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). Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

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.

Dog Sleeping In Bed With Humans: Should I Allow It?

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Should I let my dog sleep in my bed? If you’re struggling with this question, you’re certainly not alone. There are definite proponents for both sides, but there’s no definitive answer — it comes down to personal preference in most cases. The consensus is that you won’t harm your dog by having him sleep with you. However, there are several factors you should consider to make sure this is a comfortable choice for both you and your pup…

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Pet Sitting Insurance & Bonding: What It Covers & Why You Need It

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If you’re an animal lover, becoming a professional pet sitter could be ideal for you. But taking care of other people’s pets comes with certain challenges and risks. The most costly risks involve injuries or damages that could occur when a pet is under your care. In many cases, you’ll be held liable for the costs associated with these incidents — and you could even be sued. That’s why it’s so important to have pet sitting insurance and bonding. They help protect you from a possible financial blow…

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7 Best Dog Houses For All Kinds Of Weather

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Don’t find yourself in the dog house because you’re not giving your dog adequate shelter outdoors. If your pup spends a lot of time outside, he needs protection from rain, wind, snow and sun. A sturdy, high-quality dog house can offer shelter from all the elements. See which ones we recommend for all kinds of situations…

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Kong Dog Toys Review: Endless, Durable Fun

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If you’ve been a dog owner for a while, you’ve very likely heard of or have even purchased a Kong for your pup. Kong has been a leading manufacturer of fun, interactive and extremely durable toys for decades. We’re big fans of Kong products ourselves and want to share our reviews of some their most popular toys, treats and other products to help you keep your dog happy and mentally stimulated…

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Greenwell Pet Review: Save With A Monthly CBD Subscription Box For Dogs

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Have you been hearing all the buzz about CBD (cannabidiol) for dogs but unsure which products to choose? A monthly subscription box is an easy way to try out this all-natural alternative. Greenwell Pet offers a monthly subscription box full of CBD and other wellness products for dogs. Are the CBD products and other items of the highest quality? And is their box worth it?

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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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