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Top 5 Ways to Make Tagging Your Pet a Snap!

Okay, okay, so sometimes those pet ID tags can be a pain the neck. (Get it? Pain in neck?) So PetHub’s Rover Reporter, Penny, has some advice to help make "Tagging" your pet super-duper-easy-peasy.   1) Get rid of the jingle-jangle of multiple tags and clanking on the food bowl with a collar that has a tag built into it.

Protect Your Pet: Pet Tags 101

Even though pets have unique personalities, names, ages, and distinctive physical features that set them apart from other members of their breed, identifying similar looking animals can be a little tricky. Since your pet can’t show up at the DMV for their driver’s license or state-issued ID, you’ll have to go about doing a little bit of extra work to make certain they’re just as easy to identify as you are.  

Protect Your Pet: Pet Licensing 101

As every good parent knows, keeping your loved ones safe isn’t always easy. Being proactive is the most responsible thing a parent can do to keep their loved ones safe. In the event that your pet should accidentally wander off, get lost, or run away, one of the most important things you can do to protect their safety and wellbeing is to invest in the process of pet licensing.  

Lost Pet Advice: Finding Pets Who've Run Away From Shock

Most often, a furry friend that’s run away from home or has gone missing hasn’t done so out of a genuine desire to abandon you, but because of an external situation. Many want the chance to temporarily exercise their natural hunting, running, or chasing instincts in a way that extends beyond the boundaries, and simply wander too far in the wrong direction. In some cases, however, a cat or dog can take off in search of safety if there is a perceived threat in your environment. 

Lost Pet Advice: Common Scenarios of Lost Cats

One of the challenges of being a pet parent to a loving feline is the need to frequently answer one important question: “Where is my cat?” If you have an indoor cat and access to windows and doors is pretty limited, you don’t need to stress too much over the cat’s sudden disappearance. Especially if they are of a temperamental nature, they’ll come out when they’re hungry, thirsty, or bored with playing the hiding game.

Cat Collars 101

Cats seem to be natural escape artists. They somehow manage to squeeze their flexible bodies into, and out of, all sorts of confining spaces, including gates, fences and other obstacles. Sometimes they even manage to tree themselves! Unlike their canine comrades, cats are also slightly more independent, and tend to remain outside long after Fido has found his way home.  

Found -- Lucky

Meet Lucky! She got home quickly and safely thanks to her PetHub tag. Her dad, Russ, dropped us this note:  

Welcome to PetHub's "Tips and Tails"!

Welcome to PetHub Tips and Tails!   This page will be your new source for pawesome stuff such as contests, success stories, helpful pet-parenting articles, and more! Be sure to check in regularly to see what's going on in the world of PetHub!   You may be familiar with our previous layout:    

FOUND -- Bella & Bandit -- Texas

Bella & Bandit took a little bit of unauthorized leave over the weekend, but the PetHub crew worked with their family to make sure they both made it home safe and sound.  Early Monday morning we got this wonderful email:  

Dog Collars 101

In today’s market, dog collars come in a wide variety of styles and sizes. The trick for the dog owner is to pick the right collar for their particular pet. To get the best collar for your pet, you should consider the size and weight of your pet, the nature and activity level of your pet, as well as any training needs.   Types of Collars

Does Your Dog Smell Like A Dog?

Most dog owners will tell you that they love their dogs until they start smelling, well, like a dog! There are a number of things that can cause your normally pleasant smelling pooch to suddenly reek like a skunk, ranging from something in their environment to a medical condition that has gone unnoticed by you or your veterinarian.  

Finding a Lost Pet

The most dreaded feeling a pet owner can experience is realizing that they can’t find their pet. It happens to thousands of people every year and the feeling of helplessness can be overwhelming. There are, however, steps you can take to increase your chances of being reunited with your pet should this happen to you. With perseverance, marketing, your personal friend network and a little luck you can create an environment that is conducive to quickly recovering your family friend.

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