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When the cold weather hits we tend to stay indoors more and bundle up when we go outside. The same rules should apply to our four-legged friends; they are also susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite in extreme cold weather. Exposed skin on noses, ears, and paw pads can quickly freeze and suffer permanent damage. Follow […]

Adding a cat or dog to your family can bring a lot of joy. In addition, the benefits for children are great: increased self-esteem, nurturing skills, cooperation and, learning to build an unconditional, loving bond. Before you bring home a new pet, however, it is important that you and your children understand some simple rules […]

Pets do not handle hot weather in the same way as humans. When we are hot, we sweat to release heat; dogs hang their tongues out of their mouths. As a result, pets do not have as easy of a time cooling off and need our protection and care to stay safe in the heat. […]