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Stop Dog Urine from Destroying Your Lawn

Stop Dog Urine from Destroying Your Lawn

A well-kept lawn makes us both feel good about ourselves and look good to others. But when our pups insist on peeing in the same area over and over, it can really take a toll on our beautiful backyards. Many believe that it’s the “acid” in dog’s urine that destroys the grass, but that’s a […]

Dealing with a Dog Who Bites

Dealing with a Dog Who Bites

It can be quite a shock when your own dog bites you, and even more horrifying if she bites other people! Still, millions of Americans are bitten by dogs every year, many needing medical attention after the fact. All dogs are capable of biting, so it is important to understand the common triggers so that […]

Did You Know: Manatees

Did You Know: Manatees

Manatees have a special place in every Floridian’s heart, but do we really know one of our favorite sea creatures as well as we think we do? Here’s some awesome manatee facts to impress your friends this Manatee Appreciation Day. There are three known species of manatees: The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus), the West […]

Gum Disease Prevention

Gum Disease Prevention

There is no question that it is incredibly important to practice good oral healthcare for our pets in order to maintain their overall health. Gum disease poses a particular problem for dogs, who are five times more likely to develop the disease than humans. If your dog’s gums are not properly maintained, the effects can […]

Why is My Pet Suddenly Aggressive?

Why is My Pet Suddenly Aggressive?

Nothing is more terrifying or confusing for a pet owner than when your typically easy-going and friendly pet suddenly attacks another animal, child, or you. The answer to why your pet has suddenly become aggressive isn’t always clear. In any case, if your pet exhibits acts of aggressiveness, it is imperative that you address it […]