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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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Raising any animal requires training, and chickens are no exception. Chicken farmer and animal behavior specialist Giene Keyes has a program for training backyard chickens by rewarding positive behavior through use of a clicker. With this behavior method, chickens can be ordered go to the coop, perch on your arm,... Continue reading
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For 14 Years Ferrets Have Been Shut Out of Sacramento, Until Now. What recently had ferret owners and ferret lovers smiling? That the United California Ferret Alliance (UCFA) was launched! What is the USFA? It's the NEW state-wide organization advocating for the decriminalization of domestic ferrets in California. UCFA is... Continue reading
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(Oscar is cheering us on!) Petcurean, a Canadian pet food maker based in Chilliwack, BC is celebrating its 20th year in business, having spent the last two decades committed to its founding mission: putting pets first. To mark this Company milestone, Petcurean has launched an anniversary video at Petcurean.com, and... Continue reading
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As invisible fencing for dogs grows in popularity, it’s imperative that pet owners know how to properly train their pet to adjust. The smart folks at StayDog.net created this graphic outlining 5 Tips to do just that...help your furry family member adjust to what is one of the coolest inventions... Continue reading
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Girls and Their Cats - New Book Release! By BriAnne Wills, with Elyse Moody; Foreword by Molly Young 8 x 10 in, 176 pp; hardcover; full-color photographs throughout $24.95 Available August 20, 2019 “Time spent with a cat is never wasted,” said Colette. Photographer BriAnne Wills agrees and has made... Continue reading
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Renters who have pets need to go through a lot to make sure their little friends are allowed in the rental apartment. With so many people being pet owners, landlords and property managers are becoming less and less reluctant to allow pets in their buildings and apartments. As the trend... Continue reading
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Guest author: James Alston ExoticDirect pet insurance have collected ten of the most interesting, funny, and downright weird facts about iguanas for your pleasure. So put the kettle on and prepare to be amazed (or at least mildly interested) by these wonderful animals... 1. Iguanas can get rather big The... Continue reading
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In her fearless memoir, former NY Daily News crime reporter Laura Fahrenthold presents a moving portrait of marriage, motherhood and mourning as she captains a 1993 RV 31, 152 miles across N. America sprinkling her husband's ashes with their two young daughters and a stray dog in an epic quest... Continue reading
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As much as we love our pets, we can't always assume our human environment is safe for our beloved furry family members. This helpful guide points out what you need to know in creating a happy and friendly home for your canine or feline friend. Courtesy of Downtown Apartment Company Continue reading
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Whether it's your very first time welcoming a new feline family member into your home or if you've had cats before, this helpful guide will outline just what you need to know. Cat Transitions created by FIGO Pet Insurance. Continue reading
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By Jackie Johnston We all love our cats, don't we? These furry friends are lovable creatures that we absolutely adore. However, if your cat drops a smelly “present” in its litter box that sends you running for the nearest exit, you might start becoming overwhelmed with the maintenance. In this... Continue reading
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It's no surprise that we love our fur babies. Half of women and nearly a third of men say "I love you" to their cat’s multiple times per day, according a survey conducted by Purina. It's well documented that our furry feline friends make our lives better and generally brighten... Continue reading
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Guest Author: James Woller As humans, we have the innate ability to understand what other people – even strangers – may be thinking and feeling simply by examining their facial expressions. The human brain is capable of analyzing the combination of eyes, nose, mouth, and facial muscles to make a... Continue reading
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Something exciting happened a few days ago....April 2nd to be exact. Well-know illustrator, Megan Lynn Kott, released her newest project, Cat Tarot through Chronicle Books. This delightful set of 78 beautifully illustrated tarot cards comes with a comprehensive guide book, to help you find your path through Feline Guidance. And... Continue reading
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My readers will be happy to know about this new book release: Smoky the Brave: How a Feisty Yorkshire Terrier Mascot Became a Comrade-in-Arms during World War II by bestselling thriller author—and lifelong dog lover—Damien Lewis. Smoky the Brave is the extraordinary, touching, and true story of a heroic dog... Continue reading
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AGoldPhoto celebrates milestone with Third Annual Fundraising Road Trip AGoldPhoto reached a major milestone this week, raising more than $100,000 for animal charities, photographing more than 2,200 pets and hosting over 200 fundraising events since July 2016. Founder and lead pet photographer, Adam Goldberg is celebrating the best way he... Continue reading
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Kyra's Canine Conditioning is designed to build on important life skills, such as confidence, strength, coordination, mental focus, and following directions. Featuring all new material, world-renowned trainer Kyra Sundance introduces activities that will strengthen each of these skills in your dog. Learn innovative ways to work with props, such as... Continue reading
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A Practical Guide to an Enjoyable Hobby Bee keeping isn't just for the professional farmer―bees can be kept in any situation from simple backyards and rooftops to large expanses of farmland. Discover whether honey beekeeping is right for you, and find out everything you need to know to keep and... Continue reading
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They say that our pets become a member of our family, that we love them, adore them and treat them just as we would our children. This is great whilst they are alive, but what about when they pass away? The death of a loved pet can almost hit as... Continue reading
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Where the heck did 2018 go?! Seriously. For me, it went by in a flash. I find as I get older, now the ripe age of 55, the years zip by faster than ever before. That being said, there is nothing like welcoming in a new year, full of exciting... Continue reading
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Animal Slippers: The Perfect Holiday Gift for Pet Lovers! The holidays are here and you're looking for some fun gifts for the pet lovers in your life. BunnySlippers.com has the perfect holiday gift idea: animal slippers! (Disclosure: I was sent three complimentary pairs which were donated to local animal rescue... Continue reading
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Pop-Up Pet Products Introduces The Pop Up Pet Door™, The Quick And Easy Way To Add A Pet Door To Any Sliding Glass Door “The 1st Pet Door That Can Be Installed In Less Than 5 Minutes…Without Any Tools!” Designed to accommodate a wide range of homes and pets, this... Continue reading
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Soul Dog: A Journey into the Spiritual Life of Animals (Bear & Company, November 13, 2018), is a new book by Elena Mannes that explores animal spirituality and the ability of animals to communicate with humans. “Soul Dog is a very thought-provoking book. Steeped in science and heart, Ms. Mannes... Continue reading
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Guest Author: James Alston ExoticDirect pet insurance have collected ten of the most fascinating facts about reptiles for reptile awareness day on October 21st. 1. There are four main reptile groups. These are the Crocodilians, which includes alligators and, of course, crocodiles, the Squamates which includes lizards and snakes, the... Continue reading
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Bissell Canada has the perfect product for pet parents who want to keep their home looking spiffy. The CrossWave® Pet Pro Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuum makes cleaning up after a pets a cinch. Some of the great features are: Vacuums and washes your floors at the same time Designed for... Continue reading