Author: wapiti

Home Remedies for Cats With Itchy Skin

Being a cat owner sometimes feels a little like being a pet detective. Felines can be elusive and mysterious, and, while that personality feature is one of the reasons we love them, it can be challenging to figure out if something is actually bothering your cat. If your pet is showing signs of having itchy… Read more »

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Do Dogs Really Have Iron Stomachs?

Here’s a sentence almost every dog owner can relate to: “My dog ate something she shouldn’t have.” Our canine friends lick, chew, and eat things that an average human wouldn’t touch with rubber gloves. When many pet parents see their dogs gnashing down raw meat, old grass clippings, and abandoned honeycombs, they assume that their… Read more »

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Why Won’t My Cat Use the Litter Box?

After a long day at the office, a grocery store run, or a PTA meeting, there’s nothing worse than coming home to a smelly surprise from your cat. Unfortunately, even the most well-behaved felines can miss their litter box on occasion. While this infrequent defecation or elimination “oops” is one of the inevitable hazards of… Read more »

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Why Won’t My Cat Eat Anything?

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The veritable kings and queens of sass, cats have earned the reputation of being notoriously hard to please. Whether it’s a preference for a particular kind of toy, a need for an always-tidy litter box, or a tendency to destroy furniture legs during particularly long winters, if your cat doesn’t like something, you’ll know it…. Read more »

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4 Most Important Labrador Health Issues to Be Aware Of

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Whether you’re a young adult or thoroughly enjoying the grey-haired glory that comes with getting older, we’re all experiencing the process of aging. Eventually, getting out of bed or touching our toes may become a bit harder. Managing the health issues that come with aging is never easy. But for our four-legged friends with a… Read more »

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How to Make Deer Antler Dog Chews

If you’re a proud puppy parent or even just a dog-lover who has seen “Marley and Me” one too many times, it’s easy to close your eyes and imagine every owner’s worst nightmare: you come home from a long day of work or a much-needed date night to utter chaos. Upon opening the front door,… Read more »

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3 Reasons Why Your Cat Won’t Stop Meowing

Humans are smart enough to know that when our pet is making a racket, there’s likely a problem that needs to be addressed. Whether they’re hungry, happy, distressed, or lonely, our furry and feathery friends have their own ways of making their needs known. Birds chirp, dogs bark, and cats meow—but how can owners decipher… Read more »

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Should You Board Your Cat When Going on Vacation?

It’s summer, which means it’s time for cookouts, beach days, and vacations. With a high number of pet parents getting ready to go on trips around (and outside of) the country during the warmer months, we thought this would be the perfect time to talk about whether or not you should board your cat or… Read more »

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How to Calm a Dog That Is Afraid of Fireworks

It’s summer, which means plenty of time spent outdoors with family, friends, and—of course—your dog! But patriotic holidays, festivals, and other events also guarantee fireworks, and that could mean a bad night for your furry friend. Although not all dogs are frightened of fireworks, more pets go missing around the Fourth of July than at… Read more »

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