BaxterBoo Blog

May 10, 2014

Today is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day


The second Saturday in May is set aside to remind us to plan and prepare for our pets in case of disaster. Here's what to consider should the unthinkable happen.


May 6, 2014

Puppy Mill Action Week - How Can We Help?


This week brings recognition to the industry that produces mass quantities of puppies solely for profit. Be informed and find out how to help dogs that spend their whole lives in cages. 


April 30, 2014

How Training Effects Your Dog's Brain


Teaching your dog new tricks is rewarding in and of itself, but did you know training changes the size and chemistry of your pup's brain? 


April 28, 2014

Spring Allergies and Your Pet


People aren't the only ones who might be sneezing and itching. Find out how to help pets with outdoor allergies.


April 19, 2014

Watch Out for these Hidden Foods that Can Hurt Your Pets This Easter


We've all heard that the chocolate bunny is a no-no for Fido, but here are other surprising foods and drinks your pet needs to avoid. 


April 13, 2014

Tiny Yet Terrible Ticks - What You Need to Know to Protect Your Pets


April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month. Learn about the ticks that spread this and other diseases. 


April 10, 2014

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month


Would you be prepared should your pet face an emergency? Here are tips to help your pet until you can get them to a vet.


April 5, 2014

Dog Do's and Don'ts for Easter


This is our obligatory PSA to remind you not to let your pups eat chocolate this Easter. But there are lots of things you can do so your pup doesn't feel left out of the celebration.


April 3, 2014

Beagle Reunited with Owner After 17 months, 400 Miles


Sassy the Beagle dodged death and found her way home after a severe injury and landing in a kill shelter. 


April 2, 2014

FDA Asking For Help in Solving Dog Treat Illnesses


After years of investigations, the FDA is asking for the public's help to identify how jerky treats from China have sickened thousands of pets. 


March 21, 2014

Today is National Puppy Day!


In celebration of National Puppy Day, we thought we'd leave you with some cuteness overload as well as suggestions for celebrating the holiday that has gained international recognition.


February 27, 2014

Dog Breeds that Live the Longest


While there are no guarantees about how many years your dog may grace you with, it's good to know which breeds have reputations for long lives.

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