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New Years Eve and the Dreaded Fireworks: How to Ease Your Pet’s Anxiety

While fireworks on New Years Eve are a time for celebration, fireworks can make your pet anxious. Learn some suggestions on how to ease your pet's anxiety during fireworks.
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Celebrating Small Pet Businesses Across the State of Oklahoma

At Hello Ralphie, we have the utmost respect for small pet businesses that love animals like we do and offer them the high-quality care they deserve. In most cases, locally-owned pet businesses are staffed by animal lovers that have a genuine passion for animal welfare. Not only do these smaller businesses offer personalized care and pet supplies you can trust as a pet owner, their owners and staff are also members of the communities they serve. If you are someone that enjoys supporting local, we are here to help! We have highlighted just a few of the small pet businesses
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Celebrating Small Pet Businesses Across Michigan

At Hello Ralphie, we strongly believe in the importance of shopping small pet businesses. Supporting small and independent businesses helps your community thrive. We also find they usually offer exceptional service with a personal touch that may be lacking when you take your beloved pet to the larger big box stores. If you’re a pet owner who is interested in finding small pet businesses across the state of Michigan, you have come to the right place! Each business below is staffed by caring individuals who will treat your pet with the love and respect they deserve. The Best Small Pet
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Dog-Friendly Adventures Across New Jersey

Like humans, dogs require plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. One of the best things you can do for your furry friend’s mental and physical health is to take them out to explore the great outdoors. Not only are dog-friendly adventures an excellent way for you and your dog to get moving and socializing, but they can also help strengthen the bond you have with your canine companion. To help you and your pup explore together, we’ve gathered a list of some of our favorite dog-friendly adventures across New Jersey.
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Dog-Friendly Adventures Across Virginia

Along with a healthy and nutritious diet, ensuring that your dog gets plenty of exercise and mental stimulation is one of the best things you can do for your pup’s long-term health. While making sure your dog gets all of its daily walks is important, taking your dog on new and exciting outdoor adventures is a great way to bond and stay healthy. Visiting dog-friendly beaches, off-leash dog parks, and dog-friendly hiking trails are all excellent ways for you and your pup to strengthen your bond and get some much-needed physical and mental stimulation! We composed this list of dog-friendly adventures you and your canine companion can enjoy across the state of Virginia! Break the routine and start exploring the great outdoors with your dog.
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Valentine’s Day Pet Safety Tips

Fact checked by a Hello Ralphie expert veterinarian With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the Hello Ralphie team is here to remind you that not all matches were made by cupid! While you are enjoying your holiday goodies this year embraced with the warm cuddles of your favorite furr-entine, here are a few tips to keep in mind to ensure a paws-itive celebration. Three tips for Valentine’s Day pet safety: Need to see a vet? Try a Hello Ralphie virtual veterinarian appointment Valentine’s Day Pet Safety Tip #1 Why is chocolate bad for dogs? Although good for our heart and soul,