In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress.
Two items I vowed never to have in our bipetual home; 1) doggie potty pads, and 2) a pet gate. Potty pads were never necessary since Baylie was so easy to potty train, but I succumbed to the use of a pet gate. Why now, you ask, even though Baylie is past her rambunctious puppy stage? The foremost reason we decided to consider using a pet gate was not so much to corral Baylie, but rather to provide Smoki some degree of privacy without shutting her off from the other rooms of the house.
Announced at the recent Global Pet Expo and with a shared focus on natural pet care, PawGanics and Pet Labs 360 merged to create a unified pet health and wellness brand; PL360. PL360 is a pet health and wellness company that creates safe and effective natural solutions for pet owners including grooming and cleanup products, as well as pet health supplements. We have long been a consumer of PawGanics products and regularly use natural products that are free of the harsh chemicals like ammonia and bleach.
We hear the words “green”, “organic” and “natural” a lot these days but what does it all really mean? Do we have to be a chemist to clean our home in a safe, natural, non-toxic way? The answer is no. We just need a little help from brands we trust to help us figure it out.
If you have a large extended family, caring for your pet(s) while you are sick or hospitalized, most likely, will not be an issue. For approximately 96 million singles in the U.S., it causes great concern. I was pleasantly surprised by one of the questions posed to me by the admitting hospitalist during my last hospital stay: “Do you have pets at home that depend on you for their care?” This simple question speaks volumes in how we, as a society, see our pets within the family unit. I was blown away and quickly answered: “Yes, I do; one 85 pound dog and a cat“. I knew I liked this doctor right away and was tempted to pull out my IPhone to show him snapshots, but I figured that would be a bit over the top.
Zuke’s Challenges Dog Lovers to Lead the Pack
in the Fight Against Canine Cancer with #FuelTheCure
Annual “Fuel the Love – Fuel the Cure” Campaign Supports
the Dog and Cat Cancer Fund
Zuke’s is excited to announce the launch of their annual social media campaign “Fuel the Love – Fuel the Cure” starting on May 1 through June 30, 2015.
Proving that a picture can be worth more than just a thousand words, the campaign turns pictures into money – money that will support The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund (DCCFund), a non-profit organization dedicated to understanding, treating and preventing canine and feline cancer. Six million dogs and a similar number of cats are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. The funds raised from the “Fuel the Love – Fuel the Cure” campaign will be used to provide much-needed financial assistance to pet parents whose dogs and cats are suffering from cancer. Continue reading
The UltraLite Bi–fold Pet Ramp by Solvit™ allows pets to safely get up and down with less stress on their joints and ours. It is Solvit’s most economical model and the lightest full-size ramp on the market! Weighing in at a “feather-light” 10 lbs, the Bi-fold Ramp supports over 200 lbs. Its rugged all-plastic construction and simple folding design, make it a cinch to use. Dimensions: 62” x 16” x 4”. Solvit™ has a wide array of pet ramps to fit your needs.
We always are excited to pass along new products to our readers; especially, good, wholesome, dog treats. Our new find is from pawTree®. The CEO of pawTree® pulled together a top team of veterinarians and a Ph.D. in animal science and pet nutrition to help pet parents answer the age old question, “What should I feed my pet?” The result is what makes pawTree® stand apart from the rest. Continue reading
There’s a new generation of retractable leashes recently announced at Global Pet Expo 2015. The Flexi® VARIO retractable leash variably adjusts to the wants and needs of every dog owner. We understand that not everyone is a fan of retractable leashes, however, we believe there is a time and place for using a retractable leash when you would like to give your dog a little more freedom. It all boils down to being a responsible pet parent. If you go to the vet, groomer or any crowded place where you should not give your dog that extra freedom, the leash should be fully retracted.
Established in 1973, Flexi® has spent over 40 years developing a high-tech product that makes it a leader in the market.