Celebrating “Adopt a Shelter Pet Day” Every Day

Celebrating Adopt a Shelter Pet Day Every DayToday is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, a day where we spread awareness for pets that need homes in shelters and rescue organizations across the United States. The organizations in our local area are run by a group of dedicated individuals who have a strong passion for shelter pets and would do just about anything to help them find their forever homes.

One of these amazing volunteers is Sierra. In addition to adopting 3 shelter pets of her own, she also has volunteered and fostered animals with numerous rescue organizations in the Fargo-Moorhead area. She improves the lives of animals every day.

 We had the pleasure of meeting Sierra (and her animals) and learning more about her connection to this important day.

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Going Green: Tips for Pet Owners

Sure, you might recycle your cans and use CFL lightbulbs, but have you “greened” your life for your pooch? There are several things pet owners can do to be more environmentally conscious. Here’s a roundup of some of things you can add to your own routine to be a bit more green.

Going Green: Tips for Pet Owners

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3 Spring Grooming Tips for a Happy Dog

3 Spring Grooming Tips for a Happy DogHealthy fur makes for a happy dog. But when your dog grows a thick coat in the winter, keeping it groomed and tangle-free isn’t always easy. That’s why spring is an important time to give your dog a good grooming.

Follow these three grooming tips to prepare your dog for spring:

1. Keep on brushing.
Whether your dog is short-haired or long-haired, repeated brushing removes loose hair from their winter coat and keeps it healthy and shiny. Choose brushes or combs that are gentle on your dog’s fur and skin, and see a professional groomer if you run into any tangles that are too tough to handle. [Read more…]

dogIDs Continues to”Paw it Forward” with World Vets

dogIDs Supports World VetsBack in February of 2014, dogIDs introduced our partnership with the international animal aid organization, World Vets. Today, dogIDs is excited to support the World Vet mission through their “Paw It Forward” program.

More About World Vets

Founded in 2006, World Vets is a 501c3, non-government organization, commonly referred to as an NGO. Their vision is to create a world where all animals have access to skilled veterinary care. They provide veterinary training and disaster relief around the globe by collaborating with animal advocacy groups, US and foreign military groups, foreign governments and veterinary professionals. With more than 3,600 volunteers, World Vets has been able to establish projects in 42 countries spanning across 6 continents. Click here to learn more about World Vets. [Read more…]

The Best DIY Projects for Your Four-Legged Friends

Are you cThe Best DIY Projects for Petsrafty? Would you love to make your home more pet-friendly with a one-of-a-kind DIY piece of furniture?

We’ve got some great ideas for you. Thanks to a number of crafty bloggers out there, we’ve compiled some of our favorite DIY projects for pet-themed items.

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