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April is Canine Fitness Month!

by | Wednesday, April 3, 2019 |

April is Canine Fitness Month! Our dogs, like many of their human counterparts, are suffering from obesity and sedentarism. These are two of the most common preventable conditions in both canine and human populations. We're all familiar with how too much sitting and too many calories (think treats and poor nutrition choices) often contribute to weight gain. Obesity causes things like sore joints, difficulty breathing, higher cancer risks, canine diabetes, and other diseases, obesity also...

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FAQs About CBD

by | Monday, March 25, 2019 |
Answers to your most common CBD questions

What is CBD oil? CBD or Cannabidiol is found in Hemp or Cannabis plants and is made from extracting oil from the plant and then diluting it with a carrier oil. CBD in unlike THC because it is not psychoactive and will not give the sensation of getting high. What it does do is help calm your dog and provide pain relief and other benefits. Is CBD (Phyto) safe for dogs? Yes! CBD is safe for most dogs in the right dosage and with the right products. The lines we carry are great options for helping...

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Fleas and Ticks - Hiding, Lurking and Ready to Attack

by | Sunday, March 17, 2019 |

Where do fleas and ticks live? You may not see them, but they're there. Fleas and ticks can be nestled in hiding places inside and out without you ever knowing it. See below for some of their more common hideouts: On other pets and animalsAround shrubbery and bushes in your backyard where other infested animals frequent In addition, developing stages of fleas may be lurking out of sight: In carpets, floors and sofas of your home That's why you need flea & tick protection like FRONTLINE brand...

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Got Ice? Bird Seed Adds Traction!

by | Thursday, March 14, 2019 |

Is it icy? Here are some alternatives to give your yard some traction.Sand– best for traction. Use sand sparingly as it can clog storm drains and choke waterways. Be sure to sweep up excess to minimize the amount of sand that gets into storm drains and waterways.Bird seed– another traction method and it is biodegradable, or – even better, birds will enjoy eating it in the winter months! Safe Paw™– Is not a salt but an amide/glycol mixture that is safe for the environment and is biodegradable....

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