Health Articles

Whether it's your first day with your new best friend or you're looking to teach an old dog some new tricks, we encourage you to browse these helpful tips, informative articles and pointers to keep your furry friend healthy, happy and safe.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Paw Patrol: The Dogs of Denali

Denali National Park draws over 400,000 visitors annually, and while the natural wonders in the park are the main draw, some working dogs contribute to the allure.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Visit Denali National Park

Denali National Park draws over 400,000 visitors annually, and while the natural wonders in the park are the main draw, some working dogs contribute to the allure.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

5 Things You Should Know About The Bayou

Here are five things you may not know about the bayou, the most iconic and mysterious landscape in the southern U.S.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Know Before You Go: 10 Facts About Denali

Rugged and breathtakingly beautiful, Denali National Park is one of the best places to visit if you're longing to escape into the wild. 

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Best Bayou Destinations for You and Your Best Buddy

The bayous of the southern United States offer an outstanding array of outdoor excursions for you and your dog.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Explore the Mysteries of America’s Bayou

Velvety layers of cascading Spanish moss and tall cypress trees enhance the bayou’s secretive appeal. Add in the diverse wildlife that call these seemingly slow-moving waters home — and bayou country offers a lot to explore.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Tips for keeping pets calm during a storm

Whether your cat or dog becomes clingy, hides under the nearest upholstery cushion or tears up the carpet, try these six strategies to help keep them calm during thunderstorms.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Mosquito Prevention for Dogs and Cats

How to help your furry loved ones avoid mosquito-borne diseases.

 

 

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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Eight Dog & Cat Tips for Autumn

The crisp, sweet smell of apples in the air, pumpkins decorating doorsteps, and cooler temps; Fall has its merits but make sure your pet stays safe during this season.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Separation Without Anxiety

Your pet is a member of your family, but there are times when it's not possible, convenient or well-advised to include your furry friend in your travel plans.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Having a plan and being prepared for disaster is important for all family members, especially your dog and cat. Follow these tips to make sure you are all prepared - just in case.

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Dogging Fleas and Ticks: Debugging Your Canine

Adoring furry companions means enduring pests that come along for the ride. Like most of us, fleas and ticks love warm weather so expect to see more of these free loaders around your pet and your home in spring and summer.  Here are a few helpful tips and product ideas for preventing these parasites from plaguing your dog and your family all season long.

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Getting Ticks Off!
How to Safely Remove Them.

Whether you’re a pet parent, animal lover or simply spend time outdoors, you’ll inevitably come across ticks. If your fur flies at the thought of removing these annoying arachnids, familiarize yourself with the following steps.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Vacationing with Furry Family Members

Vacations have gone to the dogs and cats! Fun & safe travel tips for bringing your pet on vacation with you.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs and Cats

Even though spring botanicals are a sensorial reward after winter’s whiteout, some flowers and plants can be toxic to dogs and cats. As you begin to plant, or simply admire neighbors’ flowers, keep your pets in mind and steer them clear of the greenery.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Dog & Cat Training Tips for the Holidays

The crisp, sweet smell of apples in the air…pumpkins decorating doorsteps…cooler temps (ideal for taking your dog on longer hikes) — fall has its merits but the seasonal changes bring some precautionary tales, too.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Holiday Pet Safety Tips

First Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah and Christmas…then the New Year’s here before you know it. Help keep your dog and cat safe during the hectic holiday season.

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Monday, July 21, 2014

5 Resolutions to Help Your Pet Thrive in the New Year

The new year is a time for new beginnings. But humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a fresh start. Here are 5 resolutions you can make to help your pet thrive in the new year.

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

How to Teach a Dog to Swim

During the dog days of summer, a dunk in the pool, lake, or ocean can be refreshing, not just for you but for your pooch as well. Not all dogs are meant to take the plunge, however. Learn how to determine whether your dog has the ability to swim, then follow these suggestions to teach him effectively.

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