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Pet Events: How Are We Celebrating Halloween This Year?

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 7, 2017
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Spooky costume contests, pumpkin carving, and animal rescue donations are upcoming pet events! Need some inspiration for the pumpkin carving contests at the upcoming Halloween Parties at all three stores?!  Dogs will be celebrating (and winning prizes!) at the Salty’s Pet Supply, Fang & Feather, and Three Paws Pet Supply pet events.Pet parents are invited…

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Eight Fall Garden and Houseplant Tips

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 27, 2017
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What are your favorite fall activities? Outside of pumpkin carving, you’re probably making hearty recipes that call for mustard greens and garlic and what about shallots? All of these veggies are perfect for your fall garden!The Fang garden center made the transition from summer to fall over the past few weeks. We’re ready to talk…

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Stores Host Readings with Animal Communicator this Fall

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 14, 2017
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WHAT:In September and October, we will be hosting local animal communicator, Lou LaMotte at all three stores. Through Animal Communication you can learn more about the rich inner lives of your animals, what their soul’s purpose is as well as work out any questions you may have about their health and overall wellness.“Often we think…

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Dog Food Toppers and Supplements Enrich Mealtime

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 12, 2017
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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 up mealtime!…

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Caring for Aging Pets

By Nancy Fedelem | Apr 19, 2016
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Thanks to our more advanced veterinary care, there’s a good chance you’ll have your pet with you quite a while.  Whether you’ve had your pet throughout their life or recently adopted a senior animal, caring for older pets can be a challenge. You want to make sure they’re comfortable and enjoying life, but it can…

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Misconceptions About Cats

By Nancy Fedelem | Apr 12, 2016
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The “dog people vs. cat people” debate is a long running one. Many people do love both types of animals and even have both in their home, but plenty of people prefer one over the other. Some of those who don’t consider themselves “cat people” have misconceptions about what cats are like, and what kind…

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What to do if you find a stray pet

By Nancy Fedelem | Apr 5, 2016
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We often worry about what we will do if we lose our own pets. It can be a very scary situation! We have to rely on the kindness and knowledge of others to get them home. This means it’s a good idea for you to know what to do if you find a stray pet;…

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Safe Spring plants, and ones to avoid – Pet Poison Prevention Week 2016

By Nancy Fedelem | Mar 22, 2016
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Spring is here at last! This time of year is fantastic for an overhaul on your garden, yard, or houseplants to add in fresh color and scents. However, it’s important to make plant choices that are non-toxic to our pets. March 20-26 this year is Pet Poison Prevention Week, which spotlights the need for safety…

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Postparty Parker

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 18, 2016
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Parker’s still on high alert just in case we throw another party! After last weekend’s fun, can you blame him?

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