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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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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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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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