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Jul 02, 2015

Don't Lose Your Dog On July 4th!

Every year dogs (and cats) go missing - scared away from home/the cabin/the relatives' back yard by the noise of fireworks or the crowds of people.

These tips might just help your precious pet to NOT become one of these statistics....

Jul 02, 2015

Best Dog Breeds For Children - A Recipe For A Happy Family

Straightforward, practical guidelines for choosing the best dog breeds for children. If you choose wisely the whole family can live happily ever after!

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Jun 27, 2015

Safe Organic Pest Control For Your Home & Yard!

In our area fleas, ticks and all the other summer bugs are out in force due to a lot of early summer rain.

Luckily I just found out about the Ecosmart range of organic pest control products.

Our pets are all treated with monthly flea/tick preventative, but keeping the yard (and house) free of these nasty critters has still been a challenge this year.

I don't like using strong chemical products if there is any other viable option, so the Ecosmart range is perfect for our home.

These are NOT pest control for use on your pet, but are to eliminate fleas, ticks, mosquitos and a whole host of other creeping, flying or crawling bugs!

This range is very effective, and what's even better... totally safe for use around all types of pets and (of course) children and adults too.

Based on solid scientific research, patented formulas and 100% safe natural ingredients, you can keep your home and yard pest-free without worrying about the effects of strong chemicals on your family members or the environment.

Ecosmart products are made from a patented blend of essential plant oils and does have a peppermint/cinnammon type scent. It's quite strong, but not unpleasant - and I'm much happier breathing this in than the chemicals in Raid!

You can click on the link below to learn more and see a wide variety of Ecosmart products.

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Jun 24, 2015

The Perfect Pool For Your Pup's Summer Fun!

Dogs just LOVE to play in cool water when it's hot outside... but most kiddie pools just aren't designed with our four-legged babies in mind!

Inflatable ones get punctured or ripped really quickly, and the rigid ones can be a bit slick, not to mention easy to chew on.

But the Mariner Inflatable Dog Pool was created especially for Fidos' summer fun.

Extra-tough PVC is claw and paw resistant, and the edges are designed with a wave-pattern which makes it easy for your pet to climb in (and out) of.

Click here to find out more or buy your dog his/her very own summer pool...

Mariner Inflatable Dog Pool by Alcott - Paw & Claw Resistant!

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Jun 22, 2015

Got A Scared Puppy? Get Help Here.

Help your scared puppy overcome his fears and grow up to be a confident, friendly dog. Tips & advice for handling fearful behavior in puppies.

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Jun 22, 2015

Why Peanut Butter Could Now Poison Your Dog!

Most dogs LOVE peanut butter, and the ones in our house are no exception!

Although I've always considered a little peanut butter to be a healthy (but occasional) treat, I was really worried to find out recently that some manufacturers are now adding Xylitol to their recipes.

Xylitol is HIGHLY TOXIC to dogs.

It's an artificial sweetener and is also found in gum, hard candies and other sweets.

So, please make sure to double-check the ingredient list on any jars of peanut butter that your dog gets to share!

For more info. on Xylitol, chocolate and other foodstuffs that are poisonous or toxic for your dog, check out this page......

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Jun 15, 2015

Dog Teeth Cleaning 101

Dog teeth cleaning should be a regular part of your pets' daily routine. Here's what you need to know to keep Fidos' pearly whites, well... pearly white!

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Jun 10, 2015

Cool Dog ID tags

Cool dog id tags make any collar look better.... plus they're a safety item no dog should be without! See the best and coolest pet dog tags here.

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Jun 09, 2015

Complete New Puppy Checklist

The ultimate new puppy checklist. Printable lists of the essentials, optional 'extras' and puppy care responsibilities. This makes taking care of your new baby much easier.

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Jun 08, 2015

Natural Remedies For Dogs

A selection of the best natural health products available to treat problems including tummy upsets, skin/coat issues, anxiety, bone/joint problems and more.

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May 30, 2015

Puppy Care - Practical Help For New Owners

A step-by-step guide to puppy care that will make the first weeks with Fido less challenging and a lot more fun. Everything you need to know is here.

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May 25, 2015

Honoring the fallen on Memorial Day

May 19, 2015

Help For Puppy Separation Anxiety

Puppy separation anxiety can make life difficult for both of you. Find out how to overcome this common problem and help your pup feel happy and confident even when he's alone.

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May 12, 2015

Puppy Worms - What You Need To Know

Puppy worms are fairly common and easily treated. BUT they can put both your pup's (and your family's) health at risk. Learn how to protect everyone here.

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May 04, 2015

Dog Pregnancy - What To Expect & How To Help

A straightforward guide to dog pregnancy, including symptoms, care, timeline and more. Your momma dog will be happier & healthier when you're prepared.

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