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Kids and pets day

Pets and Kids Day Celebrates Kid’s Companions

Why celebrate a special day for pets and kids? French Novelist, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, best known in the English-Speaking world for her novel Gigi, sums it up nicely: “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” National Pets and Kids Day was founded in 2005 by Colleen Paige to further “the magical bond between children and animals, to help bring awareness to the plight of pets in...

Best Dog Blog

Blog Round Up- 10 Best Doggie Blogs for Pet Parents

1. One of the best blogs out there for dog lovers, I Heart Dogs has something for everyone.  I Heart Dogs       2. If you’re looking for sound advice on the health and wellness of your fur baby, look no further than the blog of Dr. Karen Becker, DVM. Health Pets by Mercola with Dr. Karen Becker       3. This print...

Why Raw Dog Food

Should You Be Feeding Your Best Friend a Raw Diet?

Shhh! Your dog has a secret. See that dog food bowl over there? There’s a problem. A dog isn’t really meant to eat that dog kibble you’re putting in the bowl. Dogs aren’t meant to eat carbohydrates, potatoes, corn or even vegetables as their primary food. Are you shocked? I know I was. Take a look at your pup- a close look. I know it may be hard...

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What You Need to Know About Gum Disease and Your Dog

Did you know….. The #1 sign of gum disease in dogs is bad breath? According the American Animal Health Association, a stinky mouth is one of the very first signs of periodontal disease in dogs. Why Does Periodontal Disease Matter to My Dog? Don’t all dogs just have bad breath? No! Contrary to popular belief, it is not normal for dogs to have stinky puppy...

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10 Ways To Prevent Lost Pets

It’s a big, wonderful world out there filled with smells and sights dogs love to explore. That squirrel across the street, or the doggie neighbor on a walk, and even the mail truck are all reasons why your pup might go wandering out of the yard. Even a dog that you believe would never leave can accidentally get caught up in the moment, and all...

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How to Train Your Human (for dogs)- Digging

Springtime is here, and that means many pet parents will be spending time outdoors planting flowers, fruits, and veggies. It also means your dog will be spending more time outdoors, too, which can lead to a few problems like doggie digging. Celebrity pet trainer Harrison Forbes recently recalled an incident with his own dog that many pet parents may relate to- especially if you’re a...

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10 Best Things About Loving Pets

If you have a pet, then you already know how much fun and affection they can bring into your life. But did you know that pets also come with some pretty powerful mental and physical health benefits? Dogs, in particular, provide countless benefits. Here are ten of the best things about loving our dogs: 1. Help You Stay Healthy There is ample scientific evidence that...