Adult Golden Retriever  Scratching fleas

Common Skin Problems in Pets and How to Handle Them

Your dog or cat starts to itch and scratch and you immediately think: Oh no, fleas! Well, hold on a second. Yes, it’s possible that your pet may have fleas. But there are many other skin conditions that could be causing your beloved pooch or kitty to scratch, lick and chew her skin. And she may […]

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Winter Time Pet Fashion Guide

Admit it – we all love to dress up our pets. From clever Halloween costumes to cozy sweaters, keeping up with your pup’s fashion game has become a cultural obsession. But with the cold winter months upon us, those extra layers serve a practical purpose! Check out a few of our suggestions to bulk up […]

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Winter Pet Clean Up Made Easy

There’s nothing like the smell of a wet dog in the middle of winter. Yeah, we’re wrinkling our noses, too. Letting your pup slop in the mud or play in the snow is tons of fun, but dealing with what they track inside isn’t. Luckily, cleaning the mess from those dirty paws (and coats, and […]

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Cool New Pet Tech Products from CES 2018 You’ll Want!

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) may be the greatest show on earth.  At this annual extravaganza, companies unveil exciting new technologies not only for people, but also for pets!  The show isn’t open to regular folks, but don’t worry; we have spies on the floor reporting back to us.  Here are some of the cool […]

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Helping Your Pet Lose Weight

Has your pet become husky or — dare we say it — fat?  If your dog or cat is overweight, they’re not alone. The saddest statistic in the world is that the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 59% of cats and 54% of dogs in this country are obese. So what can we, as loving pet parents, do to help their precious furry […]

Adult dog Jack Russell lying in the bedroom wrapped in the chequered blanket

Five Pet Essentials for January ❄️

It’s January, which means it’s colder than a dog’s nose almost everywhere in the U.S. (remind us to book that trip to Hawaii next January). Times and temps like these call for some special gear, so we’ve selected five pet essentials you need to survive January (and maybe the rest of the year, too) with […]

Reward-Based Training: What Do The Experts Think?

Do you dream about your pooch or kitty turning into a well-mannered, well-behaved pet?  Have you considered training your furry buddy, but aren’t sure which method is best?  One of the best-known training techniques is positive reinforcement.  You may have heard it referred to as reward-based training.  Well it works for us humans, so it […]

Dog making a face as if vomiting

How to Clean Up Pet Vomit

It’s not nice watching our pets vomit.  And then we have to clean it up.  Still, as long as our pets are okay and only have an upset tummy, we can deal with the vomit.  But what’s the best way to do that?  We asked Simple Solution’s stain and odor expert Scott Plasek a LOT […]

dog looking out the window at rain - Jack Russell Terrier

Where to Take Your Dog When It’s Raining

It’s wet and cold but your dog still needs to get out and move about. But where can you go when it’s raining? Plenty of places. Go to a Friend’s House A good way to avoid cabin fever when it’s raining is to visit a friend—whether that friend is another dog or a favorite human. […]

Golden Retriever in a mud puddle in the rain

How to Keep Your Dog (and Your Home!) Happy This Winter

Ah, winter time. There’s a chill in the air that makes everything feel cozy. The ground might be covered in a magical blanket of snow. But what to do when your pup is used to spending his time outside? And how do you keep your home clean with the mess he’s bound to track in? […]

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