Pets

Grooming advice to keep dogs clean and healthy

Regular grooming can keep your dog looking and smelling his or her best, but it’s also important for maintaining health. If you choose to groom at home rather than opting for (often expensive) professional care, it’s an opportunity to examine your pet for potential concerns.

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Urgent blood bank screening for local dogs is this Saturday

Veterinary Emergency Group, a nationwide emergency veterinarian services company, is hosting a free blood bank screening drive for eligible pets from 10 a,m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 27, at its Georgetown location, 2311 M St NW. Pets that meet the set criteria for screening will receive a complimentary physical exam, some treats and toys, and a chance to win a raffle for two $50 PetSmart gift cards.

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5 ways to get your pet ready for fall

Pets provide unconditional love to their companions; in return, it’s important to ensure they live happy and healthy lives by providing the best care possible.  This means ensuring that they receive daily care for their eyes, ears, and overall health in addition to food, treats, and toys.

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5 must-have items to celebrate National Dog Week

National Dog Week, held annually the last full week of September, is a special time of the year when we honor and celebrate our furry friends who bring so much joy and companionship to our lives. Whether you’re a dog owner or simply an admirer of these wonderful creatures, there are some exciting products on the market that can make this week even more memorable.

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Top U.S. cities for pet-friendly vacation rentals

Vacation experts at Family Destinations Guide have discovered which cities in the US have the most listings for pet-friendly vacation rentals. The team took 50 of the most populated cities in the US and used data from the vacation rental site Vrbo to discover how many accommodation listings in each city allow pets.  

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Seasonal safety tips for pet owners

The holiday season presents opportunities for celebrating with loved ones, and for many families, that includes their dogs and cats. However, holiday foods and decorations can pose health risks for pets and the hustle and bustle may be overwhelming.

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