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This $5 Handy Tool Removes Ticks From Dogs, Cats and Humans

Prevention is the best medicine, but when a tick comes into contact with pet or human skin, you'll be happy you have this tick removal tool.

Kill Your Yard’s Pests with the Wondercide Flea and Tick Spray

Bugs bugging you? Check out the Wondercide Flea and Tick Yard Spray to eradicate your lawn's pesky visitors. 


I Tried a Hands-Free Dog Leash, and I No Longer Dread Walking My Dog

Ever wondered what it would be like to walk your pup without them yanking on your arm? Try...


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What’s a Catio and Why Would I Want One?

The catio revolution is afoot. Here's what to know about cat patios, which keep kitties and wildlife safe.


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7 Outdoor Dog Kennel Ideas and Designs

Any structure that shelters your dog can be considered a kennel. And it doesn't have to be an eyesore. These...

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8 Ways To Make Your Cabin Pet Friendly

Taking pets along to your cabin this summer? Keep them safe by creating an environment that steers them out of...


5 DIY Pool Floaties Your Dog Will Love

If your dog is always whining to join you in the water, why not make them a DIY pool floatie...

Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.


15 Things Your Neighbors Want You to Stop Doing

It's not big deal to you, but your neighbors are rolling their eyes!


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How to Keep Cats Out of Plants

How do you keep cats out of plants? Try these expert-recommended tips to protect your indoor potted plants from curious...


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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...

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Filling Yard Holes Dug by Pets

Dogs that like to dig can destroy your yard. Here's how to fix the mess they leave behind.


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How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Dog

Your dog needs a fence for their protection and well-being. Here's an overview of dog fence types and things to...


Best Dog Fences For Every Breed and Homeowner Need

Invisible, picket or privacy fence? There are as many types of dog fences as there are types of dogs. Perk...


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Is Mulch Safe for Dogs to Eat?

Mulch can tidy up a garden bed, prevent weeds and help retain moisture. But is it safe for your dog?


12 Best Winter Dog Coats of 2022

Your pup appreciates protection from the cold just as much as you do on harsh winter days. Here...

25 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

From hairless to wire-haired to water-repellent, here are the top 25 dogs that won't leave fur all over your furniture...


Why Do Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee?

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!


10 Plants That Are Toxic for Your Pet

Plants add color, texture and beauty to your home and yard, but some of those plants are toxic for your...


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How to Sharpen Garden Tools

After a couple years of service, it's common for your favorite garden tools like garden cutters start losing their edge...


10 Nontoxic Houseplants That are Safe for Your Pets

If you're eager to fill your rooms with houseplants but don't want to risk harming your pets, check out these...