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5 Tips to Ease Your Pet's Fear of Storms

Spring in Central Texas can bring with it some severe weather, often including thunderstorms and hail. We may be grateful for some much needed rain, but many dogs are quite fearful of the loud noises that come with these storms. So,...

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The Do's and Don'ts of Pet Dental Health

  February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Dental care is equally important in pets as it is for humans, yet it is one of the most neglected areas of pet care. In fact, according to the American Animal Hospital...

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Dry Skin in Dogs and Cats: How to Fix & Prevent

Dry skin making kitty itch? Read below for tips on keeping your pets' skin healthy during the winter months. Cold weather means hot chocolate, extra snuggles with your pet and… dry skin. Humans can lather up with lotion, but winter...

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Freeze Dried, Air Dried, & Dehydrated Pet Foods, Oh My!

As pet parents learn more about high quality nutrition for their four legged companions, questions arise about freeze dried, air dried, and dehydrated foods. They all are all similar in that they are without moisture, but are these terms interchangeable?...

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5 Tips to Maximize Pet Food Freshness

(Photo: Holistic Select.) Much of what we know about human nutrition can also be applied to our pets, and the same goes for shelf life of their food. Many perishable products like milk, canned veggies, and leftovers remain safe for human...

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Feeding Raw, Part 2: Raw Pet Food Safety

Welcome back to our Feeding Raw series! This week, we take a look at raw food safety: Is feeding raw pet food dangerous? Yes and no. If stored or thawed improperly, raw food will fester with bacteria and become unsafe...

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Feeding Raw, Part 1: Why Raw Dog Food & Cat Food?

This fuzz ball is a raw convert! Photo: Bones & Co Many pet parents are divided on raw dog food and raw cat food diets: some wonder how feeding raw meat could possibly be sanitary, while others wonder how you could feed...

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Pet Vaccines: Six Questions Answered

All good pet parents know that young puppies and kittens need the proper series of pet vaccines to start them off on a healthy path. But what about adult pets? What pet vaccines are legally required? Which are merely recommended, and...

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Bark Boost: 8 Reasons to Feed Your Dog Greens

This post is brought to you by Ryan Cummings- dog dad, Austinite and owner of The Bones & Co. His love of pets and extensive knowledge of pet nutrition led him to create a natural, raw diet to help your...

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