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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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How to Honor Your Pet’s Memory

By Midlands Pet Care | February 28, 2022

Losing a beloved household pet can be just as challenging and painful as saying goodbye to a human member of your family. So, if the recent passing of your fur baby has left you feeling down, alone, or even a bit depressed, know that your grief is valid and a normal part of the healing process. For …

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5 Reasons Why Pets Are Good for Your Health

By Midlands Pet Care | February 15, 2022

Did you know that approximately two thirds of American families own pets? Whether you’re a dog person, a cat person, or someone who prefers the company of smaller animals, the appeal of pet companionship is all but universal. Most of us love coming home to an extra friendly face, but you might be surprised to learn just how …

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10 Signs Your Cat is Sick

By Midlands Pet Care | January 31, 2022

Cats offer rewarding and unconditional mutual companionship. That’s why when your pet is sick, you want to do everything you can to get them back to their regular, happy self. It’s important to know some of the main signs of sickness in cats. While we can’t communicate with our pet cats directly, knowing what to …

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Should We Get a Dog or a Cat?

By Midlands Pet Care | January 15, 2022

It’s no secret: owning a pet is one of the most rewarding experiences in life. When you’re ready to bring home a companion, there are many species and breeds with which to choose. If you’ve owned a dog or cat in the past or your family is enthusiastic about having them around, then it might …

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Are Small Pets Better for Younger Children?

By Midlands Pet Care | December 31, 2021

Becoming a pet owner is an incredibly gratifying experience. Not only do pets reward us with love, but they can also help reduce stress and teach valuable lessons like the importance of patience and responsibility. Dogs and cats are by far the most common household pets, but you may be hesitant to bring one into your home …

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Dog Grooming: How Frequently Does Fido Need Grooming?

By Midlands Pet Care | December 15, 2021

Making sure that your dog is well taken care of can be stressful and time-consuming. While dog grooming certainly helps, it can be hard to know when to bring them back to the groomers and what other services they need. A dog’s skin and fur make up 13% of their adult weight and even more in …

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Midlands Pet Care Cold Weather and Pets How Cold is Too Cold For Pets To Be Outside

Cold Weather and Pets: How Cold Is Too Cold For Pets To Be Outside?

By Midlands Pet Care | December 4, 2021

Do you live in a cold climate? If so, you might be wondering about cold weather and pets. Specifically, how cold is too cold for your pets to be outside? Rather than relying on vague pet tips and catchphrases like “if you’re cold, they’re cold” to decide when it’s time to bring your fur babies …

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