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It’s THAT Time of Year Again

It’s THAT Time of Year Again

Pet Overheating is a Serious Matter It’s time to talk about your pets and making sure to never leave a pet in a hot vehicle.  While the goal should be to not leave your furry loved ones unattended in a vehicle no matter what time of year it is, summer temperatures can escalate things quickly. […]

Preparing Your Pet for Natural Disasters

Preparing Your Pet for Natural Disasters

Floridians are no strangers to disasters. Hurricanes, floods, sinkholes, you name it – we got it. With a major emergency happening in Florida at least once a year, you’d think Florida pet parents would be well-prepared. But just in case, here’s some tips to make sure your pet is prepared when disaster strikes. Identification During […]

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 […]