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Pet Care Advice

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

Kristen Levine | Posted 06.08.2015 | Money
Kristen Levine

Like it or not, tax day is just a week away. And whether you have to pay Uncle Sam or are expecting a refund, you're likely thinking of ways you can hold on to more of your hard-earned cash in the coming year.

Single in the City and Want a Dog? 10 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

Jillian Fischer | Posted 11.08.2014 | Green
Jillian Fischer

You've been told that dogs can cure all of you're singleton problems. Like helping you attract that cute blonde you met in the dog park. Or saving you from choking on that doughnut hole so you don't die alone in your apartment. However, raising Fido in an urban environment is a lot different than in suburbia.

To the Teeth: Arm Your Pet Against Dental Disease

Natasha Ashton | Posted 05.04.2013 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

Despite the desire to give our pets the very best, dental hygiene is one of pet parents' most frequently forgotten responsibilities. But what we now know about the health implications of poor oral hygiene is a reality we can no longer ignore.

Don't Let Strangers Feed Your Pet

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 12.29.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Given the recent numerous recalls of contaminated pet foods and treats, I would strongly recommend that you err on the side of caution and not let your pet eat treats offered by strangers.

Knowing When It's the Right Time to Say Goodbye

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 08.21.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Pet ownership has numerous responsibilities. You need to feed, play and medically care for them, and finally know when it's the time to say goodbye -- which is the highest honor that we have bestowed on ourselves as their caretaker.

How To Avoid Expensive Vet Bills

Posted 02.02.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Morieka Johnson: Q: My dog ate a shoelace and it cost us a lot of money to have it surgically removed. We leave plenty...