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Nobody Wins When Animal Aggression Gets Out of Hand

When our beloved pets surprise us by displaying aggressive behavior toward a person or another animal, it’s hard to know how to respond. Of course, you want to defend your best friend, but the truth is that your pet’s aggression can become dangerous for everyone (including your pet). Check out this great article where Dr. […]

Recent Study Questions the Safety of Travel Carriers for Pets

As pet owners, we love our furry friends as if they were our children, and we want them to be as safe as possible.  That, of course, includes during times of travel, whether by land or air. So, it’s rather alarming to learn that some of the pet travel carriers that we have all come to […]

Social Referencing in Pets

“Social referencing” is a concept that is talked about frequently in the world of human pediatrics and parenting.  With babies, social referencing refers to when infants and toddlers study their parents’ body language, facial expressions, and tone of voice to develop their own similar reaction to things or events that are new to them. Well, […]

Best Gift Ideas for Pets (and Pet-Lovers)

A few weeks ago, we offered up a few great pet-related Cyber Monday sales.  However, if you’re like most of us, last-minute shopping is almost a given.  This week, we found some pretty awesome gift ideas for pets, and we couldn’t resist sharing. Check out The Best Gifts for Pets (and Their Owners!), courtesy of […]

Aging Pet Meets Slippery Floor

Hardwood floors are beautiful and easy to clean, but they also create difficulties for your pets.  These slippery surfaces don’t provide as much traction as the wall-to-wall carpeting of previous decades, and our furry family members are starting to feel it. Hip and knee injuries are becoming more and more common, and a large number […]

Is Your Pet Bored?

Do you ever wonder if your beloved pet is bored out of his or her mind?  They often lead such relaxed lives that it’s easy to forget that they need stimulation, too… at least, until they remind you by chewing your favorite shoes or tear your carpet to shreds. Check out this article titled, How […]

Protect Your Pets from Back-to-School Hazards

Did you know that certain school supplies can be hazardous to your furry sidekick?  Whether it’s by choking or gastrointestinal foreign body, these items can absolutely be dangerous for pets.   Pet360 has compiled a list of some of the most common culprits in the back-to-school hazards for your best friend. Check out “Top 10 […]

What Makes People Look Like Their Pets?

Scientists say it’s in the eyes!  Check out this news article to read more about this very interesting study, courtesy of Slate.com. Featured Photo Credit: rolands.lakis via Compfight cc

Tips for Protecting Your Pets From Rabies

The importance of rabies vaccines can not be stressed enough! Check out this article from LongIsland.com, titled “Preventing Rabies: Tips for Protecting Your Pets“. Featured Photo Credit: Florence Beasley via Compfight cc

A New Kind of Pet Memorial Service

A Texas company is offering a unique new service for pet bereavement.
Check out this article, Fly Fido to the Moon in a Space Send Off for Pets, courtesy of Reuters and Yahoo.
 
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