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Remembering Pets Who Have Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

Remembering Pets Who Have Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

August 28 is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. No matter how long ago a furry friend crossed over the rainbow bridge, they're still in our hearts. We at Franklin Ranch want to share a few ideas on how to honor them.  #1: Create a work of art from your pet's ashes If you...

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How to Manage Bee Stings in Your Pet

How to Manage Bee Stings in Your Pet

Bees, wasps, and hornets are buzzing around as summer enters full swing, enticing pets to snap, sniff, or swat at these vibrating creatures. Being on the wrong end of a bee’s stinger can create a painful allergic reaction in your furry pal since pets can be as...

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What to Expect After Bringing Home a New Shelter Pet

What to Expect After Bringing Home a New Shelter Pet

Bringing home a shelter or rescue pet is exciting, but it also requires some effort to ensure a smooth transition. This is especially true for pets who may have gone from home to home before you became their forever family. What will the first few days, weeks, and...

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Heartworm Disease: 11 Facts You Should Know

Heartworm Disease: 11 Facts You Should Know

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. This disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it's also one of the easiest to prevent. Here are 11 facts about the mosquito-transmitted disease: Heartworm disease doesn't...

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Prevent Spring Parasites from Feasting On Your Pet

Prevent Spring Parasites from Feasting On Your Pet

Ah, springtime. Beautiful flowers, perfect weather, and...external parasites! Unfortunately, fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes enjoy warmer temperatures as much as we do. Keep these pesky blood-suckers from feasting on your pet and transmitting potentially life-threatening...

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How to Protect Your Pets During Flea and Tick Season

How to Protect Your Pets During Flea and Tick Season

It’s never easy keeping our pets free from pests, especially during the warmer months, but knowing a few tips can help protect your pet and family! 1. Use a Long Lasting Flea and Tick Prevention Product This is the number one way to protect your pet from flea and...

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A Look at Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

A Look at Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

Is your cat going outside of the litterbox? Since cats aren't vindictive creatures, this behavior may be alarming. One of the main causes of inappropriate urination is feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC), a urinary condition.  Feline idiopathic cystitis signs FIC can...

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3 Tips on Using Positive Reinforcement to Train Your Pet

3 Tips on Using Positive Reinforcement to Train Your Pet

It's National Train Your Dog Month! This year, the focus will be on training dogs basic, everyday manners, such as sit and stay. Using positive reinforcement is a tried and true way to teach canine friends new tricks. Here are our tips!  #1: Reward your pet heavily...

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Foods That Are Dangerous for Our Pets

Foods That Are Dangerous for Our Pets

Our pets are our family and we want to treat them as such, but some “treats” can be more harmful to our pets than we think. Many human foods are poisonous to our pets and can cause unwanted health issues, weight gain, or even death. Make sure you know what foods to...

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