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Dave Merrick

Dave Merrick is the president of Neutricks.

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Dog Car Safety: How to Protect Your Senior Pet from your Vehicles

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Senior Dogs, Pet Safety

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Planning a summer road trip, or just lots of weekends camping and visiting loved ones with your dog? Time spent travelling in your car, or anywhere out and about can be risky for your dog. Millions of dogs and cats are hit and killed by cars each year, and unrestrained animals riding in a car can be injured (or injure you), even in low-speed accidents.

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Pet Beds: How to Give Them a Spring Cleaning Makeover

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2017 11:15:24 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Health & Exercise, Pet Safety

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Think you are done spring cleaning your house? If you haven’t given your pet’s beds the same attention that you gave to the rest of your home, it’s time to give them a spring cleaning makeover.

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The Top 10 Dog Breeds in the UK (Yes, on the 4th of July)

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Pet Holidays & Events

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Happy Fourth of July to our United States visitors!  Oddly enough, we thought it would be fun if we shared some interesting information regarding the most popular dog breeds on the other side of the pond in the UK. 

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Scratch the Surface: Why Cats Scratch and What to Do About It

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Health & Exercise, Senior Cats

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If you have a cat with claws, you know how much they like to scratch. It’s not just a habit, though—it’s something more. Scratching enables cats to keep their claws in good shape—sharp, and not too long. It’s also a good chance for cats to mark their space. However, if your cats scratch and destroy your furniture or other things in your house then you won’t be happy with your pet.

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Cleaning Products Safe for Dogs: Spring Cleaning Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Pet Safety

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Dogs are wonderful companions who bring joy into our lives, but along with that joy comes pet hair, mud, and the occasional stain. If you are ready to start freshening up your home, make sure that you use cleaning products safe for dogs.

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Microchipping Dogs: One of the Best Things you can do for Them

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Pet Safety

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Thousands of dogs and cats go missing every year. Many of them end up in local shelters that attempt to find their original owners, often without any luck. In a recent study that included over 7,000 stray pets, less than 22% of lost dogs were returned to their owners, and less than 2% of cats made it home. Pets found by shelters are often rehomed, and in sad cases may even be euthanized.

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Flea and Tick Prevention: Protect Your Senior Pet From Unwanted Pests

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Health & Exercise, Pet Safety

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Spring brings longer days, warmer temperatures, and the return of many common pests, including fleas and ticks. These common insects can be at best annoying, and at worst harmful to your pet’s health. Luckily, there are many ways you can protect them. Here is our guide for Spring 2017.

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May is National Pet Month: Make it One to Remember

[fa icon="calendar'] May 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Pet Holidays & Events

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National Pet Month began in England over 20 years ago. Celebrated in May of each year, this special holiday has five important goals that you (and your pet) can participate in.

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National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and How You Can Adopt

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Pet Holidays & Events

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National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day was just celebrated on April 30th, but there are still many pets waiting to find a special new home. Adopting an animal from a shelter (versus buying from a pet store or breeder) has many advantages.

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Prevent Animal Cruelty During Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Dave Merrick posted in Pet Holidays & Events

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The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) has designated the month of April the official Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Each year, this month is used to create awareness of the many issues facing animals in our country.

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