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Keeping Your Little Dog Safe

By ruthmacpete

As many of you may know, Jett is the newest addition to my furry family. Although I’ve had many dogs throughout my life (Poodle mixes, Chows, Scottish Terriers, a Briard, a Doberman, and most recently,

How to Hike Safely With Your Dog

By ruthmacpete

Hiking is a great activity for people and pets. Besides the beautiful scenery and fresh air, you get a healthy dose of exercise. Before you set out on a hike with your pet, here are

Foods You Can Share With Your Pets

By ruthmacpete

We often hear about foods we can’t share with our dogs: chocolate, grapes, raisins, fatty foods, onions, foods with the artificial sweetener xylitol, macadamia nuts, etc. With so many “don’ts,” what human foods can we

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

By ruthmacpete

Eve​ry year hundreds of pets throughout the country are lost or injured during 4th of July Celebrations. Here are five tips you can follow to help keep them safe and stress-free. 1.Keep your pets indoors

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe This Summer

By ruthmacpete

Summer is officially here! As the temperature rises across the country, the risk of summer dangers also rises, especially for your pets. Follow these simple tips in order to keep your pets safe and cool

Everything You Need to Welcome Your New Dog

By ruthmacpete

Dog adoptions have reached record levels during the COVID pandemic. If you are thinking about adopting a new dog and being part of this nationwide trend, make sure you have everything you need to welcome

Green Pet Living: How to Help Your Pets Go Green

By ruthmacpete

With COVID dominating the news, it is easy to overlook that April 22nd is Earth Day. However, in many ways, COVID has directed a new spotlight on the importance of the environment. The spread of

Pets and COVID-19

By ruthmacpete

What You Need to Know About Pets and COVID-19 1. Can dogs and cats transmit COVID to people? At this time there is no evidence that dogs or cats can transmit COVID-19 to humans. 2.

Pet Essentials During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By ruthmacpete

While everyone across the country is following stay-at-home orders and stocking-up on household essentials, it is important for pet parents to plan for their pets too. Buying groceries and supplies either online or at a store