Table scraps: What NOT to feed your pets

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I’m very fortunate to have really great grandparents to my dogs Maddie and Ollie. Whenever we go out of town for more than a few days, they are always overjoyed to pet sit for us. They love it so much, they seem to have a hard time giving them back, which to be honest, can …

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When a dog is like a cow and how that’s a good thing

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Have you ever met someone who captivated you from the first moment you met? You walk into a room and they say something deliciously witty and it’s as if you were just born to be friends. This doesn’t happen that often to me, but when it does, it’s like glitter and fireworks going off as …

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Best ally in coping with gophers? Call on man’s best friend

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Not sure if you have Gophers? If you witness small mounds of dirt popping up in your yard, chances are you have them. Annoying right? While it’s true Gophers can be a nuisance, they aren’t often dangerous. You will very rarely (if ever) see them because they prefer to spend most of their time underground …

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How to tell if your cat is sick

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The flu is going around y’all – and since I have it, let me be the first to tell you, I don’t recommend it. It’s gnarly. I’m not exactly the world’s best patient to begin with. When I get sick, I turn into a big whiny man-child with the pain threshold of an exposed nerve. …

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Which pets are best for people with allergies?

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Growing up in Southern California, I never had seasonal allergies. Or, maybe I did, and they were just so mild, I didn’t really notice the symptoms. So I never had an appreciation for how truly awful it can be to have an allergic reaction that totally ruins your day. Several years ago, when I moved …

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