Category Archives: Blog

Important Facts About Obesity in Pets

Food is love and we use food to show our pets how much we love them. The reason being is that it feels good to feed pets and know that you're doing the very best for them. Unfortunately, it's easy to go overboard with the feeding of treats and oversized portions that are eagerly gobbled…
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10 Most Googled Questions About Cats

Cat pictures and videos dominate the internet as we laugh at their quirky antics, but they don't do a whole lot to demystify the feline mind and body. One could argue that the pictures and videos make cats even more inscrutable, if that's even possible. Chances are good you've turned to Google a time or two…
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10 Most Googled Dog Questions

Google has made it easier than ever to find answers to questions you may never have thought of before. Chances are good that you as a dog owner have run across behaviors that you find odd and mystifying. In turn, you pull up Google and ask the question of "why does my dog do XYZ?" A…
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Tips on Hearing and Sight Loss in Pets

Hearing and vision loss in pets can happen at any stage of their life, but these conditions are more likely to affect them when they're older. Some conditions can be treated while others are chronic in nature and can't be reversed. However, vision and hearing loss in pets is not the end of their world…
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A Guide to Pet Health Insurance

The arrival of September marks the return of National Pet Insurance Month. It's an annual event designed to raise awareness among pet owners about the value of carrying a health insurance policy for their pets. It's estimated that only one in three pets is covered by a pet health insurance policy even though pet insurance…
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13 Tips for Dog Parks in Bend

The City of Bend is full of dog parks to give your dog a safe place to run off their energy, roam and explore, and socialize with other dogs. Some dog parks in Bend, such as Riverbend Dog Park, give water-loving dogs the opportunity to follow their instincts and take a dip. Before you go,…
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How to Celebrate International Cat Day on August 8

International Cat Day on August 8 is a day for celebrating the fabulous feline and taking a moment to reflect on the joy that cats bring into our lives. We put their funny videos up on the internet for everyone to laugh at, take pictures of their adorable faces when they're sound asleep, and, at…
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Tips for Safely Introducing Kids and Pets

Families are adopting new four-legged family members in record numbers and enjoying the rewards that come with pet ownership. In turn, many families are introducing pets and children together for the first time ever. Parents have to be vigilant when it comes to making sure that kids and pets interact safely as they get to…
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4 Tips for Hiking with Your Dog

Social distancing is here to stay for the foreseeable future, and it can make taking walks with your dog a chore as you try to avoid other people on your route. Fortunately, there are many dog friendly trail systems open to help you escape the crowds while you and your dog get much-needed exercise. Hiking is…
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Four Ways to Celebrate National Dog Party Day

National Dog Party Day lands on June 21 of this year and marks the special bond between man and dog. It's a reminder to celebrate your dog and show your appreciation for their companionship during the coronavirus pandemic. Make a weekend out of the celebration by going somewhere special with your dog to watch the sun…
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