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Fall Hazards for Pets

By Dawn / September 11, 2018 /

The cool weather of fall is finally upon us!  This time of year is great for doing new activities with your dog, including hiking, camping, and playing outdoor games like fetch and football.  The increase in activity outdoors is great for your dog, and the cooler weather allows them to enjoy the sunshine a little…

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How to Introduce Cats and Dogs

By Dawn / August 29, 2018 /

Old sayings have a lot of truth to them, that’s how they get to be old sayings.  Take the example of “fighting like cats and dogs”, that saying has it’s origins sometime before 1610 according to the blog Historically Speaking.  The reality is that cats and dogs are very different species, and as such, react very…

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Keeping Pets Safe While Traveling

By Dawn / June 20, 2018 /

Summer is a time for vacations, weekend trips and get aways.  When you travel from home, Milwaukee Paws will be there to keep your pets happy and safe!  However, if you plan on taking your pet with you, there are a few things to keep in mind to keep pets safe while traveling. ASPCA has…

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Preventing Dog Bites

By Dawn / April 18, 2018 /

This year, an estimated 4.7 million people will be bitten by dogs. Dog bites can range from minor to very serious; in fact, every year about 800,000 people require medical attention for a dog bite, and up to 12 people die from dog bites according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. For those of you…

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How to Select a Dog Walker?

By Dawn / April 18, 2018 /

Choosing a professional to walk your dog can be daunting and overwhelming. Dog walking and pet sitting is still a relatively new field and is not regulated by the government at this time.  Many dog walkers or pet sitters get into the field because of their love of animals, and it takes passion and a…

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