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With a saddened heart after 18 years of serving the Charlotte pet community, we are closing PET Essentials on September 30, 2017. Thank you!
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Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Essentials Will Close on September 30th, 2017

    September 14, 2017
    18 years ago today, we opened PET Essentials with a dream, hope, love & a mission: “To provide quality and reasonably priced pet supplies to dog & cat owners with knowledgeable caring assistance resulting in an educated and satisfying buying decision.
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  • Games to Play With Your Small Animals

    September 1, 2017
    All pets need play, but you can't take a hamster for a walk, teach a ferret to catch a Frisbee or play fetch with a parakeet – so what games can you play?
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  • Getting Rid of Pet Urine Smell – For Good!

    September 1, 2017
    Every pet owner has to deal with the occasional indoor "accident" whether it is before a young pet is properly housetrained, consequences of an illness, the aging of a pet or just an overly excited or stressed pet that may have less control.
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  • Training Your Pet to Be Fearless

    August 1, 2017
    There are many things to be afraid of in a pet's life – loud noises like thunder, fireworks and vacuum cleaners, scary places like the vet's office, a kennel or an unfamiliar park and even other animals, such as a neighbor's pet, a friendly visitor or a new member of the family.
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  • Bringing Home Your New Bird Checklist

    August 1, 2017
    A pet bird can be a wonderful addition to your family, but are you properly equipped to meet your new feathered friend's needs? This checklist can help you be prepared to give your bird a long, healthy, enriching life from the first moment you bring it home.
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  • Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticks

    July 1, 2017
    Fleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.
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  • What Are The Cleanest Dog Breeds?

    July 1, 2017
    All dog owners know that every four-legged family member comes with a certain amount of mess, but are some dogs naturally cleaner than others? By learning which dog breeds are the cleanest, you can choose the best furry addition to your family.
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  • Getting Your Home Ready For A New Cat

    June 1, 2017
    “Cat-proofing” your home in preparation for a new cat is one of the first things that you should be worried about. There could be things that are hazardous to them as well as things of your own that you want to protect.
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  • How to Stop Your Dog From Bullying Other Dogs

    June 1, 2017
    Dogs are social animals that are most comfortable with companionship, but that doesn't mean that all dogs naturally get along. It can be embarrassing and even dangerous when a dog becomes a bully, but fortunately there are ways a responsible pet owner can correct their dog's bullying behavior.
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  • Helping Your Dog With an Overbite

    May 1, 2017
    An overbite might not seem like a serious condition for your dog, but severely misaligned teeth can lead to difficulty eating, gum injuries and bruising, bad breath and different types of dental problems, including tooth decay and gingivitis.
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