Category Archives: Pets

How to Get Your Dog to Love Bath Time & Grooming

Grooming your pup is so important! Whether it’s trimming nails, brushing their coat or teeth, or even bathing, your dog needs proper maintenance to look and feel his/her best. For some dogs, bath time can be a calm, relaxing experience. For others, it’s a nightmare. Try out my tips for getting your dog to enjoy taking a bath and step by step grooming instructions to keep them looking and feeling their best.

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Feed It Forward™ Program Aims to Give Back

Animals change lives. That’s what the team at the Nutrena brand believes, and that’s why they have created Feed It Forward, a giving program to help organizations that share their belief in the life-changing bond between animals and people. The Feed It Forward program is offering grants to qualifying organizations, raising awareness for their amazing work, and continuing efforts to help animals in immediate need in disaster-struck areas.

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The Complete New Pet Checklist

I’m so lucky to work for a company that loves animals so much because I LOVE animals! In fact, Rural King loves animals so much we even allow pets to walk around the store with you (in most locations). April is National Pet Month, so I wanted to create a checklist for those of you who have recently added a new fur family member.

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How to Get Rid of Nasty Pet Breath

Does your dog or cat have nasty breath, browning teeth, or having trouble chewing? All of these signs can point toward gum disease, which affects 70-85% of pets age 3 and older. In honor of pet dental health month, we have all the information on how to keep your pet’s teeth healthy and clean. Read on to learn how to brush your pet’s teeth, a recipe for homemade pet toothpaste, and some signs of gum disease to look out for.

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7 Ways to Stay Active with Your Dog During the Winter

The dark, dreary days of winter make staying indoors much more appealing. Coupled with the onslaught of cookies, parties, and big meals, staying committed to our regular outdoor activities and exercise can often fall by the wayside.

Winter is a great time to get outside, actually, since the weather keeps most people inside. With the right gear, winter outings can be enjoyable, especially if they involve our dogs. After reading this list of ideas to keep you going through the cold months, you and your dog will be eager to get active outside together.

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