7 of our favorite pet-lovin’ blog posts: Please enjoy!

Are you a pet lover like us? Do you own a pet or just happen to love them? Below are 7 of our favorite pet-lovin’ blog posts. From why pets eat their own feces (yuck), to the many reasons to love a mixed breed dog, we cover a wide range of topics to help pet parents and their furry friends! Do you have a topic you would like us to write about? Feel free to email us any suggestions or questions you might have: welovepets@21stcenturyahc.com.

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How to select the right cone or protective collar for your pet

Editor’s Note: Calm Paws is a brand created by the makers of Essential Pet products, 21st Century Animal HealthCare. Calm Paws behavior support products were created for pet parents like yourself who love and appreciate their pets. Keep reading for more information about Calm Paws.   

There was a day when the only thing your dog could wear after surgery or an injury was the traditional clear plastic cone. Since the evolution of the large Elizabethan e-collar for dogs, many jokes, costumes and even funny videos have surfaced as a result. Did you see anyone wearing a collar as a costume this year? But now there are many options for your pet to get through stressful situations like surgeries or open wounds, like Calm Paws collars.

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A quick guide to adopting a dog or cat

Are you considering the adoption of a lovable dog or cat? Read this quick guide to selecting the right pet for you!

Where should you start?

Talk with the current pet owners or humane Society that you plan to adopt them from. Ask questions to help you know and understand if this pet is the right fit for you. Be sure to ask if the pet has any ailments or disabilities to be aware of. Take all things into consideration to help your new pet find his forever home with you.

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5 Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

pet on table

Do you have a pet that loves to sneak food off of the counter or table during the holidays? Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It’s time to refresh your memory on the dangers of certain foods to pets. Don’t let your pet get a hold of food that could land you in the pet ER instead of enjoying the holiday festivities.

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What to do during Halloween if you have a nervous pet

With the adorable costumes, numerous visitors, bags of candy, and exciting holiday parties – Halloween is one of the most popular American holidays in the United States. Most humans love Halloween, but what about our furry friends? Not all pets enjoy the constant noise and commotion that comes with this well-liked celebration. But what can you do to help your pet and yourself have a great time on October 31st?

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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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Our most popular posts about dogs

Are you a pet lover like us? Do you own a dog or just happen to love them? Below are 6 of our most popular dog blog posts. From why pets eat their own feces (yuck), to the many reasons to love a mixed breed dog, we cover a wide range of topics to help pet parents and their furry friends!

Click on the links below to enjoy our most popular dog blog posts.

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Why does my dog eat poop and what can I do about it?

We know this is a topic you don’t necessarily want to think or talk about. But when your dog is eating poo, it is something you are forced to think about and perhaps Google any time it happens. You want an explanation and a solution NOW – and we don’t blame you!

So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the research for you. Coprophagia (kop-ruh-fey-jee-uh), a.k.a. poop eating, is behavioral and physiological and there are several reasons why your dog is doing it. In our research, we’ve found so many reasons that we’ve narrowed it down to the most common six found across the web. One of these reasons might land you a permanent solution to fix this unwanted and disgusting behavior.

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5 ways to enjoy the 4th of July with your dog

We try to include our pets in most things that we do because they are a part of our family. They are our furry family members. Holidays are a great way to have fun with your pets!

Independence day can be a hard one for a few reasons. First, the loud noises can scare your dog. Second, fireworks can be dangerous in general. Third, pets don’t always fit into the 4th of July party plans. But what if there was a way to change that? You don’t have to exclude your pet. There are several ways to help make your pet feel special, even on the Fourth of July.

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