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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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(Image source: Shutterstock) Guest contributor: Cathy Habas Of all the possible pets on the market, a goldfish is perhaps the most hands-off. Enjoying a goldfish stems primarily from being able to watch it swim leisurely in its tank. There isn’t... Continue reading
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Pudge Fat Dog is a daily comic about a lovable and hilarious dog who likes cats, hates other dogs and loves pies. It was written and illustrated by 11-year old Samea Derrick, over the course of a year and a... Continue reading
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Quebec’s award-winning documentary filmmaker Hélène Choquette follows a different path with her latest film, A Dog’s Life – where she explores the bond between homeless people and their dogs. EMAfilms presents this powerful, and touching film, which gets a Toronto... Continue reading
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Photo credit: Trail Baboon It’s easy to feel lost in the pet food aisle, as you pick up one bag of food after another trying to decipher what ingredient labels mean. Just sifting through the sheer quantity of brands is... Continue reading
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Guest post: Margot McClelland, American Pets Alive! Conference Coordinator Can you imagine America becoming a No Kill Nation? American Pets Alive! can and it is our mission. AmPA! is dedicated to making America No-Kill by hosting a yearly National Conference... Continue reading
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Blogging about the smell of pet urine isn't something I thought I would do. But it can be a real problem with pet owners. Sadly it can sometimes result in cats and dogs being taken to shelters out of the... Continue reading
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PetSafe, the leading pet safety and product company, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to introduce pet owners to their newest pet-training and monitoring product, the rufferee™. Designed for pet owners of the mobile age, the rufferee is a Bluetooth-enabled system... Continue reading
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The nice peeps at Storybooth reached out to me about their new video that was written by a 10 year old boy named Jack. "Losing Leo" is such a touching story about a boy losing his best friend...his dog Leo.... Continue reading
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The Flavorit™ Dog Chews - just like the name implies, you can flavor them yourself! They’re infused with food-grade flavoring so it’s not necessary unless you want to up the treatmeter for Fido. Flavorit™ is a game changer in the... Continue reading
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(Image source: thepossiblecanine) No matter how careful we are as pet parents, accidents happen. Whether it's something minor, like a torn nail, or something more significant, like a snake bite, the time to prepare yourself is now. Pet-proof your home... Continue reading
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I lost my dear Oscar before Christmas. I haven't even been able to blog about his departure to The Rainbow Bridge. I have posted many times on my personal Facebook page and once on my Pet Blog Lady page, but... Continue reading
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It's groundbreaking news for Blind Dogs as Embrace Pet Insurance announces their dedication to "embrace" them with Muffin's Halo for head protection covering it under their Wellness Rewards routine care plan. “Muffin’s Halo has taken a major problem for blind... Continue reading
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www.SavingSadie.com The story of a miraculous relationship began in 2012. Sadie the dog was found in the mountains of Kentucky with a bullet hole between her eyes and one in her back put there after she had a litter of... Continue reading
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Now how cool is this?! Very, I say. Here is a new product for small animals (hamsters, mice, gerbils, lizards, etc) that was invented by 8 year-old, Olivia Kessler. PopUp Pet Playland is a popup book that morphs into an... Continue reading
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(Image source: Puppy Institute) Guest author: Kayla Matthews Convincing your dog that keeping clean is fun can be a challenge. K9s are not much interested in bath time or grooming. So monopolize on what they are interested in — treats,... Continue reading
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(Image source: iStock photo) By Sara Radak, Lead Content Strategist, Embrace Pet Insurance “Pet insurance?! What’s that?” If that is your response to the title of this post, fear not, you’re not alone! However, we hope you’ll read on to... Continue reading
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In the pet products industry, small businesses, start-ups, and crafters certainly have it "ruff." Not only are these dedicated animal lovers working hard to maintain their businesses, they’re up against some big companies with equally big marketing budgets. But these... Continue reading
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Veterinarians of the Future Here is an interesting quandary, Alyssa, age 12 — is devoted to caring for her dog, three cats, hamster and her beloved sugar glider — asked her parents when one morning, if she could miss school... Continue reading
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For any pet suffering from an illness, experiencing chronic pain or recovering from an accident or surgery, conventional veterinary treatment is usually rightly the first port of call for pet owners. However there are sometimes health conditions and even behavioural... Continue reading
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It probably doesn’t surprise you to know dogs and cats are the most popularly kept pets in the US. Whether you consider them to be your best friend, snuggle buddy or even your therapist (!), they play an important role... Continue reading
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Photo source: iStock photos Thank you to The Pet Retreat for this cute infographic. Dogs deserve pampering too! “Dogs enjoy their visit to the groomers, trust me I’ve seen it with my own eyes. A grooming session will leave them... Continue reading
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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