Raising Chickens in Portland: Meet the Experts

Wyandotte Chickens

Chickens have been used to eat bugs for farmers for centuries. And there is nothing more entertaining than watching your chickens scratch and peck. Many say chickens are the gateway bird to other livestock, but perhaps you’re just considering a few hens. Whether it’s three hens or ten, look no further! Expert advice When it…

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Pheromones for Dogs and Cats May Help Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Pheromones for Dogs and Cats

How pheromone products work for pets When our dogs arrive at the vet, they receive a bandana sprayed with a dog and cat-appeasing pheromone product to ensure they remain calm. This concept isn’t new, but many pet parents are hearing more about the benefits of these products that mimic the natural dog-appeasing pheromone. What are…

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DIY Pet Photography Tips

DIY Pet Photography Tips

Consider a mini photoshoot with your pet Create your holiday cards with a pic you took of your pets Pet Photography at home in your yard or family room isn’t as hard as it sounds. It would help if you had some ideas or a theme for your shoot, treats, and phone. Consider which pets…

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Safe Car Travel with Cats to the Vet

Safe Car Travel with Cats

How to travel safely to the vet with your cat Carriers can be a cat’s best friend — don’t let a trip to the vet stress you out. Cats are sensitive, magnificent creatures and their trips to the vet don’t have to be miserable. For safe car travel with cats, take the time to get…

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Why Do Cats and Dogs Fight?

Why Do Cats and Dogs Fight?

Updated October 21, 2021 When it comes to why dogs and cats fight, it’s pretty simple. Dogs think of cats as prey and felines look at dogs as predators. First, let’s start by looking at the difference in their behavior. It’s important that pet owners understand when their cat or dog is stressed out by…

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A Catio Makes Every Season More Enjoyable For Your Cat

Cat Patio

Do you know about catios? You need one! What is a catio? This cat wants one! It is a cat enclosure or ‘cat patio’ that provides feline safety and enrichment outdoors. A staycation for cats! Catios will allow your cat to live their best life. Since it’s a natural instinct for a cat to hunt…

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Top Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

pumpkin dog superfood

Pumpkin is a ‘superfood’ and has a high concentration of critical nutrients, including potassium and vitamin A. Why is pumpkin such an excellent supplement for our dogs? First, it calms an upset stomach and, in many cases, helps with diarrhea too. Second, it can act as a binder to help firm up loose stools. Finally,…

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Benefits of an Integrative or Holistic Vet for Your Pets

Cat Acupuncture

Many pet owners may be skeptical about holistic vet care, but it’s a wonderful addition to your pet’s overall medical program. There are many benefits to working with a holistic vet that offers integrative healthcare. Many pet owners schedule appointments with holistic vets for preventive care or solutions to recently diagnosed problems. Alternative and integrative…

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How To Choose a Dog Trainer

Choosing a dog trainer doesn’t have to be complicated Legitimate trainers have a certification from a reputable organization like CCPDT There are many questions to consider when interviewing various trainers, and the technique they use is essential Many folks during the pandemic brought dogs and puppies home but didn’t have opportunities to socialize and train…

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Help detoxify your home with safe plants that purify your air

Plants that detoxify the air - Spider plant

Plants that detoxify the air Many non-toxic plants help purify indoor air for pets Wildfire smoke causes a lot of problems for our pets, especially those with respiratory illnesses In addition to plants, there are other ways to increase indoor air quality for your animals, including keeping the windows open Your animals are exposed to…

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