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Money Raise for Local Rescue

By Nancy Fedelem | Nov 18, 2017
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Our Halloween pumpkin carving and costume contest was a big success this year. Thank you to all our generous customers that donated over $100 to Underdog Railroad Rescue by buying pumpkins, carving them and entering their masterpieces into our contest.

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Customer of the Month: Meet Rock Star Bear

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 28, 2017
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Meet Bear! Every month we’ll be highlighting 2-3 customers as a thank you to all our wonderful customers – we appreciate all of you. Thank you, Carol, for sharing a little about Bear! “Ten years ago, he was one of 9 black lab puppies. He was the one with the big paws and people said he is going to be as big as a bear – so that’s how he got his name”.

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Plants to Help You Sleep even with Your Pet

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 26, 2017
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With that in mind, if half of the pets are sleeping with their owners then what can you do to decrease the tossing and turning! Whether you feel secure or “exhausted” is there anything proactive you can do to help? Consider plants!

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Meet Foxy – the FIRST pet featured

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 20, 2017
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We are thrilled to introduce our new Customer of the Month Spotlight! Meet Foxy – the FIRST pet featured. Thank you, Rose, for sharing a little about Foxy! We’re in love! Enjoy this brief interview: What is your name? Rose Chuong What is the name of your pet? Foxy What breed is your pet? Pomeranian…

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Santa Claus Photos are Back!

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 18, 2017
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Santa is back in November! Did you miss last year’s event? We’re already planning for the holiday season so we wanted to make sure you had dates well in advance for this photo shoot. What: Salty’s Pet Supply will be offering fun and memorable pet photos with a jolly and pet-friendly Santa Claus. Owners will…

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Customer Spotlight: Meet Waffles!

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 13, 2017
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We are thrilled to introduce our new Customer of the Month Spotlight! Meet Waffles – the FIRST pet featured. We are really grateful for all our wonderful customers and featuring one or two a month for the world to see is our way of saying thank you – for being so awesome! We asked Ray Perkins to tell us a little about Waffles.

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Pet Events: How Are We Celebrating Halloween This Year?

By Nancy Fedelem | Oct 7, 2017
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Spooky costume contests, pumpkin carving, and animal rescue donations are upcoming pet events! Need some inspiration for the pumpkin carving contests at the upcoming Halloween Parties at all three stores?!  Dogs will be celebrating (and winning prizes!) at the Salty’s Pet Supply, Fang & Feather, and Three Paws Pet Supply pet events.Pet parents are invited…

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Eight Fall Garden and Houseplant Tips

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 27, 2017
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What are your favorite fall activities? Outside of pumpkin carving, you’re probably making hearty recipes that call for mustard greens and garlic and what about shallots? All of these veggies are perfect for your fall garden!The Fang garden center made the transition from summer to fall over the past few weeks. We’re ready to talk…

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Stores Host Readings with Animal Communicator this Fall

By Nancy Fedelem | Sep 14, 2017
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WHAT:In September and October, we will be hosting local animal communicator, Lou LaMotte at all three stores. Through Animal Communication you can learn more about the rich inner lives of your animals, what their soul’s purpose is as well as work out any questions you may have about their health and overall wellness.“Often we think…

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Caring for Aging Pets

By Nancy Fedelem | Apr 19, 2016
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Thanks to our more advanced veterinary care, there’s a good chance you’ll have your pet with you quite a while.  Whether you’ve had your pet throughout their life or recently adopted a senior animal, caring for older pets can be a challenge. You want to make sure they’re comfortable and enjoying life, but it can…

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Misconceptions About Cats

By Nancy Fedelem | Apr 12, 2016
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The “dog people vs. cat people” debate is a long running one. Many people do love both types of animals and even have both in their home, but plenty of people prefer one over the other. Some of those who don’t consider themselves “cat people” have misconceptions about what cats are like, and what kind…

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What to do if you find a stray pet

By Nancy Fedelem | Apr 5, 2016
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We often worry about what we will do if we lose our own pets. It can be a very scary situation! We have to rely on the kindness and knowledge of others to get them home. This means it’s a good idea for you to know what to do if you find a stray pet;…

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