What is the Best Dog Food in 2020, According to Staff

Dog Food

There are a lot of new types of dog food recently introduced and our staff managers compiled a list of their favorite brands. The list has a wide variety of choices for pet parents from raw diets to baked foods. These brands are approved by all of our dogs!  There are a few rules when…

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Senior Pets Are The Least Likely Candidates to Find Homes

Senior Pet Adoption

Senior Pet Adoption Fortunately, during COVID, shelters are nearly empty. We know that many people have more time, and more time means saving an animal. Dogs, cats, chickens, and guinea pigs found homes and are living their best lives. What about senior animals? How many seniors are finding forever homes? There are many benefits to adopting…

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Top Five DIY Summer Dog Toys

Mastiff in the grass

When we think of summer, we always remember all our summer traditions like going to the Farmer’s Market, the coast, buying lemonade from the local lemonade stand, and corn dogs.  With that in mind, there are fewer activities lined up because of COVID this year. We went ahead and looked at Pinterest to see if…

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How to Stop Puppy Barking? Read these helpful ideas.

Puppies

Barking, nipping, and licking are all-natural and normal behaviors for puppies.  It’s a good thing puppies are adorable, right? Puppy breath and paws that smell like potato chips are over the top! If you’re hoping your puppy understands English, you’re in trouble. They have no idea why barking isn’t the ideal way to communicate with…

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How to get a puppy to stop biting

Chewing puppy

There are many effective ways to train your puppy not to nip!  Puppies have sharp teeth! Anyone that lives with a puppy knows that you need to train them not to nip, or your arms will be bruised. They’re like adorable little sharks.  There is a lot of advice out there on how to handle…

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Eliminating dog smells in the home. What works?

Vodka

Did you notice a ‘doggie’ odor after being gone a few days? We always wash our pet’s bedding and ensure all the blankets get cleaned regularly, but it only helps eliminate dog smells that day or for a few days. Using an air purifier is our best advice, and letting in the fresh air on…

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Lyme Disease: How To Get Rid of Ticks

Tick Season is Upon Us Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites are on the rise in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lyme disease is the most frequent tick-borne infection in America. Over 300,000 cases of Lyme Disease are estimated to occur in the…

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Pet Supply Home Delivery Service and Curbside Pickup Available

Curbside

Salty’s Pet Supply and Fang! Pet & Garden Supply Partner 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 and Fang! Pet & Garden Supply. We asked our customers what…

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What to Plant in Spring

Garden Salad

Veggie plants you can start in April and May in Oregon It’s April, so start your seeds now! Our garden experts know that everyone is itching to get in their gardens this weekend. Some of you are planning containers, and others are hoping to get veggies started. So this is a primer on what to plant…

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Stressed Cat? How to Calm Them Down.

Cat In Box

Cats Are Skilled At Social Distancing, Yet They Still Need Enrichment  Cats and particularly a stressed cat are masters at social distancing. We should all follow their lead, but cats that are bored or without enrichment can take out their energy on cat and dog siblings. Experts say that cats lacking enrichment can become reclusive…

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