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National Dog Day

National Dog Day YoPup Frozen Yogurt Cups

We know how good yogurt is for dogs, but we decided to liven things up with crisp apple juice and real cheddar cheese. The added flavor and vitamins make this an irresistible combination your dog is sure to enjoy. They will have no idea the billions of beneficial cultures they’re ingesting will keep them on the top of their game. After all, prevention is the best medicine!

The Yoghound brand is committedto provide pets functional, wholesome, and orgaic pet treats that enhance overall pet health and wellbeing,

West Paw Montana NapNational Dog Day

Our durable, Montana Nap is light-weight so it travels easily fitting perfectly in crates and the back seats of cars to keep upholstery clean. Perfect for people who love to travel with pets. As plush and soft as it is strong, Montana Nap’s enhanced cushion and ultimate comfort pleases pets, while its materials preserve our planet. Available in home decor friendly colors or patterns.

Each Montana Nap is handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana using only textiles that are also made in America, including IntelliLoft® fiber and fill derived from recycled plastic.

Cycle Dog Toys National Dog Day

Durability is key when it comes to long lasting pet toys.  Cycle Dog pet toys can be chewed, tossed, or have treats hidden in them.  These toys will give your pets hours of fun plus exercise their busy brains.  Not only does Cycle Dog make the best multi-use toys for your furry family.  They also make a fantastic line of collars and leashes that are not only stylish but functional and eco friendly as well.

Cycle Dog is committed to the lifestyle of recycle, re-purpose, and reuse.  Based in Portland, OR since 2009 Cycle Dog makes all their toys, collars and leashes out of recycle bike inner tubes.  By their innovative eco friendly approach.   Cycle Dog has kept hundreds of thousands of bike tubes out of landfills.

Thunderstorms and Fireworks

Did you know that the 4th of July is the biggest day for animal shelters across the country to report the largest amount of runaway pets? 

Fireworks, thunderstorms, and unfamiliar sounds can be frightening to anyone, but especially to our pets.  With loud booms and flashes that light up the sky, pets may panic and become anxious and scared.  These stresses can lead to uncontrolled barking, chewing, digging, destructive clawing, abnormal urine marking, scratching, trembling, pacing, excessive panting, hiding, drooling, aggressive behavior, and seizures.  To escape from these scary situations, your pet may dig under fences or run into busy streets to find an escape from these noises.  Here are a few things to keep in mind:

1) Make sure your pets ID is up to date.  If possible have your pet microchipped in case your pets ID get separated from your pet.

2) Avoid fireworks and events with loud noises.  Especially with pets that are sensitive.

3) If you're leaving your pet home, use a crate to keep your pet safe and contained with their favorite toy for comfort.

4) Don't leave your pet outside during fireworks or thunderstorms.

5) Most importantly, don't scold a scared pet.  This will confuse and reinforce fearful behavior in an already scary and stressful situation.

ThunderShirt

ThunderShirts provide a drug free solution to ease stress and anxiety with your pet.  ThunderShirt uses a gentle constant pressure that makes your pet feel calm with a sense of comfort.  It's like wrapping your pet in a big hug.  ThunderShirts are easy to put on and comfortable for your pet to wear.  A ThunderShirt is a simple, easy, and drug free way to keep your pet safe and comforted during stressful situations.

Composure

When pets can't adapt to stress their behavior and personality become out of balance.  Composure is and easy and tasty way to restore balance, and calm your pet when stressed or anxious. The natural ingredients used in Composure are known for their natural ability to calm and restore balanced behavior. Composure comes as a soft chew in a chicken liver flavor that dogs love.  Plus Composure can be used as a daily supplement or as needed.  Composure supports relaxation in your dog without changing your pets personality or energy levels.  Composure is a safe and easy way to give your pet peace without drowsiness.

HomeoPet – Anxiety TFLN

HomeoPet is a natural homeopathic remedy for easing the symptoms of stress and anxiety in pets.  Safe for cats and dogs.  This fast acting tasteless liquid can be added to water, pet foods and treats, or giving directly in your pets mouth.  HomeoPet drops are non-sedating and a temporary way to give your pets relief from fear to fireworks and loud noises.  

Summer Is Here!

FLEA&TICK

This time of year is always brings some of our favorite things; sunshine, green grass, and flowers. However, it also brings plenty of bugs. Most of these pesky insects are able to be dealt with easily but fleas and ticks are some to definitely avoid. Prevention is the first big step to ensuring your pets don’t get the itchy, disease filled pests! Using products like Earth Animal Flea & Tick Program is a perfect example. This program includes their Herbal Spray, Organic Herbal Shampoo, Daily Herbal Internal Powder, and more. This brand focuses on using all natural essential oils and herbs in their line that repel fleas and ticks without the harsh chemicals.

LIFEJACKETS

Summertime is fun time for people and their pets, but making sure everyone stays safe during the fun is extremely important. Getting your pup a life vest is a necessity if they enjoy going out on the boat, kayak, canoe, etc. Outward Hound H2GO Life Vests are perfect for the adventurous dogs that love being on the water and swimming. Along with being bright orange in color, they have a reflective feature for easy visibility.

KURGO SKIPPING STONES

These buoyant rock shaped toys are great for fun in the sun! Not only are Skipping Stones durable and brightly colored for visibility; they also are non-toxic and dishwasher safe. Shaped just like real stones, you can skip them over the water as far as you can, wait for your dog to bring them back, and then repeat until you beat your personal best or one of you passes out from exhaustion. 

Pet Cancer Awareness Month

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month! Check out some of our favorite products that have anti-cancer properties! 

When turmeric comes to mind, most think of the bright yellow spice that we put into foods to add color and flavor. However, turmeric also has incredible health benefits that have been used by humans for thousands of years. This spice contains many compounds, including curcumin, which can aid in the prevention and treatment of many diseases and ailments. Turmeric has been found to help with any sort of inflammatory derived illness, including arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and even cancer. Curcumin is the most important of the compounds because the levels of anti-inflammatory properties match the effectiveness of conventional anti-inflammatory prescription drugs, however, our bodies struggle to absorb it into our bloodstreams; same goes for animals too! To Doggy with Love’s Hip & Joint is a human-grade food additive supplement that could benefit any pet. Hip & Joint is made up of organic coconut oil, turmeric, and black pepper. Black pepper is important because it contains piperine; this allows the body to hold on to curcumin longer for a higher absorption percentage.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Reishi, Shitake, Lion’s Mane; these are some examples of the medicinal types of mushrooms. Bixbi Immunity supplement contains a proprietary organic mushroom formula that helps fight free radicals and support the function of the immune system. These helpful mushrooms contain polysaccharides, lysozymes, and triterpenes, which have anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-tumor properties. Some mushrooms contain compounds that stimulate the immune system, and assist healing of the liver, kidneys, and heart tissues.

Omega-3

“The two main omega-3s—eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)—promote a healthy immune response that is behind the relief of many chronic conditions but that is too often inhibited by poor nutrition.” Pet owners think buying a fish based food will add in the omegas that they need to help build and maintain brain function, ocular health, joint care, and other important functions. However, in the case of extruded kibbles, the high heat process cooks out almost all the important omega-3 from the food. Adding in fish oils such as Nordic Naturals can give your pet the amount of omegas they need for a healthy diet! Omega-3 is also a known immune booster and can actually slow down the growth of cancer. Nordic Naturals is a highly recommended brand from Norway because they have all of their products third party tested for toxins and they meet all the standards that Norway requires for fish oils; while the United States does not have standards. 

April Showers Bring May Flowers

It’s no secret that springtime brings rain and the beginning of allergy symptoms. We know that you love your fur babies so here’s a few products that we think can help make this time of the year a little more bearable for you and your pet. 

RC Pet Products

April Showers Bring May Flowers

This Canadian company creates coats and jackets meant for all types of weather. They originally got started by making products for skiers and snowboarders who spent their time playing around in the British Columbian mountains, meaning that durability was a huge factor. The good news is, they use the same criteria for their pet products!

“Our coats will keep your pet dry, warm and happy in rain and snow, helping you get outside with your pet more often.”

Herbsmith

According to a study conducted by Novartis Animal Health, over half of all pet owners are unaware that their furry friends are suffering through seasonal allergy symptoms. Herbsmith is a brand that makes herbal supplements for pets based off of Chinese Medicine. They strive to educate the public about the benefits of their unique herbal solutions and to improve overall animal wellness. Chinese herbs are used to treat underlying issues or troubles instead of covering up the symptoms with harsh prescriptions. 

Soggy Doggy Mats

These mats are each made of super-absorbent, durable, microfiber chenille. Their Super Shammy can hold up to seven times its own weight! An extra benefit; once you’re done drying off your pup, you can throw your mat right in the washer and dryer. The chenille material is super soft for delicate areas like paws and bellies. 

New Products

New Products we now carry:  ‘Ultra Oil’ skin & coat supplement, ‘Livelong’ healthy & strong dog and cat food, ‘Pet Remedy’ natural de-stressing and calming products, ‘Major Dog’ training products for dogs.

New Products

Protect your pet from dry skin this season with new Ultra Oil; a blend of sardine, anchovy, and hempseed oils. This USA made product is GMO, gluten, dairy, and soy free. Ultra Oil is different from other fish oil supplements because it has balanced omega 3, 6 and 9, whereas most have only omegas 3 and 6. Beyond the issue of dry skin, Ultra Oil can benefit animals who have joint pain, hot spots, allergic breakouts, along with aiding in cardiovascular circulation, organ function, immunity support, and lowering cholesterol levels.  Click here for more information.

 Livelong  Healthy and Strong Dog and Cat Food

Livelong Healthy & Strong canned food is made and sourced in the USA. Each can is made up of 90% animal protein for both cat and dog recipes so it’s great for the carnivores in the family! These healthy cans contain organic vegetables and are established for all life stages for every pet to enjoy. Stop in and get some of this awesome food for your dog or cat! Flavors for dogs include Bison, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Chicken, and Lamb & Beef. Flavors for cats include Lamb, Venison & Pork and Chicken, Duck & Turkey.  Click here for more information.

 Pet Remedy Natural De-stressing and Calming

Pet Remedy works alongside the brain’s natural ‘messengers’ called neutrotransmitters, which work by telling the nerve receiving the message either to calm or get ‘fired up.’ In times of stress or anxiety the nerves get over stimulated, which leads to the many different signs of stress you can see. The Pet Remedy blend of essential oils works alongside these natural relaxation pathways to help calm the nerves of anxious or stressed pets.

 Major Dog Toys

Major Dog training products for dogs were developed through intense collaborative efforts between trainers and dog owners. All the training toys were designed, tested and TUV certified to ensure the highest standards for quality and function.

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