What It Takes To Be A Responsible Pet Parent

Author: Monica Reyes
Responsible Pet ParentingMy life is definitely full of responsibilities. I juggle being a full-time student and working as a Raw Pet Food Specialist for a natural healthy dog food company - all the while raising a 2-year old son and caring for both a 6-year old cat and our new 8-month old puppy. (Sounds like a lot to take on? Well it sure can be at times!)

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Scoping Out your Dog’s Poop: What Your Pet's “Business” Can Tell You About His Health

Scoping out Your Dog's PoopWhile it may feel a little uncomfortable and a little gross to get up-close and personal with your dog's poop, it’s worth it, as it can help give you a window into his overall health.

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Pets and Distracted Driving: What You Need to Know

Pet Vehicle RestraintsWhen we hear the term “distracted driving,” most of us think of the obvious culprits - eating, putting on makeup, talking on the phone, texting, or rummaging for a dropped object on the car floor.   However, few of us consider the driving distraction leaving our furry friends unsecured can cause.

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Dogs That Bark In the Car - What To Do?

Dogs that Bark in the CarAuthor:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.

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Dog's Head Out the Car Window - A Dangerous Habit

Pet Vehicle SafetyFor most pups, the best part of a car ride is feeling the breeze in their furry faces as they stick their head out the window. Despite the feel good nature of this pleasurable experience, it's actually a very dangerous habit.

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Sherpa Pet Carriers: Travel with Peace of Mind

Sherpa Pet CarriersEach year, over 25 million people travel with their pets, whether on the interstate or around the globe. But fur couldn’t always fly…comfortably, anyway. As short as 20 years ago, pets were not allowed to travel in-cabin on any airline in the United States.

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4 Reasons to Give Your Pet a Natural Diet

By Nature Dog FoodThe benefits of a natural diet are well documented. And while people used to think less about what they were feeding their pet, more and more are looking to give their pets the kind of nutrition they demand for themselves. It’s one of the things that separates us pet parents from pet owners!

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Top 5 Skills to Teach Your Dog - Part 2

Dog TrainingAuthor:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Now that we've covered some of the things that may influence how you train in Part I, let’s talk about what to train.

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Too Hot to Fly: Summer Airline Pet Embargoes

Summer Airline Pet EmbargoesIf you’re traveling with your pet this summer and plan to fly to your pet friendly accommodation, make sure you familiarize yourself with the airline’s pet embargo policy before you book your flight.  During the summer, the heat can make pet travel difficult because many airlines don’t allow pets a

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Pet Friendly Getaways in North Carolina

Pet Friendly Accommodations in North CarolinaSummer is right around the corner, and perhaps you’re already planning your vacation. If you’re like most pet parents, it’s probably difficult to imagine going on vacation without your pet. So don’t even consider that thought for a moment.

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