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Protecting Your Dog From Pests: Things To Remember

The joy and excitement that your dog spread in your home through her unconditional love, naughtiness and by being playful, makes her the most important part of your family. You can’t imagine a day without her waiting to welcome you at the door when you are back from work after a long day. So, it’s really important that your furry friend stays healthy, fit and happy. Pests and parasites are a major threat to the health of your dog as well as to your family. Pests tend to thrive in places that are warm and humid. Your dogs have a higher chance of pest infestation when they go outside for a walk or to play during the warm summer seasons. Pests like fleas and ticks usually stay hidden on tall grass and when your dog comes in contact with the grass the ticks and fleas could enter her body. Mosquitoes, ants, bees, and wasps are some of the other pests that attack your pets including dogs causing a number of health issues. Besides redness, severe itching and rashes, pests like ticks and fleas are responsible for more serious diseases like anemia, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. All these …

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6 Tips to Keep Your Pet’s Coat Healthy and Shining

Pet lovers are always on the scout for the best advice on keeping their best friends healthy and happy. While today there is a plethora of tasty treats you can buy for your pet’s specific health needs, nothing beats the discipline of everyday care and grooming of your pet. Your dog’s coat, in particular, is greatly affected by their diet and general care. In fact, vets globally treat a lack-luster coat as a sign of an underlying health problem. This could be anything from a nutrition deficiency to a bacterial infection to a malfunctioning thyroid gland. So here are 6 ways to care for your pet’s coat and keep it soft and shining. Pay attention to a dull and/or dry coat First and foremost, be attentive to a dull and dry coat, which is usually indicative of a nutritional deficiency caused by poor diet, for which your vet may prescribe a nutritional supplement besides suggesting changes in daily meals. Dullness and dryness can also be caused by the chemicals in pet shampoos and other pet care products. Check if you’re recently switched to a new product, which may be causing the issue. Other causes of your pet’s coat losing its …

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6 Tips That Will Help You Set Up And Run A Pet Store Successfully

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Operating a pet store can be incredibly profitable. But just as with all other business, it requires detailed planning and dedication on your part. If you set up a pet store at a good enough location, market it very well, and provide excellent service, you can actually do pretty well in this field. Below, we provide six tips that can help you set up and run a pet store better.

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Keeping Those Fleas and Ticks Away – Essential Pet Care

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Our beloved pets are an integral part of the family. Taking care of your favorite four-legged buddy is a big responsibility and we need to be able to see the sign if something is not right. Keeping a pet dog or kitty in the home involves a lot of grooming. Sometimes though, our pets can catch a flea infestation, which kept unchecked can lead to many problems.

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Things To Remember When Selecting Dog Food And Treats

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If you are a dog lover, you will agree that life becomes so much more exciting when you have a four-legged friend in your home. At the same time, you are faced with certain challenges to keep your special friend fit and healthy. One such challenge is selecting the best food and treats for your dog. It’s a known fact that a complete and balanced diet is essential to ensure proper health and growth of your pet. But choosing healthy dog food and treats is easier said than done, especially if you are new to the task. Here are a few things to keep in mind when selecting healthy dog food and treats.

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Brother Wolf’s 2nd Annual Kitten Shower

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Join Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and other animal lovers on Saturday April 7th from noon-3pm at the Asheville Outlets on Brevard Road for our second annual Kitten Shower!

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$5 Fur-iends Adoption Special

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Valentine's Day has come and gone, but Tuesday is National Love Your Pet Day, and Asheville Humane Society is celebrating all week long with a $5 "Fur-iends" adoption special! Adoption fees are $5 for all animals who are 6 months of age and older, now through Saturday, February 24. 

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Social Media Superstars To Emcee Annual Puppy Bowl festivities

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Social media superstars, serial entrepreneurs, and world-famous animal advocates The Vegan Bros will be playing with puppies and drinking brews at Sanctuary Brewing Company’s (SBC) annual Puppy Bowl on Sunday, February 4th,  all to benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (BWAR) and Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. The famous duo will be flying in from LA to emcee the popular annual event, where puppies play football in an epic showdown of cuddly cuteness.

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Sweet Bear Rescue Farm, home to more than a dozen rescued animals, officially named 501-3 non-profit

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Hendersonville, NC, is now home to its very own animal sanctuary: Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. The non-profit is the culmination of a dream by Lisa McDonald and Joe Dinan, passionate animal activists and owners of nearby Sanctuary Brewing Company.  

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Pigs available to foster, adopt from Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

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A plethora of potbellied pigs at the Brother Wolf Animal Rescue Sanctuary are seeking foster or forever homes.

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