April 25th is International Guide Dog Day

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April 25 is International Guide Dog Day! As a guide dog handler, these dogs hold a very special place in my life. However, guide dogs hold a special place in the history of all dogs everywhere, and that’s why we really should all celebrate them! Guide dogs paved the way for all other service animals in the United States and …

The BlogPaws 2018 Experience

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Last week, Diamond and I attended BlogPaws 2018. BlogPaws is an annual conference dedicated to all things involving social media and the pet industry. This year, the conference took place in Kansas City, MO, which fortunately for us is just a three-hour drive from our home in Omaha, Ne. The location between St. Joseoph, MO and Kansas City, MO is …

Meet Dr. Olaf Hansen

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Dr. Olaf Hansen is a DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) from the University located in Hanover Germany with an MBA from Robert Kennedy College in Switzerland. Dr. Hansen is the Vice President of R&D (Research and Development) for Tevra Brands. Previously he was the Global Project Manager for Bayer Animal Health developing parasitic-ides. He is the founder of ConVet, an …

A Message from Nellie on Flea and Tick Season

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Hi everyone. I hope you are enjoying following my fun adventures. Today I want to get serious about something near and dear to my heart. Flea and tick season for most of the country is upon us. It differs from state to state, and in some states, it is all year long. Fleas and ticks are nasty little creatures. Not …

Happy National Puppy Day!

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March 23rd is National Puppy Day! We all love puppies, of course. Their adorable and playful nature never fails to make dog lovers everywhere just a little `bit happier. Here are a few things to remember if you currently own or are considering purchasing a puppy. We can find puppies everywhere, at animal shelters, breed rescues, or responsible ethical breeders. Shelters …

National K9 Veterans Day

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By Shanna Stichler   March 13 is National K9 Veterans Day! This day has been set aside to honor our nation’s pack of military working dogs and other law enforcement K9s, including police and border patrol dogs. Dogs have been serving alongside soldiers since around 600 B.C. The United States has used military dogs in an unofficial capacity since the …

Happy National Love Your Pet Day

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Happy National Love Your Pet Day! In honor of this momentous occasion, we want to introduce our faithful readers to Will and his service dog Sprite. Sprite is a 5-year-old Golden Retriever, and she helps 13-year-old Will and his parents. Will has Down syndrome, and Sprite is his companion and confidant. She attends classes with him and helps build self-confidence …

February is Dental Health Month

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  Dental health is an important, but often overlooked, aspect of pet care. According to the AVMA, Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition in our dogs and cats. No one enjoys the bad breath our dogs and cats can sometimes have, but Periodontal disease can cause other problems, including loose or missing teeth, bone loss, and in some …