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.

Quick Guide To Dog Walking Insurance & Bonding

Girl walking two dogs on leashes (caption: guide to dog walking insurance and bonding)

Being a professional dog walker may be your dream come true, but it’s also a risky business. The most obvious risk is your liability if the dog you’re walking bites someone. But many dog walkers don’t consider the significant costs involved with injuries to pets or damages to the property in your care…

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The Alarming State Of Stolen Dog Laws & How To Prevent

Two dogs behind a cage

Do you often leave your dog unattended in your yard? If so, you’re unknowingly giving dog thieves an open invitation. Dog theft has been on the rise for several years now. What laws are in place to punish pet thieves? How can you keep your pet safe? What do you do if you think your pet was stolen? We’ll answer these questions and more…

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Best CBD Oil For Dogs: An All-Natural Way To Ease Anxiety and Pain?

Dog with CBD oil

Want to weed out man-made pharmaceuticals to help relieve some of your pup’s ongoing health problems? You’re not alone. More and more pet parents are turning to an all-natural alternative, CBD oil, made from the cannabis/hemp plant. Studies have shown that CBD oil and other CBD products are beneficial for several human health issues, including anxiety, pain, seizures and neurological disorders, but is CBD effective and safe for dogs?

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What Are The Best Pain Meds For Dogs? Avoid Your Medicine Cabinet

Bottle of medicine

Our family dog, Tiny, is a fanatic runner when he’s off-leash. He loves to bolt at full speed, but his aging body isn’t keeping up with his youthful energy (sound familiar?!). Often the next day, he’s sluggish and is so sore he won’t even jump up on the couch with me. We all hate to see our dogs in pain and want to give them relief. Fortunately, there are some very effective pain medications for dogs available. Before you pop them a pill, however, it’s crucial to know what’s safe and what’s not — and what pain med side effects to watch for…

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Pet Plate Reviews: Tails Will Wag For This Dog Food Delivery Service

Bella licking Pet Plate container next to box (Caption: Pet Plate Dog Food Review)

Pet Plate’s founder didn’t let a pass on Shark Tank hold him back from making sure dogs across the country get nutritional, human-grade dog food. His enterprise now feeds thousands of happy hounds every day. Could Pet Plate be just what the vet ordered for your pup? Our site’s owners subscribe to this all-natural dog food delivery service. But what’s our team’s verdict on Pet Plate…

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