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Pet Supply Home Delivery Service Launches this Month

By Nancy Fedelem | Jan 20, 2020
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Salty’s Pet Supply Partners with Cascadian Courier Collective Are you familiar with Portland’s Bicycle Food Delivery Service, Cascadian Courier Collective? They deliver lunch and dinner to their customers and now pet food and products from Salty’s Pet Supply! We asked our customers what service they’d love to see in 2020, and now Pet Supply home…

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Cat Food

What’s the Best Food for Cats?

By Nancy Fedelem | Dec 17, 2019
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Cats are carnivorous creatures by nature and need protein to survive and to thrive.  As obligate carnivores, cats need protein from meat or fish, amino acids like taurine and arginine (from meat or fish), fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and water. If you were making your cat a homemade diet the best food for cats includes…

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High Quality Dog Food

How Do You Choose the Best Dog Food?

By Nancy Fedelem | Dec 6, 2019
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According to the Washington Post,  “Americans spend about $75 billion annually on their pets, covering food, toys, clothing, and veterinary care. The typical dog owner can expect to pour well over $10,000 into the care, feeding, and entertainment of their pet over its lifetime.” Pet parents are always asking what they should feed and what…

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Fetch Coffee

Welcome, Fetch Coffee Roasters! Four Roasts Available for Sale Through the Holiday Season at all 3 Stores!

By Nancy Fedelem | Nov 15, 2019
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Our staff cannot wait for the holidays! Have you heard of Fetch Coffee Roasters? Fetch Coffee is a woman-owned roasting company, run by Sarah Witter. Sarah has a background in business, with a long-standing passion for both domestic dog behavior, coffee, and animal-based charities and organizations.  We love coffee of course but what do we…

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Santa Pics

Pet Photos with Santa: Coming Back this Month

By Nancy Fedelem | Nov 6, 2019
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‘Pet Photos’ with Santa are back this month! Do you have a holiday scarf picked out for your dog or cat? We’re already planning for the holiday season, so we wanted to make sure you had dates well in advance for this photo shoot at all three of our stores. A new festive backdrop will…

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Why Are My Chickens Losing All Their Feathers?

By Nancy Fedelem | Nov 4, 2019
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When Do Chickens Molt? Expert Janet Garman, author of “50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Chickens” tells us that as daylight begins to shorten, it’s time for molting season. The chickens may lose feathers!  That is certainly the case with our chickens. I have one silver-laced Wyandotte that is going through a hard molt. I feel…

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Fall Fest

Pet Event: Fang! Pet & Garden Supply Fall Fest 2019! & 7th Anniversary Party

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 11, 2019
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When: Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 12 PM – 5 PM Help us celebrate 7 years in the Kenton Neighborhood at this pet event at Fang! First, we have a huge raffle of amazing pet and garden-related prizes.  All the proceeds will be split between our friends at ‘Oregon Wild & One Tail At A…

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Top Dog-Friendly Pumpkin Patches around Portland: A Training Opportunity for Dog Owners

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 1, 2019
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For most, it is a family tradition to visit the pumpkin patch. As soon as a leaf falls on the ground, we start to research the pumpkin patches we want to visit throughout October. Did you also know that many folks use pumpkin patches as a great training opportunity for their dogs? Have a game…

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Salty’s Pet Supply, Three Paws Pet Supply, Fang! Pet & Garden Supply Needed One Anchor – One New Web site for all 3 Stores

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 28, 2019
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Staff at all 3 stores are excited to launch a new platform for this trifecta (or family) of pet supply stores owned by Nancy Fedelem.  To make it easier for customers we’ve curated a look and feel that reflects all three brands and neighborhoods and we cannot wait for feedback! The site structure remains the…

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