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    Should You Adopt a Puppy or an Older Dog?

    Are you heading to your local shelter this weekend and wondering should I adopt a puppy or would an older dog be the perfect match? Yes, a puppy is precious, but also very needy. You’ll spend far more time with that puppy in the early months than you would with an older dog. The shelters are crowded with dogs – many just a few months out of their puppy phase. A puppy is going to adjust to your home better than an older dog, but that doesn’t mean the older dog won’t love your home, too. Puppies and older dogs each have their own specific requirements. A puppy has to…

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    It’s Moving Day-How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Safe

    Moving is a stressful time for everyone in the family including pets so here are some tips to help you get your pet ready for moving day. Lessen the Stress Pets can be stressed over moving just like people. How can you tell? Your pet may refuse to eat or be more nippy than usual to you and others. Recognize these signs and try to keep your pet calm. Take breaks and play with them. Leave their belongings until last in your packing so they can have something familiar around them. ID Change identification – You’ll have a new address and your pet’s collar (if applicable) needs to reflect that.…