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10 Homemade Holiday Gifts for Dogs & Dog Lovers

This is a guest post by Jessica Shipman of Beagles & Bargains, a site dedicated to “surviving pet parenthood without going broke”. I’ve always been a strong proponent of personalized and handmade gifts (including gifts for dogs). The little extra thought and effort go a long way to show just how much a person means […]

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2016: The Best Pet Product Deals

It’s that time again: Holiday lights are going up, and prices are coming down for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in-store and all over the Internet. We’re especially excited about getting through our holiday shopping list early so we can enjoy more of the Holiday Season with our family members, both two- and four-legged. Speaking of […]

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Training Your Pets in Time for the Holidays

The holiday hustle is here. In my house that means not only scouring and organizing everything—from top to bottom—in preparation of holiday guests but also training your pets for your guests. My two fur boys, Abe and Chico, don’t slide under my radar either. Not even for a minute. By December 24, when all of […]

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How to Fly on an Airline with Your Pets

As I prepare for the holidays, two very important (and hairy) family members make this time extra special. Of course my husband and little human fit the bill, but the boys I especially like to snuggle under the Christmas tree are Abe and Chico—my fur kids. And, the thought of leaving them to travel this […]

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Adopting a Pet from the Shelter During the Holidays

So you’re thinking about adopting a pet over the holidays and you’re wondering…is it a good idea or not? When I began my pet-centric career over a decade ago at the SPCA of Tampa Bay, we warned people about holiday pet adoption. After all, it’s already a hectic time with guests, house decorating, preparing food, […]

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Expert Tips For Bringing Home a New Pet Around the Holidays

‘Tis the season for cookies, snow, tinsel and lights. It also happens to be the season where many people and families will adopt or otherwise bring home a new pet, whether as a gift for someone or for another reason. And while we’re not looking to debate the merits of bringing a new pet home around the holidays in this article (we’ll save […]

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Table Scraps: The Holiday Foods You Can and Cannot Feed Your Pets

Turkey. Brisket. Latkes. Pumpkin pie. Chocolate. Nuts. These are some of the foods we love to indulge in during the holidays. And it’s tempting for us to want to share them with our pets. But many of these foods can cause digestive problems such as pancreatitis and gastroenteritis. And they can even kill our furry […]

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Black Friday Gift Guide: 8 Pet Gifts You Don’t Need to Wake Up at 3AM Tomorrow For

It’s Black Friday tomorrow; where would you rather be? Us too, which is precisely why we love shopping online on Black Friday. Online shopping is without the hassles, crowds and lines of Black Friday store trips, and now that shipping has gotten a lot better, you don’t even have to wait very long for your […]