Greenlin Pet Resorts Blog

Dangerous Holiday Foods for Pets

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While world events have put a damper on most plans, many families are still feeling the Holiday spirit. That can mean gatherings and feasts — both big and small. No matter what size, though, the feeling of togetherness with our families and the food we share means a lot in a time where we could…

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How Pets Help Reduce Stress

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Pet ownership is not always easy, but it is always a source of joy. That observation isn’t subjective, either. Multiple studies and surveys have all confirmed one thing: pets improve quality of life, and they help us deal with our daily stresses. Having a pet acts as a sort of “miracle cure” for stress in…

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What to Expect When You Adopt an Older Dog

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Whether you’re adopting your first dog or your tenth, adding a senior dog to the family can be a great choice. Older dogs tend to be extremely loyal companions, prone to affection, and have a calmer demeanor overall. Also, older dogs may not have many of the problems that can lead to stress when adopting…

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Cats Need Fun Activities and Playtime Too!

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A cat’s reputation for laziness is well-deserved. They might sleep anywhere between 12 and 16 hours a day, with plenty of time relaxing in their favorite sunny spots to top it off. They have a wonderful reputation as low-maintenance, easygoing pets, but that doesn’t mean sleep is the only thing they enjoy! These cat naps…

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe in Bodies of Water

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No matter where you live, you have access to a body of water. It may be the ocean, the river, or even the backyard pool. Chances are that you want to share opportunities to swim and cool off with your four-legged friend.  Letting your dog enter bodies of water and swim can be a great…

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How to Get Dogs Comfortable With People Wearing Face Masks

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Whether or not they’re being required, masks have become a fact of life. As we go about our lives during the ongoing pandemic, you’re likely to encounter masked individuals. One unfortunate consequence is that it can be a new, scary change to your dog. Dogs have a remarkable capacity to read our facial expressions in…

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It’s HOT in PA: Here are 5 Tips to Keep Pets Safe in the Heat

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Fall is nearly here, but it’s hotter than ever in some parts of the country. While most of Pennsylvania is spared from unspeakable heat waves plaguing places like California, regions of the state have still reached triple digits in the past 30 days. This level of heat isn’t just tough on us; it’s also tough…

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Working From Home? Here’s Why Doggie Daycare Is Still Important

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One positive side effect of everyone sheltering in place has been that families and households are spending more time together than ever. This can be great for pet owners, especially if they have a dog or cat who absolutely loves to soak up attention. But even though spending more time at home with your pets…

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