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It’s Raining Cats and Dogs

It's raining cats and dogs over Chicago.

No one is sure who coined “it’s raining cats and dogs”, which means raining heavily, but origins date back to the 17th century. Loud thunder and bright lightning can be scary at times for even the bravest of humans and is increasingly difficult for pets and often terrifying for Fido and Fluffy. Extreme Weather April…

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The Dog Days of Summer

A dog is laying on a chair outside during the dog days of summer.

We can thank the Greeks and Romans for the saying “dog days of summer.” These summer days are possibly the hottest days of the year. The dog days of 2021 run from July 3rd to August 11th, and these might be the hottest 40 days 2021 has to offer. However, with some preparation and forethought,…

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Less Talking, More Walking

A dog is holding a leash in its mouth.

Taking Fido on daily walks is more than potty breaks. Do days feel long and tiresome, or are Fido’s chewing habits becoming destructive? Walking a furry friend(s) is beneficial for pet owners and pets alike. Benefits of Daily Walks Daily walks with a furry friend have numerous benefits. The American Kennel Club lists perks that…

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Traveling With Your Pet

A cat is looking out an airplane window.

With the post-pandemic world seemingly approaching, visits to friends and family are at the top of our to-do lists. While traveling by yourself has its peculiarities, traveling with pets brings a unique set of hurdles and challenges. If this is your pet’s first experience with flying or driving, there are a few things to be…

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Dogs vs. Cats: Which Is the Better Pet?

A cat and dog sit next to each other.

  It is an age-old question. Are dogs or cats better sidekicks? Nothing destroys or builds a friendship other than the answer to this question. Many have attempted to give a solution, and we’re throwing our hat in the ring too. Let there be no paws about it, we will uncover the truth, and finally,…

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