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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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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Preparing for Your New Kitten

Preparing for Your New Kitten

Taken away from her mother, brothers and sisters, your kitten will feel very lonely once you bring her home. To try and relieve this complete change of scenery, it is essential that you are ready to welcome your kitten into her new family.

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Safety tips for car rides with pets

Safety tips for car rides with pets

Are you planning to hit the road with your dog or cat in tow? No matter how long your journey will be, it’s crucial that you make sure your four-legged friend stays comfortable and, most importantly, safe from harm until you reach your destination. Accidents happen quickly, so the team at Chico would like to

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No A/C, no problem: how to keep your pet cool during a heat wave

No A/C, no problem: how to keep your pet cool during a heat wave

Do you have a pet, but no air conditioning at home? During heat waves, it’s your responsibility to keep your four-legged roommate cool and prevent him from developing heatstroke. In this article, your Chico pet store will show you how to face the suffocating summer heat with simple, budget-friendly solutions. Close the curtains when the

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4 Tips for dealing with the passing of your pet

4 Tips for dealing with the passing of your pet

Have you recently lost a pet? At Chico, we know how devastating this can be. According to many psychologists, the sadness we feel at a pet’s passing is similar to the sorrow experienced when we lose a human friend or family member. This article gives you advice on how to cope with your grief when

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