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Stale Dog Food Can Be Avoided with Proper Storage

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Disappointment is going to your food dish expecting to have a delicious meal and then chowing down on STALE food. UGH! Does your food sometimes go stale? Wish that your pets took better care to seal up your food so that it stays fresh? Reilly here! I know the feeling! Dog food bags don’t always…

Health Insurance for Dogs — Saving Our Pets Money

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Vet trips are SO much fun when we get sick or hurt bad, right. NOT! Do you often hear your pets complain about how much they are spending while they are taking you to the vet to get better? I know Chip’s pets weren’t happy when they took him in for back surgery (not that…

“Dear Santa” – Reilly’s Christmas Gift Wish List

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Dear Santa, My name is Reilly the Dalmatian. I’ve been a very good boy this year. I have been very loving to the little pet in my house, I’ve even graciously taken the food from her hands when she puts it in front of my nose. I haven’t destroyed anything when left at home alone…

BarkWorld Expo Recap: Great Info, Pets & Their Pets

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Chip and I didn’t get to attend BarkWorld Expo but wanted to interview our pets/staff members who got to attend and share with you their experience at the conference. Please keep in mind they are humans so when they say “pets” their meaning is not the same as when Chip and I say it! So…

Dog Birthday Planning – Yes, We Love Parties Too!

Reilly Party Time

Does your pet have a birthday coming up? One of mine does! I want to help throw him a party he won’t forget. Party! Party! Enough, Reilly, I’m trying to be serious about this. Gosh, that Reilly is SUCH a party animal! So, as I was trying to say, I went in search of what…

Overcoming Fear and Anxiety in Dogs for a Calm Home

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Loud BOOM BOOM BOOM of the fireworks that fly through the sky every year on holidays like July 4th drive fear through you? How about the thunder that booms during a storm? Are you afraid that your pets won’t come back when they leave the house each day? You should see – – or, better,…

Ticks and Fleas — Get Rid of Them Please!!

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FLEAS?? Ugh – just thinking about them makes me feel like I have to scratch. It’s that time of year again! Just when the flowers bloom so do the bugs. Spring is finally here and that also means the start of flea & tick season. Reilly here! I talked before about flea protection for yourself…

First Aid Kits for Dogs: Sometimes We Need Them!

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First aid kits are what our pets pull out when we get a cut or somehow banged up. When you play too hard with another dog and get a cut yourself – or even a bite or two – is there anyone pulling out a first aid kit for you? Well, now they can! Chip…

Bad Breath – Not Good for Dogs, Either!

Chip Bad Breath with Emma

Has anyone ever told you that your breath stinks? Have they told you that you need to take a breath mint or that you need to brush your teeth? Chip here! I’ve been told my breath stinks a lot. I don’t know how that’s MY fault, but at least they have things to counteract that…

Professional Dog Care When the Family Leaves Us at Home

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Home with my pets is where I love to be and Reilly told me he feels the same way. Unfortunately, sometimes my pets decide to go away for more than a day. When they do, they take me to what they call the “doggy hotel”, as if that will make me feel better. HA! Don’t…