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Pet Owners Might Consider Pets in their Wills

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Pet Owners Might Consider Pets in their Wills

0 Comments 21 November 2011

It wasn’t too long ago that pets were merely animals for most people. Though the love was there the love and affection that exists today for many Americans toward their pets is, at times, equated to that of the love a parent has for their child. Thirty years ago pet food was bought at the […]

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5 Holiday Pet Travel Tips

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

5 Holiday Pet Travel Tips

1 Comment 21 November 2011

The holiday season is here again – and somehow it seems to sneak up on us faster every year! As we (my husband, myself, and our 3-year old Goldendoodle, Mackay) get ready to travel home to Boise for Thanksgiving, it seems like a fitting time to talk about tips for holiday travel withpets. We make […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 6 Update

Dog-on-Diet Program

Dog-on-Diet Week 6 Update

8 Comments 18 November 2011

Haley The weather overall has been sunny and dry so it’s better for our hiking, not so muddy. On Monday we did a walk around the neighborhood in the morning and an afternoon hike. Haley was exhausted (see pic), but it was good for us both! Things are going smoothly and Haley lost another pound […]

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Pet Health & Safety

Is there really a difference between natural and organic pet food? And does it matter?

5 Comments 16 November 2011

We have all read, seen, or experienced ourselves that healthy, natural, and organic foods are becoming mainstream in the food world. This category has been exploding for human food, with over 95% of households now buying natural and 68% of households now buying organic (1). In fact, the category (combined) represented nearly $40B in sales […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 5 Update

Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 5 Update

2 Comments 11 November 2011

Lady Lady has had such awesome changes in the month she has been on the Organix food! I can’t believe how shiny her coat is! She was already on a specialty food for skin, but her coat actually looks better with the Castor & Pollux diet!! She is running at the dog park and racing […]

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Disaster Planning for Pets is Crucial

Pet Health & Safety

Disaster Planning for Pets is Crucial

0 Comments 10 November 2011

A new poll conducted by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals indicates that owners need to seriously incorporate their pets when it comes to disaster planning especially when evacuations orders are handed out. The poll found that 35 percent of dog and cat owners have no plans for their pets during […]

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Aggression Between Dogs

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News, Pet Training

Aggression Between Dogs

0 Comments 07 November 2011

Aggression between dogs can result in injury to dogs and/or to the people trying to separate them. The behavior can consist of growling, snarling, barking, lunging, snapping and biting. Aggression between unfamiliar dogs can be due to dominance, fear, or protective behavior over territory or owner. There are several reasons why dogs show aggression: Dominance […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 4 Update

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Dog-on-Diet Week 4 Update

1 Comment 04 November 2011

Molly Molly and I have been walking longer and longer each day. She is up to about an hour’s walk most days now and she has lost a half pound this week! She is down to 17 pounds even with a goal of 15 pounds. She has much more stamina and is so much more […]

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Cat Destructive Clawing

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Cat Destructive Clawing

0 Comments 01 November 2011

Introduction One purpose of feline clawing is to sharpen claws. This is where the cat actually removes old claw fragments because of new claw growth. It is more like the shedding of a snake’s skin than the sharpening of a kitchen knife. Feline clawing is an olfactory mark of territory because of scent producing glands […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

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Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

4 Comments 28 October 2011

Gizmo Gizmo loves going to the park and chasing squirrels.           Sgt. Pepper Hi there. Just wanted you to see (pic attached) how energetic Sgt. Pepper felt this weekend after nearly a week of 100% Organix Weight Mgmt.! He raced his 1yr old “sister” and 9 month old “brother”. He has […]

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