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Inc. Remote Work Survey: More people wanted to spend time with their pets than with their children

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Ridgewood NJ, recently, a survey of 3,000 remote workers revealed that 25 percent of them would resist returning to the office even if their employers mandated it, and the reasons behind this reluctance were intriguing.

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Rise of the Underdog: Study Reveals Remarkable Shift Towards Adoption Of Shelter Dogs Over Purebred Purchases in New Jersey

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  • Survey of 3,000 potential dog owners. 
  • Data reveals a 13% swing towards shelter dogs over purebreds in New Jersey.
  • Interactive map included.

Ridgewood NJ, in the past, the sight of purebred dogs like DachshundsBoston Terriers, and French Bulldogs was common in American neighborhoods. However, recently a notable shift in consumers’ preferences has steered away from these purebreds despite their previous popularity.

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How to Make Your Cat Happier?

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We were talking already about your happy work life, but what about making your cat happier? Are you a proud cat owner looking to bring extra joy to your furry friend’s life? Well, look no further! In this guide, we’ll explore some simple yet effective ways to make your beloved cat happier than ever before. Cats may be independent creatures but thrive on love, attention, and a stimulating environment. So, let’s dive right in and discover how to create a purrfectly blissful life for your feline companion!

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Paws & Property: Over 139k Pets Living Illegally in Rented Homes Across New Jersey

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  • 82% of pet owners would be willing to pay an additional fee to keep them.
  • Half of renters are put off pet ownership due to the challenges they would have keeping them. 
  • Interactive map map showing the number of illegal pets in each state.

Ridgewood NJ, having a pet, and renting a property, poses challenges. Landlords are often reluctant to allow them – barking, shredded cushions, scratched furniture being some of the reasons. But figures show that 86 million households own a pet – and also that 1 in 3 of them rent. Ergo, this must mean that there are a lot of renters out there who live with their pet in someone else’s property – but how many of them have actually declared them to their landlord?

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5 Important Nutrients for a Balanced Diet for Your Cat

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The component of food known as nutrients provides a cats’ body with the energy and building blocks it needs to repair and replenish its tissues. Your cat won’t be capable of leading an average, active life without the right amount and balance of nutrients.

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National Puppy Day: Top 10 puppy names in 2023

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Ridgewood NJ, National Puppy Day is just days away (Thursday, March 23)… so a list of top 10 puppy names of the year is in order!

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Coyotes are Once Again Being Reported in the Village of Ridgewood and Other Municipalities Around Bergen County

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Ridgewood NJ, word around the Village is that coyotes have been reported in many back yards . According to NJ Fish and Wildlife ,Eastern coyotes differ from their western counterparts with a larger average size and various color phases, including blonde, red and black. Past interbreeding between wolves and coyotes may be responsible for the larger size and color variations in our eastern coyote. In New Jersey, adult coyotes range in weight from 20-50 lbs. and exceptionally large ones may be up to 55 lbs. Coyotes adjust well to their surroundings and can survive on whatever food is available. They prey on rabbits, mice, birds and other small animals, as well as young and weakened deer. They also consume carrion (decaying tissue). They are tolerant of human activities and rapidly adapt to changes in their environment.

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7 Expert tips on bringing your pet along for the ride!

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Ridgewood NJ, as roads become more congested and airports more crowded, holiday travel is officially upon us.With that in mind, Trupanion – a leader in medical insurance for pets – is sharing 7 expert tips from staff veterinarian Dr. Sarah Nold on how to best travel with your furry friend so everyone enjoys a safe and happy holiday.

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Top 5 tips on how to keep your pets safe this Halloween

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Ridgewood NJ, as Halloween approaches, Trupanion, a leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, scanned its database of more than 750,000 pets and found that historically there is a noticeable increase in chocolate toxicity claims beginning now, through the end of the year. In some years, toxicity claims have spiked more than 70% at Halloween.

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Great Ways To Find Useful Equipment For Your Pet

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Pets are members of the family, and just like human family members, owners want to make sure they have everything they need to lead happy and healthy lives. That means providing them with food, water, shelter, and of course, the proper equipment.

Here are some great ways to find useful equipment for your pet, whether you take them for a walk or on a road trip.

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Some useful tips for buying kittens: Things you need to know

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Purchasing a cat can be a difficult decision to make. There are many things to think about, like how to start looking for a trustworthy breeder and what queries to make. Purina has developed this guide, including useful criteria, to provide you with all the required knowledge.

There are several things to consider when purchasing a pure kitten from a breeder. Make sure you have sufficient time in your hectic routine to give to a new kitten from today on, as they grow into a lovely adult cat, before starting the research.

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How Pet Insurance Helps Cover the Costs of Treating a Pre-Existing Condition

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If your pet has a pre-existing condition, you may be wondering if pet insurance can help cover the costs of treatment. You might also be surprised to learn that the answer is yes! Keep reading to learn more about pet insurance that covers pre existing conditions and how to find a plan that fits your needs.

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Today is National Dog Day

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Ridgewood NJ, National Dog Day is this Friday (August 26), and in advance of this day celebrating our loyal companions, Trupanion, a leader in medical insurance for pets, has released its anticipated list of most popular dog names and breeds for 2022.

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4 Tips for the 4th of July to Keep your Pets Happy & Safe

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Ridgewood NJ, 4th of July is around the corner, and in tradition with the holiday comes fireworks! For many of our pets, fireworks can provoke fear and anxiety from the unpredictable noise and vibration it causes.  Trupanion, the leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, is here to share some helpful tips and insight into reducing your pet‘s anxiety towards fireworks.

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What You Need to Know About Mini French Bulldogs

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Have you decided that it’s time for a dog? Have you discussed this with your family? Are you looking for a puppy to keep as a companion? You might have heard of so many breeds, which can confuse you. The first question you need to ask yourself when intending to buy a dog is which breed to settle for. Statistics show that French bulldogs are among the most common dog breeds globally.

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