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As the temperatures begin to rise, we humans aren’t the only ones itching to get outside! We are sure your canine friend is also ready for lounging in the sun and exploring new trails. Before you slap on your sunnies and don the hiking boots, take some time to familiarize yourself with the common dangers outdoor fun can bring for your pup. We have put together a few outdoor tips for dog owners, including snake bites, ticks, and overheating.
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If you love to or simply need to travel, you may be wondering how to make this possible without leaving behind your companion. We know that Service Dogs have housing and air travel rights, but are Service Dogs allowed in Hotels?
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Since the dawn of time, animals have been documented as being companions of humankind. They just have this innate, intangible quality about them that draws us near and makes us feel good. This seems to be especially true when it comes to a child’s connection with animals. Many people are familiar with Service Animals that can provide tremendous benefits for a child with disabilities or medical conditions like blindness, epilepsy, or hearing impairments. But for those dealing with more invisible mental health disabilities, would my child benefit from an Emotional Support Animal?
*Estimated Read Time: 7 min, 25 sec. If you’ve got a new canine companion, there are some important things you should know about how to achieve that longed-for BFF status. Before you buy colored string to make matching friendship bracelets, you may want to take note of these tried and true methods to get your dog to trust. Once you’ve earned his trust, the love and respect will follow close behind.
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min, 45 sec. Florida also follows the ADA definitions of ESAs. They recognize that an Emotional Support Animal is a vital component in treating some emotional and mental conditions. You can’t just slap a sticker on Fido’s vest and call him your ESA. Keep reading to learn how to qualify your pet as an ESA in Florida.
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Good communication and mutual understanding are the backbones of any successful relationship, but how the heck do you build a long-lasting and healthy relationship with your dog? While we can’t listen to their thoughts, you should be able to start answering “what is my dog feeling?” by paying attention to his body language.
*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 8 sec. Everyone experiences stress. It is a normal part of life. In the proper context, a little pressure can actually be quite beneficial and motivating! Unfortunately, the kind of changes that cause stress most often aren’t as helpful. One of the most talked-about 2020 (and now 2021) stress management tools has been pet ownership.
*Estimated Read Time: 9 min 42 sec. For an anxious person, everyday things like the morning alarm can trigger a whole series of panic-driven thoughts that rush in like a title wave before the day has even begun. Thankfully, an emotional support animal can help cope with anxiety and relieve these feelings of panic.
Estimated Read Time: 8 min 30 sec Some presidential pets have given comfort to the First Family, while others gained recognition for helping to shape the nation’s political canvas. As the adage goes, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog,” so let me tell you ‘bout my beeeeest friend…
*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 4 sec. There are always more ways to learn and prepare for avoiding financial strain as a pet parent. We’ve compiled a list of the most common costly mistakes pet owners make and some tips on avoiding them.