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Four Valentine’s Day Tips For Pets


Valentine’s Day Tips for Pets! Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet and so are our pets! Okay, that doesn’t rhyme, but all pet parents can agree that our feline and canine counterparts are well-loved. It’s important to remember though that the ways we love our fellow humans are not good ways to […]



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Five Health Benefits of Teaching Your Dog New Tricks


January marks a new year, and renewed motivation for all the great things we hope to accomplish in the next 365 days. January also happens to be National Train Your Dog Month! If you just recently added a new furry family member to your home, training the dog may be one of those New Year’s […]



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Popular Holiday Gifts For Pets


Top gifts for dogs and cats for the 2014 Holidays. The season for thankfulness and giving has arrived, and for many pet parents the family dog or cat has a stocking hung over the mantle too. Holiday shopping can get overwhelming—especially when it comes to pets. Because your cat or dog cannot tell you what […]



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How To Stop Your Dog From Begging For Food


As the month of pie-baking, turkey-stuffing, and gravy-mixing begins, delicious aromas may waft through your home a little more than usual. If your pooch is a consistent “beggar” for table scraps, this may pose a problem. Especially if you’re hosting this year’s family Thanksgiving! Eating table scraps can actually be harmful to your dog’s health […]



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Is Peanut Butter Good for Dogs?


Did you know November is “Peanut Butter Lovers Month”? That’s right—and nobody proves to be better peanut butter lovers than our beloved canine counterparts! We’ve all rewarded our furry friend with a spoonful or two of peanut butter, but is it actually healthy for our dogs? We did a little investigating to find the answers! […]



Tips for Boarding Your Pet


Do’s & Don’ts When Boarding Pets for the Holidays The closing of the year includes travel for many people. For those with pets, the question arises of whether or not to board your pet for the duration of holiday travel. By taking note of a few boarding do’s and don’ts, you can help ensure a […]



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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips


PetFirst offers tips for keeping dogs and cats safe this Independence weekend. The Fourth of July means fun and festivities abound! Independence Day is often celebrated with an abundance of barbeque, fireworks, and a host of friends and family. This US holiday is no celebration for dogs though; the sound of fireworks causes many dogs […]



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10 Tips For Safe Summer Pet Travel


Are you planning to travel with your pet this summer? Did you know with PetFirst pet insurance, you can see any licensed veterinarian anywhere in the United States? If you’re traveling with your furry companion, you can rest assured knowing your pet is covered in case of unexpected accidents and illnesses. Of course, we want […]



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Show your pet some extra love during Pet Appreciation Week


June 1st through 7th is National Pet Appreciation Week! Isn’t it great to walk in the door after a long day at the office and have your pup come running up to greet you excitedly? Maybe you get home and get all settled in on the couch and the cat leaps up to sit on […]