Tag Archives: pets

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Trick or Treat Smell my Feet

Stack that candy ya’ll…… It’s that time of year again! During this festive time of year it’s easy to forget pet safety. Here are some things to think about, whether you are taking your pet trick or treating, or just handing out candy to your neighborhood “ghouls and goblins”. Are you planning on dressing your […]

Invisible Fences

While this may be a great option for some pets, keeps them in your yard with no big expense of a fence, it can be tricky with some pets. Invisible fences can be a great way to keep your pet out of the road when you don’t want, or are not allowed, a normal fence. […]

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Eat your own food

  If you have a household with multiple pets, I am sure you have faced the problem of your animals stealing food from one another. Most common is dogs eating all the cat food. This may not bother you at all, and there is nothing wrong with that. However, if you are like our household, […]

Doggy Cup cakes

I am a dessert lover through and through. My dogs are too of course. Here is a recipe that gives your dog a canine friendly treat, gives you the satisfaction of baking, while keeping your waistline safe! Ingredients: Cakes: •2 cups shredded carrots •3 eggs •1/2 cup applesauce, unsweetened •2 tsp. cinnamon •1/2 cup rolled […]

Dog Eating Treat

“Tail” mix! Pet Snack

If you’re an outdoor person, and Fido is often coming with you, this is a great treat to take along! Similar to trail mix bars or cookies, it’s a fast, easy eat to keep Fido’s energy up! Enjoy! Ingredients: •1/3 cup olive oil •1/4 cup light brown sugar •1/2 cup peanut butter •1 mashed banana […]

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Pet Massage

Yup, you read correctly. The latest thing in caring for your pet is pet massage. Before you convince yourself it is useless, let me assure you, it has been proven to have positive benefits, just as it does for humans. First of all, it can help strengthen the bond between you and your pet. It […]

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Christmas and your pets

To start, are poinsettias poisonous to cats? During the holiday season many pet owners like to decorate their houses with the beautiful red flowering Christmas plant… the poinsettia. However, according to poison control centers the poinsettia IS mildly poisonous to cats AND DOGS! The milky white sap from the plants contains chemicals that can cause […]

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Hardest Decisions

If you have been caring for a sick or very old pet, the choice of putting them down may have come up or be in your near future. This is never a easy decision. Losing a member of your family is never something anyone wants to face. When considering euthanasia ask yourselves these questions: Can […]

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Natural Options for Fleas

If you have a problem with fleas making a meal of your canine friend, but are looking for an option that doesn’t consist of putting harsh chemicals on your pet, here are some tips for you! Instead of over the counter chemicals and drops, try essential oils! You can use red thyme, cedar wood, citronella, […]