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Tis the Season: What To Do If Your Pet Eats Something Toxic

By Nancy Fedelem | Dec 4, 2020
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Pet Poison Prevention Week spotlights the importance of keeping pets safe from toxic substances. The holidays bring their share of problems including toxic plants and food that is often found around the house. Many items we consume and touch without a second thought can cause serious harm to our animals. From food to chemicals, we…

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Parker

Does a Raw Diet Make Sense for Your Dog?

By Nancy Fedelem | Nov 12, 2020
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The pet food industry continues to follow the latest trends and hopes to influence pet parents to buy certain brands. There have been so many food recalls over the past few years it’s now more important than ever to stay on top of what your dogs eat! Consider raw diets for dogs. What should you…

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How to Care for Senior Pets

How to Care for Senior Pets

By Nancy Fedelem | Nov 2, 2020
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Read these 13 Tips   We all know raising puppies is hard work! Yet taking care of senior dogs is even more challenging. If you have ever lived with a senior animal, then you know what I am talking about. Your dogs may have a few new medications or may need extra help getting onto…

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Dog treats

Healthy Dog Treats and DIY Recipes

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 23, 2020
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What do most of us look for in a dog treat? Treats that are healthy. And due to allergies, some pet parents look for treats that are wheat, corn and soy free.

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Santa pics

COVID-Safe Holiday Pet Photos with Santa

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 16, 2020
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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!

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

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 30, 2020
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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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Homeless Dog

Tips To Prepare Pets for Emergencies

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 29, 2020
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From losing power to evacuating safely, there are many tips pet parents should know before the wildfire season starts here in the Pacific Northwest.  To ensure pet owners are prepared, FEMA established September as National Disaster Preparedness Month. Planning ahead of time is essential to making sure you and your animals get out safely when…

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What is the best cat litter?

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 24, 2020
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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” “>What is the best cat litter?” We pulled together the following resource guide to help clarify some common questions on what…

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Dog Food

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

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 1, 2020
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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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