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Archive for June, 2016

Pot for Pets: Medical Miracle or Medically Immoral?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

PotforPetsAs the use for medical marijuana spreads across the United States, headlines are filled with further discoveries for its healing properties.  Medical marijuana use is now legal in 23 states, with recreational use gaining ground as well.  Those in favor of medical marijuana claim the plant treats all types of ailments and diseases, such as pain, anxiety, epilepsy, cancer, and more.  If medical marijuana has been so successful for us, why not for our pets? (more…)

Tips & Tricks to Outsmart Your Escape Artist

Friday, June 24th, 2016


Fences provide the ideal play area for our dogs.  They have their own “territory” to explore, defend, and relax while off-leash and free to roam – what could be more exciting for a dog?  For some crafty canines, however, a fence is merely an obstacle to be conquered.  We have the most effective tips to outsmart your escapee! (more…)

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10 MUST HAVE Items to Keep Stocked for Pet Emergencies

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

pantryAs pet parents, we all know the mischievous things our fur-kids get themselves in to.  Eating things they shouldn’t, being somewhere they shouldn’t, and getting themselves sick or injured in the process.  And as pet parents, we worry!  Our first instinct is to rush to the vet right away for anything that may be wrong.  But, again, as pet parents, we know that these little emergencies tend to happen after hours or on the weekends when the vet is not around to save the day.  That’s why we’ve put together a list of the most important items to have your pantry and medicine cabinet stocked with for just these kinds of mishaps from our pets! (more…)