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5 Holiday Pet Travel Tips

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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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Pet Adoption

Introducing a New Puppy Into Your Home

No Comments 10 October 2011

So, you want to bring a new puppy into your pack. Congratulations! You have two dogs at home already, and you know they are kinda set in their ways, so you’ll want to take some steps to ensure the best possible transition for all of the dogs — and your own sanity. The last thing […]

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Pet Training

Household Manners for Dogs

No Comments 23 September 2011

The best time to begin teaching house rules is the day you bring a new puppy or dog home. Before bringing a new dog home, it is helpful to think about what rules you want for the adult dog long-term. If you want a well-mannered dog, then you must establish, teach and reinforce a clear […]

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Keep Your Pet Safe This 4th of July

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Keep Your Pet Safe This 4th of July

1 Comment 29 June 2011

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and the first thing that comes to my mind is PET SAFETY! Now we all are pretty smart people. We know it’s probably not the best idea to leave our Labrador out in the back yard to watch over the burger, grilling over the BBQ while […]

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Is Your Yard Safe for Pets?

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Is Your Yard Safe for Pets?

No Comments 02 June 2011

It’s that time of year again. We’re spending more time outside working in our yards, planting flowers and tending our gardens. And if you have a dog or a cat, chances are your furry friend is right by your side during all of your outdoor activities. That means you need to make sure your yard […]

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Halloween Tips for Pet Owners

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Halloween Tips for Pet Owners

No Comments 29 October 2010

Halloween is a great day filled with candy, costumes and fun. But while you’re enjoying the day, make sure you think about the four-legged members of your family. Here are a few things to remember: Kids love candy. Unfortunately, many dogs and cats do too. Make sure you keep candy dishes in a safe place […]

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It’s Hot Out There!

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It’s Hot Out There!

1 Comment 08 July 2010

We are midway through the summer months and it’s toasty in most parts of the country. One thing that I can’t stress enough is while you’re trying to keep yourself cool – remember the family members who live with their coats on! Hot weather do’s and dont’s Do: Keep your pets inside the house, with […]

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It’s Hot Out There!

Pet Health & Safety

It’s Hot Out There!

1 Comment 08 July 2010

We are midway through the summer months and it’s toasty in most parts of the country. One thing that I can’t stress enough is while you’re trying to keep yourself cool – remember the family members who live with their coats on! Hot weather do’s and dont’s Do: Keep your pets inside the house, with […]

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Keep Pets Safe on July 4th

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Keep Pets Safe on July 4th

No Comments 03 July 2010

The 4th of July holiday can be a fun day filled with family, BBQs and fun. But, if there are fireworks displays in your neighborhood, it can be an extremely stressful night for your pets. Many dogs and cats are terrified of fireworks, but even if your pet doesn’t appear to have this fear, it’s […]

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Pet-Safe Gardens

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Pet-Safe Gardens

No Comments 25 May 2010

Across much of the country, spring has sprung, or at least is in the process of springing. I think technically it has sprung here in Portland, Oregon, though the gray, drizzly clouds that are looming outside the window don’t exactly make me want to spend the afternoon skipping through flowery fields (and probably my boss […]

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