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Pet Portrait CanvasPop Giveaway

Pet Portrait CanvasPop Giveaway

Would you like the chance to win a canvas portrait of your pet? Then I have some exciting news for you today! We have a great new giveaway, with the prize kindly gifted by CanvasPop! If you haven't discovered CanvasPop yet then you have to check them out. Through...

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Best Tailwind Tribes for Pet Bloggers

Best Tailwind Tribes for Pet Bloggers

If you haven't heard of Tailwind or Tailwind Tribes it's a great way for you to get more visibility for your Pinterest pins and profile. It's like group boards, but on steroids and without all the hassle of having to get accepted into group boards and then worrying...

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Clean Up After Your Pup! Don’t Let Your Pup Make a Mess

Clean Up After Your Pup! Don’t Let Your Pup Make a Mess

If you have a dog, it's vital you clean up after your pup. Here are all the reasons why it's necessary to pick up your pup's poop. We’ve all been there: enjoying a pleasant walk with the family, or even walking through town and then stepping in something rather...

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Pet Business Marketing: The 5 Pillars of Success

Pet Business Marketing: The 5 Pillars of Success

When it comes to pet business marketing, there are 5 steps, consistently followed, which lead to success. In today's blog post we explore these. Understanding the steps to successful pet business marketing is vital if you want a business that thrives.  I know that...

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Feeding Your Dog A Homemade Diet

Feeding Your Dog A Homemade Diet

Some people like to start their young dogs on a homemade meat and veggie diet. Typically, they’ll keep feeding a homemade ration for the dog’s entire life. The belief is that a cooked or raw diet is a healthy alternative to commercially formulated dog foods. There is...

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7 Ways a Dog Makes Your Life Better

7 Ways a Dog Makes Your Life Better

In today's post we look at 7 Ways a Dog Makes Your Life Better. From health benefits to happiness and even the joy of living in the moment. Yes you love your dog, but did you know he or she is making you happier and healthier. That’s actual science! And here we have 7...

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The Easter Bunny Has a Message For You

The Easter Bunny Has a Message For You

Many of you know I love bunnies. I have shared my home with two house rabbits, Tilly and Bertie, and I hope to adopt more in the future. They make wonderful pets - but if, and only if, you are prepared to make accommodation for them in your life and if you are...

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5 Alternative Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Arthritis Pain

5 Alternative Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Arthritis Pain

In today's post we look at five alternative ways to ease your dog’s arthritis pain. Any alternative treatment should always be discussed with your veterinarian first. What is arthritis? As with humans, arthritis is a very painful condition in affected dogs. It is...

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Litter Box Training Your Adopted Kitten

Litter Box Training Your Adopted Kitten

In this blog post we walk through the steps needed in litter box training your adopted kitten, including those kittens who are very young. Sometimes life drops an unexpected new member into our households in the form of an unweaned, orphaned or abandoned kitten.  This...

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Train Your Growing Pup: Challenge Them With Fun

Train Your Growing Pup: Challenge Them With Fun

In today's blog post we look at how to train your growing pup with fun. Helping your pup to exercise while you both have a great time. In the U.S.—no, make that everywhere—obesity is not just a people problem. Sadly, obesity is affecting dogs as well. And, like obese...

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Protect Your Pet Before It Goes Missing

Protect Your Pet Before It Goes Missing

How to protect your pet from getting lost or stolen. With over 10 million animals going missing every year, it's important to make sure your pet is safe. No one likes to think about the possibility of losing their beloved dog or cat, but the reality is that it can...

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Bertie’s Christmas Wish

Bertie’s Christmas Wish

Bertie was a small black rabbit with a white smudge on his nose and a fluffy white tail to match. He lived with Penny and her parents and he was looking forward to his very first Christmas. Every evening Penny would tell him about hanging their stockings up on...

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Choosing A Cat Breed For Your Household

Choosing A Cat Breed For Your Household

Are you contemplating bringing a cat into your house? Have your children been pestering you to get a pet for a long time now? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you should not hesitate to bring home a cat. Felines are very friendly and they’re much easier...

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The Horse Beginner Part 2

The Horse Beginner Part 2

If you missed part one of this article you can find it here. Cantering for More When I think back on it and looking at my notes of my riding experience and learning to ride a horse I am constantly drawn toward getting a horse, out of everything it does, into a canter....

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The Horse Beginner

The Horse Beginner

When I think about riding a horse, the first thing I thought of was how great it would be being that high off the ground and not falling off. That's the first couple of things that come to mind. The second thought is that I enjoy equine sports on television and those...

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Eco-Friendly Dog – Living Sustainably

Eco-Friendly Dog – Living Sustainably

Many of us are now much more environmentally aware, and the good news is that our dogs can also play their part. Here are seven ways to ensure your pooch lives an eco-friendly life. Eco-friendly Grooming Products You don't want to be putting any harsh chemicals on...

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7 Pros and Cons to Sharing Your Life With a Pug

7 Pros and Cons to Sharing Your Life With a Pug

Want to know the pros and cons of a pug? Whether you should share your life with them or choose a different breed? We have the lowdown so you can decide. Pugs have often been described as a whole lot of dog wrapped in a little package. The breed’s name comes from the...

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Common Rabbit Diseases to Be Aware Of

Common Rabbit Diseases to Be Aware Of

Rabbits make lovely pets but they still require careful monitoring of their health. Here are some common rabbit diseases to watch for. It’s important to remember that even though rabbits are relatively small animals that are fairly easy to care for, they still require...

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Miele C3 Complete Cat & Dog Vacuum Cleaner Review

Miele C3 Complete Cat & Dog Vacuum Cleaner Review

Today I have a review for you and it’s perfect for all of us pet owners. It’s the Miele Complete Cat & Dog Vacuum Cleaner and let me just add that it also fits the bill for very ‘flooffy’ rabbits. You can see the culprit Bertie over there on the right in the...

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Care For Your Pets The Same Way You Would Your Children

Care For Your Pets The Same Way You Would Your Children

In our go-go-go society it's often difficult to step back and take care of ourselves. We claim we are too busy to go grocery shopping and prepare healthy meals. We just don't have the time to go to the gym or jog in the park. But the truth is these are excuses....

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Litter Training a Bunny

Litter Training a Bunny

Litter training a bunny is not difficult, but it will take patience, perseverance and consistency. The rewards however are definitely worth it. Read on to find out the steps necessary. No pet owner likes to have a pet that constantly needs cleaning up after because of...

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Pet Friendly House: Tips & Decorating Hacks

Pet Friendly House: Tips & Decorating Hacks

For a pet friendly house. try these decorating tips and hacks that will have you living in harmony with your four legged friends, We are a nation of pet lovers and a good percentage of homes have an extended family that includes much-loved dogs or cats amongst the...

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Keeping the Peace Between Your Cats and Dogs

Keeping the Peace Between Your Cats and Dogs

Cats and dogs don't exactly get along like peas and carrots. But, according to a study by Tel Aviv University, two-thirds of 200 dog-and-cat owners surveyed said their pets lived together with no problem and only 10 percent of those pets fought during observation....

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4 Tips for Making Walking Fun For Both You and Your Pooch

4 Tips for Making Walking Fun For Both You and Your Pooch

We all know that our dogs need lots of exercise for their health and happiness and, let’s be honest, it doesn’t hurt us owners to get out there and cover some miles too. Walking is one of the best forms of exercise if done regularly, it is gentle enough for most...

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How to Choose The Right Dog For You

How to Choose The Right Dog For You

If you are thinking about getting a dog, you may be struggling to figure out which breed is the right one to go for. There is so much choice that it can be difficult to even know where to start. So what do you need to think about when choosing the right dog for you?...

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Cats and Exercising: What and How?

Cats and Exercising: What and How?

If you have an indoor kitty and there is no yard for her to play in, you need to find amusement for your adorable little friend elsewhere. This means, as a pet owner, you are the one who needs to take initiative and stimulate your cat to work out. Depending on your...

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Tips for Caring For Your Dog This Winter

Tips for Caring For Your Dog This Winter

As the nights draw in, our instinct is to get home early and stay inside in the warm but dogs don't necessarily feel the same and they still need their daily routine, albeit with a few seasonal changes made to it. You may find that your dog adores being outside in the...

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Flooring: What Works For You And Your Furry Friends

Flooring: What Works For You And Your Furry Friends

Removing stains, managing pet hair, as well as minimizing dirt, odors and eyesores are a daily part of a pet owner's life. When purchasing or remodeling a home, flooring can become a major decision. Folks often ask themselves, "Should I go with hardwood, tile,...

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Taking Your Dog Camping: Supplies & Safety

Taking Your Dog Camping: Supplies & Safety

Having your dog along on a camping trip can add an extra dimension of enjoyment to the journey, as long as you have given the project some thought. The first thing to be done will be to take an honest assessment of whether your dog would enjoy camping, or whether the...

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5 Early Signs That Your Dog Is Pregnant

5 Early Signs That Your Dog Is Pregnant

Those of us who are dog owners tend to see our dogs as a part of the family. And if your dog happens to be a female and she hasn't been "fixed", then you know that there's a pretty big chance that at some point, she could get pregnant. However, being that your dog...

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