They Just Look So Sad: Grieving Pets

By Midlands Pet Care | February 28, 2021

It is true; pets grieve the loss of both human and non-human companions. Your dog or cat may be perceptive to your mood so when you are sad, they will also demonstrate sadness. When another pet in the home dies, it can impact the social hierarchy of the pets and cause behavioral changes in the remaining …

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Help Howie the Hamster Live Longer

By Midlands Pet Care | February 15, 2021

If you want to teach your kids about responsibility, a pet can be a viable approach. Small pets, like gerbils and mice, can be practical and inexpensive, though hamsters make especially good pets for young children. Just remember to pay attention to hamster health to ensure your pet is healthy and happy. Some ways to keep ‘Howie …

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How Can I Show My Cat “Purrson” I Love Them?

By Midlands Pet Care | February 1, 2021

If someone in your life is a cat-lover, it is easy to find a gift that is always just right for them. Clever cat gift ideas are everywhere online, from items for the owners to treats for their feline friends. Some great gifts for cats and cat lovers include these ideas: Apparel Items Give someone that loves …

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Extending Quality of Life for your Canine Companions

By Midlands Pet Care | January 15, 2021

If you are a pet owner, you know the relationship between a person and their dog. So, how can you keep them around for as long as possible? There are some pet care tips that can improve holistic health, while also extending life quality and longevity for dogs. Experts assert that dogs are living twice …

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Finding Comfort After Losing A Pet

By Midlands Pet Care | December 29, 2020

Pets can be an important member of the family. However, that can make it even harder when you have to say goodbye. When your pet has reached the end of its life, the grief you feel is real. Here are some things to remember to bring you comfort as you mourn the loss of your …

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Why Do Dogs Have Seizures?

By Midlands Pet Care | December 18, 2020

If you have ever experienced or observed a seizure, it can be scary. Did you know that dogs also can have seizures? Seizures in dogs typically manifest in muscle twitching or jerky-movements, but may also result in unusual eye movement, drooling, and unconsciousness. If you believe your pet has had a seizure, it is imperative to …

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How to Tell Your Kids the Family Pet is Dying

By Midlands Pet Care | November 30, 2020

Your pet became part of the family the day you brought her home. Your dog, cat, or other pet may even be older than your children. When you think about it from this perspective, it means your kids have never known life without the family pet. Now that your furry friend is aging, you know …

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How to Protect Your Pet from the Top Pet Poisons

By Midlands Pet Care | November 15, 2020

Dogs and cats are curious creatures, and sometimes they get into things their owners never dreamed would be harmful to them. With information reported by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Midland Pet Center highlights some of the most common pet poisons below. We sincerely hope this will help save …

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7 Benefits of Owning a Pet

By Midlands Pet Care | October 30, 2020

Adopting a pet is a kind and compassionate thing to do, but did you know there are pet benefits, that is, perks to owning and caring for an animal? While it only makes sense to take on the responsibilities of a pet if you are sure that you can dedicate the time, effort, and money that …

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Pet Aging Signs to Watch For

By Midlands Pet Care | October 15, 2020

Unfortunately, our pets don’t live as long as we do, and as they age a lot of changes occur. However, advances in veterinary care mean our animal companions are with us longer, and we need to help them through the aging process. Pet aging involves changes that you might be noticing or can expect to …

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