Thoughts Your Dog Has During a Skipper Visit

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My human is a little nuts this morning – she spilled coffee on her favorite shirt – and, now she is going to be late to that place she goes every day. I miss my human when she is gone. Mom’s halfway out the door but runs back in, gives me a big kiss on the head and says, “Now, … Read More

Four Ways to Use Essential Oils With Dogs

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This is a guest post written by Real Food Carolyn at! Essential oils aren’t just for people! Our beloved fur babies can also benefit. Here are my four favorites ways to use essential oils with our pup. CALM THE CRAZIES :: Our Charley is a pretty low-key pup but when we travel by car he seems to stay on … Read More

The Name Game: What to consider when naming your dog

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The Name Game: What to consider when naming your dog A dog’s name is often a reflection of its owner’s personality and interests. Although it is not as intimidating as naming a child because you don’t have to worry about their dog friends rhyming their name with bodily functions, it is important to remember that a puppy’s response often depends … Read More

Stay Warm At These Pet-Friendly Locations

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We’ve all lamented over the recent ban excluding dogs from inside of breweries, but, it’s time to dry our eyes, folks, because we’ve compiled a list of places that (still) allow dogs in the Charlotte area…  As dog owners and lovers, there’s nothing better than soaking up the rays on the patio of your favorite restaurant or bar with your furry … Read More

VetweRx – Stress Relief for Pets

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Stress isn’t just a problem for humans; your pet can experience the negative effects too. Illness, changes in the usual routine or the death of another pet can lead to an increase in your pet’s anxiety level. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help your furry friend relax. Signs of Stress Your pet may not be … Read More

KeenDog – Having Fun With The Fundamentals

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Have you ever been frustrated with your dog before? If that answer is, “Yes”, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Training your dog to obey under any circumstance requires repetition after repetition, follow-through, consistency and keeping your cool when your dog isn’t cooperating to the best of their ability. Training your dog CAN be stressful; however, strengthening the bond between you and your … Read More

The Dog Salon – Have You Heard About Self-Serve Dog Washing Stations?

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Tired of the hassle of trying to bathe your dog in your own home? Let’s face it, you end up doing two cleanings… one for the dog and the other for the house. Everyone knows giving your dog a bath in your own home is a hassle, which is why The Dog Salon provides self-serve dog washing stations. With all the … Read More

Have A Dog That Lacks Confidence?

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Much like humans, dogs exert similar behaviors and attitudes in certain social situations. Going out-and-about, some dogs may be over excited and, literally, jump for joy to be doing an activity with their best two-legged friend. Other dogs may be the opposite and show signs of a lack of confidence. A dip in your dog’s confidence level can pose a … Read More