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Dog of the Month: Tinker

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By now, you’ve probably heard that one of the many perks about working for SmartPak is that we have a dog-friendly office (pretty cool, right?). While you might think that this would make for a loud and stressful work environment,

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Dog of the Month: Cooper

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By now, you’ve probably heard that one of the many perks about working for SmartPak is that we have a dog-friendly office (pretty cool, right?). While you might think that this would make for a loud and stressful work environment,

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Dog of the Month: Clyde

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By now, you’ve probably heard that one of the many perks about working for SmartPak is that we have a dog-friendly office (pretty cool, right?). While you might think that this would make for a loud and stressful work environment,

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Dog of the Month: Frankie

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By now you’ve probably heard that one of the many perks about working for SmartPak is that we have a dog-friendly office (pretty cool, right?). While you might think that this would make for a loud and stressful work environment,

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Losing one friend and finding another

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A couple of months ago, my beloved dog Ebony passed away due to old age. She was a 13-year-old lab/beagle mix and my best friend. A few weeks after we lost her, I was ready to get another dog to

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4th of July or the End of the World: Does your dog know the difference?

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As July quickly sneaks up on us, there are many things to be excited about. Cookouts, fun in the sun, trail rides, and of course, Independence Day! However, while the coolers get stocked and the grill fires up, many dog owners are bracing themselves for another year’s boisterous (totally terrifying, monstrously menacing, bone-chilling) fireworks display.

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2 Senior Dog Food Myths: BUSTED

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Myth 1 Dogs become seniors at age seven. FALSE. The saying “age is just a number” definitely applies here. While it’s true large breed dogs tend to have a shorter life expectancy than their smaller counterparts, your dog is an

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A Dog’s Life

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Dog Profile: Lucky Breed: Pembroke Welsh Corgi Goal: To live a happy, healthy, and active life Learn how Lucky the barn dog gets the right support to put his best paw forward at every life stage. Young Lucky is going

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Meet Janet, “Tuna” and Jane

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Success Profile: Petunia “Tuna” and Jane Needs: Weight Control Ages: 9 & 10 Breed: Jack Russell Terriers Owner: Janet Ulmer We wanted a food for Jane and Tuna that would address their health needs, and was both nutritious and palatable.

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Meet Natasha and Oscar

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Success Profile: Oscar Breed: Dachshund Age: 6 Owner: Natasha B. Last summer, Oscar was itchy and had some flaky skin. I decided to see if my picky eater would eat SmartCanine Skin and Coat, and to my surprise, he loved

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Meet Lorie and Dugan

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Success Profile: Dugan Age: 8 years old Breed: Lab/Heeler Owner: Lorie Rambo When we started walking and hiking with Dugan every day, we noticed that he was getting stiff and uncomfortable. Within a month of starting him on SmartCanine Joint

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Healthy Joints, Happy Dog

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Healthy joints, happy dog!

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Spring into Action! Exercise ideas for your dog – Part 3

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Summer is here! And while most days are ideal for biking, rollerblading, skateboarding, Frisbee and all the fun we talked about in Part Two of our canine exercise series, there are bound to be a few rainy days that put

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Spring into Action! Exercise ideas for your dog – Pt. 2

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Since the first installment of our “Spring Into Action” Blog, spring has really sprung! Foals have been born, horse show season is in full swing and a few tiny hummingbirds have even been spotted hovering around their sugar-water feeders. With

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Spring into Action! Exercise ideas for your dog

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Finally—the glorious season of longer days and warm sunshine has arrived, which means more time for you, your horse, and your dog to jump into spring activities. But hold on one second! While our brains may be more than ready

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