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How to Protect Fido from Dog Flu

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It’s not just humans that have to battle through the cold and flu season every year. Your pets can experience illnesses as well. Here’s what you need to know about the most common pet illnesses.   Upper Respiratory Infections The most common upper respiratory infection in pets is kennel cough. Like the common cold runs […]

How To Care for Houseplants in the Winter

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Winter can be just as challenging for our houseplants as it is for us. The days are shorter and can be overcast, so they get less light overall. The air in our homes can be very dry when the furnace is on, making it hard for plants to retain moisture. When we open doors to […]

The Best Cold Weather Veggies for a Winter Harvest

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While many of us assume summertime is the prime growing season for vegetables, many of our favorite garden veggies are much more suited to the colder weather of late fall and winter. Hot summer sun can end up scorching some veggies or cause plants to flower prematurely instead of developing edible parts. Here are some […]