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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.

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Getting to Know Your Abyssinian

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Abyssinian cat. The “Aby” is thought to be one of the oldest known breeds of cats and very high on the Cat Fancier’s Most Popular list.

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AKC Breed Group: Hounds

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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Holiday Nutrition for Your Pets

It’s that time of year again. The time when everyone indulges their sweet-tooth, carb cravings, overindulging at the office parties, big family meals, etc.. You know how it goes. And there is a tendency among pet owners to over-indulge their pets too, feeding them lots of extra treats or, even worse, human foods full of sugar or fats.

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Pet Cancer Awareness Month

The month of November has been designated Pet Cancer Awareness Month by Nationwide® and the Animal Cancer Foundation™ to increase awareness and to raise funds to help combat cancer, the leading killer in pets. They began this awareness campaign in 2005.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Turkey

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is turkey. We thought it appropriate to take a closer look at turkey given that it’s found in many varieties of pet food. But turkey is also going to be the main course on many tables over the holidays and it’s likely that some of that turkey falls off someone’s plate into the mouth of your pet.

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Getting to Know Your Dachshund

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Dachshunds, the “weiner dog” breed. They are among America’s favorites, ranked # 13 by the AKC.

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Getting to Know Your Sphynx Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Sphynx cat. These cats are very distinctive and easily recognized because they are completely hairless! That’s right, they are completely bald, but even so, they are very popular.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Tomatoes

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is tomatoes. Tomatoes are one of the most common “vegetables” that people eat, second only to the potato

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National Senior Pet Month

Every month it seems we have at least one national observance that focuses on our pets. Last month it was Adopt a Shelter Dog month and this month is another special month – it’s National Senior Pet Month, a month we devote to adopting, caring for and loving our senior pets.