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The Pet Blog Lady
Vernon, Canada
Interests: Fishing, running, illustrating, toastmasters, listening to comedy, devoted dog mom.
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Photo credit: Flickr - Cat Training Guest contributor: Emily Parker Being cat owners, our kitties are like children. We pamper them, let them jump on our beds when they feel like it, and some of us may try to humanize... Continue reading
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Morgan - Photo from WildcatSanctuary.org This story was brought to my attention recently and I just had to share! In the woods of Minnesota, lies a beautiful sanctuary where rescued wildcats go to live happy, carefree lives. This beautiful story... Continue reading
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Image credit: www.EllieTheWienerdog.com By K.J. Hales Kids and canines have a lot in common, especially when it comes to being good. Just ask my little dachshund, Ellie. One day after running errands I came home and knew something was wrong... Continue reading
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How's this for a cool online competition? Terry's Fabrics is holding a contest to see whose pet has done the most damage in the home. I am sure many of you out there have stories to tell and photos to... Continue reading
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Photo credit - Unsplash.com Humans it seems aren’t the only ones with wanderlust. There are plenty of other animals who like to roam, either out of necessity - think elephants in search of water - or who have to walk... Continue reading
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THE GOODBYE BOOK, by New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr, is an excellent resource for children and families dealing with the loss of a pet. In the book, Todd shares a heartbreaking but hopeful story about saying goodbye to... Continue reading
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There’s nothing like traveling with a furry companion during the holidays. But with road trips on the rise this December, pet parents need to make a safety list and check it twice. In 2014, 98.6 million people traveled more than... Continue reading
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Image credit: Petra Romano The Tails of NYC RescueMen Charity Calendar was created to raise awareness to Adopt, Never Shop for companion animals What a wonderful gift idea for those who love men and love animals. Win/Win. The 12 men... Continue reading
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You may think that's dogs way to kiss you, but some of the other reasons could be huge surprises. Dogs lick all the time and the reasons for that are different – sometimes just to kiss you, but it can... Continue reading
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Photo credit: Free Stock Images Guest Contributor: Kayla Matthews Imagine being allergic to something that’s supposed to help your body. Now imagine not being able to discuss your symptoms with anyone. Some animals find themselves in that situation when well-intentioned... Continue reading
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Brad & Thor Guest Contributor - Kaitlyn Roberts (Photos by Jesse Freidin) Life is notorious for throwing curveballs. Your job is terminated unexpectedly, a relationship ends suddenly, you accidentally set your kitchen on fire. Unforeseen hurdles can set you back... Continue reading
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Celebrate Cyber Monday 2015 with Lands’ End’s Annual 12 Hours of Twitter Event Lands’ End is hosting the 6th annual 12 Hours of Twitter. Follow @LandsEndPR on Monday, November 30, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. (EST) and join... Continue reading
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How well do you know your dog breeds? Even better, how well do you know your crossbreeds? Co-operative Insurance has created the really clever Crossbreed Generator Tool which lets you pair a wide variety of dog breeds with another. Ever... Continue reading
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Jeanie is a three-legged therapy dog in Lake Charles, LA, and the star of her own children’s book, “Jeanie the 3-Legged Dog; I Don’t Need Four Feet”. It’s a heart-warming tale for dog lovers of all ages, reminding readers that... Continue reading
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With American Thanksgiving coming up, I wanted to post a reminder of the holiday hazards that can certainly make your dog sick or even worse, end their life. Dogingtonpost.com originally posted this great infographic back in 2012 but the same... Continue reading
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(Oscar relies on me to make the best dog food choices) This post is sponsored by Nutrience, PetSmart, and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the launch of Nutrience Subzero... Continue reading
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Guest Contributor: Lindsay Pevny About 90% of your dog’s communication is nonverbal. Before she’s trained to speak on cue, she may only use her voice during intense play, or to alert you of something outside your window. When you teach... Continue reading
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IRVINE, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2015) – I-5 Press today announced the release of Reporting for Duty, a new book by award-winning author and photographer Tracy Libby, who profiles 15 disabled veterans from WWII, Vietnam, both Iraq wars and Afghanistan. The... Continue reading
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"Yay!!!" Once in awhile I come across photos on Facebook that I absolutely fall in love with. This one definitely made the cut. This gem is from the No Borders Animal Rescue Society Facebook page. I reached out to the... Continue reading
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Delicious Chewy Chicken Flavored Treats! Because that's what Dogs LOVE! My Bichon Frise furkid, Oscar, will be turning 15 in April. Over the last 6 months or so, I have noticed a decline in his mobility. He's slower getting up... Continue reading
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Recently I had an email from Jim Novak in regards to possibly adverting his product, Forget No More. During our email conversations, he mentioned his cat, Leila, who is cross-eyed. I just had to share his story about how she... Continue reading
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Whenever I run across an inforgraphic about pet safety that I like, I enjoy sharing it with my readers. Many dog owners don't realize that nuts are a no-no in a dog's diet. This is the time of year too,... Continue reading
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Does your pet have bad breath? Bad breath can be an early indicator of periodontal disease – and up to 80% of dogs will get some form of periodontal disease in their first five years. Sore gums, redness, infections, and... Continue reading
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Guest Contributor - James Marquis Perhaps you have a pet bird and are excited about teaching him or her how to talk! If you are lucky enough to have a parrot, that is a great start. Other chatty pet birds... Continue reading
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Nobody likes to suddenly find themselves the owner of a poop-covered shoe, but it can be difficult when residents of your property don't scoop their dogs' feces. And worse yet, it can actually be harmful to leave those messy presents... Continue reading