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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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Disclosure (as required by the FTC) SMARTCOOKEE is participating in the "Posts for Pets" fundraising program, with an oppotunity to inform readers about their product while helping the SPCA in Puerto Vallarta. Fee for the sponsored post goes directly to... Continue reading
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(Oscar just can't decide what hat to wear. I'm thinking the matching ones) Today is a pretty good day to celebrate, being National Dog Day happening all around the world. A good time to reflect on what it means to... Continue reading
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Disclosure (As required by the FTC) This post is sponsored by Happy Lapper with 100% of the fee going to the SPCA in the "Posts for Pets" Program. Thank you Happy Lapper! No more slipping or tipping when using the... Continue reading
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(Image source) Guest contributor: KT Cat Paws There are subtle Zen lessons we can learn about play time with a cat. Interactive playtime can bring a new appreciation for your cat, plus it is a great way to knit the... Continue reading
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Okay...so maybe not totally wordless. Just can't help myself. This is on my Bucket List - to visit the Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica. Many of you have probably seen this video but for those who haven't had the pleasure,... Continue reading
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(Image source) Guest contributor: Nicola Reynor Congratulations on welcoming a new member into your family! Perhaps this is your first pet or first puppy. In either case, you must be really excited. You are probably looking forward to teaching your... Continue reading
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Guest contributor: James White (On Behalf of the Havahart Community) Just like Lisa, I’m a passionate advocate for “unwanted” pets. I think all cats and dogs are wanted once they are introduced to the right pet parents, but until then,... Continue reading
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Just this past Monday I celebrated my birthday. 51, to be exact. That's the new 41, by the way. August 11th always seems to mark the slow decline of summer days for me, with Back to School ads coming out... Continue reading
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Image source: Daily Gaida Even the most devoted dog lovers have to leave their beloved pooch at home every now and again: whether it's to go to work, do the grocery shopping, eat at a restaurant or attend church, there... Continue reading
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Many of my readers know just how much I love my little Oscar, who has officially reached his senior years at the age of 13. I deeply treasure the time I have with him and I know when he leaves... Continue reading
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(This Indiegogo campaign was recently brought to my attention; a very creative project that benefits homeless cats and dogs throughout Canada. I really hope you'll take the time to check it out and discover how you can help make it... Continue reading
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(NOTE: Be sure to look for the special offer at the end of the article and ENTER the giveaway!) Laika brings innovation and originality to the dog collar world "We are excited to launch our free online design your own... Continue reading
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Guest Contributor: Daniela Lopez The Bark magazine delivers a smart mix of health, behavior and activities; plus invaluable news and entertaining stories. Hailed the coolest dog magazine ever—its renowned experts/writers probe the delights of dogs. As its slogan—Dog is My... Continue reading
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Pretty much everyday I receive an email about a Kickstarter or Indiegogo project with a request to please promote it through my blog. I really wish I could help everyone and I do tweet out as many as I can.... Continue reading
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(Disclosure: As required by FTC regulations. I was sent a Qute hamster cage from Omlet. I donated it to a grateful local family due to my house being on the market and my uncertainly as to where I will be... Continue reading
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A couple of months ago I discovered PetPrints 3D on Twitter and I just had to learn more about what they do. The custom designed models shown on their website, created from mere photographs of loved family pets, were remarkable.... Continue reading
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Back in the winter I wrote an article called "A Vested Interest in Chicken Safety". It was one of the most read articles over the winter season. I am thinking that people secretly have an affection for chickens and a... Continue reading
The Pet Blog Lady is now following ComeWagAlong
Jul 9, 2014
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I find the best Wordless Wednesday photos from my Twitter and Facebook pals. (With permission, but of course). Marlene Demers posted this photo of her four month old furkid, Axle, on Twitter. This is the look he makes when he... Continue reading
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Many of you have seen and perhaps have used online pet pharmacies for your pets medications and supplies. There are quite a few out there and more coming into the cyber world every month. They are certainly convenient and you... Continue reading
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(Oscar can smell the goodies even before the box is open. Calls himself "Radar Snout") Over the past 3 months, Oscar has been treated to what I think, is THE best monthly treat and toy subscription for dogs out there.... Continue reading
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My Oscar is not a fan of the vet. Or the groomers. This is how he shows his lack of excitement. Nailed it! Continue reading
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The wonderful people at Bayer recently provided me with important information that all pet parents should be aware of. Now that summer is here, we are in the height of tick season. And ticks mean possible Lyme disease - a... Continue reading
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A couple of months ago, Bailey Schroeder contacted me about an Indiegogo campaign for her project - ResQwalk, an iOS mobile app that enables animal lovers to raise money for animal rescues and shelters, and earn cool rewards, every time... Continue reading
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A huge thank you to Emily Asp from The Bichon Lovers Clubhouse on Facebook for permission to use these photos of her darlings. Her dog, Louis and her cat, Woodhouse always come to visit at bathtime. Aren't they adorable! Who... Continue reading