Great Dane Pet Insurance

Great Danes are thought to descend from large dogs bred in ancient Greece. Despite the name, the European breed was developed in England and Germany to hunt large game. Great Danes – The World’s Largest Lapdog The Great Dane’s gentle and loving nature belies its massive size so that it has been called “the world’s…

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Maltese Pet Insurance

Maltese are small dogs, weighing anywhere from 2 to 8 pounds (1 to 4 kg), known for their long, fluffy coats and playful, cuddly temperament. Some accounts trace their origins all the way back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. Despite their impressive fur, these dogs shed very little, so people who are allergic to…

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How to Give a Dog a Pill

Many pet parents wonder why their beloved dog will eat grass, the contents of a garbage bag, and sometimes even feces, but inevitably refuse medicine. While there exist dogs who swallow pills and syrup with hardly any fuss, in most cases it’s a battle and pet parents learn to dread the process. Fortunately, there are…

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Wearable Tech for Dogs

Wearable tech for dogs started out with anti-bark collars and remote trainers that gave a mild shock for correction when they misbehaved. Using this same technology, innovative companies created a way to keep dogs in the yard with an invisible fence. Here are some other ways that advances in wearable tech continue to improve dogs’…

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Five Fun Ideas for Ball-Crazy Dogs

Balls are one of the most popular dog toys around. Not only do they help satisfy a dog’s instinct to chase, but they also make excellent training tools and provide hours of fun. But throwing balls to your dog in the backyard can grow old, even for the dog. Five Ideas for Ball-Crazy Dogs Fortunately,…

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The Wrong Way to Break up a Dog Fight

There’s something about a growling, gnashing, rip-’em-dead dog fight that makes people do foolish things. But it’s not our fault. Dog fights tend to send even the calmest folks into a frantic tizzy. We not only fear for our own dog’s safety, but we’re terrorized by the thoughts of high vet bills or even higher…

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Why Your Cat Ignores You When You Call It

A young girl sits on her living room rug trying to gain the attention of the family’s first feline, a robust and satiated orange tabby. The girl wriggles and twirls a new toy purchased from the local pet store complete with feathers and bells. No response. She starts to clap and wave her hands calling…

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How to Stop your Cat from Scratching the Carpet

Did you know that when your cat’s claws rake the carpet, she is fulfilling three nature functions at once? (Four, if you include making you mad!) Maintaining her nails in purr-fect condition Identifying her territory with scent Exercising her back muscles Does that make you feel better about the loss of a priceless Chinese rug?…

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Is Your Cat Peeing Outside The Litter Box?

Do your cat’s bathroom habits drive you crazy? Cats peeing outside the litter box is a common problem which can happen for many reasons. If your cat has taken up the habit, some detective work is required to get to the bottom of the problem and correct it. Table of Contents: Cat Peeing Outside the…

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Pet Odor Alert: How to Remove Lingering Pet Smells

Pets are often beloved family members, but that amazing animal love often comes with a stench. From hairballs and litter boxes to fecal piles and vomit, our furry friends can quickly turn a happy home into a nose-pinching disaster zone. To remove lingering pet smells, the tricks are to: Prevent them from occurring whenever possible…

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