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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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7 Ways to Help Your Local Shelter

“Adopt a pet or donate some money.” Those are probably your first thoughts about how you can help your local shelter. And while those are the best ways (by all means, go for it!), what if your donation fund is tapped out and you already have all the furry friends your household can handle? We’re […]

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The Best Pet Supply Deals for Black Friday & Cyber Monday

It’s countdown time.  To Black Friday, with its doorbusters and big bargains.  And crowd-free Cyber Monday, when you can shop online for super deals.  The Flipp app https://app.flipp.com will help you find the best discounts and plan your Black Friday shopping trip.  We’re also sharing some fabulous pet deals for Black Friday & Cyber Monday […]

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6 Amazing Pet Blogs You’ll Want to Read

There are so many great pet blogs, but not enough time in the day to read them all!  What to do?  Because every blogger has his or her own personal style, it’s a good idea to find ones you connect with.  This could be a blogger who has a great sense of humor or has a pet […]

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4 Recipes for National Cook for Your Pets Day

In case you almost missed it, today is National Cook for Your Pets day.  Yes, the timing isn’t great as it falls the day after Halloween.  But our pets have seen us stuffing ourselves with Halloween candy for days.  Now it’s their turn to enjoy a special treat: a healthy, home-cooked meal for dinner.  If […]

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What To Do If Your Pet Eats Your Holiday Candy

So your pet ate the holiday candy.  It might sound like a joke, but if it happened – it isn’t.  What’s delicious to us humans can be toxic to our pets.  And how you respond to the emergency depends on the type of sweet treats they ate.  If you suspect your pet pal has been […]

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Vet Advice: How To Help Your Pet Lose Weight

  Has your furball become a little chunky? Or, dare we say it, fat?  If your dog or cat is overweight, they’re not alone. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in this country are obese. So what can pet parents do to help their […]

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