Archive for the 'Health and Wellness ' Category

Dog Ramps: Why Do You Need One?

Dog Ramps: Why Do You Need One?

Pet Ramps: Narrowed the Choice Down To Three   Whether you have a senior dog or a small dog that needs assistance getting up and down from the couch or bed – at some point you may need to consider...

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Letting Your Dog Make Choices

Letting Your Dog Make Choices

I had the privilege of working with Amy Herot in late June. She is one of the NACSW founder’s.   Training secrets is the theme for this week’s Positive Pet Training Blog Hop!  My training secret? – work on giving your dog...

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5 Tips For Handling Your Partner’s Pet Allergies

5 Tips For Handling Your Partner’s Pet Allergies

Guest blogger, Emma Lawson brings you some wonderful advice on what to do if your partner has pet allergies!  About Emma Lawson: Emma is a passionate writer, online article editor at ripped.me and a health enthusiast. In her spare time,...

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5 Reasons You Should Have a Relationship With Your Vet

5 Reasons You Should Have a Relationship With Your Vet

I’m not even sure where to begin with this post. I feel really strongly about this – if your animals don’t see a Veterinarian you respect and if you don’t have a relationship with your Veterinarian you should consider changing hospitals....

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My Dog Vomits Bile In The Morning: Why?

My Dog Vomits Bile In The Morning: Why?

Bruiser was diagnosed with Bilious Vomiting Syndrome earlier this month. He already has Irritable Bowel Disease. He is on a daily antibiotic for that and has done ok for years. So we have a lot going on now in the...

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Choosing the Right Pet Foods: A Q&A with Dr. Marty Becker #ad

Choosing the Right Pet Foods: A Q&A with Dr. Marty Becker #ad

My Dogs Eat Better Than I Do!  #ad #sponsored I attended a live You Tube session with Dr. Marty Becker last week to learn more about how pet owners should choose ingredients for pet foods. Raised on a small farm in...

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3 Reasons to Pay Special Attention to Your Dog’s Paws in Spring

3 Reasons to Pay Special Attention to Your Dog’s Paws in Spring

By guest blogger, Zara Lewis (@ZaraELewis on Twitter) As you know I blog a lot of Sherman’s allergies which are terrible  year round so when writer, Zara Lewis, contacted me about this topic I thought readers would love to learn...

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Senior Bruiser’s Guide to Spring: A Checklist

Senior Bruiser’s Guide to Spring: A Checklist

(this is dedicated to Sugar – a wonderful Golden that I’ve been following for quite some time. Sugar passed away last week).  Bruiser spent the first few years of his life in less than desirable circumstances. I cannot tell you...

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What do Chewy and St. Patty’s Day Have in Common? Giveaway!

What do Chewy and St. Patty’s Day Have in Common? Giveaway!

Walter takes this holiday very seriously! Bruiser has been waiting ALL winter long to try some St. Patty’s treats and gear.  #Sponsored #ChewyInfluencer I lived in Chicago for most of my life and the best tradition was when they made...

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How To Make Time To Train Your Dog

How To Make Time To Train Your Dog

When do I get to come out of this crate! When’s my turn at nosework!?  Below is a snapshot of my calendar from last week. Things were… well a little nuts. I think most folks at this point know that...

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