Pet Activities

Organizing Dog Gear: How to Declutter on a Budget

We are days away from October and the rain hasn’t really come back yet. Before it does, it is time for folks to consider a mudroom makeover. Or if you don’t have a mudroom then creating something to help organize all the dog gear you’ve accumulated over the last year must be on the list…

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Chicken DIY Projects: Fermenting Chicken Feed

Why Do People Ferment Chicken Feed? My hens and rooster love their feed. When the chicks were introduced to the grown-up chickens about six weeks ago, we changed from layer feed to Scratch and Peck’s organic starter feed since the chicks needed to stay on that until about eight weeks. That’s when we’ll put them…

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Celebrate National Blueberry Month with Dog Treat Recipes

What have you done to celebrate national blueberry month? And most importantly how are you celebrating with your dogs? Have you taken your dog to a blueberry festival? Have you taken your family to a U-Pick farm at all this summer? Our fave U-Pick farm near Portland is Columbia Farms. Dogs are not allowed in…

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July Customer of the Month: Meet Vivian

Help us celebrate our July customer of the month!Enjoy this brief interview with Vivian’s pet parent.And why Vivian? We love Vivian! She likes treats, but loves the attention she gets from all of us even more!!!We nominated Vivian because she is super frickin’ adorable and every time they come in, Vivian does something that makes…

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National Specially-Abled Pets Day: Celebrating Parker!

https://www.facebook.com/ParkerJBearington/videos/783359171802928/Help us celebrate National Specially-abled Pets Day! Have you met Parker J. Bearington? He’s famous!We interviewed Nancy Fedelem, Salty’s owner and pet parent to Parker about why he’s so special!Q1. How did you and Parker meet? A1. We met Parker 5 years ago on a cold Saturday in February.  His leg had been amputated 2 weeks prior…

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May Customer of the Month: Meet Nellie

Enjoy this brief interview with the pet parent of our May Customer of the Month, Nellie! Nellie is a senior and we’re so happy to feature her this month.Why did we nominate Nellie? Nellie is an old school neighborhood dog, she’s seen all the changes and still loves the hood! Nellie is our spotlight customer…

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Tips on How to Prevent Your Dog From Getting Lost

One in three pets gets lost in their lifetime, so it’s imperative to take preventative measures such as using regular and digital identification tags, microchips or simple things like closing that hole in your fence.According to a press release from the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), “Microchips significantly increase the chance of a lost pet…

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