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Archive for September, 2016

Oral Fixation in Dogs :: Is It Real?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

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Oral fixation is a habit or ritual performed by both humans and animals that involves licking, sucking or having an object in the mouth frequently or at times of stress.  Many puppies go through an oral fixation stage as they begin to teeth.  This is probably due more to sooth their sore gums as their adult teeth grow in, but these soothing behaviors can stick around well into adulthood.  But what is it and is there anything we can do as pet parents to help break the habit? (more…)

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Top Reasons to NOT Feed a Natural Diet

Friday, September 16th, 2016

reasons-not-to-feed-naturalIf you’ve done your own research in to raw or natural diets for your dog, you may find some contradicting information from experts on whether feeding raw is safe for our pets or not.  We’ve found the top reasons experts in the field are against raw diets and explain the reasoning behind each so that you, as a pet parent, can make a well-rounded decision on your own. (more…)

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The Oddest Cat Behaviors EXPLAINED!

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

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Cat lovers across the world may disagree on many things, but one thing we can all nod our heads in agreement is this – cats are weird.  And it’s a good thing!  But, the fact still remains.  Our feline companions have many behaviors that leave us scratching our heads and pondering “why” so very often.  There are 3 common behaviors among cats that are the oddest…and we are here to answer that biggest question behind each – WHY? (more…)

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