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Human’s best friend may also be a heart’s best friend too

June 10, 2019

DALLAS (PRNewswire) — This June, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health, is launching Best Friend Fridays™, an initiative that celebrates happy minds and healthy hearts one pet parent at a time. As if pet parents needed more reason to brag about their furry friends – studies […]

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Pet owners encouraged to text a vet, not check the net

June 6, 2019

(PRNewswire)—With a new survey revealing people increasingly turn to the internet for pet health guidance, the nation’s largest general veterinary practice teams up with celebrity Jane Lynch to encourage pet owners to ‘Nix the Net, Text a Vet.’ Banfield Pet Hospital® announced its new telehealth service, Vet Chat™, that offers its more than two million […]

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Win free groceries with the help of your pet in June

June 4, 2019

DENVER (PRNewswire) — Natural Grocers recently launched the IamNpowered social media photo contest to encourage all Natural Grocers customers, {N}power members and communities it serves to share photos representing what “{N}powers” them to live a healthy lifestyle. The contest, which runs now through Aug. 31, gives participants the opportunity to engage with the Natural Grocers […]

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Sure Petcare’s state-of-the-art activity and behavior monitor for dogs learns and reports the unique activity and behavior patterns of your pet

June 3, 2019

(Businesswire.com)—Pet product specialist Sure Petcare has launched Animo, the lifelong activity and behavior monitor, which learns and accurately interprets the unique behavior and activity patterns of a dog. Animo delivers insights into a dog’s activity and sleep, as well problem behaviors such as shaking, scratching and barking, helping owners to understand the changing needs of […]

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Summer brings special considerations for care of pets: PetSmart offers some tips to keep tips healthy when indulging in summer fun

June 3, 2019

PHOENIX (PetSmart Press Release)—The dog days of summer are the perfect time to indulge pets in some outdoor fun. Too much time in the heat, sun or water, however, can pose health and safety risks for pets. PetSmart offers some easy suggestions to help make this a safe and memory-filled season for pet parents and […]

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Review of Dave Barry’s “Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog”

May 30, 2019

I’m a huge Dave Barry fan. I have read all of his non fiction books and a few of his works of fiction. Also, I love dogs. So, Dave Barry + a book about dog, could only equal pure gold, right? Well, as it turns out, silver or bronze. Here’s the book description from Amazon: […]

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Elvis Presley Festival on Museum of Dog’s next stop

May 30, 2019

(EINPresswire.com) — The next stop on the Dog Museum Tour will be the Tupelo Elvis Festival in Mississippi. The dog limo will be on hand at the Bancorp Arena for the Pet Parade event on June 8 along with it’s “A DOG’s Journey” Photo Boothwhich, which will place the dogs image on their own personalized […]

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Man’s best friend is protecting people against lyme disease research shows

May 24, 2019

“CAPC Lyme prevalence maps gives monthly updates to show residents, travelers and health care providers what’s happening in every county, including areas where ten years ago there may not have been a risk.” (PRWeb.com) — New research from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) gives people and their health care providers a way to assess […]

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Helping pets stay calm during thunderstorms and fireworks is goal of June campaign

May 22, 2019

Education is critical because an estimated 50 percent of dogs and cats suffer from (fear, anxiety or stress), yet these conditions are often undiagnosed. TAMPA, Florida (PRNewswire) — The summer months can be a difficult time for pets due to loud noises like fireworks and thunder that can trigger dogs and cats affected by noise […]

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Buy grass online — for your dog, that is

May 20, 2019

(PRWeb)—Urban Dog Solutions, a San Diego-based subscription service for pet owners seeking a real grass alternative for their dogs, is setting out to serve metropolitan residents in every major city with their nationwide shipping initiative starting Wednesday, May 22. For one monthly price, customers receive a new grass pee patch delivered directly to their door […]

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How to avoid common mistakes when bringing your pet to work

May 17, 2019

(Petplan Press Release) — Mark your calendars and fetch your lint rollers: This year, June 17 is Pet Sitters Take Your Cat to Work Day and June 21 is Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day®. But, while companies may roll out the red carpet to welcome employee pets during these annual events, […]

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