How to Safely Introduce a New Pet to Your Family

Socializing a new pet.

Few moments are as memorable as the first ones shared with a new pet. Your heart swells with happiness and the future together holds so much promise. Whether you’re an experienced or novice pet owner, you want to keep that feeling going for as long as possible. The good news is, you can! Any successful transition requires a significant effort to keep an even keel at home. Without your time, patience, and consideration, your new pet may have a harder time adjusting.

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Trouble Afoot: All About Paw Problems in Pets

White dog paws against a bright yellow background.

Your pet’s paws are their gateway to the world. Not only do paws take them where they want to go, they act as shock absorbers for the feet and leg bones as well as providing insulation and traction for the feet. As important as they are, it’s easy to overlook your pet’s paws when it comes to your daily pet care regimen.

Let’s take a look at some of the most common paw problems in pets, and how you can best care for this critical (and super cute) body part!

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