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When Should You Retire Your Aging Horse?

By Midlands Pet Care | November 14, 2022

No matter how we try not to think about it, none of us can avoid the effects of getting older, and your aging horse is no exception. Inevitable structural and physiological changes begin to happen with advancing years. So when should you retire your aging horse? How Old Is Old for a Horse? A horse …

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How to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Dog

By Midlands Pet Care | October 14, 2022

A strong bond between you and your dog is the foundation of your relationship. However, you may unintentionally be doing things to undermine your bond with your dog. How to Tell If Your Bond With Your Dog Is Weak Here are a few signs from your dog that your bond is not as strong as …

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Adopting a New Pet: How Long Should You Wait?

By Midlands Pet Care | September 15, 2022

If your pet has recently passed away, you may be contemplating getting a new one. But, how do you know when the time is right? There is no good answer to this question because everyone is different, and you need to consider what’s best for you. People cope with losing a pet in different ways, such …

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How to Increase Your Senior Dog’s Quality of Life

By Midlands Pet Care | August 14, 2022

It’s a hard thing to dwell on, but subconsciously you know your beloved dog will grow older. Unfortunately, however, your four-legged companion’s senior years arrive much faster than any pet owner would prefer. As your best friend ages, it’s important to begin thinking about your dog’s quality of life so that his golden years are …

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Why You Should Have an End-of-Life Plan for Your Pet

By Midlands Pet Care | July 14, 2022

You can’t control everything about the end of the life of your beloved pet. However, an end-of-life plan for your pet can help relieve some of your future stress. Also, it will better equip you to make the best of the remaining time spent with your furry friend. When Should You Think About an End-of-Life …

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How to Prevent Pet Heatstroke

By Midlands Pet Care | June 15, 2022

As the cold season has gone away until next year and spring is drawing to a close, you are naturally looking forward to heading outdoors for some fun in the sun with your four-legged friend. However, you need to know how to prevent pet heatstroke to ensure that both of you keep on having a …

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Pet Depression: Is It a Real Thing?

By Midlands Pet Care | May 18, 2022

If your pet seems sad, it’s possible he’s suffering from depression. You may have no idea that pets can experience depression just as humans do. Although there has been much less research on pet depression than on human depression, plenty of anecdotal evidence suggests it is an actual condition.  How Do I Know if My …

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5 Tips to Treat Your Pet Allergies

By Midlands Pet Care | April 19, 2022

Allergies to furry pets are common, especially among people who suffer from asthma or have other allergies. In fact, in the US, approximately thirty percent of individuals with allergies are allergic to dogs or cats. Interestingly, cat allergies are twice as prevalent as dog allergies. However, pet allergies are not confined to just dogs or cats – …

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Puppy Proofing Your Home

By Midlands Pet Care | March 17, 2022

You may not realize that your home is full of hazards for your new pup. Therefore, puppy proofing should be done before you even bring your new pet home. You might be worried that this means accepting a certain amount of deterioration in how your home looks. However, you can keep the loss of aesthetics …

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