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Getting to Know Your Russian Blue Cat

Today in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Russian Blue. Russian Blue’s are easily recognizable by their distinctive silvery grey coat.

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Nutritional Needs of Your Dog - Part 1

We are kicking off another series on our Petnet blog and will be taking a deeper look into proper dog and cat foods and specialty diets. Walking down the aisle at your local pet store can be intimidating given the wide array of foods available for your pets, but there are guidelines that should make it easier to pick the right food for their needs.

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Respect Your Cat Day

March 28 has been named Respect Your Cat Day. The origins of the holiday are not really known other than a press release put out by a website called National Today. They trace the origins back to a 1384 edict by Richard II of England forbidding the consumption of cats. I guess that would be a sign of respect.

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AKC Toy Group Class

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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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Cherries

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is cherries. Who doesn’t love cherries - cherry pie, cherry cobbler or sweet maraschino cherries? While they may be tasty, are the healthy for your pets?

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Getting to Know Your Great Dane

The next breed we want to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Great Dane. Great Danes are one of the more easily recognizable dog breeds because of their ‘great’ size.

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Myths About Cats and Kittens

Today we’re going to examine some beliefs that pass as common knowledge or folklore regarding certain feline behaviors. Many of these myths are false although some may have some glimmer of truth to them.

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Getting to Know Your Devon Rex

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Devon Rex. The Devon is a small pixie-like cat with big ears and a big personality.

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Should You Get a Dog Walker?

Last week we wrote about the benefits of the daily walk for your dog {link}. Hopefully we convinced you to start a new routine with your dog and schedule a daily walk. For those of you with job or family responsibilities that make that commitment a challenge, we want to make you aware of a great alternative – Dog Walking Services.

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Benefits of the Daily Walk for Your Dog

We frequently write about the importance of exercise for your dogs. Not only does it help keep their weight in check (yours too!) but it helps keep their minds alert and attentive. A daily walk should be a requirement for every dog, no matter what size of dog, big or small, short or tall.

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World Spay Day

February 26th has been designated World Spay Day.  This special day was started in 1995 by the Doris Day Animal League and is now recognized by over 70 countries around the globe.

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Getting to Know Your Border Collie

The next breed we want to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Border Collie. Border Collies are said to be one of the most intelligent dogs, easy to train and quick to learn.