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Ten Benefits of Owning a Cat

By Melissa / June 9, 2019 /

Our feline friends often fill shelters and feline rescues, waiting impatiently for good homes with many not ever being so fortunate. Luckily, June is National adopt a cat month! It’s a perfect time for families and those looking for pets to add to their homes to consider adopting a cat in need of a good…

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Celebrating Senior Pets at Milwaukee Paws!

By Dawn / March 3, 2019 /

All of us at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care have been so grateful to provide high-quality pet care and services to all the dogs and pets we serve. With that in mind, we want to recognize some of the senior pets we have cared for. We recognize that senior pets often require additional and more attentive…

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

By Dawn / February 26, 2019 /

Did you know that by the age of three, most dogs and cats are already starting to form some sort of dental disease? According to the American Veterinarian Dental Society, at that age, about 80% of dogs and 70% of cats already have some sort of dental disease which often could have been prevented. Since…

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Crate Games: What Are They and Why Should I Play Them With My Dog

By Dawn / February 8, 2019 /

If you’re like many dog owners, you probably feel at least slightly guilty when you have to crate your beloved pup while you head off to work or other important obligations you have in your busy lives. While it can be emotionally difficult for you to leave your pup confined to a small space for…

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Signs Your Dog is Stressed

By Dawn / January 22, 2019 /

Stress. We all experience it at some time or another. Whether it’s working long hours, having a heavy workload, taking care of a sick loved one, experiencing traumatic events, or moving to a new home among many other life stressors, we may find ourselves looking for ways to relieve the weight of these burdens. Some…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

By Dawn / January 7, 2019 /

Losing weight, eating healthier, saving more money, getting more organized – these are just a few of the most common New Year’s Resolutions many of us make for ourselves each year. But how many of us thought about making resolutions that include our canine and feline counterparts? I’m going to be honest with you –…

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Protecting our Pups from the Winter Cold and Snow

By Dawn / December 22, 2018 /

While those of us in Southeast Wisconsin can likely agree we’ve had a mild start to the winter season, we know not to get too comfortable as it’s just a matter of time until we get our first heavy snowstorm of the season. This is Wisconsin, after all. As I searched the back of my…

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Cognitive Enrichment and Physical Activities for Dogs in Winter

By Dawn / December 3, 2018 /

We all know it’s important for us to help keep our dogs physically and mentally engaged, but the cold, snow and wind that often comes this time of year may make it harder for us to step out and get that physical activity and cognitive enrichment our dogs need. And we all know our Wisconsin…

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Benefits and Challenges of Adopting a Senior Dog

By Dawn / November 19, 2018 /

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Is your home in need of a loving, cuddly, and appreciative companion? November happens to be National Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and there are hundreds of elderly dogs in our community that are in need of a good, loving home to live out their last years. Unfortunately,…

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Healthy Fall Foods Safe for your Dogs

By Dawn / October 31, 2018 /

With the holiday season almost in full-swing, we need to know what we can and cannot share with the members of our pup family! Read on to learn more about what fall foods are safe for your pets and try a tasty, healthy treat recipe featuring some yummy in-season ingredients for your beloved pets to…

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