Pet Information Articles

Budgeting for a new puppy
11/29/13

How much does it really cost in the first year of owning a puppy? View our infographic to find out.

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Travelling with your pet
11/11/13

Although we like to take our pets with us wherever we go, sometimes that’s not possible. There are a lot of options for you when you have to leave a pet at home.

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Travelling with Pets
11/11/13

Keep in mind that while you’re probably looking forward to a break from the everyday, pets thrive on routine. Dr. Chip Coombs, Pets Plus Us Chief Veterinary Officer, recommends staying as consistent as possible with food, bedtime, and exercise.

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Dog Nutrition Trends
11/08/13

You want the best for your animals—foods made with wholesome products in a safe and clean environment. You want to be sure that the food you provide is free from harmful ingredients and that it hasn’t been tainted in any way.

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pet hygiene
11/05/13

Just like us, our pets feel better when they’re clean and well-cared for. Although our pets do wash themselves, many of them still need some help.

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clean home, happy pets
11/05/13

We love our pets, but let’s face it, they can be messy! When you have pets, finding ways of staying on top of fur, dander and dirt is important.

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10/11/13

Although Halloween is exciting time for most of us, it can be a confusing and stressful experience for pets. Follow these tips to ensure your pets – and trick-or-treaters – stay happy and healthy this Halloween.

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10/11/13

Our friends at the Pet Poison Helpline™ indicated they saw an increase in call volumes by 21 percent in the week surrounding Halloween in 2011.

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Human food for pets
10/07/13

We’re all tempted to treat our pets with ‘people food’ once in a while. According to Dr. Chip, our Chief Veterinary Officer, an occasional pre-planned treat can be okay, and is far better than feeding table scraps.

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Cat Games
10/07/13

While many pet owners think to play regular games that stimulate their dogs, cats are often overlooked. ‘Fetch’ may not be in the cards, but there’s still a variety of unique and fun games you can play with your cat.

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