Month: May 2019

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Varo. The opinions and text are all mine. This Labradoodle named Skipper is one of my clients as a pet sitter. Photos: Melissa Smith/Petful One of the worst feelings in the world is when you’re sitting helplessly in front of a veterinarian, knowing
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post from Honest Paws. Honest Paws has an impressive array of CBD-infused products that fit pets of all ages and sizes. A natural and homeopathic approach to health is rapidly becoming the norm. By now, you have undoubtedly heard of the wonders of CBD oil. This “miracle” herb has been
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How do fish mate? Some can do it alone. One of the things I dislike is going to the dentist, but he has a cozy waiting room with a large fish tank that seems calming. Fish can be fascinating to watch, and the bubbling sound is melodic after a while, and this makes me forget
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Isn’t it time you learned how to teach your puppy to lie down on command? Photo: aylinkauhorka Yesterday I went out to dinner with my extended family to celebrate a special occasion. We sat outside eating, chatting and listening to music and took up a large portion of the patio. At the end of the
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Boxers are patient and affectionate, making them potentially good dogs for children. Photo: iStock.com/Alona Rjabceva 1. Key Characteristics of Boxers AKC Group: Working Height: 23–25 inches (male); 21.5–23.5 inches (female) Weight: 60–70 pounds (male); 50–65 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 10–12 years Boxers are medium-sized dogs with well-developed muscles. They have unique, chiseled heads and a
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Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp was co-founded by the Animal Planet star. Photos: Cat Camp NYC I’m so excited to be attending Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp soon — and I hope I’ll see you there, too! Cat Camp, held June 1–2, 2019, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, is an immersive experience
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Sneezing is one of the most common health complaints veterinarians hear from people with young kittens. Photo: Natalia Kostrykina “My kitten is sneezing!” That is one of the most common complaints of people with new kittens. Whether the little muffin has been adopted from a shelter, purchased from a breeder, or found and rescued as
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Treating arthritis in cats can be more challenging than treating dogs. Photo: rszeszko0 Could your cat have arthritis and be suffering in silence? George may still be curious, but if his aging joints are keeping him from poking around the house, he may be suffering from arthritis. You may see your older dog start to show signs
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The Treeing Walker Coonhound looks like a tall Beagle. Photo: Petful 1. Key Characteristics of Treeing Walker Coonhounds AKC Group: Hound Height: 22–27 inches (male); 20–25 inches (female) Weight: 50–70 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–13 years The Treeing Walker Coonhound looks a lot like a tall Beagle. The eyes and ears are large with the ears
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Showing your dog’s training certifications may persuade a landlord to accept your apartment application. Photo: elvissa Dogs have long been notorious for making the whole apartment search process a difficult. Many landlords simply will not accept a dog. In this Apartment Dog Guide, we’ll cover: The reasons why hiding a dog from your landlord is a terrible
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