4 Holiday DIY Pet Toy Ideas

4 Holiday DIY Pet Toy Ideas

4 DIY Holiday Toys for Your Pet Pets are wonderful gift recipients. They appreciate anything you give them, regardless of how much time or money you spend. Plus, you don’t have to be extraordinarily crafty to create homemade gifts your furry pal will enjoy. Make your...

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Indoor Enrichment for Pets When the Weather Is Bad

Indoor Enrichment for Pets When the Weather Is Bad

3 Invigorating Indoor Activities for Pets Bad weather got your pet is going stir-crazy from being cooped up indoors? Try incorporating indoor enrichment activities! These games will exercise not only your furry pal’s body but also their mind, allowing them to burn off...

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Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes? November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and with an estimated one in 300 dogs and one in 200 cats developing the disease during their lifetime, it’s important for pet owners to recognize the risk factors and signs. Here are some things...

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5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at Gardner Animal Care Center would like to use this time to reveal the truth behind common myths about cancer in pets and spread awareness. Learn what really happens when a pet...

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Halloween Treats to Keep Away from Your Pet

Halloween Treats to Keep Away from Your Pet

Halloween can be a night filled with treats, but keeping your pet safe doesn’t have to be tricky. If you keep in mind that the candy bowl is solely for trick-or-treaters and not for your furry pal, you can both have a fun, safe October 31. When celebrating the...

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3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

Socializing your new pet is so important for their development and is more than just an excuse to show off your adorable new puppy or kitten. Ensuring your pet has many good experiences in the world around them will give them the ability to adjust to whatever life...

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Recognizing Pain in Your Cat

Recognizing Pain in Your Cat

Cats are notoriously stoic animals. They may have been domesticated for 10,000 years, but their instincts still tell them to hide their vulnerabilities. This trait can make recognizing when they are in pain difficult. Your cat may experience pain for numerous reasons,...

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It’s Time to Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

It’s Time to Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

Do you know what would happen to your pet in an emergency? If you don't know, it is important to take these steps to ensure their safety if the unthinkable becomes a reality. #1: Ensure your pet is always wearing current identification In an emergency, your pet may be...

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Answers to Your Cat Questions

Answers to Your Cat Questions

Do you have a cat, or are you hoping to get one soon? Taking care of a cat is a commitment. To help, we answered some common cat questions to help you care for the kitty in your life.  Question: Do cats really need baths? Answer: Cats are known for their fastidious...

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Why Is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Why Is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Is your dog continually licking their paws? Many pet owners become frustrated with this action in their dogs and want to help them overcome it. Before breaking out socks or putting a cone on your dog, try to discover the underlying cause so you can cure the problem....

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