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Growing Trend of Funeral Homes Use Dogs to Comfort Mourners

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Editorials | 0 comments

Growing Trend of Funeral Homes Use Dogs to Comfort Mourners

Dogs are now comforting mourners at Funeral Homes.  In fact, this trend has been increasing in the past few years.  Are you surprised? I think initially many people might question whether or not a dog has a place at a funeral home but really, what better place than a funeral home? Who do you reach for when you’re sad?  Or confused? Or lonely? Yep, I thought so. This very act reminds me of that saying we often see all over facebook “I reached for a hand and found a paw”. Listen to this… Mark Krause, from Krause Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Milwaukee, tells ABC news of a little boy...

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5 Insane (But True) Things About Dog Treats

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Articles | 0 comments

5 Insane (But True) Things About Dog Treats

Did you know that your dog can smell his favorite treat from over 25 yards away? I know, you’re probably not too surprised about that one, right?  We certainly can’t pull the wool over our dog’s eyes when it comes to his favorite treats because his nose is always at work! We all love a good treat, some more than others, so it’s understandable that we like to “treat” our dogs.  It makes them happy and that makes us happy!  However you should know that over “treating” your dog can lead to not so pleasantly plumpness or even worse, obesity.  There are some things you should keep in mind as you...

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Knowing These Things About Your Dog’s Coat Will Change The Way You Think About Grooming.

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Articles | 0 comments

Knowing These Things About Your Dog’s Coat Will Change The Way You Think About Grooming.

When it comes to looking after your dog’s coat, appearance is a big factor. You want your furry friend to look clean and shiny, not dirty and dull. However, a well cared for coat is not only about appearances. Your dog will make a better housemate and friend if his or her coat smells clean. No one likes that damp dog odor! Additionally, there are many health concerns associated with a neglected coat. A dog’s hair makes a perfect home and breeding ground for insects and parasites. If these issues are not dealt with, they will have an adverse impact on the condition of your dog’s skin and...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Buying A Dog In Scottsdale

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Articles | 0 comments

A Beginner’s Guide To Buying A Dog In Scottsdale

If you have made the final decision to buy a dog you are probably pretty excited right now. And why wouldn’t you be? You are about to welcome the most adorable, loyal bundle of fun into your life. But (sorry, there is a but) buying a dog isn’t as simple as some people may think. There are important considerations to make, like which breed would suit your situation. It is very important not to rush this process. Otherwise, you could end up with a difficult dog and owner relationship on your hands. Don’t lose your enthusiasm, though. We have created this beginner’s guide that will, hopefully,...

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Pet Friendly Places In Scottsdale

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Pet Friendly Places In Scottsdale

Did you know that Nordstrom is dog friendly? It’s true. In fact, according to a 2012 article in the L.A. times, Nordstrom has been dog friendly for over 20 years! Go ahead, admit it. You’ve just developed a sudden adoration for Nordstrom, haven’t you? It’s ok, me too! Here is a list of dog-friendly stores in Scottsdale, AZ. Please be sure to contact each store to see if they are still dog friendly before heading out for a day of shopping. Many stores’ dog friendly policies are completely dependent on the preference of the current store manager. We’d hate for you to get all the way there only...

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7 Things To Consider If You Want To Get A Pet

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Pet Care | 0 comments

7 Things To Consider If You Want To Get A Pet

  Getting a pet is a huge step in anyone’s life. It’s perhaps the first real indicator of responsibility aside from getting a car. It shows maturity and accountability. And it’s a great transition into having children. But, of course, deciding to get a pet is no easy task. In fact, you’re going to need to think carefully about the decision you’re about to make. A pet needs a lot of work and dedication, and you have to be sure you can give this to them. So think hard about the process of caring for an animal. To help get you started here’s a list of the things you need to consider if you...

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Did You Know There Is A Way To Sleep Safe With Your Dog?

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Did You Know There Is A Way To Sleep Safe With Your Dog?

If you adore the idea of sleeping with your favorite furry friend, there is both good news and bad news: as WebMD notes, unless you have a pet allergy or asthma, it’s generally safe to share a bed with your dog. The not-so-great news? It can be challenging to get a good night’s rest when you are lying next to a sleeping dog—even the ones that weigh less than 10 pounds. In order to ensure that your sleep is not disturbed by your canine bed partner, consider the following tips: Sleeping Arrangements Many new dog owners, understandably enamored with their brand new puppy or older pooch, will...

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