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By Taylor, Buddy & Mango

May Bits n Bites

Hi Folks, Mango here. Summer seems to be here to stay. Warm weather and afternoon showers. I am grateful for some rain! Our yard was so dusty, I was constantly cleaning my paws and fur.Some tidbits and tips for May & into June Memorial Day weekend – Cats n Dogs...

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How to put together your ‘Go Bag’

Hey Cats n Dogs friends, Buddy here - and June 1 is here. That means... I’m getting myself prepared for Hurricane Season. It’s the type of disaster we typically might experience here in Florida over the next 6 months. If you’re up North, your disaster might be...

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Doggie Do’s & Don’ts at Parks

Hi Folks, Buddy here, We at Cats n Dogs wanted to wish you a Happy Passover & Easter holiday! April is sure the best month to be in Florida, with nice cool evenings and dry, sunny days. Taylor and I love to sit out in the backyard and soak up all the good smells....

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What is Glen of Imaal?

Hi All! This is Buddy here to tell you... Happy March - Already!! Wow – it’s so great to see you all in the Cats n Dogs store lately! I like to watch cars on the big road outside our store window, and there are lots of them! Here in the store, we’re decked out for St....

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Trimming Our Nails: Spa Day or Nightmare

Hi Folks, Taylor here. Max’s Mom sent me this video last week – and it got me to thinking… getting our toenails clipped can be scary for both us and our owners. Be sure your sound is on, hehehe.Many pet owners ask a groomer or vet to do it. But, as my mom can tell...

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First Aid Tips for our Furry Friends

Hi Folks, This is Mango. I’ve been busy this summer keeping up with a lot of new cats in the neighborhood. Some of them get picked up and adopted to forever homes, some are quite young and have a lot to learn. My mom helps keep food and water available. But for me...

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Summer Wufs & Meows

Hi Folks, This month we have gathered up some interesting tidbits about July. Hope you all are staying well and enjoying our sultry Florida summer days! Let’s jump right in: Are afternoon Thunderstorms making you anxious? We understand – and want to give you a heads...

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Story of a Pet Therapy Team

Our friend Jill is one of our special friends – such a beautiful lady (a golden beagle) with a calm, caring heart! Jill and her special Human Jeanne are a Certified Therapy Team. Here is the interview.

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April is Pet Mental Health Month

Our editor, Max, has been oddly absent the past few weeks, so I called him to see what was up! Poor guy, he said he’s been stressed out, no energy, but wants to eat all the time. I told him; he sounds depressed. Yes! We dogs (and cats) DO get depressed – for a variety of reasons.

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Feb/March Newsletter: Understanding the Language of Dog Bark

Hey Humans & Canine Chums, Taylor here. Hope you all are doing well! Are you happy to have these nice warm days and evenings return? I am - This is why I’m a Florida dog! I’m curious - Humans, have you ever wondered…Why do dogs bark? Have you asked yourself, “Is...

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