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What is pet microchipping and what are its advantages?

What is pet microchipping and what are its advantages?

If you’re a dog or cat owner, there’s always the chance that your pet could get lost. Should this happen, it may be difficult for you to find them, especially if they weren’t wearing a tag when they went missing. To avoid having to scour the city to bring your furry friend home, consider giving

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How to prepare your cat for the arrival of your newborn

How to prepare your cat for the arrival of your newborn

If you have a baby on the way, chances are you’ve already prepared their room, crib and clothes. But have you prepared your cat? At Chico, we take our customers’ well-being and security to heart, and we’ve written this article to ensure that your newborn and your cat get off on the right foot (or

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5 Tips for involving kids in your pet’s upkeep

5 Tips for involving kids in your pet’s upkeep

Having a pet comes with its fair share of responsibilities; however, if you have kids you can—and should!—get them to help out. Not only will this take some work off your plate, it will also help your children to mature. To help you take care of your pet as a family, here are five tips

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A guide to dog park etiquette

A guide to dog park etiquette

A trip to the dog park is an opportunity for your loyal companion to let off steam, get some fresh air and socialize with other canines. Like any public space, the dog park has a code of conduct in place to maintain harmony among its users, human and otherwise. Read on for some tips on

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How to prevent wet dog smell

How to prevent wet dog smell

When your dog comes home after playing in the rain or jumping in puddles, he probably doesn’t smell so great. This characteristic scent comes from bacteria (and their feces) embedded in your dog’s fur. In this article, your Chico pet store will show you three ways to prevent and treat that oh-so-unpleasant wet dog smell.

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