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Fall Fun with Your Pet

Summer has slowly slipped away, as fall creeps around the corner. Soon the leaves will be changing colors, the wind will be brisk in the morning, and our hoodies and sweatshirts will be coming out of storage. The weather in fall is a great opportunity to be outside with our pets. The weather isn’t too hot nor is it too cold. These are the nights to spend all night beneath the stars with your companion. Here are a few...

A Day for the Dogs

August 26th, National Dog Day, is dedicated to our four-legged companions that never leave our side, and to recognize all the dogs that need to be rescued each year. According to the Humane Society of the United States, “An estimated 2.7 million healthy shelter pets are not adopted each year, and only about 30 percent of pets in homes come from shelters or rescues. ‘National Dog Day serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs...

This is a Big Issue for Some Pets

‘Your pet is obese.’ These are tough words to hear for some pet parents. The truth is, obesity is rising among our pets and we’re acting like its normal or we’re denying the facts. Not only is their weight going up, so is their risk of health issues. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, statistics shows a rise of obese pets in 2014. Research shows that 57.9% of cats and 52.7% of dogs are overweight or obese....

How to Bathe a Cat

Have you ever thought that bathing your cat was an impossible task? For a moment, the idea that you might be taking your life into your own hands could have flashed through your mind. Here Dr. Ava Frick tells us some easy steps to help make bathing our cats easier and how it can help provide them with a healthier and happier life. Bathing a cat can be simple but there are several points that should be in place...

National Pet Month

What is National Pet Month anyway? Well we looked it up and found a very simple, but profound answer to this question. National Pet Month is defined as a celebration of benefits that pets bring to people’s lives, and vice versa. So why do we consider this to be profound? Keying in on a couple specific words in this definition, there are some that really jump to the forefront. Celebration When we think of celebrations, we typically think about...

TropiClean Introduces Fresh Breath +PLUS Dental Treats

Wentzville, MO – TropiClean® is gearing up for the summer launch of their new Fresh Breath +PLUS Dental Treats. The company highlights their treats’ unique design that helps “clean teeth, freshen breath and promote overall pet wellness.”  TropiClean uses natural wholesome ingredients that not only support pet oral health, but also support overall pet wellness. One exciting feature is that all of the new dental treats will be gluten free, grain free, corn free and wheat free.  The new line...

Local Couple Starts Company So They Can Help the Poor

TropiClean’s beginning was featured in a story by local Channel 5 News KSDK. You can watch the story on TropiClean here. KSDK – The Today in St. Louis crew got the chance to go behind the scenes at the local company called TropiClean. It was started by Don Kassebaum in his basement more than 30 years ago. Don and his wife wanted the company to be successful so they could travel the world to help the poor, and that’s exactly...