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Pet Prep Tips

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Living in Houston, Texas and having just dealt with my first hurricane (Harvey), I was surprised to witness the direct impact on pets in addition to their owners. In one of the shelters I worked in, they emphasized that pets were 100% welcome to stay with owners. For the dogs and cats, they did require […]

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10 Pet Hair Removal Hacks

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Luckily for us, our dog is a short-haired dog and he stays outside…most of the time. We bring him inside when the heat and humidity create that infamous “Texas spa” kind of weather. We found these 10 hacks that will help you, especially if you have to deal with canine long hair. Click the image […]

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Guide to Roadtripping with Fido

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Some things you don’t know until you discover that you don’t know them. Makes sense, huh? Well, today’s post is one of those things. As a kid and also as a teenager, I had never given much thought to the impact that time away from my dog would have on her. I knew enough to […]

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PETS: Hot Dog! Keeping Fido Cool

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Here in Texas, the sweltering heat takes its toll on all forms of life, both people and pets. In fact, this last week, a good friend informed me of the passing of her son’s beloved canine buddy. It was tragic. When I spoke with her son, he was heartbroken. The most tragic detail of his […]

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VIDEO – Cats & Cucumbers

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Every night (almost every night), it’s my privilege to put my kids to sleep. As part of that routine, I’ll read two or three books with our two youngest, or we’ll watch funny cat videos. We love dog videos too, but cat videos like the one below, really take priority. Have you ever scared the […]

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Fresh Breath for Fido

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As soon as I walked in the door from an exhausting day on the road, my son runs up to me and says, hardly able to contain himself, “We’re dog sitting for Mister Nate!” I won’t lie. That’s not what I heard, at least not on the first go. What I actually heard sounded a […]

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Heated Dog House DIY Project

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How about a heated dog house DIY? I know, it’s early to talk about the Winter,  but it will be here before we know it.  We saw this idea for a heated dog house and wanted to share.  For many, the idea of  keeping your dog outside in it’s dog house in the coldest part of […]

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