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Microchip to Avoid a Major Loss

July 2, 2020

All it takes is a split second: Your dog bolts out the door, your cat slips through an open window, or your pet dashes away from a campsite at the first crack of fireworks. Once they’re gone, what can you do? As part of Lost Pet Prevention Month, we’ll share how microchipping pets and other …

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Benefits to spending more time at home with your pets

April 30, 2020

Chances are, you’ve spent more time than usual at home with your pet recently. Maybe the circumstances around this extra time at home weren’t ideal, but if there’s one positive to pull from the situation it’s this: More snuggles! The good news is that there are quite a few practical benefits to spending more time …

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Should Your Pet Sleep in Your Bed?

April 28, 2020

The concept of dogs snoozing with their people isn’t exactly new. Indigenous people in Australia are said to have curled up with dingoes for warmth. The colder the temperature, the more dogs were snuggled. Thus the phrase “a three-dog night” was coined as a way to describe an exceedingly cold night. But we no longer …

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It’s No Puzzle: Pets Love Working for Their Food

April 14, 2020

If we could be reincarnated, many of us would choose to return as a dog or cat. Why not? Snoozing on the couch all day…no nine-to-five job…regular belly rubs…no worries about where your next meal is coming from…what’s not to like? But this “idyllic” life is a far cry from that of our pets’ wild …

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8 Tips for Do-It-Yourself Home Pet Grooming

April 7, 2020

Some pets never learn. Despite your best efforts, they’ll wallow in every mud puddle, roll on roadkill and dart after skunks time and time again. If you can’t afford a regular grooming appointment, you’ll need to master the dog bath (or the cat bath, as the case may be). And since pets can’t use emery …

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The Best Tech for Pet Lovers

February 20, 2020

Technology changes our lives more every day, and those changes (mostly positive!) trickle down to our pets. This short list proves there’s a new pet tech product for just about everyone. For the aspiring film director, there’s the GoPro Fetch Dog Harness. Now you can capture award-winning footage from your dog’s point of view, by …

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Behind the Bags: A Chat With Kevin Ritchie

November 21, 2019

One of our favorite things about introducing a new Taste of the Wild recipe, whether it’s a new entry into the original lineup or a whole new line like Taste of the Wild PREY® or our brand new Taste of the Wild® with Ancient Grains recipes, is that we get to see new packaging. Offering …

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