Pet Theft: How to Keep Your Dog Safe!

We all strive to keep our dogs safe and healthy–and one important part of that safety is preventing pet theft. Dog theft is on the rise and a very real risk, regardless of your dog’s… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe During Fireworks #infographic

Here in Texas, fireworks are limited to certain holidays, with the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve being the big events. However, just yesterday I was out running errands and saw a fireworks… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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How to Keep Dogs Cool on Hot Summer Days

Are you wondering how to keep your dogs cool as the calendar edges toward summer? Hot weather doesn’t have to mean an end to fun with your dog–but you do need to take some precautions to… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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12 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe At a BBQ

Living in Texas, we’re around BBQ a lot (we even wrote a book once called Texas Barbecue)…and we know that barbecue grills and dogs can be a dangerous combination. With summer days just… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe at a Super Bowl Party

Sunday, as most of you know, is the Super Bowl or, as apparently we’re now supposed to say, “the big game.” For many of you, that means Super Bowl parties. For all the fun of a… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Just keep swimming

Has it already been a week since my mother died? I feel like I’ve been in a haze, dropped in the middle of the ocean and swimming only because I have to, not because I actually know where I’m going. … Continue reading

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Lice Shouldn't Keep Kids from School, Doctors Say

Lice Shouldn't Keep Kids from School, Doctors Say Head lice are annoying, but they don't actually make people sick, and children with the condition should not be kept away from school, according to new guidelines from a leading group of … Continue reading

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Cancer Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down 2016

Hard to believe it’s 8 years in the making since we started the ‘Cancer Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down’ calendar in honor and memory of our canine heroes touched by cancer.   Damn I remember our first one when … Continue reading

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Ask SAM: Flea-like critters are keep coming back

Ask SAM: Flea-like critters are keep coming back Q: Every morning, my kitchen window is filled with hundreds of really small black bugs that resemble fleas, but are not fleas. They love the lamp and cover it as well. I've … Continue reading

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