Bring Your Pet Along for Your New Year's Resolution

Bring Your Pet Along for Your New Year's Resolution

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The New Year brings many new beginnings and fresh starts. Most people focus on personal goals regarding things like diet, exercise, and money. It’s not too late to create some solid resolutions that include someone who might not come to mind right away: your pet! Here’s a list of some ways to include pets in your New Year’s resolutions to benefit you both. Create a weight loss plan to benefit you both. Did you know that more than 50% of animals are considered overweight? Like humans, portion control is very important when watching your weight. Be sure to measure with...

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Vote GG for Animaltarian of the Year!

Vote GG for Animaltarian of the Year!

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GG and GG's Foundation have been nominated for PetPartners Animaltarian of the Year! We are extremely excited to be nominated for this award and need your help. Voting is now underway and round one voting goes through Jan. 24, so tell your friends, and cast your vote today. You can vote once per email per day so be sure to keep coming back and show your support! (Be sure that you finalize your vote by clicking the link in the email sent to you from PetPartners. It's the only way your vote will count! The email looks like the image below.)...

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Baby It’s Cold Outside - Care for Your Animals!

Baby It’s Cold Outside - Care for Your Animals!

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As the weather cools down, we tend to worry about getting our cars started earlier and picking out which hat to wear for the day. What about our furry friends? It’s our responsibility to make sure they stay warm enough throughout the winter months.  If it’s too cold for you to be outside, it’s too cold for your pet.  Here are some tips on how to keep your animals comfortable and safe: Make sure outdoor bedding is made from straw only. Do NOT use blankets. They collect condensation, freeze and breed bacteria. Use Diatomaceous Earth as a natural control for...

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The Year of the Cat

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Guest Post by Alicia Buisst - It’s a crisp blue-sky autumn day and a black blob of fur is sitting pretty on my terra cotta red deck. It’s a kitten, with full-on wispy-black fur, paws dipped in white fur-paint and marble-green eyes. Oh gosh, a kitten! Mary, my next door neighbor, said she’d seen cats around and underneath my deck but I never did. This kitten was a fresh kitten, and as he sat and warmed himself in the sun, the invisible sign underneath his paws scrolled, “If you feed me, I will come.”... Continue Reading 

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Holiday Gift Guide: GG’s Journey is the Perfect Present

Holiday Gift Guide: GG’s Journey is the Perfect Present

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Keep your loved ones in the giving spirit with the gift of GG’s Journey. This book is more than just a story. Found lying under a tree in Detroit, Gorgeous Gal, also known as GG, was struggling to survive when Cheryl Phillips came along. GG deserved a second chance, and that is what Phillips gave her. The story of GG is inspiring and heartwarming. From her rescue to encountering a near-death experience in a shelter to her recovery, Phillips was determined to find GG the loving home of her dreams. Whether you’re a teacher, pet owner, a shelter employee, student,...

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