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Pet CPR And First Aid – How To Care For Your Pet In An Emergency

Pet First Aid Basics How To Check Vitals And Keep Your Cat Or Dog Stable

What would you do if your pet’s life was in danger? Any pet can have a medical emergency, no matter their age or health condition. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to access emergency veterinary services, especially because there are so few emergency 24-hour vets, and even fewer pet ambulance services. Every pet owner should know first aid. You should know how to take your pet’s vitals, how to keep them stable in an emergency, and when to seek further veterinary care. How To Read Vital Signs In Pets It’s easy to read your pet’s vital signs. You can practice on[…]Read More…

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The Best Ways To Pamper All Your Pets This Holiday Season

How To Pamper Your Pets This Holiday Season

At ‘ilovepets.co’, we believe that pets are family. We know that all our readers and customers (from Grand Prairie, Texas to all over the United States) are planning to include all pets, big and small, in the festivities. You just can’t wait to pamper your pets, a bit more than what you usually do, this holiday season. So, here are some creative ways you can make the holidays special for your pets: Prepare A Warm Beverage Don’t you love hot cocoa or hot cider on a cold winter night? Your pets will love their own healthy hot beverages, especially if[…]Read More…

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How To Stop Your Dog From Chasing Chickens And Other Livestock

How To Stop Your Dog From Chasing Chickens and Livestock

Whether you raise chickens for a living or as pets, it’s extremely frustrating when your dog simply can’t stop chasing them. Your dog might just ruffle a few feathers, or may already be killing hens for sport. Either way, it’s a dangerous behavior that has to be stopped. Before You Get That Dog If you don’t already have a dog, you can start fresh with a working breed puppy with no history of chicken-chasing. If you get your puppy from a breeder who breeds working farm dogs, you can get a puppy that has been bred for working around chickens without[…]Read More…

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What To Do When You See Someone Abusing An Animal

What To Do When You Witness Animal Abuse Or Neglect

Animal abuse can seem so distant, so unlikely to happen close to us. Even though you love animals, you may find it difficult to make decisions when you actually witness it. It’s up to us to speak up when we know an animal is being abused or neglected, even if it’s not easy. Sometimes, the abuser is a stranger, but it could be a friend or family member. No matter who it is, nobody has the right to make an animal suffer. Signs That An Animal Is Abused Or Neglected Sometimes, it’s obvious when an animal is being abused. You[…]Read More…

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How To Start Raising Chickens For Meat Or For Eggs

How To Raise Chickens For Meat or For Eggs

There’s something about the comforting clucking of a brood of hens that sounds like home. Whether you want a flock to lay delicious, healthy eggs, or you’d like to raise your hens for meat – some breeds are good for both – here’s what you need to get started: Are You Allowed To Keep Chickens? Before building a coop, check your local ordinances to make sure your flock won’t break the law. In the city of Grand Prairie, your coop must be “150 feet from any residence, business or commercial  establishment or office, (other than the owner’s), grocery stores, restaurants, schools, hospitals and nursing homes.”[…]Read More…

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Where To Adopt A Pet In Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie Texas Pet Adoption: Best Shelters And Rescues

Are you excited for the upcoming grand opening of the ‘ilovepets.co’ store in Grand Prairie, Texas? Or do you still need more animals in your life to shop for and spoil? There are many wonderful places to adopt a cat, dog, rabbit, lizard – any type of pet in Grand Prairie and Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington (DFW area). So many animals need a permanent home and it won’t be long before you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. Why You Should Adopt A Pet In Grand Prairie Responsible breeding has its place, but adoption is an excellent option for adding new animal members[…]Read More…

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All About Puppy And Kitten Vaccinations In Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie veterinarians for puppy and kitten vaccinations

You brought home a new addition to your family, and you want to keep them healthy for a long time. The best way to get your pet off to a good start is to get their vaccinations as soon as possible. It’s easy and affordable to have your dog or cat vaccinated in Grand Prairie, Texas. Why And When To Take Your Puppy To Your Grand Prairie Vet Ideally, your puppy will receive their first set of shots at 6 weeks old, before they are separated from their mother. If your puppy’s previous owner did not get them any shots,[…]Read More…