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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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Cold Weather Pet Safety

October 23rd, 2015 by Kathleen Kintz | Posted in: Pet News

Cold weather is coming, are you and your pets prepared? Summer has a lot of dangers for pets, but winter can present new challenges. Cold weather pet safety can be just as important as summer pet safety! Winter Wellness Help your pet weather the cold a bit better by getting them a checkup before the …Read More


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Our Favorite Search and Rescue Dogs

September 10th, 2015 by Kathleen Kintz | Posted in: Dogs, Pet News | Tags: ,

There are so many fantastic search and rescue dogs that it is very hard to pick just 5! We managed to whittle the list down with great difficulty. 5) Barry the Mountain Dog Barry the St. Bernard reportedly saved over 40 people in his lifetime. He predates the St. Bernard, but worked as a mountain …Read More


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Here are some common ferret issues and how to fix them: Nipping Many ferrets, especially young ones have issues with nipping. It usually happens due to over excitement when playing. Ferrets don’t get immediately that human skin is much more delicate than ferret fur, and they can’t play with people hands the way they do …Read More


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Dallas' First Cat Cafe was quite a hit

We had the pleasure of attending the first ever Dallas Cat Cafe this past Saturday! We brought the adoptable kitties a whole box of treats for them to enjoy. The coffee was provided by a local company, and the feline companionship was provided by Operation Kindness. Every cat below is adoptable! This is the extremely …Read More


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It's National Pet Cancer Awareness Day!

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month! The purpose of today is to raise awareness for cancer in pets. Cancer is a unique illness in that can affect any pet, but some breeds and species are more prone to types of cancer than others. Poodles, Boxers and German Shepherds are all breeds that are more …Read More


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August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Vaccines are possibly the most important technological marvel of our time. They are fantastic feats of science, and serve a very important function. They protect against deadly diseases, in humans and in pets. It is the simplest way to ensure that your pet lives a long and happy life. …Read More


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February is Dental Health Month

February is Dental Health Month! Brushing your teeth is something that most people don’t even think about. They just do it! But not many people ever think about brushing their pet’s teeth. That is where Dental Health Month comes in! The main objective of Dental Health Month is to spread awareness about pet dental health, …Read More


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Why Has California Banned Ferrets

Ferrets are legal in 48 out of 50 states. The only two that don’t allow them is California and Hawaii. The question is: why? Why has Hawaii and California banned ferrets? The two states have a couple of reasons for this ban. California has stated that their reasons for banning ferrets are: that the pet …Read More


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Dental Health Importance

February is Dental Health Month! Brushing your teeth is something that most people don’t even think about. They just do it! But not many people think about brushing their pet’s teeth. Periodontal disease is the most prevalent disease among pets. Periodontal disease occurs when plaque from food begins to form underneath the gums of the …Read More