Why Adopting a Pet for Your Child Can Be Beneficial

Pets are becoming common in American households, particularly dogs, cats, and small animals. Owning a pet offers developmental benefits for children, including learning responsibility, boosting self-esteem, and developing empathy. Pets can facilitate improved social skills among children and reduce stress, promoting improved mood. Choosing the right pet and setting clear boundaries are crucial steps in

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How To Keep Your Pets Safe at Home During Different Seasons

Seasonal hazards for pets include parasites, heat stress, clutter, and cold weather; responsible ownership involves proactive prevention. Spring garden hazards include parasites and toxic substances; prevention involves grooming and safe gardening practices. Summer’s heat presents dehydration and heatstroke risks; mitigation involves shade, hydration, and avoiding car confinement. Fall clutter and roofing debris pose risks; hiring

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5 Tips to Make Your Home More Pet-Friendly

Choose pet-friendly flooring such as vinyl, tile, or laminate to maintain a clean and comfortable environment. Designate a specific area in your home for your pets to relax and feel safe. Keep pet supplies organized with designated storage areas or bins. Choose furniture resistant to scratches and staining, such as leather or microfiber. Enhance outdoor

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From Fur to Ferns: Keeping Your Home Clean and Inviting Pets and Plants

Establish a routine to keep pet-friendly homes clean and inviting, like sweeping pet hair or vacuuming and wiping surfaces daily.  Use air purifiers and pet-friendly cleaners to reduce pet hair and dander in the air and on surfaces.  Utilize natural odor neutralizers like charcoal, baking soda, or sprays to control pet odors. Provide safe pet areas

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5 Tips to Make Your Home Environment Pet-Friendly

Check the trees around your home for safety. Create a safe space for your pet with their favorite toys, treats and blankets. Regularly clean your house to reduce pet fur and dust buildup. Secure external areas of the home and install pet doors and boundary systems if necessary. Provide stimulating toys to stimulate your pet

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Creating Pet-Friendly Outdoor Spaces

The 2021-2022 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), the number of U.S. households that own a pet has steadily increased over the past few decades. In 1988, 56 percent of U.S. households owned a pet, compared to 67 percent in 2019. The survey revealed that around 90.5 million American families have

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How to Make the Most of Your Pet’s Final Days

Whether your pet is old and ready to cross the Rainbow Bridge or you’ve received the heartbreaking news that it has a terminal illness, it’s important to be prepared. This doesn’t mean that you have to say goodbye just yet. However, it means taking the necessary steps to ensure that your furry friend’s last days


2023 Pet Trends: What’s in Store for Animal Lovers?

The global pet care market is expected to grow significantly in the next few years. This is due to many factors, including the increasing number of pet owners and the growing demand for premium pet products. Back in 2020, the market was valued at $207.90 billion. And at a CAGR of 5.6% it’s predicted to reach

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How To Get Rid of Fleas on Your Pets

If your pet has fleas, chances are you’re not too thrilled about it. Not only are fleas a nuisance, but they can also transmit diseases and cause anemia in severe cases. Moreover, fleas are notoriously difficult to get rid of—once they’ve infested your home, they can be nearly impossible to eliminate. Fortunately, you can do

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How to Keep Your Pet Entertained at Home

Owning a pet is one of the most rewarding experiences, but it’s also essential to be prepared for the responsibilities that come with it. One of those responsibilities is keeping your pet entertained, especially if you live in an apartment or small space. If you’re like most pet owners, you most likely spend a lot

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