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If Pets Could Talk, What Would They Say?

If Pets Could Talk, What Would They Say?

Have you ever wondered what your fur-kid would say if they could talk? We’ve come up with a few things we think pets would tell us if they could talk. We hope they put a smile on your face! If Pets Could Talk - Here's What We Think They'd Say Dogs Was that a door? A...

The Risks of Shaving Your Dog

The Risks of Shaving Your Dog

As the summer rolls in, you might be tempted to shave your dog’s coat. After all, the coat is there to keep them warm, do they really need it in the summer? Some humans shave their heads during the summer, so is there anything wrong with shaving your dog? The reality...

Summer Dog Dates to Enjoy With Your Pooch

Summer Dog Dates to Enjoy With Your Pooch

Here’s a fun and short announcement to remind you that summer is here, yay! Spoil your fur-kid with these fun summer dog dates you can enjoy together. 10 Summer Dates to Enjoy Together Explore your city with your fur-kid Visit a local Farmer’s Market Go on a picnic Go...

June 23rd Is Take Your Dog To Work Day!

June 23rd Is Take Your Dog To Work Day!

Did you know that June 23rd is “National Take Your Dog To Work” day? If you plan on taking your pooch into the office for the day, here are some tips to make your day extra pup-tacular: Tips for National Take Your Dog to Work Day Make sure your dog is healthy and not...

Protect Your Dog’s Paws From Hot Pavement

Protect Your Dog’s Paws From Hot Pavement

The summer heat can take a toll on humans and pets alike. For pet parents, in addition to being concerned about the sun overhead, you also have to protect your dog’s paws from hot ground surfaces. Your dog’s paws are some of the most sensitive parts of their body and...

How To Check Your Dog For Ticks

How To Check Your Dog For Ticks

Tiсkѕ are раrаѕitеѕ thаt саn bе deadly tо оur pets, other animals, аnd tо humаnѕ. Tiсkѕ саn be present anywhere – from deep wооdѕ and urban раrkѕ to our very own bасkуаrdѕ. Althоugh ticks are соmmоnlу thought of as inѕесtѕ, thеу аrе асtuаllу blood-sucking arachnids...

Do’s and Don’ts for Greeting Dogs

Do’s and Don’ts for Greeting Dogs

Did you know that there is a proper protocol for dogs when it comes to saying hello? Especially for dogs that you may not have met before. Fortunately, we're paw-fessionals when it comes to understanding dog body language and behavior. Here are some tips that our...

Great Reasons to Walk Your Dog

Great Reasons to Walk Your Dog

Do you walk your dog? How often? Every day? Sporadically? No matter which category you fit into, you should keep walking your dog – and often. Why? Walking your dog will not only put some more pep in your step, but it will also provide many other benefits for you and...

20 Dog-Friendly Stores to Visit With Your Fur Baby

20 Dog-Friendly Stores to Visit With Your Fur Baby

Spring has sprung! Summer is on the way! Nothing puts us in the mood for shopping more than… well, who are we kidding? Everything puts us in the mood to shop. Shopping can be so much fun with your trusty, furry sidekick. Hey - they are always excited to go and never...

Microchip Your Pet for May!

Microchip Your Pet for May!

May is National Chip Your Pet Month! Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you lost your cat or dog forever? While that’s not the most pleasant topic to think about, you must always be diligent in your preparedness as a pet parent. While you can’t...