Modern Dog Blogs
January 18, 2017 by Modern Pets
Kingston Sheep Dog Trials

In 1988, Pittsburgh Township was calling for events to celebrate its bicentennial—that was the year the first Sheep Dog Trial was held at Grass Creek Park. This year will be the 30th time this ever-growing, family-and-dog-friendly festival will take place on the lovely banks of the St. Lawrence River.

Those first Trials were modest, with about forty 40 dogs competing.  But it didn’t take long for people to cotton on to the beauty of sheep and dogs moving together and, especially, to

January 12, 2017 by Modern Pets
True Leaf acquires OregaPet

OregaPet® purchase adds access to natural grocery shelves and revenue to the True Leaf bottom line

VANCOUVER, JANUARY 9, 2017True Leaf Pet Inc., the Vernon, BC company that produces and sells hemp-based functional chews for dogs, has completed the purchase of the assets and intellectual property of OregaPet®, an award-winning Canadian brand of medicinal products for animals.

Previously, True Leaf and OregaPet®

January 11, 2017 by Modern Pets
Deneen H. says, "Romeo loves his Charlee Bear treats!”

The heart of Charlee Bear is that we recognize the wonderful bond between dogs and people and we wanted to find a way to nurture that bond and make it deeper.

Over 25 years ago, we set out to develop a healthy, natural, low calorie dog treat that would be so delicious that dogs would respond over and over and would be great for training and rewarding dogs of all sizes and ages. Our Original Charlee Bear® DogTreats were

January 10, 2017 by Modern Pets

Have you ever needed a spare hand for your dog’s leash? These ingenious, heavy duty hooks can be mounted to almost any wall or vertical surface.  Simply drop any type of dog leash on a Doghook and that dog is secure. 

These professional grade hitches are great for around the house, perfect for the mudroom or the front porch.  They are also common at veterinary clinics, dog groomers, dog daycares, and animal shelters.

Doghooks have also

January 10, 2017 by Modern Pets
boot the scoot with Glandex!

It’s time to boot the scoot with Glandex!

What is Glandex? Glandex is an all-natural anal gland supplement made is the USA specifically designed for dogs and cats with anal gland problems. Glandex is formulated with the perfect amount of fiber to promote natural emptying of the anal glands as well as anti-inflammatories, digestive enzymes and probiotics to target any other underlying causes of anal gland problems.

What are the symptoms?

January 5, 2017 by Modern Pets
Crumps' Naturals

Crumps' Naturals, a family owned natural dog treat manufacturer, announced in October 2016 that its products were recognized as one of North America's highest rated dog treats by Based on independent consumer reviews, Crumps' Naturals and its products received excellent feedback.

In making their recommendations, consumers cited Crumps' high quality

January 3, 2017 by Modern Pets

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure disease in all dogs, will continue to invest in key canine health research initiatives thanks to a more than $35,000 donation from Purina® and thousands of pet owners across the nation.

The contribution was a result of 35,446 original posts that were shared by dog owners on social media in November about why and how they are thankful for

January 3, 2017 by Modern Pets
Bart: a Mister Migs Ambassadorable

Mister Migs “dog gear for good” is one of those stories you will love. It’s a non-profit that uses recycled denim and other repurposed materials to prepare young people with autism or some developmental disability to matriculate into employment. Its unique training program is YCU Your Career Unleashed where young adults learn the high standards, work ethics, and entrepreneurial spirit needed for a successful career.

Mister Migs dog gear includes

January 3, 2017 by Modern Pets
Scanning pet ID tag with phone app

Your dog is lost. How would you get reunited? Try out the Skoubee smart pet id tag and give your pet a real social status while you also protect them. When you purchase a Skoubee tag ($29.95USD) you also receive a unique 8-digit pin. Next, log-on to Set up your account. Once your owner profile is set up, just click on “add a pet”. Enter the pin number and create a cute doggy profile.

December 12, 2016 by Modern Pets

I have an eight-year-old bichon named Mr. Deeds. He is a constant source for joy and entertainment. He loves to play fetch with tennis balls and small stuffed squeaky toys. He shows his enthusiasm for guests but dancing and twirling. He also twirls with the same excitement when the words “outside, “walk,” “potty” and “go for a ride” are spoken. He is quick to verbalize when he does not want to be moved or touched with little growls that sometimes sound like he is trying to say the word “deny



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