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Tips for Surviving the Holidays with Pets

The holidays are a time for celebration. If you have pets, however, they are something you approach with caution. You see, the indulgent nature of the holidays not only applies to people. It applies to animals, too. Pet Obesity Poses Serious Health Problems People tend to overfeed their pets when it’s a holiday or there…

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What Human Foods Can Cats Eat?

If you want to know the answer to the question “What human foods can cats eat,” you’re not alone. Many people have no idea what they can feed their pets. So, they either give them something they shouldn’t feed them or don’t give them the right amount of nutrition at all. You see, cats are…

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Smartphone Apps That Every Pet Owner Should Use Regularly

If you’re the type of person that can’t go anywhere without your smartphone, you’ll love what it can do for you as a pet owner. You see, apps add value to your life, make quick work of difficult tasks, and help you provide the best possible care you can for your dogs and cats. They’re…

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Tips for Managing a Multi-Pet Household with Ease

If your home is one with multiple pets, you know how chaotic things get. If you’re not very organized, confusion sets in. You don’t remember which pets have already been fed and which ones took their medication earlier in the day. That can be a big problem for you as a pet parent because your…

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Five Ways Being Overweight Can Harm Your Cat’s Health

Five Ways Being Overweight Can Harm Your Cat’s Health

With up to 63% of cats currently overweight, we now know about the problems that cats face when they are too heavy. If your cat is overweight, your cat is at risk for these common problems…   Diabetes Obesity is not only a risk factor for diabetes, but can make the diabetes more difficult to…

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Top Five Nutrition Mistakes Pet Owners Make

Top Five Nutrition Mistakes Pet Owners Make

Mistake #1: Not feeding a complete and balanced food. Every food (but not treats) should have a nutritional adequacy statement from the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) [often called an “AAFCO statement”] that describes if the food is complete and balanced according to AAFCO guidelines. If it is complete and balanced (meaning it has all…

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