Archive for the 'Health and Wellness ' Category

Pet Sits & Dog Walks: Three Reasons To Hire Me

Pet Sits & Dog Walks: Three Reasons To Hire Me

I'm a creature that enjoys animals - perhaps sometimes over humans. While I freelance write as my full-time gig, I'm officially in the dog walking and pet sitting business starting NOW. The shingle is out and the husband supportive. I'm part of the Rover network. Some of you know that I wrote for Rover's blog and I've grown to love the brand and the resources they have for Rover sitters and dog walkers.

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Dog Coat Drive: Donate!

Dog Coat Drive: Donate!

OREV, Specialty Vet Care - a clinic located in the Multnomah Village, volunteered to coordinate a dog coat drive and be a designated drop off location.

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What Happens After Your Dog Fractures a Tooth

What Happens After Your Dog Fractures a Tooth

As a former Vet Tech, I believe that anesthesia is essential for all dental procedures. Walter was recently in for his annual dental cleaning and we discovered that his carnassial or pre-molar was fractured. Poor Walter! He didn't show any signs of pain. We would not have had any idea without X-Rays and his annual cleaning!

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Paw Soaks: My Fave Herbal Combo

Paw Soaks: My Fave Herbal Combo

When Bruiser’s interdigital cysts on his paws don’t flare up I feel like I’ve won the lottery. He has a terrible “reaction” to Prednisone and the less I need to put him on steroids, the better. I’m fairly confident he...

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What’s in Our Dog Food: A Darwin’s Q&A  #ad

What’s in Our Dog Food: A Darwin’s Q&A #ad

Javier Morales is Darwin’s Director of Operations and oversees production, delivery, fulfillment, warehouse and purchasing/inventory department.  Where Does Darwin’s Source Veggies and Meat? Where does their food come?  We wanted to know where the dog’s food is coming from – now,...

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Shallow Breathing in Older Dogs

Shallow Breathing in Older Dogs

Guest author, John Devlin and owner -of Dogsbarn.com out of the UK, provided this educational post about Shallow Breathing in Seniors and when to worry. I was thrilled to partner with him on this piece for the blog since it’s a topic...

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Learn To Be a Death Doula For Your Animals

Learn To Be a Death Doula For Your Animals

When I was at the park last week with the three dogs, I noticed a man with his old dog walking past our car. He was clearly headed to “his spot” where he sat down with his dog – and...

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My Dog Has Giardia: Now What?

My Dog Has Giardia: Now What?

We went in for Walter’s wellness Saturday and of course dropped of a fecal sample. Then days later I find out he has giardia! The last time he go it – it was 2013. So we’re not strangers to the...

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Swan Island Dahlia Farm is Dog Friendly

Swan Island Dahlia Farm is Dog Friendly

Top Reasons to Go: It’s DOG Friendly! You can take your well behaved dog on leash and there is enough space to navigate the flower rows without having to run into tons of dogs Labor Day weekend and the weekend...

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Rotating Meats when Feeding Raw or Homemade Diets #ad

Rotating Meats when Feeding Raw or Homemade Diets #ad

Rotating from chicken to beef when you’re feeding raw? Are there advantages to this rotation pattern with your dog’s food? #ad #sponsored There are benefits to rotating meats – dog food formulator and educator, Steve Brown explains, “Alternating from beef...

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