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Essentials To Buy Before Your New Pet Arrives - Consumer

Oct 30, 2020  · Welcoming a new pet into your home can be both exciting and stressful. CR spoke with animal experts for advice on how to minimize hassle and …

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How to Get a Deal on Pet Supplies Online - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) May 03, 2021  · When I checked pet retailers’ apps, I found that PetSmart’s app gives you 1,000 bonus points for downloading it, which translates to $2.50, enough for a …

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It? - Consumer Reports Video

Posted: (52 years ago) Some companies now offer pet insurance as an employee benefit. You can also buy insurance on your own for your cat or dog or bird. Our money experts look at what you should consider before signing up.

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How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way Americans Shop for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 30, 2020  · (Online pet supplies retailer Chewy reported a year-over-year net sales increase of 47 percent for the second quarter, which ended in August.) Where Americans Shop for Pets Online

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe in a Car - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) May 22, 2020  · "Pet Friendly" Guidebook These include tips on lodging, emergency services, and pet-friendly parks along the way. Also check out websites like petswelcome and petfriendlytravel.com.

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Why You Should Vaccinate Your Dog - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 18, 2018  · Vaccination in pets is widely considered a public health success, just as it has been with people. Take rabies. The disease kills 59,000 people around the world every year, largely because of ...

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8 Toxic Foods for Dogs - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Alliums. Onions, garlic, and chives—and any foods seasoned with them—are a big no-no for your … Foods That Have Gone Bad. Some dogs serve as little vacuum cleaners, cleaning up all the … Fried or Fatty Foods. Foods that are overly fatty, such as fried chicken, are very toxic for dogs, says … Grapes. Scientists aren’t sure exactly why grapes are one of the most toxic foods for dogs, or which … Macadamia Nuts. Pet owners should keep their dogs away from all nuts, Hartogensis says, but … Raw Meat. You wouldn’t stick a piece of raw meat into your mouth, so why would you feed it to your … Salty Snacks. In large amounts, foods containing excess salt can cause sodium ion poisoning in … Xylitol. More and more, manufacturers are adding this low-calorie sugar substitute to processed … See full list on consumerreports.org

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Should You Buy Pet Insurance? - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 29, 2020  · Pet owners will probably incur at least one $2,000 to $5,000 bill for emergency pet care at some point during their pet’s lifetime, says Louise Murray, DVM, a veterinary internist in Westchester ...

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5 Surprising Facts About Pet Insurance - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 02, 2015  · Pet insurance can help offset the costs of paying a veterinarian to diagnose, treat, and manage a pet’s illness or injury. An unexpected illness or injury can happen at any time. Pet owners will ...

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The New Rules of Flying With Your Pet - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) May 26, 2019  · Things to consider before deciding whether to fly with your pet include the cost—around $250 round-trip on most lines—and the rigors and stress an airline trip can inflict on your pooch.

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Best Vacuums for Pet Hair - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Dyson Ball Animal 2.Kenmore Pet Friendly CrossOver 31220.Kenmore Pet Friendly 31140.Miele Dynamic U1 Cat & Dog. Canisters. If you have stairs in your home, a canister may be a good … Kenmore Elite Pet Friendly UltraPlush 81714.Miele Compact C2 Electro+Miele Complete C3 Marin. Stick Vacs. Stick vacuums are great for quick messes, and their … Dirt Devil Power Stick SD12530.Dyson V11 Outsize.Shark APEX UpLight Lift-Away DuoClean LZ601.See full list on consumerreports.org

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Pet-tracking GPS devices - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) 02:00. GPS trackers for your pet? Testers take a look to see what they offer.

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Bissell ProHeat Pet vs. Bissell DeepClean Pet - Consumer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 16, 2019  · Bissell ProHeat 2X Lift-Off Pet 15651: The Lift-Off Pet has two options for cleaning: a main upright cleaner, plus a smaller portable pod that you can remove for cleaning, say, stairs or your car ...

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Best and Worst Carpet Cleaners From Consumer Reports' Tests

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 23, 2020  · Another model with "pet" in its name that can't compete with other models by the same brand is the Hoover SmartWash Pet Complete FH53000PC. This …

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Best Handheld Vacuums of 2020 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 24, 2020  · CR’s take: Although this version of the Bissell Pet Hair Eraser doesn’t have as many tools as other handheld vacuums, it does have robust suction and receives an Excellent rating in our carpet ...

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Don't Let Pet Hair Ruin Your Washer - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 22, 2018  · When washing your pet's bedding, try the heavy-soil setting when things are messy. And for rinsing away stubborn pet hair, use the extra rinse cycle.

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Tame your pet costs - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 08, 2011  · Don't pay a premium for "premium" pet food. Food is the biggest cost of owning a cat or dog, according for $20 billion in annual sales in the U.S. But you don’t have to spring for “premium ...

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How to Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 11, 2019  · Like their owners, pets should have a go bag at the ready. The Humane Society, FEMA’s Ready.gov, and the ASPCA all have helpful pet preparedness information on their websites. Below is a …

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Tick Prevention for Dogs and Cats - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2020  · There are several products approved by the Environmental Protection Agency and the FDA, including topicals (which go on the pet, such as in its …

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The Problem of Pet Hair - Consumer Reports Video

Posted: (52 years ago) 03:04. You can’t imagine life without your furry friend, but how do you deal with all that pet hair? CR experts show you how to remove the hair—and save your washing machine in the process.

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Best Stick Vacuums of 2021 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) May 05, 2021  · Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Slim 2897 (Walmart) CR’s take: The basic corded Bissell Pet Hair Eraser lives up to its name by acing CR's pet-hair tests. But it struggles to contain fine dust particles ...

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Best and Worst Air Purifiers of 2021 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 08, 2021  · Consumer Reports tested dozens of air purifiers. The best air purifiers blew us away, while the worst ones simply blew it. Here are three top-rated models—and three that didn't measure up.

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Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 27, 2018  · Keep your pet in a quiet place, away from trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities. Dogs and cats can become frightened or agitated by the …

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Should You Try CBD for Your Pet? - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 11, 2019  · While some pet owners swear by CBD, keep in mind that researchers are just starting to learn how to use it for pets and at which dosages, says Stephanie McGrath, D.V.M., a veterinarian and ...

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Don't Let Pet Allergies Ruin Your Holidays - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 19, 2017  · Pet hair can trigger allergic reactions, but the main culprit is actually proteins in pet dander, tiny flecks of shed skin that settle onto wood floors, rugs and carpeting, furniture, and clothing.

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Best Robotic Vacuums of 2021 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 27, 2021  · This model earns an Excellent rating in our bare-floors test and also does a superb job cleaning carpet, though you might have a little difficulty cleaning pet hair out of the brush roller.

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Best Vacuums of 2021 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 03, 2021  · CR’s take: The midpriced Kenmore Elite Pet Friendly 31150 earns top marks on bare floors and scores well for tool airflow. That means it’s exceptionally powerful when …

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Plastic Products Contain Toxic Chemicals - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 02, 2019  · A new study says most plastic products contain potentially toxic chemicals. Consumer Reports explains what to know about how plastic affects health and how to reduce your exposure.

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Best Canister Vacuums of 2021 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 12, 2021  · CR's take: The Kenmore Elite Pet Friendly UltraPlush 81714 is indeed friendly to pet owners, earning an Excellent in our test for removing pet hair. It’s also a …

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Pet food prices, what you get by spending more

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet food is regulated at the national level by the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine. Much of what you see on pet-food labels is defined by the American Association of ...

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Does Febreeze Work? Claims Checked - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) The Pet Odor Eliminator fared little better with our next set of panelists. One said, “It’s not exactly pleasant, and I don’t want to inhale.” Another imagined “air freshener, cat urine ...

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Best Upright Vacuums of 2021 - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 12, 2021  · CR's take: The bagless 15-pound Kenmore AllergenSeal DU2012 is a budget entry from Kenmore. It doesn’t feature a lot of extras but performs well in CR’s allergy-related categories, such as pet ...

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Use Natural Tick Prevention for Dog or Cat ... - Consumer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 22, 2018  · Many pet owners may wary of using pesticides on their pets. Consumer Reports shares the information you need about the safety and efficacy of natural tick prevention for your dog or cat.

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Shark Rocket Pet Pro IZ162H Vacuum Cleaner - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Shark Rocket Pet Pro IZ162H vacuum cleaner.

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Bissell CleanView Pet Slim 28311 Vacuum Cleaner - Consumer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Bissell CleanView Pet Slim 28311 vacuum cleaner.

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Remedies for Three Common Pet Messes | Cleaning Tips ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 14, 2015  · For any pet stain, wet the entire area with the enzyme pet-stain remover, including the back of the rug and the pad. (Try to put a plastic sheet under it first.) Be sure to follow the directions ...

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What NOT to Feed Your Dog - Consumer Reports Video

Posted: (52 years ago) Most pet owners know that chocolate can be toxic for dogs. But there are other common human foods that can also be dangerous or even deadly for your pup.

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How to Keep Pets Safe Over the Holidays - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 19, 2017  · Whether your pet has long or short fur, once the temperature drops below 0° F, time outside is just as threatening to animals as it is to people—and should be kept to …

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Bissell MultiClean Allergen Pet Lift-Off 2998 Vacuum ...

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Bissell MultiClean Allergen Pet Lift-Off 2998 vacuum cleaner.

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Kenmore Pet Friendly 31140 Vacuum Cleaner - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Kenmore Pet Friendly 31140 vacuum cleaner.

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Eureka Ultimate Clean Pet AS3451A Vacuum Cleaner ...

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Eureka Ultimate Clean Pet AS3451A vacuum cleaner.

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Hoover Total Home Pet UH74100 Vacuum Cleaner - Consumer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Hoover Total Home Pet UH74100 vacuum cleaner.

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Hoover PowerDrive Pet UH74210PC Vacuum Cleaner - …

Posted: (52 years ago) No one tests vacuum cleaners like we do. Get performance ratings and pricing on the Hoover PowerDrive Pet UH74210PC vacuum cleaner.

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Best Vacuums for Allergy Sufferers - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 18, 2019  · Its pet-hair pickup is a benefit for dog and cat owners who might be tackling piles of fur on carpets or bare floors. It’s easy to handle and quieter than many vacuums in our tests.

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How to Get a Deal on Pet Supplies Online - Consumer Reports

Posted: (52 years ago) May 03, 2021  · Shopping at Chewy, Petco, or PetSmart? Here's how to find the best deals on pet supplies, from Consumer Reports.

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Quietest Vacuums From Consumer Reports' Tests

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 21, 2020  · It leaves very little pet hair on carpets, so it’s a solid choice for households with a pet that sheds. This robotic vacuum isn’t WiFi-enabled, but you can control it with a smartphone app.

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