9 Fun places to take your dog

You love your pet and she loves you. You enjoy each others company, spending time at home and in the yard, but do you ever venture out to see what else there is to do with your furry friend? There are many ways to have fun with your pet and in many different places. Our pets are like our family members, right? So why not plan a family vacation with your pet? Below are a few great places to take your dog.

Have you been traveling with your pet before? Did you find a great place to take your pet? Share your traveling adventures with us on our Facebook page. We’d love to hear from you!

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Cat Facts: Whiskers 101

True or false? Cat whiskers and human hair are alike. False. Cat whiskers are unique because they actually have touch receptors. Touch receptors are embedded more deeply in the cat’s body and are connected to the sensitive muscular and nervous systems, sending information about the surroundings directly to the cat’s sensory nerves. Whiskers help the cat to detect and respond to changes in its surroundings.

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Does your dog act like a cat?

Meet Shay. Shay is a beautiful and ornery 10-year-old Shih Tzu with the personality of a cat. The only difference is that she uses the restroom outside and not a littler box. She doesn’t enjoy long walks, would prefer to lay around the house all day and even makes noises that are similar to purring while she rests. We’ve found ourselves saying that Shay is like a cat on many occasions.

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Pet Sitting 101: 8 tips to keep in mind before taking in someone else’s pet

Has a friend or family member asked you recently to watch their beloved feline or canine friend while they are out of town? If so, there are certain things for you to know and understand before taking their pet into your home. Read this post for tips about how to prepare yourself and your home for someone else’s pet.

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CRITTER CHATTER: “Baby, it’s cold outside”

By Dr. Phil

There is snow on the Rockies, pumpkins in the farm stands and Halloween costumes for sale in Costco. But it’s 93° in Burlington Vermont, and I am having trouble thinking about getting ready for cold weather. However, I know it’s coming and that exposure to dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause discomfort to pets. So now is the time to think about preparing you and your pet for winter.

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Halloween Tips for Pet Owners

Dear Reader,

There are a few important topics that we frequently discuss year after year and one of those is Halloween. There are many reasons why pet owners love Halloween. One reason is obvious; it’s super fun. However, there are things around this Holiday that we need to be aware of. One motive is because some pets get anxious during the holidays – and we have recommendations for that. Another motive is that some of our furry friends make bad decisions during this time of the year! In this blog post and in previous, we are going to cover several of these things in hopes that we can help your pets have a great Halloween this year! Thank you for reading our fun blog. We really appreciate it.

-From the 21st Century Animal Healthcare Pack

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Happy Healthy Cat Month – Feline products from Essential Pet

September is Happy Healthy Cat month! Did you know what we offer a full line of cat health care products? Essential Pet has multiple solutions for your cat’s health needs.

21st Century Animal HealthCare is the provider of a trusted product line called Essential Pet Products. These dog and cat health care products are exclusively available at PetSmart stores nationwide. You can find them online or in the isles.

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7 Ways to Feel Closer to Your Pet

Life is busy. From children’s activities to work responsibilities, life can throw a lot of curve balls at us. You might feel like you don’t give your pet the quality time he or she deserves. If you are feeling this way, don’t worry! There are many easy ways to better incorporate your pets into your every day life. When times get busy, include your pet as much as you possibly can.

Here are a 7 easy ways to feel closer to your canine companion:

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