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The Fourth of July is quickly approaching which means celebrating America's independence with family and friends, food and fireworks. Although this can be a fun time for many, some people (and their dogs) have a hard time handling the excitement - especially the sight and sound of fireworks. Some pets, such as hunting dogs, have no problem if they’ve been desensitized or become accustomed to the sounds and smells of hunting rifles and gun powder. However, most dogs are not used to these things, which can make Independence Day a particularly stressful holiday for dogs and their owners. Behavior: It is natural for dogs...

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Whether your feline friend has ceased eating, begun overeating, or is avoiding using the litter box, they might be experiencing some sort of depression. In order to help solve the problem, you must get to the bottom of what is causing these feelings and emotions for your kitty. Think about any crucial changes in their life such as a new pet they feel the need to compete with or a family member missing from home. Other changes such as a new kind of food or litter can also affect your cat. Although these may not seem life-changing to you, they can be detrimental...

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As summer is starting and temperatures are rising, it is important to remember to keep yourself and your animals cool and comfortable. Before leaving the house for a long day of outdoor activities, make sure you are prepared for the weather and any problems it might bring. Here are a few tips to keep both you and your animals cool during the summer: Pack extra water for both of you! Stores such as Henry and Rumble Canine Outfitter sell on-the-go, lightweight doggy bowls making it easy to travel and keep your pets hydrated. Watch for humidity and heatstroke. Beware of heavy panting, red eyes,...

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