Top Dog-Friendly Pumpkin Patches around Portland

Updated October 6, 2021 For most, it is a family tradition to visit the pumpkin patch. As soon as a leaf falls on the ground, we start to research 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…

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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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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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Get Help From a Professional Pet Sitter

We all deserve and need vacation time, but it can be stressful deciding on care for your pets while you’re gone. Boarding facilities can be a fantastic option – but the best ones are understandably often booked far in advance. A professional pet sitter can be a lifesaver and give you peace of mind when…

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Dog Sports are a Wonderful Activity for All Canines

Dog Sports

● Dog sports are an excellent activity for active dogs and puppies. ● There are various sports for every type of dog, and even if your dog is reactive with other canines, these are viable options. ● Some of these are team dog sports, and other dog sports are strictly one handler and one canine.…

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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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Chicken DIY Project: Fermenting Chicken Feed

Why do people ferment chicken feed? My hens and rooster love their feed. When the chicks were introduced to the grown-up chickens about six weeks ago, we changed from layer feed to Scratch and Peck’s organic starter feed since the chicks needed to stay on that until about eight weeks. That’s when we’ll put them…

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Organizing Dog Gear: How to Declutter on a Budget

We are days away from October and the rain hasn’t really come back yet. Before it does, it is time for folks to consider a mudroom makeover. Or if you don’t have a mudroom then creating something to help organize all the dog gear you’ve accumulated over the last year must be on the list…

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