Category: Holidays

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What to Do When Your Dog Eats Halloween Candy

Can Halloween candy be dangerous for our furry friends? And if it is, how much Halloween candy is safe and what does ‘too much’ mean? We’re answering all of these questions in today’s article and we’re also looking at what you can do if you discovered that your pooch ate Halloween candy while you weren’t

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Christmas Quotes Presented by Dogs

“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” – Janice Maeditere   Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it you feel it. You know it. You believe it. – Kevin Alan Milne “I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another.” – Carrie Fisher

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How to Stop Your Dog from Peeing on the Christmas Tree?

One of the most beloved holiday traditions families around the world look forward to is decorating the Christmas tree. Whether you opt for a little touch of nature and go with a real tree or prefer a pre-lit artificial beauty, no home is complete without a Christmas tree as the focal point of the family

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Are Christmas Trees Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

With the holiday season just around the corner, families are starting to turn their attention towards decorating their homes for Christmas. The holidays are fraught with many different plants that pose hazards to our pets including holly, mistletoe, and poinsettia. With so many new sights and sounds in our homes over the Yuletide season, many

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Are Poinsettias Harmful to Dogs?

Christmas is almost upon us, and families are busy making preparations for the upcoming holiday season. With gifts to buy, parties to attend, and decorating to be done, there seems to be no shortage of Yuletide chores to accomplish. When out shopping for holiday décor, many people like to purchase Christmas plants to adorn their

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Prepping Your Dog for Pictures with Santa

When the snow starts blowing and holiday tunes start playing on the local radio stations, everyone starts to turn their minds towards Christmas. From gift buying to holiday parties to Christmas concerts and more, the holiday season is chock full of busy days and fun things to do. Many families like to schedule photo shoots

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Your Dog

If you’re like most dog owners, you’re always on the look out for an opportunity to party with your pooch. Whether it’s chowing down on a Thanksgiving meal, building snowmen out in the snow, or exchanging valentines on Cupid’s annual holiday of love, it’s always fun to include your dog in the celebrations too. But

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How to Spoil Your Dog on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, everyone’s thoughts are turning to the holiday that celebrates love. Many people race around in search of the perfect gift to express their feelings for their loved one. But does Fido factor into the equation? When you pick up a bouquet of roses, a box of chocolates, or

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Dog

The time of year is nearly upon us when the world pauses to reminisce. Happy memories bring a smile to our lips, and sometimes as we reflect on the passing of time, we experience both laughter and tears as well. Inevitably, we start to think about the hopes we had for 2018; the plans and

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Should I Give a Puppy as a Christmas Gift?

Tis the season to go shopping! As you meander the malls looking for the perfect gift for your kids, your wife, or even a close friend, a thought occurs to you. Maybe you won’t find the ideal Christmas present at a big box store. Maybe…you need to go to a local shelter or call a

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Is It Weird to Buy Your Dog a Christmas Present?

Ah! The joys of the Christmas season! We hear songs on the radio leading up to the big day itself which extol the virtues of chestnuts roasting and winter wonderlands, and our hearts soar with the spirit of Christmas. Choosing the perfect tree to adorn our homes is a simple pleasure, and decorating it once

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Dressing Up Your Cat for Halloween

Halloween makes us think of witches and goblins, ghosts and black cats…and for some of us, dressing up our cats in Halloween costumes. Personally, I can’t stand cat owners who put their kitties through such humiliation and dress up their cats for any reason whatsoever, and I think that you deserve whatever scratches, bites and

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Preparing Your Dog for Halloween

It’s that time of year when the weather is crisp, autumn leaves are bright, and thoughts begin to turn toward the long winter ahead. But, first, we have to celebrate one of the coolest holidays of the year! Ghosts and goblins will be out in force at the end of October and you may be

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Buying a Halloween Costume for Your Dog

Halloween is just around the corn so it’s time to start thinking about costumes! Sure, a costume for you will be fun, but what about your dog? Many dogs like to dress up and be part of the festivities, too! There are so many fun, cute costumes today, how do you choose one for your

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