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Go Green With Your Dog

Here at ZoeDoggy, we've always been adamant about the thought that dogs should be given the best chance at life that we can offer, and each and every pup should be given the exact care and affection that a newborn baby would receive.Typically, when the subject of dogs is being discussed, you'll hear the above thought often being talked about,...

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The Art of a Handwritten Note

We are focusing on our BFFs and thinking of appreciating our girlfriends a little more! One funny gift I often give my kids each year at their birthday is a package of "Thank You" notes. I try to get them notes their friends are sure to smile at. Yes, it is true, I still ask my kids to send handwritten "Thank You" notes to...

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Take Your Dog to Work Day is this Friday!

My entire life I have wanted to work with animals. I am currently in school to be a veterinary technician. I volunteer in three animal shelters medicating and walking dogs, and I work as a pet sitter. I chose to pick a career that has me working with animals every day. When I heard of "Take Your Dog to Work...

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National Pet Appreciation Week and Pet Preparedness Month

This upcoming week is National Pet Appreciation Week- what are your plans to celebrate? The entire month of June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and National Pet Appreciation Week is the first week of June, so perhaps your plan for showing your appreciation for your pet could include developing a solid disaster and emergency preparedness plan for you and your...

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Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?Have you ever known a dog that eats poop? Maybe your dog is an occasional poop eater and you didn't even know it. Particularly in multi-pet households, coprophagic behaviors are common. Coprophagia is a Greek word that means the eating of feces.  Many types of animals are coprophagic, including pigs, rabbits, elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, dogs and...

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Why do dogs eat grass?

Have you ever noticed your dog, the dog of a friend or client (if you're an animal caregiver), or a dog at the park eating grass? Many of us have dogs that eat grass at least every once in a while, if not regularly. When you've seen a dog do this have you ever wondered why? Most veterinarians and animal...

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Leash-Reactive Dogs

How many people have been walking their normally well-behaved dog on a leash, had their dog overreact to something, and then felt the need to explain or apologize for their dog's behavior? For the vast majority of dog owners, walking your dog is something you do every single day at least once. Even most people who have the luxury of having...

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How to Check Your Dog’s Vital Signs

Knowing how to check your dog's vital signs is a skill that could be very helpful in the event that your dog is ever in distress. This skill could also prove helpful for pet owners who have elderly pets, or pets with recurring or lasting medical conditions. Being able to monitor and record your dog's vital signs when they are...

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PetSnap!!! - A Phone App for all of Your Pet's Medical Records

Greetings and hello! My name is Julia and I am the new blogger for ZoeDoggy. Today I want to spotlight an app I discovered while browsing some other dog blogs.   This app is called Petsnap!!! Some of you may know of the snapchat app- well this is nothing like that. Petsnap!!! was created by a dog owner who wanted...

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Now on Shopify!

Announcing that ZoeDoggy of Beverly Hills has now moved to Shopify! With this new relaunch comes a faster shopping experience that allows you to click directly from our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest) to buy our products! Agreat feature of Shopify is that it gives a better mobile experience which is how most people read information nowadays, so in order...

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Hygiene is just as important for our four legged friends as it is for us. February is national pet dental health month. Taking care of your animals' teeth is very important for their health and just like us, they need routine cleanings done to ensure the health of their teeth. “Dental health is a very important part of your pets...

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Valentine's Day Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is a day for romance and of course chocolate (at least most of the time). For the couples who plan on buying each other chocolate, that’s wonderful but remember that our furry friends are curious and are NOT allowed chocolate whatsoever. If you receive chocolate this valentine’s day, remember to keep it up high and out of reach of...

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Spoil Your Dog for Valentine's Day

We love to spoil ourselves as well as our significant others on Valentine’s Day. Whether we are single or in a relationship, we love to spoil our dogs not just on this day of love, but every day of the year. Although with this holiday coming up, we have several adorable outfits for your dog that would be perfect for...

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Watch Out for Rock Salt

It’s officially January and the beginning of a New Year. Hopefully everyone had safe and happy holidays this year. With that being said, January is supposed to normally be one of the coldest months of the year and for some states this is true, but for some of us the weather has been pretty mild so far this year. One...

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Happy New Year 2016!

2016 is finally almost here, four days away. Who would have thought a whole year could go by so quickly? Over the past year, ZoeDoggy has grown largely as a company and is further ahead than we were a year ago. From new partnerships to being published in a magazine. The company has accomplished many goals this year, with many...

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Pet Safety for Christmas

Christmas, now only ten days away. When the year restarts we always feel like it’s going to take forever to get back to December, but that’s never true. January starts and then before we know it, it’s December and time for the holidays. For some of us with pets, the holidays can be stressful especially if your dog is destructive...

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Christmas Shopping Days are Dwindling!

It seems that every year we always say after Christmas, we will begin our shopping for the next year rather than waiting until the last minute, but that never happens. This blog is specifically for those of us who wait until the last minute. Here we are going to talk about three items offered through our website that would be...

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Dog Arthritis

Unfortunately, like humans, dogs can get arthritis - and with the cold weather approaching it may tend to act up more now than it would when it’s warm. Dogs over their lifetime experience wear and tear on their legs just like we do, and over time it can become an actual medical condition. According to Pet WebMD there are two types...

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Thanksgiving Dog Recipes

With Thanksgiving day only being a couple days away, this blog is entirely focused on recipe ideas that you can make for your dog in order to include them in the food fun. With the recipes come several dog food bowls on our website that would be perfect to serve some of this treats in. Some of these dog bowls...

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Guest Blog: 9-11 Memorial Experience in NY

ZoeDoggy would like to present a guest blog from Elena Espriu, a friend of Jacklynn's.  Our intent was to promote giving thanks in this Thanksgiving season for the liberties we enjoy and the heroes that fight to protect them.  With the tragic events in Paris of November 13th, we find this guest blog is even more powerful.   Engraved Names...

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Honoring 9/11 Rescue Dogs

Well as we all know Veterans Day was this past Wednesday to remember all the people who have, are and will be fighting for our country. Not only was this one of the big things this week, but also a tragic event occurred in Paris on Friday. Often when remembering the people who are serving to keep our world a better place, we...

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Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Every day on social media we see a new, its “national” this or that day and sometimes they just seem to fit perfectly without lives; it also gives us something to chuckle about throughout the day. This month though, November, is actually adopt a senior pet month, which is actually a very important topic. Have you been considering adopting a...

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Worst Time To Get A Puppy

The holiday season is fast approaching, this weekend is Halloween and before we know it, it will be Thanksgiving, Christmas and then the New Year. Speaking of Halloween, I hope everyone has purchased a costume for their dog, so that they can enjoy the holiday as well! If not, ZoeDoggy.com still has some styles in stock that would be perfect...

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Halloween Costumes!

October is already half way over, who knew time would go so quickly. I know they say, the older you get the quicker time goes but I never realized how true that was until now. The countdown to Halloween has started with only 16 days left, 2 weeks 2 days, or 384 hours; anyway you look at it, the holiday...

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Dog Treat Recipies

Halloween is now down to twelve days away, who would have thought it would be here before we knew it! With the holiday fast approaching, I know most of us are not quite prepared but this blog below will give some homemade treat recipes to make for your dog to enjoy while everyone else in the family is enjoying the...

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Halloween Candy

Trick or Treating is a wonderful time for your child, you and even your pet; but there are hazards that come along with this -   HALLOWEEN CANDY. It’s a wonderful thing for people to have and enjoy at this time of year, but not for our pets. Any type of candy, whether it is chocolate, hard candy or soft...

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Black Pets Matter

We have all heard the superstition, “if a black cat crosses your path, its bad luck” but I don’t necessarily believe that, but unfortunately black animals in general struggle every day. Black pets, dogs as well as cats are the most overlooked when people come to consider adopting an animal from a local shelter. According to an article published by...

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Watch Out for Skunks!

Fall is perfect weather for the black and white striped friends to be hanging about. Mating season for skunks happens around February and so by this time, babies are being born which means they are out lurking about. When sending your pet into the backyard unsupervised in the dark… be prepared. The skunk may not find your dog, but your...

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Make Your Own Dog Treats

Do you ever wonder why ingredients are in the treats or dog food that you serve your pet? It’s hard to know or trust what they claim is in the bag, but there is one way to know for sure what your pet is ingesting; and that is by the use of making homemade dog treats. An example of a...

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I Think I Might Be Falling for Fall...

For those who live on the East Coast, fall is fast approaching. While driving around the city, I realized that the leaves have begun to change and temperatures have started dropping. This newsletter is going to discuss some activities for you and your dog to enjoy during the fall season: Hiking: This is the perfect time of year to take...

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Pumpkin for Fall!

Summer is coming to a close, and fall is approaching FAST. This means it’s time to embrace everything PUMPKIN. Pumpkin is very healthy for your dog, so you and your dog benefit this season from pumpkin goods! Information found on PetMD discusses three things that pumpkin can help with: The first is the “seeds and flesh are good for urinary...

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DOGA?

We found this great article on Doggy Yoga!  Let us know what you think of it

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Labor Day!

Labor Day is just around the corner, and I’m sure many of you are wondering what to do. I know you are wanting the activity to be pet friendly, so you and your dog can enjoy the long weekend together. One great idea is to go to a dog friendly beach and hang out! You could start a barbecue going...

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Are We Gender Stereotyping Our Dogs?

One day a friend of mine and I were doing errands around school, and we pulled up next to a car with a cute dog in it. I immediately said “look at the pretty girl”; my friend, and roommate, asked how I knew it was a girl. I looked at her dumbfounded, as the assumption was subconscious. Realizing that I...

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Dogs and Companionship

Dogs have been considered "man's best friend" for as long as humans can remember. Since the domestication of the dog, people have been drawn to them, and they to us. Dogs have helped us in so many ways and expect little to nothing in return. They have hunted with/for us, kept vermin and pests away, served with the military and...

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First Comic - Dog Days of Summer

We are very excited to present the first image from our comic, The Glamorous Life of Zoe and Izzy, by our resident artist, Rebecca Vagnarelli.  Here you see Zoe and Izzy playing on the beach in Malibu, with Jacklynn watching them frolic in the waves. Click to see full size! Be sure to sign up for our newsletter so that...

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Adopt, Don't Shop - A New Puppy and Your Dog

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting time in one’s life. However, if you already have an older dog, they might show signs of aggression and dominance towards the puppy. The owner should have the two dogs meet and see if they get along. This initial meeting should take place in a “neutral zone”, meaning the place is unmarked...

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Important Medical Symptoms to Know!

Have you ever wondered what you should know medically about your dog? This blog post is dedicated to a few medical symptoms that every dog owner should be aware of. Remember that symptoms can have multiple causes. If you think your dog needs medical attention, get them to their vet immediately. Infection – Infections can happen in your pet’s eyes,...

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Blue-Green Algae?

Going to the lake with your dog can be a wonderful time for them, except, there can be something in the water than causes dogs to become violently ill (and even us humans). This something is blue-green algae, which is also known as Cyanobacteria. This algae is found in nutrient-rich waters during summer.  This kind of algae looks like little...

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The Glamorous Life of Zoe & Izzy!

We have a very special announcement that we are very excited to share with you.  Our resident artist, Rebecca Vagnarelli, has been hard at work creating a new web comic about the (slightly fictionalized) adventures of our mascots Zoe and Izzy.  She has released the first graphic based on the comic and we share it here.  Watch this spot for...

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Super Zoo 2015!

Guess who’s traveling to Super Zoo 2015 in Las Vegas this week? Jacklynn and her dogs, Zoe and Izzy, will be checking out the new pet industry products. Super Zoo is (July 20 - July 23) at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. This is the perfect event for all people who love and/or work with animals to come together to learn...

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Be Careful of Snail Bait!

Walking your dog around your neighborhood can be a wonderful thing for you both unless there is a hidden poison. This hidden poison is called snail repellent; it is very toxic to your dog when they lick or eat it. Many neighborhoods use this repellent without posting signs and most people never even know to suggest snail bait as a...

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Keep Your Dog Leashed!

Taking your dog for a walk can be a wonderful time as long as your dog is leashed. Leash laws are put into effect to protect not only owners and their dog(s), but other dogs and people as well. Listed below is a link to find the laws based on each state written by Rebecca Wisch.  Even though people feel...

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Doggles!

When owning a dog, there isn’t one set thing that works for everyone else except that every dog owner should own a pair of Doggles. Doggles are like goggles/sunglasses for your dog that protects their eyes against many harmful things. According to the package, doggles are UV proof, shatter proof as well as anti-fog and comes with adjustable straps to...

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Pesticides and Your Dog

We all know insecticides are not the safest thing for our bodies, even though it keeps the bugs away for a while. But did you know that the chemicals they use can actually be very harmful to your dog? When walking your dog outside, do not allow them to get too close to plants to lick or eat them especially...

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Preventing Parasites in the Summer

Preventing parasites such as fleas, ticks and mosquito bites on your pet can be difficult during the summer, especially if your dog likes to spend a lot of time outside, where all these bugs are lurking. Taking preventative steps can help ensure that your dog doesn’t become sick while enjoying the outdoors. First, make sure your dog has been to...

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7 Hot Tips for Cool Pups This Summer

The dog days of summer are almost upon us and ZoeDoggy is prepared to keep cool. Are you? Below you'll find seven simple tips to ensure a happy, healthy summer season for your best friend! BE COOL Sweating is one of the ways humans can cool themselves down when things heat up. Did you know that dogs don’t sweat, except...

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Water Safety in Summer

Are you one of those people who enjoys taking your dog boating, swimming, kayaking or surfing in the summertime?  This article is for you then, because it discusses things to help keep your dog safe, allowing everyone involved to have an enjoyable time. Sailing or speed boating is fun for you, why shouldn’t it be for your dog? Most dogs are instinctive...

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Keeping Cool in the Summer

When it's so hot outside that it is unbearable for you, imagine how your dog feels. Summer is one of the hardest season for pets because of the heat and humidity as well as if your pet suffers from allergies. Keeping your dog comfortable in this heat can be problematic but there are 3 ways to help keep them cool...

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