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Unique Dog Gifts for the Holidays

Have you finished your holiday shopping? As you are checking your list twice to ensure you are not forgetting anyone, remember your furry friends! Dogs are family, and Latchkey Pets is here to help you find the perfect gift for your furry best friend. There are many great gifts you can give your dog this…

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Top Tips on Bringing a Puppy Home

The day has finally come to bring your new puppy home! A puppy is a significant commitment, so make sure the entire family is on board with adding this newest member of the family before you leap into bringing a puppy home. In addition, you are bringing a new life into your home to keep…

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Walking Your Dog for Exercise

Top Benefits of Dog Exercise

Many people believe that when you say, “It’s time to walk the dog,” you mean that your pet has to go do his “business.” Yes, walking the dog is necessary for keeping the family carpet clean, but going for a walk with your dog has many additional advantages. In this article we will go over…

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DIY Dog Food to Make Right at Home

One of the most basic necessities of dogs is a proper diet. Unfortunately, choosing the right food for your furry best friends can be tricky. Do you feed kibble, raw, or DIY dog food you make at home for your dog? A nutritious diet is one of the most effective ways to keep your dog…

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All About Puppy Behavior Stages – What to Expect

Throughout your puppy’s life, you will notice several behavioral changes. Knowing how to handle your puppy at each growth stage can help mold your puppy into a lifetime family member. To have a well-adjusted and social dog, you must guarantee that his requirements are satisfied at all stages of growth. In this article, we will…

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Returning to The Office: Tips on Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs

If your house is anything like ours, that means your pets are part of your family.  Since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, more pet owners are working from home and staying in with their furry best friends. It has given people the opportunity to spend more time with their pets, creating stronger bonds with…

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Canine Body Language – Understanding Your Pet Like a Pro

If you are a pet owner or dog owner, it’s safe to assume that you love dogs!  We love all of the cute facial gestures, head tilts, and playfulness of our pets, but we’re not always great at understanding what they’re thinking and feeling. Body language is essential for our canine best friends and understanding…

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How to Protect Your Dog from Outdoor and Indoor Pet Toxins

We are dog lovers here at Latchkey Pets, and as dog lovers, there is no doubt that keeping your four-legged buddy safe is a top priority. If safety is top priority, this following article covers pet toxins to look out for. Most dog owners are well aware that you don’t feed your dog chocolate and…

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Top Fruits to Feed Your Dog

A healthy canine means a happy canine. Not only is it so important for dogs to get exercise but getting the proper nutrition is of the utmost importance as well. In the following article we focus on fruits to feed your dog. All dog owners have been in the situation of, while enjoying a favorite…

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Should Strangers Pet Your Dog – Why it’s Ok to Say No

“Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation, and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” – Dean Koontz In the following article, we discuss why it is so important to pet your dog and why it is okay to say no to strangers…

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