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Day: June 18, 2021

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Top 10 Most Low-maintenance and Easiest Pets to Take Care Of

Fact checked by Dr. Antoinette Martin, DVM Whether you have a busy schedule that does not offer the flexibility to look after a demanding pet, or you simply prefer the company of a pet that is easy to take care of, there are plenty of low-maintenance pets to choose from. To help you find the perfect companion for your lifestyle, we are counting down the top 10 easiest pets to take care of! The Top 10 Low-maintenance Pets 1. Turtles Turtles have almost become the cliche for a slow-moving and calm animal. While certain breeds require more work than others,
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How to Calm a Dog Down – 7 Proven Ways to Calm Your Anxious Dog

Fact checked by Dr. Antoinette Martin, DVM Just like us humans, dogs can suffer from anxiety and chronic stress. Not only is this uncomfortable for the dog, but anxiety can also lead to a wide range of unhealthy behaviors, such as biting, excessive barking, destroying furniture, and even self-harm. If you want to help your furry friend feel less nervous and stressed, there are plenty of ways you can help sooth your dog’s anxiety. While some cases of anxiety are far more severe than others, the following seven techniques have been proven to help dogs feel less stressed and anxious:
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Is Lysol Toxic to Cats – How to Keep Your Cat Safe When Using Household Products

Fact checked by Dr. Antoinette Martin, DVM There is a good chance that you own and use Lysol products, as these household cleaners and disinfectants are considered staple products for most families. But have you ever wondered if they could be toxic for your pets? Lysol products are some of the most popular cleaning agents on the planet. They are known for their ability to quickly clean and disinfect household surfaces and rid homes of dangerous germs. Lysol has become even more popular and widely used throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic. While commercial disinfectants can be useful, relatively few people