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Prepping Your Pet In Case Disaster Strikes

By Nicole Abrego


September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. As much as we hope that a natural disaster such as fires, earthquakes, floods, or other events won’t happen near our home, it’s always best to prepare your family in case such an event occurs. Pets are part of your family, and thus, should be included in your family’s emergency plan. Here are some helpful tips on how to make sure that your pet is prepared in case of an emergency. 


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Keeping Your Pets Cool This Summer

By Nicole Abrego

Beach days, pool parties, warm breezy nights, the summer season is upon us in beautiful Encinitas! With warmer weather heading our way, we need to take caution when it comes to our furry companions. Hot temps can get unpleasant for us humans, which means that they can feel even worse for our pets and could put them at risk of serious health issues. Here are tips on how to keep your pet cool this summer season.


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Loving Your Pet: Dos and Don’ts

It’s February, and that means love is in the air—but are you loving your pet the right way? Here are five dos and don’ts to help you show your furry valentine some love this month and all year long.

DO Show Affection Appropriately

Is there really a wrong way to pet your dog or cat? Yes! If your pet recoils when you go in for a hug or your snuggle sessions often end in love bites, chances are you’re not getting it right.


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5 Tips to Curb Your Cat’s Scratching

When it comes to frustrating feline behaviors, a penchant for furniture destruction tops the list for most owners. These tips and creative solutions can help your cat develop better scratching habits so you can live in harmony—and maybe even save your favorite chair in the process.

Understand Your Cat's Need to Scratch

Whether we like it or not, scratching is an innate feline behavior that cannot be prevented—in fact, even declawed cats still “scratch!”


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