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Reclaiming Your Backyard: Reviewing the Efficacy of 20 Popular Natural Mosquito Repellents

Mosquitoes can be a big problem for travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, and even homeowners. Once they get settled, they breed very quickly. Killing insects that only live for a week or two may feel like rearranging chairs on a sinking ship. However, mosquitoes are not just an annoyance. Their bites can cause significant short-term discomfort, and [...]

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Spay/Neuter Your Pet: Advice from the ASPCA

The decision to spray and neuter can sometimes be emotionally confusing.    The ASPCA can help pet owners easily understand the scope of their decision. By spaying or neutering your pet, you’ll help control the pet homelessness crisis, which results in millions of healthy dogs and cats being euthanized in the United States each year simply [...]

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Report: Expect higher amounts of ticks this spring, summer

Summer is just around the corner. This time of year we all look forward to spending more time outside hiking, camping, trail rides and horse shows; all activities we love.  Spending more time outside also means more time dealing with pesky and sometimes even potentially dangers insects.    We have the responsibility of a [...]

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Guide to flying with pets (and getting rewarded for it)

Know the airline's pet policies before making your reservations Humonia /iStock / Getty ImagesNeed to fly with Fido? You should know that many airlines are tightening the leash on emotional support animals in the main cabin. But on the flip side, some airlines offer perks for flying pets.Every day, thousands of travelers take to the skies [...]

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Garden Safety: Toxic Plants and Other Hazards in your own Backyard

There is nothing better than having a safe and secure backyard that you can let your dog enjoy. Whilst it should never replace daily walks, it is great to allow your dog extra fresh air, an area for going to the toilet outside of walk times, an outdoor but secure space for training and [...]

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Poodles - A Complete Guide To The Breed

Here's a quick overview to everything you ever wondered about the amazingly intelligent poodle.Poodles are best known for their dignified stature and iconic look. But, there’s so much more to the breed than its elegance.In fact, the Poodle consistently ranks among the top 3 most intelligent breeds in the world. It is also the most [...]

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Best Dog Toy – Our Guide to Interactive Toys That are Safe and Stimulating

Our friends at www.jenreviews.com have some very insightful ideas about toys that challenge your pet's minds.  We thought it good information to share.  Whilst good nutrition and exercise are probably the most important considerations to ensure that you have a happy and healthy dog, it is also important that, when they are not out enjoying the [...]

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Why We Recommend SIT. STAY. FOREVER. Essential Oils for Dogs

For dog parents, the worst four-letter word in the English language is FLEAS! Those pests may be tiny, but they sure do create a huge problem for canines and their families. Try as you might to avoid them, if you have a fur-baby, there’s always a chance that you could be dealing with fleas. All it takes is one [...]

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30 Awesome Puppy Care Tips

Jan 8, 2019 | Health&Care, Puppy food, Training | 4 commentsA new puppy can make a great addition to any home. Although caring for a puppy takes a lot of work, raising one can be an incredibly rewarding and pleasurable experience. With the right care, your puppy will become well-adjusted to your house and make [...]

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For the Love of Wild People

SETH CONDUCTING PHOTOPOINT MONITORING RESEARCH AS A SUMMIT STEWARD. PHOTO CREDIT: LYNN METCALFThere are certain aspects one anticipates before arriving at the Adirondak Loj. In the summer, it’s the haunting call of a loon in the evening as the sun sets behind Nye Mountain. When autumn settles in, we trade prospects of loons for the [...]

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