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Pet Safety in the Workplace

As more workplaces allow their employees to bring their pets to work, it is important to create a set of guidelines for pet safety in the workplace to avoid conflict. In an animal organization, these may seem obvious, but regular offices do have their limitations. Allowing your employees to bring their pets to work is great for their health, stress levels, and even socialization with other employees as we start to ease back into post-COVID times. Health All office pets should be up to date on their vaccines and fully vaccinated. The distemper vaccine is extremely important for dogs socializing…

RV and Camping List for Traveling with Your Dog

There is nothing more fun than bringing your dog on a trip! Traveling a long distance can be hard, so you want to make sure you are prepared for anything. Whether you are taking out the RV or camping and traveling around here is a list of some things your dog will certainly need:  Dog Beds They will need a place to rest during the day and at night. A nice memory foam bed with raised sides is perfect for a long night’s rest on the bumpy road. Our raised beds provide ample air circulation under your dog, keeping them cool during…

Your Guide to the Contents of a Raw Food Dog Diet

Raw diets have always been controversial in the pet world, but they have been used for sled dogs and greyhounds for quite some time. Some people argue that dogs should be eating what their ancestors ate before we domesticated the canine, and that kibble is harmful to their health. The FDA, CDC, AAHA, and many veterinarians do not support it due to the risks to public health with raw meats. ACVN has even gone so far as to say there is no research to support any differences in health besides digestibility between kibble and raw diets. So, we’ve put together a guide to…

Moving with Your Dog

Moving is stressful for us, but imagine being a dog. Your humans are packing away all your things, but you have no idea where you are even going! We know they will love their new homes, but we need to make sure the process is as stress-free as possible for our beloved pets. Here are some things to think about when it comes to moving with your dog. While Packing You can always train and treat your dog around packing and boxes. If they seem to be bothered by the loud noises of the tape and boxes moving, make them a safe area…

5 Homemade Dog Biscuit Recipes

National Dog Biscuit day is here and these recipes are perfect for you to make for your dog and their friends. So, start planning a doggie play date for a time when you and your friends can go on a baking spree and make these 5 homemade dog biscuit recipes that will make their tails wag! Peanut Butter Biscuits Peanut Butter Biscuits are always a huge hit. They are easy to make and form into a customized shape too. Break out the cookie cutters and get to work! At 350 degrees, pop these puppies in for around 15-20 minutes until fully…

Can I Get COVID-19 From My Dog?

There have been very few cases of COVID-19 in canines. COVID-19 is in the Corona virus family. Many of these viruses can be passed between humans and animals. This particular virus seems to be extremely contagious human to human, but not from human to dog. However, the questions still remains – can I get COVID-19 from my dog? There have been a select few dogs that were infected by COVID-19 in the world, but none were seen to exhibit any symptoms, and none have died. These dogs caught the virus when in contact with a human who was extremely ill. It has actually infected more…

Top Questions to Ask When Booking a Pet-Friendly Hotel

Pets are part of the family, and many people decide to bring their pets along on their travel plans. If you aren’t the camping type, the chances of staying in a hotel or Airbnb are high. Treat your hotel like a rental to make sure your pet is even allowed. Some places have limitations on the age or the amount of pets you can have. Make sure you ask these top questions when booking a pet-friendly hotel on your next trip. Are there any extra fees or deposits? @flowersbynini Always make sure there are no hidden fees or costs before booking…

What You Should Know Before Adopting a Shelter Dog

A large percentage of the population now believes that one of the most ethical ways to find a dog that is right for your family is to adopt from a shelter. Sometimes a shelter doesn’t have the right fit, but many times you can find your diamond in the “ruff” if you are patient! Here is what you should know before adopting a shelter dog. Source It is always good to ask about where the dog came from. You can gather a lot of information from the background that the shelter may have, so don’t be afraid to ask. For…

5 Questions to Ask Your Dog Sitter

When you plan to go away on vacation or a weekend getaway, make sure you hire a sitter for your dogs. You don’t want just anyone, because this person will be taking care of your home as well. Dog sitters should always make time to meet your family before they stay in your house. This also gives you time to show them how to get into the house or give them a key to borrow. Ask as many questions as you can beforehand and then these 5 questions to your dog sitter in-person when they meet your dog before your…

Dog Friendly Birthday Cake

It’s your dogs birthday and it’s essential to celebrate! What’s a better way to spoil your pet than with some dog friendly birthday cake? These recipes are very mild and are suitable for most dogs. However, don’t forget that if your dog has a sensitive stomach or a special prescription diet, please consult your veterinarian before feeding them any cake. Get the banners and confetti out; here are some amazing and healthy recipes to try at home today! Don’t be afraid to dress them up and sprinkle some dog treats or kibble on top too! Apple Banana Cake with Peanut…