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Pet Fire Safety

Did you know that an analysis conducted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2010, determined that dogs and other pets start 1,000 house fires annually?  Many pet parents let their pets roam the house while they’re away (which there’s nothing wrong with), but as parents, you have to be prepared and aware of the dangers. American Kennel Club and ADT Security Systems offer the following tips to educate pet parents on how to prevent your beloved pet...

Fear of the Feast

The Holiday season is in full swing as we start to gather our seasonal decorations and prepare for the fellowship of family and friends. How many of us love the thought of family and friends coming over, enjoying a hearty meal and sharing stories and jokes? How many of us dread what things our family pet is going to eat, destroy or whom they might jump on or bombard with kisses? If you can sympathize with both of these...

How to Soothe Your Pet’s Dry Skin

As you may know, once winter sets in, we turn on our furnaces and not only does our skin begin to get dry and flaky, but so can our pet’s skin! When you get dry skin, you reach for the moisturizing lotion. When your pet’s skin dries out, you may see flakes, notice him/her itching more often, and in some cases shedding increases because dry hair can break off easier when it is brittle. Since it is not advisable...

Giving Back with TropiClean: Landon’s Story

We have the unique privilege and opportunity to partner with a number of different organizations that impact people and pets around the world. Every day we are able to come to work knowing that through the generous support from TropiClean fans like you, who purchase our products, we are all able to impact many around with world providing a better life. Though our company was built on this simple mission to use the success of our products, no matter how...

Fall Fun with Your Pet

Summer has slowly slipped away, as fall creeps around the corner. Soon the leaves will be changing colors, the wind will be brisk in the morning, and our hoodies and sweatshirts will be coming out of storage. The weather in fall is a great opportunity to be outside with our pets. The weather isn’t too hot nor is it too cold. These are the nights to spend all night beneath the stars with your companion. Here are a few...

A Day for the Dogs

August 26th, National Dog Day, is dedicated to our four-legged companions that never leave our side, and to recognize all the dogs that need to be rescued each year. According to the Humane Society of the United States, “An estimated 2.7 million healthy shelter pets are not adopted each year, and only about 30 percent of pets in homes come from shelters or rescues. ‘National Dog Day serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs...

This is a Big Issue for Some Pets

‘Your pet is obese.’ These are tough words to hear for some pet parents. The truth is, obesity is rising among our pets and we’re acting like its normal or we’re denying the facts. Not only is their weight going up, so is their risk of health issues. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, statistics shows a rise of obese pets in 2014. Research shows that 57.9% of cats and 52.7% of dogs are overweight or obese....

How to Bathe a Cat

Have you ever thought that bathing your cat was an impossible task? For a moment, the idea that you might be taking your life into your own hands could have flashed through your mind. Here Dr. Ava Frick tells us some easy steps to help make bathing our cats easier and how it can help provide them with a healthier and happier life. Bathing a cat can be simple but there are several points that should be in place...

National Pet Month

What is National Pet Month anyway? Well we looked it up and found a very simple, but profound answer to this question. National Pet Month is defined as a celebration of benefits that pets bring to people’s lives, and vice versa. So why do we consider this to be profound? Keying in on a couple specific words in this definition, there are some that really jump to the forefront. Celebration When we think of celebrations, we typically think about...