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  • Avoiding a Firework Fiasco - Keep FIDO and Fluffy Safe

    More pets go missing on the Fourth of July than any other time of the year. Pets and loud noises are not a winning combination. Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM has compiled a list of tips to help take some of the stress out of what is supposed to be a joyous celebration.

    6 Tips for a fun and fearless 4th of July:

    • ·Be sure your pets have well-fitting collars with up to date tags.
    • Don’t give in to...
  • Every day is Bring Your Dog to Work Day at The Honest Kitchen!

    At The Honest Kitchen, we’re jolly lucky, because every day is Bring Your Dog to Work Day! We have a pack of about 15 dogs who join us at the office most days. They can be found lounging on their big, squishy dog beds, climbing onto desks or people’s laps for a mid-email snuggle and occasionally skulking into the kitchen to help themselves to an unattended donut.

    For anyone considering to take...

  • Pet Friendly Hotels and Banfield Pet Travel Tips

    Tis the season to take a road trip and these important reminders can make traveling with FIDO a pleasure!



    Banfield Pet Hospital – Pet Travel Tips
    The first thing to consider when planning your trip is whether your pet is comfortable with travel; some pets may be better left at home with a trusted caretaker because of illness, injury, age or temperament. You can speak with your...
  • St. Louis Children’s Hospital Patients Reunite With Pets at New Purina Family Pet Center

    Madison Taliaferro spent weeks in the hospital in 2012. After a decade of suffering from cystic fibrosis, she underwent a double lung transplant. She powered through the difficult surgery and the recovery that followed –long days of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Her parents were there. Her best friend visited from Kansas. Grandparents rotated shifts so she was never alone. But one request...

  • TopVet Splash Pet Shampoo

    I was sent a bottle of Splash Plus Clear Skin Shampoo to try out on my black Lab, Junior. Junior and his rescue brother Jake travel all over the country with us each year for our annual pet adoption tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66®. So many different climates to be exposed to and Junior seems to be bothered the most with itching.

    Recently he had be scratching, we call it the ‘spring scratch' so...

  • Keep Cool FIDO Style

    Memorial Day is the (unofficial) start of summer and it’s more important than ever to focus on FIDO’s health and well being as the HOT weather approaches!

    The number one thing to remember is keeping fresh, cool water available for FIDO at all times. While pet parents naturally think to keep FIDO’s water bowl full at home, it is important to go beyond that when out about in the nice weather.