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Ticks are nasty little pests that can cause a lot of problems with our beloved pets. Ticks can cause disease by transmitting microbes and bacteria when they bite your pet or even yourself. Especially down here in Florida, we need to be more cautious when it comes to ticks and ensure that we constantly checking our furry companions.

Ticks are sneaky creepy crawlies that can easily stay hidden under your dog’s long fur. It can even be difficult to find ticks on your short-haired dog! At Royal Pets Market & Resort, we wanted to give pet owners more information about ticks and how to deal with these pesky pests. Whether you have a dog, cat, or you are worried about yourself being bitten, ...

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It is always nice gathering around the table with family and friends to enjoy a meal together, sharing a laugh, and spending some quality time with one another. The dishes that cover the table all hold scrumptious foods that you are excited to dig in to. You look at the floor to see your pup staring at you longingly, hoping to get a few scraps from your plate. You reach for a piece of fatty meat that you cut off of your pork chop to give it to your furry friend. But stop right there!

While those puppy eyes may be hard to say no to, feeding your dog scraps from the table is not only a bad habit but it can also be harmful to your furry friend. There are many human foods that your dog simple s...

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We all have wondered it — what do your pets do when you are gone? Do they sit by the window waiting for you to get back? Do they sleep on the furniture even though they know they aren’t supposed to? Do they play with the toys that are scattered around your home? Are they angels that sleep and remain calm all day? Or are they mischievous and up to no good?

This question is likely what started the pet cam revolution and caused owners to watch their pets from work, vacation, or while at dinner with friends. While these cameras took away the mystery of this one big question, they did give owners some relief knowing that their pets are not flying around the house and getting into eve...

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Making the decision to add to your family is exciting. Whether you decide to try for another kid or you want to adopt a furry friend, this is a decision you surely won’t regret! When it comes to adding a dog to your family, you want to make sure you find the perfect pup to fit in with your family and lifestyle.

While we believe that all dogs are perfect, there are certain dog breeds that are more family-friendly and great around the kiddos. If you have made the decision to add a bundle of joy to your home and adopt a pup, you may want to look for one of the dogs on this list! These breeds are outgoing and friendly, making them the perfect addition to your family.

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When you invite a pet into your home, they become so much more than just a pet. They become an important part of your family. Pets hold a special place in your heart and we will do anything to keep them healthy, happy, and safe. One of the best ways to keep your pets safe and protected is to get them microchipped.

While we hope you know the importance of microchipping your dog or cat, we know that some people don’t see the importance of it. At Royal Pets Market & Resort, we care about pets and want to help you keep your pets safe and happy. With locations in Apopka, St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor, and Carrollwood, we can provide you with vet and grooming services, as well as all the pet ...

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Training your puppy is a lot of work, but it is extremely important if you want your pup to be well behaved. In part one of this blog, we discussed tips for leash and potty training your new pup. In part two, we are going to talk about some of the common commands to teach your puppy in order to keep them well behaved.

Be sure to stop by one of our Royal Pets Market & Resort locations in Florida to get all of the puppy supplies you need! We also offer grooming and vet services, allowing you to get it all done in one location. Stop by today and read on to learn some tips for training your puppy!

Come Command

Teaching your pup to come is an important command. It can come in handy no matter wher...

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Welcoming a puppy into your family is fun and exciting, however, it can be a lot of work. Whether this is your first dog or you have had a pup in your life before, you should know that you will need to put a lot of effort into training this puppy. Puppies are a lot of work and if you don’t take the time to properly train them, they can become very misbehaved and hard to handle.

That is why we want to help! Our team at Royal Pets Market & Resort loves pets and know some of the best training secrets that can help you turn your crazy pup into a well-trained companion. In a previous blog, we discussed some of the bad puppy habits that you need to break immediately. In part one of this blog...

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Vacations are an exciting time for many of us. They give us a break from the daily grind, allow us to reconnect with family, and can help us relax and destress. While going on vacation should be something we all do regularly, there are some things that may hold us back from taking these short breaks from reality, including our pets.

While you can take your pets on some vacations with you, others may not be as pet-friendly as you would hope. If you have a dog that is difficult to care for or a cat who only likes a select few, taking a vacation may not even be something you can consider. But it doesn’t have to be this way! There are many things you can do with your pets while you are on ...

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Pets can easily keep us entertained with their goofy personalities and adorable faces, keeping them entertained is another story. It is common to find yourself relaxing on the couch reading your favorite book, only to peek over at your pet and see them curled up on the floor with a bored look on their face.

While dogs can be simple to entertain by simply walking them, cats are a different story. Most cats do not get excited when you reach for a leash, but if your cat does, just realize how special that feline is. While keeping your cat entertained is not as simple as keeping a pup entertained, it is easier than you think!

Our pet experts at Royal Pets Market & Resort want to help you keep you...

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Adding a cat to your family can be a rewarding decision to make. Cats are independent, entertaining, and a fun addition to a family. If you have never owned a cat before, there are a few things that you should know and consider before running out and adopting a cat. Just like any major life change, you need to prepare and think about how your lifestyle will change with a cat in it.

While cats may be easier than dogs in some ways, they still take work and you will need to plan accordingly. Our team at Royal Pets Market & Resort in Florida wants to help you prepare for becoming a first-time cat owner. In this blog, we will give you tips that can help make this new chapter in your life simpler!...

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