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4 Ways to Love Your Pet and the Environment

Last year, our Green Pet Care 101 article offered tips on eco-friendly pet care, including household cleaning, green treats and recycling. With the long-awaited arrival of warmer weather and Earth Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to again share our appreciation for the natural world and the beauty, sustenance and fun […]

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4 Ways You Can Help Prevent Animal Cruelty

As animal lovers, it’s hard to think about how indifferent or cruel people can be towards our fellow creatures. Fortunately, animals have people like us who care about them and are working to make the world a better place for them. Since April is Prevent Cruelty to Animals month, now is the perfect time to […]

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Pet First Aid: 3 Steps to Prepare for Pet Emergencies

None of us wants to think about our pets getting injured or experiencing any type of life- threatening situation and naturally we want to use professional veterinary care whenever possible. However, there may be a time that you become your pet’s only and best chance at a successful outcome! What if: Your vet’s office is […]

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Planning for Easter Bunny Adoption

Last April I found myself browsing the pet listing on Craigslist Columbus. With Easter just around the corner, an influx of “baby bunnies! Easter special!” posts were littering the pages, one after the other. I could not help but wonder how many people were lured into the $5 bunny frenzy unprepared. Unfortunately, over 900 rabbits […]

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Simple Remedies for Sensitive Skin

Like humans, many dogs suffer from sensitive skin, and one of the top reasons dog owners take their pups to the vet is for skin irritation. Dry skin, skin rashes due to allergies, and constant scratching are common issues dogs face. Consistent vet visits can be costly, especially if they don’t seem to be solving […]

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Growing Up Wild

Spring is a time when many animals begin their mating seasons, which will be followed shortly by lots of baby critters! Infancy is a very interesting period in an animal’s life. Animals have to learn how to find food, avoid predators, reproduce, and much more – all in a very short amount of time. How […]

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Making a Difference: Why I Foster

The year after my college graduation, pet fever hit me harder than ever. I had always grown up with pets around, and then, especially then, during my awkward, ‘I am out of school for the first time in almost 17 years, I have no idea what I am doing with my life,’ stage as I […]

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Spaying and Neutering: The Healthy Choice!

Spaying and neutering our pets is of great importance. Not only does spaying and neutering help reduce an overwhelmingly high stray/homeless, neglected and unwanted pet population, but it can also help reduce or eliminate certain health risks for your pet. Below is a review of some of the medical and behavioral issues that arise in […]

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