Top Dog-Friendly Pumpkin Patches around Portland, Oregon

Updated September 9, 2022 For most, it is a family tradition to visit the pumpkin patch. As soon as a leaf falls on the ground, we start researching the pumpkin patches we want to visit throughout October. Did you also know that many folks use pumpkin patches as a great training opportunity for their dogs?…

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Cold Weather and Pets

Your dog may need ear, feet and overall protection from the elements this winter. If you live with a dog that has short hair or spends time outdoors consider a plan to winterize him.

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Dog Food Toppers and Supplements Enrich Mealtime

(Updated 09/12/2021) Are you feeding your dog commercially prepared dry or wet food? Or freeze-dried, raw, or home-cooked diets? Perhaps some of the meals are fed in bowls and other portions are in puzzle toys (a great tool for enrichment). As we head into the fall season, consider some new ways to enrich and spice…

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Get Help From a Professional Pet Sitter

We all deserve and need vacation time, but it can be stressful deciding on care for your pets while you’re gone. Boarding facilities can be a fantastic option – but the best ones are understandably often booked far in advance. A professional pet sitter can be a lifesaver and give you peace of mind when…

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Ten Signs of Dental Disease in Pets

February is Dental Health Month and we’re celebrating by giving you three reasons WHY you should take your animals to your Veterinarian for regular dental cleanings. You want that plague and tartar accumulation removed! This process does require general anesthesia for a comprehensive cleaning.

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Tis the Season: What To Do If Your Pet Eats Something Toxic


Pet Poison Prevention Week spotlights the importance of keeping pets safe from toxic substances. The holidays bring their share of problems including toxic plants and food that is often found around the house. Many items we consume and touch without a second thought can cause serious harm to our animals. From food to chemicals, we…

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Getting a Puppy: What You Should Know

Pitbull puppy

Many folks over the last few months are getting a puppy or dog from a shelter! These past weeks and months have likely been fabulous and full of training and enrichment. Yet there are some challenges even with new puppies. One of our fave trainers is Victoria Stilwell. Naturally, we wanted to refer to her…

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Pet Supply Home Delivery Service and Curbside Pickup Available


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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Raw Food Diet for Cats

Felines are obligate carnivores. Cats are super picky eaters, and sometimes it requires a lot of patience from cat owners when trying to find the food their feline friends love to eat. We suggest a raw food diet for cats if you’re ready to make the transition. If your cat is putting their nose up…

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