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The Pet Blog Lady
Winnipeg, Manitoba
I love being The Pet Blog Lady - Celebrating All Things Pets!
Interests: Fishing, running, illustrating, toastmasters, listening to comedy, devoted dog mom.
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With 50 unique, FULL PAGE designs, you’ll have literally hours upon hours of cat coloring to relax and de-stress with. Each full page is blank on the back, which means no bleeding onto the other designs. Perfect for Christmas or year-round giving and it's under $10! BUY HERE So, you... Continue reading
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The holiday season is an exciting time for people and their pets, but along with all the fun and celebrations, there are a number of safety concerns pet owners should keep an eye out for. Here are some tips from Petsecure pet health insurance to have a safe and happy... Continue reading
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DR. KERI: PRAIRIE VET ‘Not your typical country vet’ - new series offers a glimpse into the fast-paced life of a travelling rural veterinarian Premieres Sunday, December 10, 2017 on Animal Planet Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal isn’t your typical country vet. Set against the breathtaking landscape of Ashern, Manitoba, Dr.... Continue reading
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Disclosure: Petcurean provided a prize package worth $250! Canada’s Petcurean Raising the Bar for Sustainability - Launches Fresh, Healthy Stew and Pâté Recipes in 100% Recyclable Packaging (Photo credit: Roxanna Froese, In the River Valley) Petcurean, a Canadian company based in Chilliwack BC, has expanded its popular NOW FRESHTM line... Continue reading
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Know the Signs of Diabetes in Pets (Thank you to the TVMA and TexVetPets.org for this valuable information) The prevalence of diabetes in pets is growing. According to Banfield Pet Hospital’s State of Pet Health 2016 Report, diabetes in dogs has increased by nearly 80 percent since 2006 and by... Continue reading
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Disclosure: (as required by the FTC) PetSafe® Canada sent me the listed products which were donated to a local fundraiser for pet rescue. Do you know what October 29th is? One of the most important days of the year for those of the feline persuasion. It's National Cat Day! A... Continue reading
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Say hello to the Pet Nest! An innovative approach to the pet bed. Other than my huge passion and love for all things pets, the entrepreneurial spirit also stirs my somewhat zany soul. Especially when that spirit is directed towards making the lives of pets and the peeps who love... Continue reading
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Last weekend I attended the local Manitoba Reptile Expo and once again, I saw the passion and excitement behind many a reptile owner. (This is the second year I checked it out) While many people recoil in fear with the mere thought of having a reptile as a family pet,... Continue reading
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Disclosure: (As required by the FTC) I was sent a complimentary Maximus Smart Security Light, which was donated to an animal rescue fundraiser. Recently I received a product that I could totally see it as both useful and effective for pet parents wanting to keep an eye on their homes... Continue reading
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5 Colorful Fish you will see Snorkeling the Mexican Caribbean Guest writer: Tam Warner Minton Snorkeling and diving in the Mexican Caribbean is a fabulous experience. The water is clear, blue and warm, and the reefs are full of colorful tropical fish to look at! Cozumel is my very favorite... Continue reading
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Disclosure: Cuddle Clones Sponsored this giveaway. Post contains an affiliate link and I earn a small commission should you purchase a product. Monies earned help me to buy fancy cheese (other than cheddar) and gas for my car. In that order. By now you have most likely heard of Cuddle... Continue reading
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A Book To Help Children through Adoption and Other Family Transitions By Jody A. Dean, Ph.D. Illustrated by Susie Lee Jin ~ Includes Parent & Therapist Guide for Adoptive Families ~ Join Roxie, a dachshund dog, as she makes the transition from her temporary “Foster” home to her new “Forever”... Continue reading
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Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of each book. Post contains affiliate links. As dynamic as they are beautiful, butterflies and fish have always had a unique way of mesmerizing children and adults alike. Combining exquisite design and paper craft with fascinating facts, renowned paper engineer David Hawcock has created... Continue reading
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Disclosure: (As required by the FTC) I received a wonderful Messy Mutts dog bed which is being donated to an upcoming local dog rescue fundraiser. Every dog owner wants to have that perfect dog bed for their four-legged family member. You know...The right size, the right shape, the right color,... Continue reading
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Note to my readers: This is from a recently received press release. Products containing Cannabidiol for pets really intrigues me. I wanted to share it with my pet-loving peeps! Cannabidiol (abbreviated as: CBD) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting... Continue reading
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“All dogs have the potential to be amazing. It’s only us that hold them back.” – James Offord I want to congratulate James Offord on the recent release of his first book, Think Dog Think. As many of you know, I love when people follow their hearts..their calling...their dreams; and... Continue reading
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It's very possible that at some point in the past year you've come across the extraordinary story of ultra-marathoner Dion Leonard and Gobi, the small stray dog who, in June 2016, became his unlikely companion during the gruelling Gobi Desert Run -- and subsequently inspired a worldwide, against-all-odds search to... Continue reading
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Disclosure: The friendly peeps at Fox Chapel Publishing sent me a complimentary copy and we have another one for one lucky reader! Many dog owners are flocking to natural homemade food for their pups. Now you can spoil (and nourish) your pampered pooch with only the best ingredients. In the... Continue reading
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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I was given a complimentary copy of the book to add to my ever-growing library on pets I have a confession. I am drawn to books about dogs like magnets to fridges. All kinds of books. Fiction and non-fiction. Books on "How To" care,... Continue reading
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Guest author: Marissa Katrin Maldonado Someone in need of treatment for an addiction or mental health condition may come up with lots of excuses why not to go to rehab. Entering a residential treatment program is a scary and overwhelming step for many to take, so citing reasons for not... Continue reading
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It's been well over two years since I had to say goodbye to my sweet Oscar. He was 14 and a half when he crossed over to the Rainbow Bridge. I have never been a human mom, but being a dog mom to Oscar meant all things to me that... Continue reading
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September is one of my favorite months, as the weather slowly starts to change, new hobbies are started and kids go back to school. I have always thought of Fall as the start of a new year, not January 1st, and I don't think I am alone in this. Rock... Continue reading
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The terrarium is a closed environment that is designed to replicate the elements of a natural ecosystem that turtles live in. Consequently, you need to be very careful about the way the environment is operated. Turtles are highly sensitive creature. Their behavior is closely linked to the natural processes like... Continue reading
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(Note: I received a complimentary Pet Wand PRO which I donated to a local dog rescue silent auction. Article contains affiliate links) Everyone loves a good new product for their pets and the latest from Waterpik – the leader in replacement showerheads – is one you’ll for sure want to... Continue reading
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I was cruising around Twitter (which I tend to do on a daily basis), when I came across this creative campaign by the National Mill Dog Rescue; "Coins for the Canines". For me I find loose change everywhere. In my car, in my dresser, often embedded in my favorite chair,... Continue reading