15 pet safety tips for hot weather

Hot weather is here and sharing safety tips is always important! You want to take your dog with you everywhere – it’s summer now! But it’s 90 degrees out and your best friend will melt in the car. So you stay home and hang out in the yard instead. If you’re still concerned and not…

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Getting a Puppy: What You Should Know

Pitbull puppy

Many folks over the last few months are getting a puppy or dog from a shelter! These past weeks and months have likely been fabulous and full of training and enrichment. Yet there are some challenges even with new puppies. One of our fave trainers is Victoria Stilwell. Naturally, we wanted to refer to her…

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Pet Supply Home Delivery Service and Curbside Pickup Available

Curbside

Salty’s Pet Supply and Fang! Pet & Garden Supply Partner with Cascadian Courier Collective Are you familiar with Portland’s Bicycle Food Delivery Service, Cascadian Courier Collective? They deliver lunch and dinner to their customers and now pet food and products from Salty’s Pet Supply and Fang! Pet & Garden Supply. We asked our customers what…

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How to Stop a Destructive Dog: Will Dog Games Help?

How to Stop a Destructive Dog

Dogs are meant to live active lives! Many studies, especially those conducted by zoos, have shown that enriching an animal’s environment improves the psychological and physical well-being of animals which can help stop a dog from being destructive. The co-authors of Beyond Squeaky Toys break down enrichment for animals into six different categories and there…

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Raw Food Diet for Cats

Felines are obligate carnivores. Cats are super picky eaters, and sometimes it requires a lot of patience from cat owners when trying to find the food their feline friends love to eat. We suggest a raw food diet for cats if you’re ready to make the transition. If your cat is putting their nose up…

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Salty’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

Anniversary

When: Friday, February 14, 2020, at 5-7 p.m. 15 years ago Salty’s Pet Supply opened on N. Mississippi Ave. Come celebrate this special anniversary with our staff on Valentine’s Day. We’ll be raffling off a pinata full of prizes. A percentage of proceeds from the raffle will go to the Pixie Project.  “I feel pretty…

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What’s the Best Food for Cats?

Cat Food

Cats are carnivorous creatures by nature and need protein to survive and to thrive.  As obligate carnivores, cats need protein from meat or fish, amino acids like taurine and arginine (from meat or fish), fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and water. If you were making your cat a homemade diet the best food for cats includes…

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How Do You Choose the Best Dog Food?

High Quality Dog Food

According to the Washington Post,  “Americans spend about $75 billion annually on their pets, covering food, toys, clothing, and veterinary care. The typical dog owner can expect to pour well over $10,000 into the care, feeding, and entertainment of their pet over its lifetime.” Pet parents are always asking what they should feed and what…

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Welcome, Fetch Coffee Roasters! Four Roasts Available for Sale Through the Holiday Season at all 3 Stores!

Fetch Coffee

Our staff cannot wait for the holidays! Have you heard of Fetch Coffee Roasters? Fetch Coffee is a woman-owned roasting company, run by Sarah Witter. Sarah has a background in business, with a long-standing passion for both domestic dog behavior, coffee, and animal-based charities and organizations.  We love coffee of course but what do we…

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Pet Photos with Santa: Coming Back this Month

Santa Pics

‘Pet Photos’ with Santa are back this month! Do you have a holiday scarf picked out for your dog or cat? We’re already planning for the holiday season, so we wanted to make sure you had dates well in advance for this photo shoot at all three of our stores. A new festive backdrop will…

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