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4 ways to prevent your cat from destroying your furniture

If you’ve never brought a feline friend home before and you’re even a little fussy about your interiors, furniture or decor, you’ll want to answer a few questions first. Where will you put the litter box? What kind of upholstery and carpet do you have? How will you protect your cherished collection of Precious Moments from your always curious and very nimble pet? Here are four ways to help your cat live in harmony with your furniture. Read more



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The best odor-free cat litter boxes

Having a cat in the home doesn’t mean litter box odor is inevitable. These 4 great cat litter boxes are designed to eliminate unwanted odor and keep you and your cat happy. Read more

How to keep your dog from food-guarding

If you notice your puppy becoming protective of her food, or even other things like her toys or bed, you can take action to prevent the problem from progressing.  Read more

The best wifi cameras to keep an eye on your pets and home

The Best WiFi Cameras for Keeping an Eye on Your Pets and Home Read more

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3 dog crates that double as décor

Dog crates allow your pup to relax in a private space and keep your home protected from damage while you’re out during the day. While they may be functional calling a plastic and wire crate stylish is a stretch. Fortunately, there are more options than ever for attractive dog kennels that double as décor. Here are 3 of our favorite picks. Read more

10 Tools for Raising an Active and Agile Pet

Keeping your dog or cat active is essential for its health and well-being, but it can be difficult remembering to incorporate exercise into your pet’s -- let alone your own -- schedule. Make it easy on yourself and rely on the help of a few new tools and toys to get your furry friend off the couch this summer. Who knows -- maybe you’ll find you’ve got the most talented pet on the block! Check out our top picks below to help you raise a happy, active pet -- from training tunnels to climbing towers. Read more

Helping dogs and cats survive the Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July midweek this year, your neighbors are likely to pop off fireworks before, during and after the holiday. That can mean a stressful week for people with noise-phobic pets. Dogs and cats that are afraid of fireworks will express their fear in different ways. Read more

New adoptables in Southeast Nebraska. Pick your new dog or cat!

Browse through local shelter pets available for adoption. Read more

These are the top 10 pet costumes for 2018

Many pet lovers will be dressing up their cat or dog for Halloween. According to the National Retail Federation, these are the most popular… Read more

8 heartbreaking statistics for Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the perfect time to help homeless animals in shelters across the U.S. find their forever homes. Sadly… Read more

How popular is your dog's name?

Curious about the popularity of your dog's name? Want to know how names like Chloe and Milo fare? Check out our name database to find the perfect name, or see what others chose to name their pets. Read more

10 Items That Adventurous Travelers Should Pack

1. A quick-dry towel that'll come in handy when budget accommodations don't have a towel at the ready. I’ve stayed at many hostels where there are either no towels available or it costs $15 to use one. Instead of breaking my budget just to ensure I stay fresh and clean, I pack a quick-dry towel. These towels are nothing short of magical. They fold up really thin, making them easily packable, and they’re made out of microfiber so they dry super quickly (within two hours or so). I usually bring a small and large — one for the shower and one that's useful for outdoor activities. Read more

All The Inspo You Need To Throw A Puppy Shower

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13 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do In Ireland

1. Diving into the Serpent's Lair. Also known as the Worm Hole, this naturally formed pool is situated on Inis Mór island off the west coast of Ireland. It's a popular spot for cliff jumpers, but if you'd prefer to stay dry, we won't blame you. It's still stunning to observe from a distance. Read more

Things To Know About Having A Small Dog

Small dogs are great companions that take up little space and are just downright adorable. However, a small dog isn't necessarily easier than a medium or large breed dog - the challenges are different. Your small dog’s diet, exercise and training need to be considered and established with his size in mind. Read more

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