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Grain-Free? Don’t Panic

Grain-Free? Don’t PanicRed wine is excellent for your heart health. Red wine can cause stroke and heart failure.Coffee can lower your risk for developing Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease. Coffee can cause anxiety and heart problems.In the same way that we are fed contradicting information regarding the things we humans consume, pet owners have recently been bombarded with some misleading news regarding grain-free diets and heart problems in dogs.News spread like wildfire across social media, after Lisa Freeman, a well-regarded veterinary nutritionist with connections to veterinary food companies, warned pet owners to avoid “boutique, grain-free or exotic diets.” Her...

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Incredible Pets

In just the last couple of days, we’ve seen pets doing things so incredible they left us thinking maybe our own cats and dogs could possibly do more than nap and chase squirrels. The third annual World Dog Surfing Championships held in California over the weekend made me wish my dogs would venture more than just two inches into a lake. These thrill-seeking pups rode gnarly waves with and without their human companions. CBS Sunday Morning featured truffle sniffing dogs at the North American Truffle Dog Championship in Oregon. Although we do have customers with dog breeds especially known for...

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Orange Fluffball Still Going Strong

Orange Fluffball Still Going Strong

Orange Fluffball Still Going Strong   The thing about squeaky dog toys is that many dogs (mine included) are apparently convinced that bad things will happen if the squeaker buried inside the toy isn’t immediately removed. Whether they think it’s actually a chipmunk or a bird in there, or are just really curious, lots of dogs just won’t stop until they see that little piece of plastic. Because of this, I’ve essentially stopped buying squeaky toys for Roxy and Stuey, my little brown rescue dogs. It’s not only wasteful to see all that fluff and fabric get thrown away, it’s...

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Welcome to Green Tails Weekly

Welcome to Green Tails Weekly

Welcome to our New Blog! For many of us, the only thing we really want to see when we go online is a good kitten or puppy video. We hear you. But we also know that you might want to occasionally learn about new eco-friendly products for your own pets, and hear about upcoming events at your favorite pet supply store.   In addition to working here at Green Tails Market, I am a children’s book author and freelance writer. I’ve lived in Farmington for 20-plus years and have enjoyed meeting many of you and your pets at Green Tails...

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