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Dog Enrichment: Will Dog Games Help Curb Destructive Behavior?

By Nancy Fedelem | Mar 29, 2019
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Dogs are meant to live active lives! Many studies, especially those conductedby zoos, have shown that enriching an animal’s environment improves thepsychological and physical well-being of animals. The co-authors of Beyond Squeaky Toys break down enrichment for animals into six different categories and there are games to consider that may be a good fit for…

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Does a Raw Diet Make Sense for Your Dog?

By Nancy Fedelem | Mar 19, 2019
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The pet food industry continues to follow the latest trends and hopes to influence pet parents to buy certain brands. There have been so many food recalls over the past few years it’s now more important than ever to stay on top of what your dogs eat! What about raw diets for dogs?  The staff…

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Feeding Cats a Raw Food Diet: Is it Safe?

By Nancy Fedelem | Mar 7, 2019
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Felines are obligate carnivores. Cats are super picky eaters, andsometimes it requires a lot of patience from cat owners when trying to find thefood their feline friends love to eat. We suggest feeding cats a raw food diet if you’re ready to make the transition and it’s a great time if your cat is putting…

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Adding Herbs to Your Flock’s Feed to Boost Immunity and Decrease Health Issues

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 19, 2019
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We partnered with Scratch and Peck for this post as we sell their Cluckin’ Good Organic Herbs for chicken keepers. The ingredients include organic garlic, ginger, parsley, thyme, basil, oregano, nettle and my fave herb, calendula. These herbs go directly into the feed and the hens gobble them up!Herbs can be fed directly into the…

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Please Donate Dog Supplies to Jake n’ Max’s Boxes of Love Event in Memory of Vonnie Harris and For the Love of Senior Animals

By Nancy Fedelem | Feb 10, 2019
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For the 6th year in a row, you can donate dog supplies at Three Paws Pet Supply (and our sister stores) for seniors. The store is a donation site for Jake n’ Max’s Boxes of Love and the decorated boxes are filling up! This event is a tribute to the unwavering love of two beloved…

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Greyhound Adoptions: Q&A with Greyhound Pet Adoption Northwest

By Nancy Fedelem | Jan 29, 2019
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The Greyhound breed has become increasingly popular over the years and was one of the first breeds at the American dog shows. According to an article in Wide Open Pets, “Historically, Greyhounds have been used as hunters due to their great speed – they are the fastest breed of dog, reaching top speeds of over…

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Pet Photos with Santa Raised $6,000 for The Pongo Fund

By Nancy Fedelem | Jan 24, 2019
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All three stores offered an opportunity to have memorable pet photos taken with Santa in December and the donations benefitted The Pongo Fund. We want to update folks on our donation!Thank you all for coming out. Thanks to you, we’ve raised over $6,000 for The Pongo Fund. Here at Fang! Pet & Garden Supply we…

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Pets and Climate Change: How Will This Impact them in 2019 and Beyond?

By Nancy Fedelem | Jan 9, 2019
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National Geographic tells us when it comes to the state of California, “The state is just hotter and drier than it used to be, and that’s driving a trend toward larger fires.” If the hottest and driest summers have all occurred in the last 20 years then we need to start preparing with at the…

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Up-potting: How to Repot a Plant

By Nancy Fedelem | Dec 20, 2018
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Master gardeners will tell you that as your houseplant grows larger and the roots begin to grow through the drainage holes, repotting the plant into a larger pot will become necessary. In addition, pests (gross!), diseases, and mold often infiltrate the soil of a potted plant. To prevent further damage or a recurrence of the…

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