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A Healthy Start for Your New Christmas Pet

There’s nothing more exciting than getting or giving a new pet for Christmas. Memories are made starting with the big surprise — that moment when a playful little bundle of joy bounces into your life. Your new arrival is sure to bring years of love and companionship to your household, but a new pet is…

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Holiday Safety Tips For Your Pets

The most wonderful time of the year also means it’s time to brush up on some steps for keeping your pets safe in this joyful season. With all the beauty and festivities, there are quite a few safety hazards for our pets, such as lights and decorations going up, gifts and food lying around, and…

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Book Your Holiday Pet Boarding Today

Are you already making a list and checking it twice? With the holidays right around the corner, there’s just so much to do – gifts to buy, meals to plan, decorations to hang, and travel arrangements to make. Speaking of travel, whether you’re headed out of town to visit Grandma or finally taking a much-needed…

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4 Reasons To Try Our New App, Yourgi

Our team at Pups@Play is on a mission to provide you and your furry companion with the best care possible. While we’ve invested heavily in providing our skilled team with the best training, equipment, and facilities, we went a step further and are bringing your pet’s care to the palm of your hands. Meet Yourgi.…

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The Importance of Dental Care for Pets

When you take steps to care for the dental health of your pets, it’s about more than keeping those pearly whites shining bright. You’ll be improving their overall health and wellness at the same time, since oral health issues often lead to other health complications. Dental health problems are more common than you might think.…

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Get Schooled With Fun Facts about Dogs

It’s time to make some flashcards and scrounge up a few No. 2 pencils for a quick pet lovers pop quiz. Whether you loved science, math, history or literature in school, you’ll find something of interest in this list of quirky facts: Similar to a person’s fingerprint, a dog’s nose print is unique and is…

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Working Your Pets Into Labor Day Plans

Every year on the first Monday in September, folks across the country enjoy celebrating Labor Day with parades, parties, cookouts and last minute vacations. While many of us are a little iffy on the origins and meaning of the holiday, we never want to miss a chance to make a few more summer memories before…

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Keeping Hot Dogs Cool

With temperatures setting records across the country this summer, keeping your cool while trying to enjoy the outdoors can be a challenge. Lots of summer fun awaits – from hikes and picnics to boating and beach time – but you’ll need to plan ahead, especially if your pets are going along for the ride. It…

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Adopting a Shelter Cat

June is national Adopt a Cat month, making now a wonderful time to bring a new feline friend into your home and your heart. Not only will you be helping out an animal in need, but you will also be making room for another cat to be cared for in that shelter. Sometimes shelter cats…

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Seven Popular Garden Plants that are Toxic to Pets

If you’re planning to do some gardening this spring, make sure all of your plant choices are pet-friendly! Plants contain a diverse array of chemical compounds that can sometimes be dangerous to animals. Some plants can be poisonous to our pets even if they pose no danger to people. Knowing which plants are toxic to…

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