What Treats Are Safe For Chinchillas?

With their long life span, curious personality, and fascinating behavior, owning a chinchilla can be a rewarding experience. A chinchilla can make a wonderful and loving pet and offers a safe, hypoallergenic alternative to owning a cat or a dog. Of course, part of being a good pet owner is…

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5 Unusual Pet Rodents You May Not Know About

For many people, owning a cat or a dog isn't possible. Some people turn to rodents as suitable, loving, and fun pets due to housing restrictions or personal preferences. While many people know that hamsters, gerbils, or guinea pigs make fine pets, several rare and unusual rodents make fantastic pets.…

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Which pet food claims and features should brands track?

“No artificial flavoring or coloring” has been a popular pet food claim for more than a decade now, to the point that it’s almost a given that pet foods don’t include such ingredients. In fact, this type of “free from” claim seems to have been far eclipsed by others such…

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Is It Normal for My Cat to Sleep So Much?

It's no secret that cats love to sleep. The average feline slumbers 15 hours a day, and some sleep up to 20 hours within a twenty-four-hour period. While a kitten may not sleep as much as a senior cat, it's safe to say that all cats spend a lot of…

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DIY Toys For Your Pup!

Dogs are lovely new family members that bring joy, energy, and entertainment to any home. Part of owning a dog is providing loads of exercise and playtime. But, if your dog is rough on its toys, you could be burning through new toys at an alarming rate. Buying new dog…

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Which US pet owners spend the most on pet food?

Gen Z pet owners spend the most annually on their pets overall in the U.S., including for social media content, while regionally, pet owners in Austin, Texas, spend the most on pet food per month. Those are some of the takeaways from two separate surveys of U.S. pet owner spending.…

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Ask Dr. Jenn: Does my Dog have Dementia?

First, good for you for managing your aging dog’s arthritis pain and recognizing her behavior change. Aging can create pain, confusion, and anxiety in our pets, but they often hide it. It takes an attentive pet parent to pick up on the cues our pets give us. What you are…

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Hypoallergenic Dogs: What Breeds Won’t Make You Sneeze

Pet allergies can be a real nuisance for those who desire the love and companionship of a dog. Exposure to proteins found in an animal’s dander, urine, blood, or saliva can cause an allergic reaction. These exposures can occur anywhere but are usually at their worst in a home environment.…

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How to Treat Allergic Reactions in Dogs

Seeing your dog suddenly become ill or irritated out of seemingly nowhere can be troubling for a pet owner. But, just like people, sometimes pets can have allergic reactions that cause irritations, redness, or more severe symptoms. Dogs can be allergic to several known allergens, but being able to treat…

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Can Poison Dart Frogs Make Good Pets?

Although poison dart frogs may be dangerous in the wild, the truth is these happy tiny amphibians are perfectly safe in the home. In captivity, poison dart frogs do not eat the toxic plants that cause them to be dangerous. As such, these tiny little animals can make excellent pets.…

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