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    Tips for Giving Pets Supplements

    Medications have instructions regarding when to give them to your pet, but vitamins sometimes don’t offer much guidance. Here are some tips on how to give vitamins and supplements to your pets. Read the Label The label will have a lot of information about when and how to give the vitamins to your pet. Some will say with food, some will say between meals, and some will say how many hours before or after meals to give it to them. Make sure they have fresh water too. Ditch the People Food Some people like to put pills in hot dogs for their dog. The problem is, hot dogs are highly…

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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.…

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    Pets are Great for Teaching Children About Friendship and Responsibility

    It shouldn’t surprise you when your children ask for a pet because kids like cute things. It could be a request for a cat, dog, rabbit, horse, iguana, lizard, turtle or other animal. Your first reaction might be to say no, but instead, consider how it may impact your child if they had the experience of owning a pet. Having a pet in the home can be one way of teaching your kids responsibility. However, there are a few things to consider. First, choose a pet that is age appropriate. Small children are not mature enough to learn to take care of a puppy.. Instead, find a pet that can…