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Cat Café Craze

Unless you live under a rock, you have probably read or heard about the new pet craze, Cat Cafés. Cat Cafés are essentially a small coffee shop that also houses resident cats for you to interact with while you sip your latte. The first one of these opened in Taipei in 1998 and was named "Cat Flower Garden".

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Getting to Know Your Newfoundland

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Newfoundland. “Newfies” belong in the Working Group category of the AKC Breed designation.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Peas

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is peas. Peas are typically a staple in the American consumers diet, but should they be used in your pet’s diet?

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National Train Your Dog Month

For the past eight years, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) has designated the month of January as National Train Your Dog Month to bring awareness to the importance of training and socializing your dog to make them a well-rounded, well-behaved member of your family.

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Getting to Know Your Pomeranian

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Pomeranian. “Poms” as they are referred to by Pomeranian lovers, are in the Toy category of the AKC, but despite their small stature, they have big personalities!

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AKC Breed Groups: Sporting Dogs

The American Kennel Club categorizes their 190 breeds into 8 different groups. As part of our ongoing breed series (Getting to Know Your…), we wanted to take a global look at these classifications and what characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups.

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Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language

Dogs can’t talk but they can communicate with us if you read their body language. Most dogs are quite expressive with their movements and expressions. A few may be a bit more bashful or stoic, but if you pay attention, you will clearly be able to read them and understand what they are saying with their body language.

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Getting to Know Your Norwegian Forest Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Norwegian Forest Cat or the Skogkatt as they are known in their native Norway or the “Wegie” as they are affectionately called in the United States.

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New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

The holiday season is wrapping up,with  just one more blow-out to go, New Year’s Eve. Not only is New Year’s a time for celebration, it’s a time for reflection. Many of us spend time during the season identifying New Year’s resolutions, or commitments for change you intend to accomplish during the coming year.

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Getting to Know Your Siberian Husky

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Siberian Husky. Typically called “Huskies”, they are widely recognized for their wolf-like appearance and very popular, ranking #12 on the AKC Most Popular list.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Manganese

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is manganese. Manganese probably isn’t something you are very familiar with, but it is widely found in different forms in pet foods.

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The Perfect Gift for Your Pet

The giving season is upon us once again, and no matter what holiday you celebrate during this time of year, Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day or even Festivus, getting the right gift for your loved ones can keep us busy during the month of December.