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How to Travel with a Dog Internationally

March 28, 2024

It’s decided. You’re packing your bags and heading overseas. Whether it’s for a few weeks, a few months or forever, there’s a lot you need to do to prepare for international travel. And that includes deciding on how your furry friend fits into your travel plans. If you’re a pet parent whose dog goes wherever …

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National Barks: How to Become a B.A.R.K. Ranger

October 19, 2023

National parks offer some of the most beautiful places in the United States for you and your dog to explore. It can also be a bit overstimulating for your dog in comparison to a trip to a local trail or park. This is why Healthy Parks Healthy People members created the B.A.R.K. Ranger program,  which …

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Prepare Your Cat for Moving

October 12, 2023

Moving is a stressful time for everyone, but imagine how stressful it is for your cat who has no idea what is going on. What are all these boxes? Why am I in a new house? Where do I poop?!?! Don’t let Mittens get all their fur in a fluff. We’ll walk you through how …

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National Barks: Badlands National Park

August 24, 2023

Leash up for the next National Bark you and your dog need to visit: Badlands National Park in western South Dakota. The varying terrain and sediments throughout the park will leave you feeling like you’ve been transported to a sci-fi planet one moment and the moon the next. You and your hiking hound can truly …

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How to Host a Bark-tastic Pool Party

June 22, 2023

Calling all water-loving doggos and their aquatic owners! It’s time for a summer pool party. Swimming can be an enjoyable activity for your pet, and it can also be quite beneficial to their health. Both reasons to party! Why not combine the two? By planning a doggy pool party, you’re providing pups with exercise to …

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Pet Boating Safety 101

June 15, 2023

Nothing says summer quite like a boating adventure! And for many pet owners, taking your best pal on that boating adventure is what summers are for. But before you visualize Fido on a boat, there are certain pet boating safety precautions you should take and some equipment you need. Pets on boats can present various …

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National Barks: Walking Through the Grand Canyon

May 18, 2023

Welcome to National Barks, our semi-regular guide to taking your dog sightseeing in the national parks. This month we’re going to have you and your doggo daydreaming about a visit to Grand Canyon National Park. It’s a rockin’ place to take your dog. Northern Arizona is home to one of the seven natural wonders of …

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Springtime Is Catio Time

April 27, 2023

Is there better porch weather than spring weather?  And is there a better purrson to share porch time with than your cat? Well, to make sure you both get the most out of your porch (or backyard, in lieu of a good sittin’ porch), here’s how to add a catio to your recreation area. What’s …

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National Barks: How to take your pet to Yellowstone

March 23, 2023

Welcome to National Barks, our semi-regular guide to taking your dog sightseeing in the national parks. Today, we visit Yellowstone National Park!   Yellowstone National Park is home to 2.2 million acres of mountains, lakes, geysers, forests, hot springs and canyons. This National Bark…um…we mean, National Park is also home to more than 200 species …

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A Taste of the Wild Guide to Vacationing with Your Pet

September 15, 2022

Pets have never been a bigger part of the family. So it only makes sense to include yours on the family vacation, even if you’re traveling internationally. Before you go, we’ve compiled some tips to help keep everyone safe when traveling with pets. CONSULT YOUR VETERINARIAN Your pet should be healthy enough for travel and …

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