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Home Yard & Beyond

Coprophagia Prevention
Eating feces, or coprophagia, is fairly common in dogs. But this habit is more than just unsavory—it can introduce some vicious internal parasites into your unsuspecting dog’s body. Read Article >

Crates, Gates, and Exercise Pens
We all like it when our pet is with us, but sometimes that’s just not practical, like when cooking dinner or hosting a party. When these occasions arise, a Four Paws crate, gate, or exercise pen keeps your dog safe and out of the way. Read Article >

Flea Prevention in the Home and Yard
Fleas are bloodsucking wingless insects, and once one lands on your dog, it can start sucking blood within minutes. Flea bites can cause anemia in puppies and skin irritation on dogs of any age. Read Article >

How to Safely Walk Your Dog

Walking your dog safely on leash is an adventure for him, exercise for both of you, and a great chance for your neighbors to meet your best pal. Read Article >

Keeping Pets Off the Furniture
Dogs and cats enjoy resting on furniture because they find it comfortable, at least for them. How do you teach him when it’s okay to get on the furniture and when it’s not?  Read Article >

Keeping the Yard Clean
If your backyard serves as your dog’s potty spot, it is essential to keep it clean. Allowing dog waste to accumulate can turn a beautiful backyard into an ugly, smelly, bacteria-ridden mess. Read Article >

Keeping Your Dog Safe Outdoors

Your yard is an important place for your dog. It is his playpen, bathroom, and laboratory, but it’s also a place where he can get into trouble. It’s up to you to ensure that your pet has only safe, enjoyable outdoor experiences. Read Article >

Puppy-Proofing Your Home and Yard
Puppies are born for trouble—they can ruin your home or injure themselves in a matter of five unsupervised seconds. Since you can’t rely on your puppy to look out for himself or your house, the job falls to you. Read Article >

Removing Pet Stains in Your Home
Dogs make messes—there’s no doubt about it. The good news is that messes do not have to be permanently messy. Nearly any stain a dog throws at you can be removed. Read Article >