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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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Many people choose aquarium fish as pets. Fish are relatively low-maintenance creatures when compared with dogs and cats, and there are reports of some goldies living for up to 20 years with proper care. However, even the humble goldfish does have some specific care requirements that are essential for its... Continue reading
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Walking Your Dog … While Applying Social Distancing Rules By Certified Dog Trainer and Animal Behavior Specialist Mikkel Becker, in collaboration with Sure Petcare With all the new social distancing rules for humans, walking your dog may seem crazy and out of control these days. Here are four easy-to-apply solutions... Continue reading
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How to Choose Healthy and Nutritious Pet Food Picking out the right food for your pet can come with a learning curve. Just like humans, pets have different dietary needs depending on their age, health condition, allergies and even personal preferences. Your pet can find some food less appetizing than... Continue reading
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How to Make Your Home Dog-Friendly from First Fence Company Continue reading
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Pets, in general, are a man’s best friend, but many pet owners inevitably want to get themselves another pet at some time or another. But with so much care and attention that you have to give your animal friends, it can be a bit tricky to choose whether or not... Continue reading
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(Photo Courtesy of Guide Dogs for the Blind) ZOOM GOES TO THE DOGS DURING SHELTER-IN-PLACE AS GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND KEEPS CANINES, HUMANS CONNECTED -- Pandemic Shifts Puppy Club Meetings, Volunteer Support Online -- By this stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many working Americans are familiar with the Brady... Continue reading
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Valentine’s Day has come and gone and many of us cat lovers most likely spoiled our feline family members on that special day. The people at Reveal Pet Food think your feline friends deserve to be spoiled all year round! It can be difficult to think of ways to lavish... Continue reading
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Valentine’s Day is February 14, but did you know that February 20 is National Love Your Pet Day? It’s a great reminder to spend time with our pets, and show them the care and attention they deserve. It’s also a great opportunity to think about things we can do as... Continue reading
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Playful little puffin Árni is about to leave his burrow for a four-year adventure at sea. But Árni doesn’t want to go—at least not today. He wants one more day to play with his best friend Birta, but she is nowhere to be found. While Árni searches Iceland for Birta,... Continue reading
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When you have a dog, the last thing you want to consider is the potential they’re aggressive, but unfortunately, that can sometimes be the case. Whether you adopted your dog or you got your dog as a puppy, unharnessed aggression can be dangerous to you, your family, other people, and... Continue reading
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Hedgehogs are not your usual household pets. They are small, spikey, and tend to roll into a ball when scared. The domesticated hedgehog is intelligent, friendly, and can make for a great companion. As with any pet, it is essential to research hedgehogs, their required care, food, habitat needs, and... Continue reading
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Dogs have become an integral part of humans’ domestic history since time immemorial, so it’s no surprise that some of the services revolving around them naturally evolved into coveted careers. Indeed, a career in the pet industry can be extremely rewarding. As a dog lover/enthusiast, not only are you doing... Continue reading
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Looking for a last-minute gift idea for the animal lover in your life? The book that’s the talk of the season this year for animal lovers is by veterinarian, animal welfare advocate, and zoo director Dr. Mark Goldstein. The five-star reviews on Amazon and social media have readers raving about... Continue reading
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Guest Author: Matt Leighton Fishkeeping can be one of the most exciting and easiest hobbies there is. While there are many misconceptions regarding the difficulty of caring for fish, it can be much easier than you'd think. If you're new to keeping fish and looking for advice on the best... Continue reading
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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