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Signs of Canine Influenza

As flu season closes in upon us humans, perhaps you’ve stopped to wonder if your dog, too, can catch the flu.  While not in the same form, the answer is yes.  They can catch dog flu, or Canine Influenza, a contagious disease that affects a dog’s respiratory system. The Canine Influenza virus is caused by […]

This Season’s Top Halloween Pet Costume Trends

It’s that time of year again, as pet parents everywhere prepare for the bewitching hour with their favorite four-legged companions.  And you know what that means – costumes!  The National Retail Foundation estimates that about 16 percent of people will be celebrating the haunting season by dressing their pets in their spookiest best.  For this […]

5 Tips for Creating a More Responsive Connection with Your Pet

In today’s fast paced, ego-centric world, it can be all too easy to forget, if even just for a moment, that animals are living creatures capable of emotions.  They require nourishment, love and care just like humans do.  We know that dogs can cry, cats possess intelligence, horses can discern facial expressions, and so on, […]