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Five New Year Resolutions Pet Parents Should Make

- 12/31/2015 11:55:14 AM
Five New Year Resolutions Pet Parents Should Make

The arrival of the new year creates an urge to self improve -- whether it’s losing weight, quitting smoking or increasing exercise.

This year, why not make a resolution that’s good for your pet, too?  After all, they can’t improve their diet or get more exercise on their own; they depend upon us to make their lives healthy, safe and happy. 

We asked our Canine Company pet care professionals for their advice on the best resolutions pet parents can make to help their furry family members thrive in 2016.  Here’s what they said:

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Questions to Ask the Pet Sitter for your Family’s Peace of Mind

- 12/28/2015 11:05:43 AM
Questions to Ask the Pet Sitter for your Family’s Peace of Mind

Pet sitting is an increasingly popular choice for pet parents who must leave the family dog or cat behind when they go out of town. Knowing the family pet is in a comfortable, familiar environment, rather than at a kennel, takes some of the worry out of leaving.

 

But not all pet sitters are created equal, and pet parents should take the time to find atop-notch pet sitting service you can trust.  

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Does Your Dog Have the Winter Blues? Try These Boredom Busters!

- 12/28/2015 10:56:01 AM
Does Your Dog Have the Winter Blues? Try These Boredom Busters!

Could your pet be bored?  He’s stuck inside all day while you're at work and the kids are at school …  then just gets just a quick walk in the evening because it’s cold and dark out and the sidewalks are icy.

Boredom can lead problem behaviors like incessant barking, scratching at doors and chewing on furniture so it’s important to address boredom before those problems begin.

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