Sally Jones

Sally holds a BA in English from James Madison University and began her 25-year writing career as a grad student at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism & Mass Communications. She’s been a pet parent since college years (and spent her whole childhood with pets).

Now as a parent of two teenagers, she’s made sure to raise her daughters to learn how to love and care for pets (and other animals) in the most responsible and loving ways. As a result, she and her daughters now have 5 rescued dogs and cats who essentially rule their home! Sally has also volunteered over the years to help raise funds for various animal nonprofit organizations.

Rawhide Alternatives: Safer Ways To Satisfy Your Champion Chewer

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If you’ve been a dog parent for a while, you may have heard about the dangers of giving your pup rawhide treats. Rawhide is so popular because it’s a cheap, long-lasting chew that can keep dogs entertained for hours. But the dangers far outweigh the benefits. The good news is there are many equally hardy chews on the market that are much safer. Which are the best rawhide alternatives for your type of chewer?

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CBG For Dogs: A New All-Natural Health Remedy Showing Great Promise

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If you’ve looked into all-natural remedies for your pup, you’ve likely heard of CBD, or cannabidiol, derived from the cannabis plant. CBD has become a popular choice for many pet owners to help their dogs with anxiety, arthritis, seizures and other ailments. But now, there’s a new product that’s also derived from the cannabis plant, called CBG, that’s just hitting the holistic scene for pets. What is CBG and how can it help your pup?

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Giardia In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & More

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When you’re out on a walk or hike with your dog, try not to let him drink from puddles or natural bodies of water. Why? He could pick up a disease-causing parasite called Giardia that loves to lurk in untreated water. What does Giardia do to a dog? And how do you know if your pup gets infected? It’s important to know the signs and get prompt vet care if your dog becomes ill…

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Spot & Tango Review: All-Natural, Fresh & Shelf-Stable Dog Food

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Making sure your dog gets a nutritious diet without a lot of additives and preservatives isn’t easy. But you can get all-natural, human-grade dog food delivered right to your door with Spot & Tango. They offer fresh meals and a unique shelf-stable alternative, called UnKibble, that doesn’t skimp on quality. We give you the down-low on their recipes, pricing and more. See how our pups rated their food…  

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Best CBD Subscription Boxes For Dogs

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Whether you’re new to CBD or not, a monthly subscription box is a great way to explore a variety of safe and effective pet CBD products. Or maybe you’re just looking for a CBD company that will auto-ship your pet’s CBD oils and treats regularly. Many auto-shipping subscriptions also give you excellent discounts. We’ve chosen some of your best options to help you find high-quality products at a super value…

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Hot Spots On Dogs: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

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Is your dog excessively licking and chewing a red area on his skin? He could have a hot spot, which usually requires vet-prescribed medication and a lot of care at home to heal. How do you know if your dog has a hot spot? How are hot spots treated? We’ll arm you with all the information you’ll need to help you relieve your pup’s pesky skin irritation…

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