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Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pet

If you grew up in the 80’s or 90’s, then you know the highlight of staying home from school sick was watching “The Price is Right.” For over 30 years, Bob Barker signed off with, “Help control the pet population. Have your pet spayed or neutered.” For those who have grown up in the 2000’s, Drew Carey has continued the mantra. But besides the fact that Bob or Drew said so, just why should you spay or neuter your pet?

There are many reasons to spay (female pets) or neuter (male pets, though sometimes this term is used for both genders) your dog or cat that benefit you both! 

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Can You Trust Dr. Google With the Health of Your Pet?

Imagine a doctor that diagnoses medical conditions and dispenses medical advice for FREE! You don’t even have to leave the house! Where do we sign up, right? BUT, the doctor is never available for an appointment to follow up on what he told you; he won’t even pick up the phone when you try to call with additional questions! In fact, he doesn’t really care if you follow his advice or not—or if his advice actually causes harm. We are, of course, talking about “Dr. Google.”

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How to Deal With People Who Don’t Want to Deal With Your Dog

For dog lovers it can be difficult to imagine anyone NOT feeling the same, but sadly, it’s all too true. Even if someone does exclaim their love for dogs, they may not appreciate your overly-friendly dog jumping on them, pawing their arm, getting in their lap, or otherwise getting in their space. But what if their space is at your place? What can you do about friends who don’t like your Fido? (Aside from getting new friends!)

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How to Pill a Pet If Your Pet is Being a Pill

Humor in the title aside, it can be very frustrating to get your dog to take its medicine, and if your pooch is on daily medication, it can be a tough pill to swallow—for both of you! Some pills just have a bitter flavor, and while some dogs may live in ignorant bliss if you hide the pill in canned food, it’s a common sight to see the pill remain in the dish long after the last morsel is gone. So what can you do to help the medicine go down?

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