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Fall is arguably the best season for outdoor activities. The crisp air and vibrant autumn leaves are practically begging you to come outside — and how can you resist? The temperatures are cool yet comfortable, providing the perfect weather for a hike, boat ride, or long drive with the windows down.  The only thing that […]


Around 85 million American families own a pet, which is about two-thirds of US households! And unsurprisingly, dogs and cats are the most commonly found pets in the nation. But while these are the top 2, dogs significantly outnumber the number of cats here. So why do Americans have a pet-obsessed culture and why do […]


Halloween is right around the corner, and there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be just as fun for your pets as it is for you! While you’re preparing costumes, decorations, and goodies for this October, consider making one of these super spooky DIY toys for your pet too. Don’t forget to always supervise your pet when playing with these handmade items! Ghost Ball The majority of dogs and a select handful of cats are eager to play a game of fetch with their owner. Here’s a toy that you can use for either! You Will Need: A durable tennis ball …


Fall is a great time to get outdoors with your animal companion and enjoy the crisp autumn air and lovely foliage. The season is full of celebration, from the spooky wonders of Halloween all the way to the delectable delights of Thanksgiving. It’s also a good time to implement some pet safety tips to keep […]


Dogs aren’t just pets anymore, they assist us with a number of things from detecting cancer to helping comfort those with PTSD. Petland has a long history of supporting therapy canines and supports Canine Companions for Independence and Heartland Canines for Veterans. Perhaps you believe your pup has what it takes to shoulder such a job, and you may be right! Here’s a few tips to help you get started. What Does a Therapy Dog Do? There are actually three different classifications of therapy canines. They include… Therapeutic Visitation Dogs: These animals are used in facilities where the residents are …


There’s no such thing as being too prepared. Natural disaster preparedness is one of those things people don’t usually think about until after a disaster strikes — and by then, it could be too late. Preparing yourself, your family, and your pets for a natural disaster doesn’t require a lot of effort and could wind […]


Training puppies is an easy endeavor but training an old dog is really hard. Or so you’ve heard. “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”  Wrong on both counts. First off, training any dog, regardless of age, is relatively easy if you use the two most important tools: treats and patience. Declining health might mean your senior dog can’t perform certain tasks, but within his physical limitations, older dogs can learn new things. Puppies may train faster, but older dogs outperform the pups in logic and reasoning tasks. Like humans, they learn from life experiences. They are also able …


Working from home may seem like a dream come true — you can wake up late in the morning, make your own schedule, and even listen to your favorite music. But like everything else, this lifestyle has its drawbacks. A whopping 20% of remote workers feel lonely, while 18% are unable to unplug. One way […]


Dogs love the outdoors. They notice everything, not only with their eyes but with their whole bodies. Watch Fido, and you’ll see him sniff, move his ears, cock his head, wag his tail, raise his hackles, paw at things, maybe even dig. And if he finds something really, really stinky, watch out! Chances are, he’ll want to roll in it. One of the best vacays with your dog is hiking. He probably likes that more than any other activity because he gets to explore sights, sounds, and smells he doesn’t usually get to enjoy. Your dog lives with his whole …


Does your fur baby love catnip? Well, here’s why! Cat owners respond with laughter when they see their cat’s reaction to catnip, an herb in the mint family. Their normally lazy feline rubs her nose and cheeks in the catnip, rolls around on the ground, leaps around like a kitten, and then in roughly 10 minutes falls asleep. Most cats enjoying catnip also vocalize more than usual, but not all cats are equally respondent. Some people question the ethics of giving what appears to have the effect of a recreational drug in human use to an animal. But is it …


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