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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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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
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I feel like cat lovers and cats in general haven't been getting enough attention these days on the blog. So it's time for just that...some cat lovin'. And what says more than cat love than Catnip. The drug of choice for felines all over the world. Speaking of Catnip....The kind... Continue reading
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I was super tickled when Peter from Joy4Pets.com contacted me about their flagship product, the Dog Lion Mane. After receiving one and seeing how fantastic the quality is, I just had to share the news with everyone. I have seen similar products that are scratchy and well, just plain cheap... Continue reading
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Helping your dog during pregnancy can be an intimidating and arduous undertaking, even under perfect circumstances. Whether it’s your personal pet companion or you’re a kind soul who’s opted to rescue a pregnant dog, to amply prepare yourself for the road ahead, there’s much that you should know. I’ve put... Continue reading
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Dogs love to be with people. People love to be with dogs. And both adorable species love to get around and discover new places. Why would you want to go anywhere without your beloved pet dog? Perhaps the only thing that’s stopping you is that you’re not quite sure whether... Continue reading
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Guest contributor: Katie Michaels Having a fish tank full of live plants not only looks beautiful and is more vibrant than plastic plants, but it actually creates a healthy environment for your fish as well. If you are planning to decorate your fish tank with live plants then you need... Continue reading
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Years ago, a friend told me about their forestry worker relative who's job was cutting down very tall trees on Vancouver Island. After the trees were fallen, the workers found several dog leashes and collars.... stuck on the tops of the trees! It was clear evidence that birds had literally... Continue reading
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Guest author: Shelby Gottschalk of ForTheLoveofPaws.org I have always been a fan of ice cream and it’s so hard to resist sharing yours when your dog is staring up at you with those “puppy dog eyes” asking you to share. But, we must resist the googly eyes! Most dogs have... Continue reading
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Hydrate For Their Health: Time for Pet Hydration Education Before the Hot Weather Hits Leading into the Summer of 2017, PetSafe® Brand is educating Canadians on the importance of Pet Hydration and aiming to instill best practices in pet owners to ensure their furry companions are consuming enough water and... Continue reading