The CertaPet Blog: Helping Pet Owners Live a Better Life With Their Pets

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21 September, 2018

Choosing the Perfect Dog Life Jacket or Life Vest for Your Dog!

Have you ever seen a dog on the beach sporting a dog life jacket? Wonder where they got it and if you need one for your pup? Pet life jackets help prevent dogs and cats from drowning at the beach or in a pool. Your four-legged friends may be good swimmers, but oceans and rivers can become challenging to swim …

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20 September, 2018

Getting an Emotional Support Animal in Bakersfield, California

Do you live in Bakersfield, California and have an emotional and/or mental disability? If you do, and you are looking into having an emotional support animal, read on. We have summarized below some of the relevant law that applies to ESAs. We also outline the first steps to take in getting an emotional support animal in Bakersfield, California. Table of …

cat with Feline Infectious Peritonitis
20 September, 2018

Feline Infectious Peritonitis: What is FIP in Cats?

The letters ‘FIP’ stand for feline infectious peritonitis. As the name suggests this is an infection that affects cats. The most common symptom is fluid in the belly, which distends the tummy. Sadly, there is no cure for this condition. However, FIP as a disease is far from straightforward. Not only does it come in two forms (Wet form or …

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20 September, 2018

A Pet Parent’s Guide to Dog Gates, Pet Gates and Child Gates

Dog Gates are heaven sent in situations when boundaries are necessary. Pet-owners with dogs that have free run of the home know that dogs may not get along with every acquaintance who visits. There is often a need to separate a house pet from small children or new pets, especially during transitions periods or while potty training puppies. Table of …

plott hound dog breed dog lying on beach
20 September, 2018

Introducing the Active Plott Hound Dog Breed

The Plott Hound isn’t necessarily a well-known or common breed, but it is one to be proud of. In terms of this dog breeds history, nature, and abilities, this is a dignified, loyal breed. The Plott Hound is well suited to strong dog lovers. If you are looking for a dog that is tough, active, loyal, independent, and intelligent, read …

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20 September, 2018

Getting an Emotional Support Animal in Anaheim, CA

The original Disney land; a happy place for all! However, when you suffer from disabilities like PTSD, depression, anxiety, and more, it’s hard to find comfort in even the most fun settings. That’s where ESAs step in. Emotional support animals help improve the emotional well-being of people with emotional and/or mental disabilities. If you suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, an ESA …