 25th, 2016 by Kathleen Kintz | Posted in: Ferrets

Welcome to a Starter’s Guide to Ferret Care! Think of this as a 101 class on caring for ferrets. We’re going to cover the basics today, like what ferrets eat, how they play and litter box training! Not many people know about ferrets and their care, so we put this quick guide together to quickly …Read More


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Ferrets are illegal to keep as pets in Hawaii, California, Washington D.C. and New York City. California and Hawaii are the strictest areas, outright banning the sale, import, transport or keeping of ferrets. You can obtain a permit from the California Department of Fish and Game to keep ferrets, but they do not allow them …Read More


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Ferrets are interesting little pets! There are a lot of ferret behavioral mysteries that leave pet lovers baffled. They sometimes hiss, they wag their tails like dogs, and they seem to steal everything! Some ferret owners may wonder, why does my ferret do these things? Is there any rhyme or reason to these behaviors? Wagging …Read More


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Pet Theft Awareness

February 26th, 2016 by Kathleen Kintz | Posted in: Cats, Dogs, Ferrets | Tags: , ,

The number of pets stolen is on the rise, and anyone could be a victim. Pets are stolen out of backyards, from in front of supermarkets and even from unattended vehicles. One woman had her husky lured away from her front yard, while she was inside her home! We’re going to talk about how to …Read More


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Anyone who has tried to switch their dog or cat’s food knows that it doesn’t usually come easy. Sure, labs and beagles might wolf down the delicious new food they’ve never had before but cats? Good luck switching their food for anything less than the finest tuna. But there are also other issues that can …Read More


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Sometimes you see an ingredient listed on a cat treat and think “Why did they include that?” Sometimes it is more along the lines of “What the heck is that?” There’s a rule of thumb floating around that if you can’t pronounce it, don’t give it to your pet. That rule isn’t always necessarily the …Read More


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Sometimes you may see an ingredient listed on a dog treat and say “Why did they put that in there?” It may seem strange to see ingredients like parsley and chia seed anywhere but on top of lasagna or in a smoothie, but they have their place in dog treats too. These ingredients, among some …Read More


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Dental treats are an important part of your pet’s dental hygiene routine. They are especially important if your pet does not like having their teeth brushed. Chewing on dental treats can be a good way to help your pet keep their teeth clean between brushings. Dental chews work by scraping away the plaque and tartar …Read More


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Last week we talked about the dreaded periodontal disease and went briefly into what it can do to your pet’s teeth. Long story short, it’s a good idea to brush your pet’s teeth regularly! The only problem is, your pet might not want to have their teeth brushed. We’ve researched a few good ways to …Read More


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The reason your vet (and your dentist!) keeps hounding you about brushing is periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has various stages, but starts with the inflammation of one tooth. It is caused by bacteria that sticks to the surface of teeth. This film is called plaque. Saliva will eventually harden plaque into tartar. If tartar forms …Read More


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2016 New Year’s Resolutions

December 30th, 2015 by Kathleen Kintz | Posted in: Cats, Dogs, Ferrets | Tags: , , , ,

It’s almost 2016! That means it’s time for some 2016 New Year’s Resolutions! Do you remember what you resolved last year? Did you actually do it? Well if you did or if you didn’t, we have 10 great new pet New Year’s resolutions that are sure to get you and your pet on the right …Read More


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Adopting a new pet is the greatest feeling in the world! Giving a pet a loving home is one of the best things people can do. But navigating the waters as a new pet owner can be a big task! Here is a quick checklist on the things you should do after adopting a new …Read More