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Top 10 Pet Names for 2019

Top 10 Pet Names for 2019 0

Our pets are part of our family, so it’s no surprise that pet parents are ditching "Fido" in favor of human names. Here are the top picks for 2019, based on current trends we’re seeing.
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Cats & Dogs Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Cope

Cats & Dogs Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Cope 1

It's 2018: technology runs our refrigerators and washing machines, products can be delivered to our doorsteps in hours, and women are still dying of breast cancer at staggering rates.

The statistics are scary. According to National Breast Cancer Foundation:

But, there is some good news. Breast cancer rates are on the decline due to awareness, early detection and improved treatments. In addition to treatment, Emotional Support, Therapy and Service Animals can help ease cancer patients’ anxiety and help with a variety of tasks around the home.

Let’s break down the role of each:

  • Emotional Support Animals (aka Comfort Animal): Simply put, an ESA provides comfort to people who need it. Emotional Support Animals can be a dog, cat, or any other species a qualified therapist deems appropriate. These pets don’t need special training.
  • Therapy Pets: Therapy Pets interact with people and patients in hospitals, schools, nursing homes, etc. to help calm and relieve anxiety. Dogs and cats, as well as other animals, serve as therapy pets. Dogs and cats go through a certification process by a qualified organization to perform therapy pet duties.
  • Service Animals: A Service Animal is a dog that can help people with physical or emotional disabilities perform specific tasks. Service Dogs are  recognized by the Americans with Disability Act and can help retrieve important items, be eyes and ears, and perform a variety of necessary tasks.

    All of these animals help cancer patients cope by relieving anxiety and stress, calming fears, lowering blood pressure and heart rate and releasing endorphins (aka happy hormones). They also provide needed distraction and encourage play and exercise.

    Here are some helpful things you can do this October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

      1. Download and share the free Know the Symptoms Guide
      2. Share your story with others
      3. Make a donation to the national Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation to fund treatments, educations and cures
      4. Share educational information on social media.

    What are we doing? In honor of Breast Cancer we’re PINK-ing it up to spread awareness! We’ve changed our paw logo to pink and we’ve called out some of our pink products to help you post, share, pin and do your thing on social media.

    It’s time to stop breast cancer once and for all.  

     

     

     

     

    Information references: 

    National Breast Cancer Foundation

    Breast Cancer News 

    10 Random Facts You Might Not Know About Dogs

    10 Random Facts You Might Not Know About Dogs 0

    What's the best breed to attract a date and more random, yet fun, facts about dogs here. 👇🏼
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    The Truth About No Kill Shelters

    The Truth About No Kill Shelters 0

    Each year, about 2 million dogs and cats are killed in the US. 2 MILLION. That’s the US Bank Stadium in Minnesota, home of Super Bowl 52, filled to capacity about 30 times.
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    Can My Dog Be Vegetarian Like Me?

    Can My Dog Be Vegetarian Like Me? 0

    You’ve gone vegetarian. You love animals, so you don’t want to eat them. Now that you’re fully immersed in this lifestyle, you want to know if it’s safe for your dog too. We dug deep into some case studies to get answers.
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    BandanBandana

    It's so adorable on my pup chase a little too big but it brings his charcoal coat out thanks so much

    Aint I cute!

    Hi Auntie Margerite.
    Love my collar and pink flower set.
    It frames my beautiful face and is a great contrast with my magnificent gray fur. Hoping this gets me a forever home.
    Hugs and meows, Juliette

    Pussy Power !

    Love this mug! It’s unique and powerful, at the same time it’s really cute! It has been my “ go to” morning coffee mug! It is great quality too!

    Very well made and personalized for Free!

    Love this bandana for our pitbull mix Bruno! The quality of the fabric is excellent and its very well made. I love the personalization with his name on it. He's looking handsome for this year's Valentine's Day! Thank you!

    Happy Valentine's Day to you and Bruno! We woof you!
    Hearts and Roses bandana

    We recently purchased the Hearts and Roses bandana and it is absolutely beautiful! Perfect for Valentines day !

    So glad you're happy with the bandana! :-)