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Make Your Walkies Better

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Make Your Walkies Better

As dog parents ourselves, we know a thing or two about routine walks with our pups. National Walk Your Dog Week starts soon and we want to share why it's vital for your pups to go on walks as well as share some tips with you! Even if you have a yard for your pups to do their business, taking walks is extremely beneficial for them. Walking can keep dogs at a healthy weight, aid in a healthy digestive system, and help mental stimulation. So now that you know why it's important, here are some tips to make the most...

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Tips For Training Your Dog

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Tips For Training Your Dog

The Metro Paws Pack is filled with dog parents and dog lovers. We know just how exciting it is to bring a dog into your home. With that excitement, comes the challenge of training. Nobody wants their pup to chew on their shoes, jump on guests, or pee indoors. Luckily, we’re providing you with some training tips that will help you and your pup. Train As Soon As PossibleAfter your dog comes home, don’t wait too long to start training. Yes, dogs need to get acclimated to their surroundings, but if you wait too long to start then the harder...

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The Best Dogs For Seniors

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The Best Dogs For Seniors

As humans, we are wired for connection. We are meant to be around others and have companionship. For some, that means adopting a pet to help fill the need. When deciding on a new fur-baby there are many things to consider, such as our activity level as we grow older. Which ones are better for seniors? If you subscribe to our weekly newsletter, you can see our initial list. It included dogs such as Poodle, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Boston Terrier, and Pembroke Welsh Corgi. If you aren't subscribed make sure to do so today so you won't miss content...

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Easy DIY Dog Costumes

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Easy DIY Dog Costumes

When it comes to Halloween, we love showing off our pups in cute costumes. Dressing ourselves up is nice and all, but dressing up our dogs is EXTRA cute! There's just something about them that brightens our days. If you prefer to hone those crafting skills, check out these easy DIY costumes. Beanie Baby Photo Credit: Brit+Co For a bit of nostalgia---and possibly the EASIEST costume on this list---turn your pet into a Beanie Baby. Grandma Photo Credit: @maya_on_the_move All you need to turn your pup into a grandma is a scarf to wrap around their head and fake glasses....

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Different Ways Cats Show Affection

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Different Ways Cats Show Affection

If you're a cat parent or have ever been around a cat, you'll know that they're mysterious creatures. Unlike dogs, they don't jump on you and lick your face constantly to show they appreciate you. You may begin to question whether a cat truly likes you or not, and some believe that cats, in general, are more detached than dogs. We humans don't show affection in the same way so why should we expect our pets to? Your cat's weird behavior could be their way of saying "I love you". Here are some ways they might show you their affection.Licking...

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