Michelle Schenker

Laying Your Pet To Rest: Dog Cremation Or Burial?

Dog cremation ashes on mantel

After your pet passes on, taking care of their remains is the last thing you’ll want to think about. So it’s best to prepare yourself by knowing your options, and maybe even making your choice, beforehand. This article discusses the two main options for taking care of your pet’s remains: cremation and burial…

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Dog Friendly Restaurants Dining Tips

Dog eating with couple in restaurant

Thinking of dining al fresco with your pup but not sure where to start… literally? We can help with these four easy tips on how to find dog friendly dining locations in your town, how to entertain your pup while you are enjoying your cocktail, how to make sure everyone minds their own business and a few ideas on how to keep them out of trouble (read: fight). All of these helpful doggy dining ideas might just make your next dog day out a little more enjoyable…

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How A Venomous Snake Bite Nearly Killed My Dog

Lily playing in dirt: How a Poisonous Snake Bite Nearly Killed My Dog

It was one of the scariest moments of my life when my dog Lily was bit by a venomous Copperhead snake. All I could do was rush to the vet and pray for the best. But this very frightening experience has made me a huge pet insurance advocate and I hope my story helps you know what to do if you are faced with the difficult life and death pet decision…

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February Is Spay & Neuter Awareness Month

Puppy Love

Valentine’s Day is a time to shower your pup with love and affection. But February is also devoted to raising awareness for the importance of spaying and neutering our pets. It’s also an excellent time to think about what might make a good gift for your pooch during this love-filled season.

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Common Puppy Mistakes: 4 Things New Owners Need To Know

Puppy sitting in water bowl in grass (caption: Common Puppy Mistakes)

The first few weeks of having a puppy can be tiring and frustrating. It is common during this time, even for those who have had puppies before, to make some common mistakes. While all new parents make mistakes, it is essential to recognize them and avoid repeating them to raise a healthy, well-balanced dog. Here are some of the most common puppy mistakes that owners often make when not armed with the correct first-time puppy owners tips…

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