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Catnip Repels Mosquitoes? Yup. New Study Provides Additional Evidence!

Yet another study has found further evidence that catnip and silvervine (and similar plants) may protect against mosquitoes. As icky as some repellants smell, I’d rather rub catnip on myself. Ha! Of course, I’m sure processing catnip would result in a much more effective & useful application. But still, fingers crossed that one of the . . . → Read More: Catnip Repels Mosquitoes? Yup. New Study Provides Additional Evidence!

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Recall of SportMix dry kibble cat & dog foods

The maker of SportMix cat & dog foods has decided to recall some of its foods because tests of some batches indicate “levels of aflatoxin that exceed acceptable limits”. Aflatoxin is produced by molds that grow on corn and other grains. (Locally, this brand is only sold at Tractor Supply Company, Walmart, & a few . . . → Read More: Recall of SportMix dry kibble cat & dog foods

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Homemade Dog Treats by KOBE EATS (video)

One of my favorite uplifting activites during the coronavirus pandemic is to follow KOBE EATS on Instagram & YouTube.

Recently Kobe made homemade dog treats for his buddy Kevin’s birthday. The simple recipe is included in the video caption. I love seeing Kevin supervise and help Kobe. It’s rare to see him doing anything besides . . . → Read More: Homemade Dog Treats by KOBE EATS (video)

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National Puppy Day! (March 23)

Happy National Puppy Day!

This national day was established in 2006 to raise awareness about puppy mills and to encourage prospective dog families consider adoption of shelter/rescue dogs rather than to purchase dogs bred solely to generate income for a person or business.

 

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Safety First (Covid-19 & Companion Animals)

Tough to resist Lily smooshing her face into my lips!

(Most recent update: February 24 2021.)

As I learn new info about Covid-19 or SARS-CoV-2 regarding our little ones, I’ll share it in the comments below.

I’ve had no known exposure, no symptoms, no clients telling me they have been exposed, and I’ve had . . . → Read More: Safety First (Covid-19 & Companion Animals)

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