Top Dog-Friendly Pumpkin Patches around Portland, Oregon

Updated September 9, 2022 For most, it is a family tradition to visit the pumpkin patch. As soon as a leaf falls on the ground, we start researching the pumpkin patches we want to visit throughout October. Did you also know that many folks use pumpkin patches as a great training opportunity for their dogs?…

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Pet Emergency: Tips to Prepare for the Worst

Homeless Dog

Originally posted: 09/29/2020, updated 05/06/2022 From losing power to evacuating safely, there are many pet emergency tips you should know before the wildfire season starts here in the Pacific Northwest. FEMA established September as National Disaster Preparedness Month to ensure pet owners are prepared. Planning ahead of time for a pet emergency is essential to…

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Cold Weather and Pets

Your dog may need ear, feet and overall protection from the elements this winter. If you live with a dog that has short hair or spends time outdoors consider a plan to winterize him.

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Dog Food Toppers and Supplements Enrich Mealtime

(Updated 09/12/2021) Are you feeding your dog commercially prepared dry or wet food? Or freeze-dried, raw, or home-cooked diets? Perhaps some of the meals are fed in bowls and other portions are in puzzle toys (a great tool for enrichment). As we head into the fall season, consider some new ways to enrich and spice…

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Ten Signs of Dental Disease in Pets

February is Dental Health Month and we’re celebrating by giving you three reasons WHY you should take your animals to your Veterinarian for regular dental cleanings. You want that plague and tartar accumulation removed! This process does require general anesthesia for a comprehensive cleaning.

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COVID-Safe Holiday Pet Photos with Santa

Santa pics

What: Covid-safe Santa photos, a virtual event to benefit The Pongo Fund, and Brown Hope. Start getting your pets ready for this year’s COVID-friendly photos with Santa. Our event will look a little different this year as we are going virtual rather than in-person to keep you, Santa, and their elves healthy and safe.  Our…

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Fang! Pet & Garden Supply Fall Fest 2020 October 16 – 18

Fang!

Join us for pumpkins, gords, and an online costume contest! This year’s celebration may look a little different and masks are required yet we’re celebrating for three days vs. just one.  The event’s raffle proceeds will benefit Mudbone Grown. Mudbone Grown is a black-owned farm enterprise that promotes inter-generational community-based farming that creates measurable and…

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What is the best cat litter?

Updated 09/24/2020 Get the Scoop on Cat Litter: In Order of Nancy’s Favorites Environmentally Friendly Options Do you suffer from kitty litter confusion? Frequently, our customers, ask us; What is the best cat litter?” We pulled together the following resource guide to help clarify some common questions on the best options: The Humane Society provides…

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What is the Best Dog Food in 2020, According to Staff

Dog Food

There are a lot of new types of dog food recently introduced and our staff managers compiled a list of their favorite brands. The list has a wide variety of choices for pet parents from raw diets to baked foods. These brands are approved by all of our dogs!  There are a few rules when…

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