Midlands Pet Tips For Giving Pets As Gifts

Is It a Good Idea to Give Pets As Gifts?

By Midlands Pet Care | November 15, 2021

There are currently more than 76,000,000 pet dogs in the United States today. As the holiday season draws near, many families consider the merits of giving pets as gifts. But what are the realities of buying a puppy for Christmas? While puppies are guaranteed to delight children and make a cute new addition to the family, …

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3 Common Pet Toxins In Your Home

By Midlands Pet Care | November 3, 2021

There are around 232,000 cases of pet poisoning in the US annually. Sadly, there are many things lurking in our homes that are common pet toxins. As a result, people tend to lean more towards natural remedies. But, believe it or not, some of the natural remedies, foods, and herbs you have are also toxic to our dogs. …

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Celebrate Your Feline Friend & Give Back This National Cat Day

By Midlands Pet Care | October 16, 2021

Did you know that over 25% of households have cats? It’s true. Even better, cat lovers can celebrate their beloved pets with National Cat Day on October 29th. (However, if your cat could talk, they’d probably inform you that every day should be National Cat Day.) Here are some great ways to celebrate your pet and …

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3 Tips for Effectively Training Your Pet

By Midlands Pet Care | September 30, 2021

Training your pet can be tricky, but proper pet training and pet care are so important because they are the basis for a loving, respectful and happy companionship with your pet. There are countless methods available but which are right for you and your pet and will be the most effective? While this guide mainly …

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Pet Loss: How Do You Know When It’s Time?

By Midlands Pet Care | September 16, 2021

No one wants to think about pet loss. Pets are part of your family, and it’s a scientific fact that pets reduce stress in our lives. Studies have shown the stress hormone cortisol greatly lessens after interacting with a pet. It’s their sweet nature that tugs at human heartstrings and causes us to want to love them …

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Adding New Pets to Your Home

By Midlands Pet Care | September 2, 2021

Introducing a new pet to your home with existing pets and children can be overwhelming for everyone involved! It’s important to make this introduction as safe and calm as possible, but it can be tricky to know exactly how to do that. Especially if you’re introducing different types of animals like cats and dogs or rescue …

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Understanding Your Cat’s Behavior: The Ultimate Guide for Pet Owners

By Midlands Pet Care | August 15, 2021

In the US, 42.7 million homes own at least one cat. Even with this many feline friends in our homes, many people still don’t fully understand their cat’s behavior. They can often be mysterious creatures and behave in ways that confuse us. Understanding your cat’s behavior can help you be a better owner and keep your cat …

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Is My Pet Overweight?

By Midlands Pet Care | August 2, 2021

An overweight pet can be plagued with health issues that significantly impede quality of life. Especially as pets age, a few extra pounds can lend to a host of health problems including diabetes and chronic pain. Take steps to prevent your pet from the pitfalls of pet obesity – while also helping them live their …

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Grieving Pets: How to Memorialize Your Pet

By Midlands Pet Care | July 16, 2021

People experience immense grief over the loss of a pet and share the same grief stages as when they lose any close friend or family member. Grieving pets is a deep and personal experience that takes time. If you’re grieving a pet, memorializing their life can help you cope with the loss. Read on and learn what you can …

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How To Help Your Cat Adjust To Its New Home

By Midlands Pet Care | June 28, 2021

Are you bringing home a new feline family member? Make sure to take time and give your cat care to acclimate them to their new surroundings. Cats that are unaccustomed to or unfamiliar with their environment can demonstrate behavioral issues. Use these tips to prevent problems when bringing your cat home: Consider The Cat Before bringing a …

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