Monthly Archives January 2015

Household pet hazard

Many owners are aware of common hazards that could be poisonous to their pet and do their best to make sure their furry friend don’t have access to them. One of the categories of hazardous products is household cleaners, and while laundry detergents have always been harmful, there is a new danger with the recent technology of laundry detergent pods.
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Ameowzing cat breeds

 Have you ever wondered where some of the more rare cat breeds evolved from? It’s amazing how many similarities our cats share with their larger cousins, lions and tigers. This week we are focusing on the history of several unusual cat breeds.
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Myth Buster: Are Dogs Colorblind?

For years there have been many theories out in the world about our beloved canine friends. While some of them may be a slight distortion of the truth, others may just be completely clouded in nonsense. As we enter into 2015, let’s shed some light on what is fact and what is fiction. You might be surprised to learn that what you believed to be true for years was really just an “old wives tale”.  Our first myth buster is about whether or not dogs can see color.
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Barking in the New Year

Every January the city of Chicago releases the Dog Friendly Area tags, which allow dogs access to 22 parks in the Chicagoland area. These parks allow dogs to run and play off leash in a safe, fenced in environment.
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