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Garden Center

Garden Center Opens at Fang! Pet & Garden Supply

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 20, 2020
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Join us for the Fang! Garden Center Opening Celebration March 7 from 12-5 p.m.  Are you hoping to manage your garden and landscaping successfully but need some advice? Do you want to reduce the impact of invasive species in your yard? Us too! Healthy living through gardening We’re here to increase community awareness of healthy…

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Cat Eating

Is My Cat Too Skinny?

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 18, 2020
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If your cat is losing weight, there may be a medical reason and you should take her into your vet for a visit. There are also ways to put weight on your cat safely with high-quality canned food brands and supplements.  Petmd.com confirms that some of the main reasons for weight loss are anxiety, cancer,…

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Anniversary

Salty’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 5, 2020
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When: Friday, February 14, 2020, at 5-7 p.m. 15 years ago Salty’s Pet Supply opened on N. Mississippi Ave. Come celebrate this special anniversary with our staff on Valentine’s Day. We’ll be raffling off a pinata full of prizes. A percentage of proceeds from the raffle will go to the Pixie Project.  “I feel pretty…

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Vitamins

Best Vitamins for Dogs and Cats

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 5, 2020
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Keep your aging pets healthy with a ‘senior’ vitamin  Our dogs are both seniors, and we give them a daily multivitamin. Given they’re on a GI specific kibble with canned soft food, I feel a multivitamin is a wonderful way to ensure they’re getting the nutrients they need.  Even though quality pet food has the…

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Salty's

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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