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With the winter months and Holidays ahead, we begin making plans for gift giving and family gatherings. In those preparations, we have to think about our four-legged family members too.

The cold is harsh on your pet’s joints and being cooped up inside doesn’t give them the room they need to stretch their limbs.

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Remembering Lily Perez

Remembering Lily Perez

Written by: Susan Weiss

Somewhere in 2002 a severely abused rescue dog came into our life. She came into our life via Pet Finder who connected us with Pekes and Pals Rescue, Fort Myers FL – They really didn’t know too much about her. We decided to build her a ‘biography’. They called her Sara but we changed her name to Lily Perez… as Perez in Cuba is like Smith in the USA –We decided to give her a first name and a last name.

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Florida Weekly Helps Share Hansa Rose’s Story!

Just yesterday, (10/31/2013) Florida Weekly published an article to help share Hansa Rose’s story with Southwest Florida in hope of finding Hansa Rose her forver home.

Please share this story on your social media sites and with friends to help join the efforts!


Wanted: A home for Hansa Rose

Hansa Rose has been in foster care with Brooke’s Legacy Animal Rescue for almost two years.

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“The natural products movement has become one of the most important trends within the pet industry—particularly for small, independent retailers looking to set themselves apart from larger competitors.” – Pet Business Magazine

Ark Naturals has been a leader in the Natural Pet Products Industry for over 16 years. In the article below, Susan Weiss comments on how small, independent retailers can stay ahead of the larger competitors and be unique.


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he Fayetteville Observer posted their review on the Gray Muzzle brand!

Is 15 the new 10 in dog years? All-natural Gray Muzzle brand helping senior dogs with aging

New Vet-Recommended Soft Chews Line Created By All-Natural Pet Care Pioneer Ark Naturals

If 60 is the new 40 in human years, then why shouldn’t 15 be the new 10 in dog years.

Recognizing that dogs –

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If you are looking for the largest selection of pet wellness and natural herbal ingredient products for your pet go to Ark Naturals. Alison Sherman of Ark Naturals takes us on a tour of delicious treats, teeth and breath cleaners, vitamins and supplements, as well as nutritious training treats for all your pets needs.

Go to and see their complete line of dental products, mobility supplements, probiotics, and mega-3’s for your cats and dogs.

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All Ark products are Made in the USA. Always have been. Always will be!

By now the majority of dog owners have probably heard of the illness and death surrounding chicken jerky treats made in China.  Purportedly, nearly 1,000 dogs have fallen ill or died so far in connection with these products and yet they are still found in stores all across the country.  I write this article today to try and reach the pet owners who have not yet heard or do not know the severity of the risk associate with Chinese chicken products for pets.

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Holiday tips to share with your ‘Humans’

This month I’m thinking about how to safely tail wag through the holiday season.

Holiday marketing is designed to raise your humans’ serotonin and endorphin levels to a happiness quotient that is pretty unrealistic.

In order to be ‘sufficiently happy’ your humans are obligated to purchase an enormous amount of gifts, food and decorations.  Your humans probably are tearing through stashed away boxes of decorations…If you see them nervously working on ‘the list’ it’s for who to gift,

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