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Pets and Children

Facts vs. Myths

Young girl holds dogGrowing up with a beloved pet is a great experience — as long as you have realistic expectations. Many experts agree a child should be at least six years old before a kitten or puppy is brought into the family. Here are five myths about pets and kids and how to make the right choice for your household.Read Story

Pets and Newborns

Training Tips for New Parents

Dog and newbornFor parents, bringing home your new baby is a wonderful and priceless moment. While you will most likely be overflowing with joy, it is important to remember that your pet may have a very different perspective, which is why it’s a good idea to teach a few basic behaviors and condition your four-legged friend to positively associate the coming changes.Read Story

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Pet Education

Pet Poisons and Toxins

Toxic Plants for Pets

They may be pretty, but some plants are poisonous—even deadly.Full Story

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Pet Stories

Emergency Survival Story

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Catching snowballs while on vacation wasn't as much fun as anticipated when Toby's leg snapped like a broomstick after landing hard in the snow.Full Story

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