Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

is pet insurance worth it?

Sometimes, the quirks and qualities that so endear us to our pets are the same characteristics that may get them into precarious predicaments. Your curious cat hops up on the table and starts finishing off your morning cup of coffee. Your playful pup noses its way into a nest of barbwire. Car accidents or attacks…

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Why In-Home Pet Sitting is a Better Option Than Boarding

Pet Sitting vs Boarding. Which is better? Are you planning a trip and wondering what to do with Fido while you’re away? Are you wondering whether to choose boarding, grandmas house, or in-home pet sitting. While boarding (even with grandma) can be a convenient option, it can also be stressful for pets. In-home pet sitting,…

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Which Dog Breeds are Good with Cats?

which dog breeds are good with cats

Would you know which dog breeds are good with cats?  When someone hears the saying, “fighting like cats and dogs,” they might guess that cats and dogs are and have been eternal enemies since the dawn of time. Beyond their portrayal in the media as hypervigilant, aggressive, and bloodthirsty for cats, there are actually many…

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Should I Keep My Cat Indoors or Outdoors?

should I keep my cat indoors

Should I keep my cat indoors or outdoors is an often asked question by cat owners.  Curiosity, independence, and an endearing attitude of “I love you but on my own terms” are some of the qualities that pet owners most love about their cats.  They are also the same characteristics that may cause them to…

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Preparing for a Vet Visit

vet visit

It’s vet visit time and your veterinarian is an important member of your pet’s family. An exceptional vet will make a concerted effort to get to know and befriend your pet. They will also answer your questions, and research your quandaries. They can also point you toward resources like emergency care facilities. Whether you adopt,…

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Holiday Foods for Pets: Yummy and Safe

What’s Safe and What to Avoid The holidays are here, and meal planning may be at the top of your preparations list.  With so many holiday traditions connected to food (e.g, ham, turkey, cookies, gingerbread houses, big meals around the table), it’s hard not to share a little with our furry friends.  You may even…

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