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10 Pet Safety Tips for Fourth of July

Fireworks. Cookouts. Warm weather. Patriotic music. Pool parties. Fun in the sun. Fourth of July is one of the most enjoyable holidays to gather with your loved ones. Unfortunately, the holiday can be scary and potentially dangerous for our pets. Here are some Fourth of July pet safety tips to remember during your holiday celebrations, so you can have a fun and hazardous-free time with your pet.

  • Keep your pet away from alcoholic beverages.
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Dirty Dog: Make Bath Time Easy with Rinseless Shampoo 

Dirty dog? Bath time can be as fun as play time, and as fast as your dog can fetch with Don’t Worry… Don’t Rinse Me! by Ark Naturals. The waterless shampoo couldn’t be easier to use!  Your dog will be feeling clean and pristine in just 2 simple steps:

  1. Pump product onto your hands or directly onto the dog’s coat
  2. Gently massage the foam all over

Your hands will be clean (not sticky,

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Puppy Anxiety: Calm Your Dog with Happy Traveler

Hate the feeling of being anxious and stressed? Your pup does too! Unlike you, your dog can’t sip on some warm tea, take a soothing bubble bath, pick up a book, take a yoga class, or talk to a therapist to release or lessen his anxiety. Just like stress can affect your daily life, dogs can have stress that negatively impact their life as well.

If you think your dog may be stressed,

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Why Does A Dog Circle Before Laying Down?

This article originally appeared on chewy.com.

Does Your Dog Perform This Unusual Ritual?

Dog behavior can be puzzling—and pretty funny—at times. If you’ve ever been amused watching your dog undertake the seemingly elaborate preparation for taking a nap, you know what we mean. Turning around in circles before lying down is a “very common behavior in dogs. I have owners ask, ‘Why do dogs circle before lying down?’ all the time,” reports Dr.

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Reduce Your Dog’s Shedding

This article originally appeared on chewy.com. 

Contributed by Dr. Alison Birken, owner and DVM of Victoria Park Animal Hospital.

As a small animal veterinarian practicing in hot South Florida, dog hair shedding is one of the most common concerns from my clients. By owning a 150-pound Saint Bernard that belongs in the Arctic, not on the sunny beaches of South Florida, I can totally relate with my pet parents’ frustration when it comes to dog hair shedding.

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A Healthy Diet is your dog’s best friend

Happy dog, happy owner, right? 

Your dog’s nutrition and diet are vital to its happiness. The wrong foods – particularly those enjoyed by humans but aren’t meant for man’s best friend – can cause upset stomach, sickness or worse. Goodbye garlic, grapes and guacamole! 

Naturally, it starts with a well-balanced diet, whether it’s a high-quality commercial dog food that’s grain-free, or a homemade recipe that gives your canine the proteins,

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Howliday Gifts Ideas for Your Dog

It’s that time of year again – the holidays! ‘Tis the season for delicious food, spending time with loved ones, and of course, gift giving. Since our four-legged friends are part of the family, we cannot forget them during this holiday season. Now is a great time to spoil your favorite pooch with a new toy or treat. Below, we wanted to share with you some great gifts ideas for dogs this holiday season. Happy shopping!

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Baby Alert: Introducing Your Pet to a New Baby

Congratulations! You’re about to (or just did) welcome a new bundle of joy into your life. This is an exciting (and potentially nerve-racking) time for you and your family, including your dog and/or cat. Pets are smart. Between your changing moods and all the new baby furniture in the house, they know something is up. However, your dog or cat still doesn’t “get” that a little baby infant will be making his or her debut in the home.

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Puppies and Pumpkins: Fun Fall Activities to do with Your Dog

The weather is cooling down, leaves are changing and falling, pumpkin spice flavors are everywhere, so you know what that means…Fall is officially here! Fall is also a great time of year for you to get out and have some fun adventures with your favorite dog pal. During this season, the weather isn’t too hot or too cold, so you’re able to be outdoors without you or your furry friend being too uncomfortable.

For this article,

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Claws Out: Ways to Keep Your Cat from Scratching the Furniture

“No…no… Don’t do it! Stop! Stop!” …. Sigh.

Does this sound like something you’ve yelled out to your cat before? Most likely, it’s because you’ve got a scratching problem. Your beautiful armchair is ruined. The couch has seen better days. It seems like your cat is scratching everything but her scratching post! Ironic, right?

Unfortunately for you and your furniture, scratching is a normal cat behavior. However, your favorite little feline isn’t trying to maliciously destroy your home.

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