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Should You Vaccinate Your Pets? Pet Care

Should You Vaccinate Your Pets?

As pet owners, we all want the best for our furry friends. One of the most effective ways to ensure a long and healthy life …

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What To Do If Your Pet Runs Away Dogs

What to do if Your Pet Runs Away

There are few things more distressing to a dog or cat owner than when their furry friend doesn’t come home. But, our pets are part …

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The Benefits Of Pet Boarding Pet Boarding

The Benefits of Pet Boarding

We all enjoy taking care of our amazing pets. But the reality is that from time to time, we either have to go on business …

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3 Common Pests That Affect Your Dog Dogs

3 Common Pests That Affect Your Dog

If you own a dog, you’re probably well acquainted with parasitic insects. You’ve likely spent hours of your life combing for fleas and checking for …

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Mixed Breeds Vs. Purebreds Dogs

Mixed Breeds Vs. Purebreds

The decision to bring a dog home is no small matter.  Not only do you have to make sure you’ll have enough time, space, and …

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Five Tips For Choosing A New Family Dog Dogs

Five Tips for Choosing a New Family Dog

Few things in life are as precious as babies and puppies. As an expecting or new parent, you may have decided it’s time to add …

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Best Terrier Breeds For Families Dogs

Best Terrier Breeds for Families

Fun-loving, playful, and energetic are all words that perfectly describe Terriers. While they initially started as farming dogs, Terriers have become great companions for large …

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What To Do If My Cat Meows Too Much Cats

What To Do If My Cat Meows Too Much

Let’s face it, the noises that our cats make are pretty adorable. The little purrs, chirps, and meows are a big part of why we …

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Should You Be Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth? Dogs

Should You be Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth?

Most of the time, newborn puppies have that pleasant, sweet-smelling breath that we all know and love. However, as soon as our furry friends start …

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Is Your Dog Suffering From Allergies? Dogs

Is Your Dog Suffering from Allergies?

Watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing – those symptoms are all too familiar if you suffer from seasonal allergies. But did you know that your dog …

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Top 4 Best Family Dog Breeds Dogs

Top 4 Best Family Dog Breeds

Deciding to get a dog is a big decision for a family to make especially if you’re a first-time pet owner. Factors such as how …

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How To Prepare For Getting A New Cat Cats

How to Prepare for Getting a New Cat

Who couldn’t use some extra snuggles and a happy distraction? Cats provide companionship and bring a smile to our faces with their cute and fun-loving …

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How To Get Your Dog To Drink More Water Dogs

How to Get Your Dog to Drink More Water

If it seems like the level of water in your dog’s water bowl stays the same from day to day, you might be concerned about …

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What Are Local Dog Daycare Rates? Dogs

What Are Local Dog Daycare Rates?

As a dog owner, there’s no doubt that you’d take your pup with you everywhere you’d go if you could. Unfortunately, taking your dog to …

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Getting A Pet From Puyallup Animal Rescue Cats

Getting a Pet From Puyallup Animal Rescue

Having a pet in your home is like adding another member to your family. Although getting a new animal from birth can create a special …

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The Effects Of Too Little Or Too Much Attention Cats

The Effects of Too Little or Too Much Attention

Any pet owner knows that having a furry friend at home can be very gratifying. But the reality is that our pets need attention. Several …

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How Much Attention Do Dogs Need? Dogs

How Much Attention Do Dogs Need?

How great does it feel when you come home and are greeted by your dog with pure joy? You can be sure they feel as …

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Doggy Day Camp: Cheap Dog Boarding Dogs

Doggy Day Camp: Cheap Dog Boarding

Staying inside all day, day after day, is a drag. It’s no different from for your dogs. Dogs big and small need exercise and playful …

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Find A Play Buddy For Your Puppy: Get Your Dog Socializing Dogs

Find a Play Buddy For Your Puppy: Get Your Dog Socializing

Children need to learn to be social, and your puppy isn’t any different. Finding a play buddy for your pup is super important. It’s not …

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Top 6 Safety Tips For Driving With Your Pet Cats

Top 6 Safety Tips for Driving With Your Pet

Every day, millions of people get in their cars to drive without a second thought. However, if you plan to take your furry friend along, …

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Dangers Of Walking Your Dog Dogs

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

Keeping our furry friends healthy requires much dedication. That’s why it’s so important to take your dogs on daily walks. To learn the importance and …

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Intriguing Facts About Your Dog Dogs

Intriguing Facts About Your Dog

Does a dog just use its nose to smell? Is their vocabulary as limited as we think? Do they see only in black and white? …

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3 Tips For Bathing Your Dog At Home Dogs

3 Tips For Bathing Your Dog At Home

With many of us spending more time at home with our furry friends, you might be wondering about the proper protocol when it comes to …

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How Often Should I Have My Dog Groomed? Dogs

How Often Should I Have My Dog Groomed?

It takes time for every new dog owner to begin learning the ropes. You’re constantly on the lookout for the best toys, dog food, and …

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The Dangers Of Cheap Pet Food Dog Food

The Dangers of Cheap Pet Food

We know you love your pet, but do you know just how dangerous cheap pet food can be for their health?  Unfortunately, it can be …

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Is Your Dog An Empath? Dogs

Is Your Dog an Empath?

Do you feel like your dog understands you? Maybe even more than humans sometimes?  He seems to know when you’re sad and in need of …

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Kitty Constipation — What You Need To Know Cats

Kitty Constipation — What You Need to Know

If your cat is constipated, you’re undoubtedly worried about them and want to give them some relief. In this article, we will give you the …

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Do I Need To Bathe My Cat? Cats

Do I Need to Bathe My Cat?

Our pets are our family. We feed them the best food and spoil them at every opportunity. In this day and age, fur babies are …

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Does My Cat Even Love Me? Cats

Does My Cat Even Love Me?

Dog and Cat people love to argue bout whose pet loves them more. Dog owners argue that their canine friends are clearly the more loyal …

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Dog Walking: Why It’s So Important Dogs

Dog Walking: Why it’s So Important

As a doting puppy parent, you can likely list a few great reasons to take your dog for a walk right off the top of …

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How To Find The Best Food For Your Best Friend Dogs

How to Find the Best Food for Your Best Friend

Your best furry friend relies on you completely for providing meals that are both nutritious and delicious, and you want to serve up the best!   …

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Cat Behaviors Explained: Staring And Blinking Cats

Cat Behaviors Explained: Staring and Blinking

Cats have long been considered some of the most mysterious and unpredictable of housepets. We often have so many questions about the way they act. …

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3 Human Foods That Are Dangerous For Your Pets Cats

3 Human Foods That Are Dangerous For Your Pets

We all love our furry best friends and want to take the best possible care of them. As a pet owner, you’re probably all too …

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Strange Cat Facts Explained: Cats Can’t Taste Sweets Cats

Strange Cat Facts Explained: Cats Can’t Taste Sweets

You may have heard that chocolate is not just toxic to dogs, but to cats too! This fact might seem like quite a bummer for …

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Dog Personalities By Breed: The Toy Group Dogs

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Toy Group

Like toys, the Toy Group of dog breeds have historically had only one purpose: to bring joy, delight, and cuteness to one’s life. Toy group …

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Dog Personalities By Breed: The Terrier Group Dogs

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Terrier Group

The Terrier group of dog breeds were initially bred to hunt vermin and fox or to work in areas with rugged terrain. They make great …

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Why Do Cats Hide In Boxes? Cats

Why Do Cats Hide In Boxes?

If you have a cat, you already know that you are more likely to find then hiding in a cardboard box than playing with the …

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Dog Personalities By Breed: The Herding Group Dogs

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Herding Group

Once members of the working group, the Herding Group of dog breeds has a distinct ability to control the movements of other animals. Developed to …

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Cat Behaviors Explained: Purring Cats

Cat Behaviors Explained: Purring

If you have a feline companion at home, you probably wake up to mews and face nudges paired with the mysterious noise that says it …

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Dog Personalities By Breed: The Working Group Dogs

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Working Group

If you want active, large, loyal, and steadfast, then dogs classified in the Working Group might be for you. Dogs classified in the Working Group …

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Doggy Door Manners – Dog Etiquette Training Tips Dogs

Doggy Door Manners – Dog Etiquette Training Tips

Just as training a little kid to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ is a challenge, training a puppy to have good manners when the doorbell rings can be just as, if not more challenging. Unruly dogs can be hard to wrangle! We’re here with some great tips on how PNW pet owners can train their dog to have respectable doggy door manners!

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Dog Personalities By Breed – Hound Group Dogs

Dog Personalities By Breed – Hound Group

A hound dog can run for miles and nap for hours…a perfect balance! Sound like the right fit for your personality? If you’re wondering what kind of pup to adopt, read on to find out if a dog from the Hound Group might be your perfect canine companion.

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Buddy Mercury – Famous Rescue Beagle Plays Piano Dogs

How to Choose a Safe Dog Groomer – Important Tips for PNW Pet Owners

There’s more to dog grooming than a simple bath and a haircut. You have to make sure that your dog is going to be handled with professionalism and care. How can you tell if a dog grooming facility is really a safe choice for your pet though? Read on for some important tips on how to choose a safe dog groomer in the Tacoma area.

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Best Cat Name Ideas – 30 Most Popular Male & Female Cat Names For 2019 Cats

Best Cat Name Ideas – 30 Most Popular Male & Female Cat Names for 2019

Congrats on your new kitty! Now down to the important business of giving your precious furry bundle a name. Here’s a list of best cat name ideas for 2019.

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8 Top Dog-friendly Parks, Hikes, And Activities Near Graham, Wa Dogs

8 Top Dog-Friendly Parks, Hikes, and Activities Near Graham, WA

Kick off the summer with these 8 great ideas for pet-friendly fun! Don’t forget to include your pup in your recreation and relaxation this summer season. Start local with these dog-friendly parks, hikes and activities near Graham, WA.

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Dog Personalities By Breed – Sporting Group Dogs

Dog Personalities by Breed – Sporting Group

The Sporting Group is an exceptionally intelligent and good-natured category of dogs in the 7 main dog breed categories. Take a closer look and see if a dog from the Sporting Group might be a perfect fit for you and your family!

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Pet Boarding With Room To Roam – Worth The Drive From Tacoma Pet Boarding

Pet Boarding with Room to Roam – Worth the Drive from Tacoma

When you are on a vacation or away on a business trip, the last thing you want to imagine is your poor pup locked up in a small crate with next-to-no leg room until you get home.

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Buddy Mercury – Famous Rescue Beagle Plays Piano Dogs

Buddy Mercury – Famous Rescue Beagle Plays Piano

One of our very favorite posts surrounding National Pet Day was this hilariously adorable video of a rescue dog playing piano while a toddler boogies to his tunes:

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5 Things To Do For National Pet Day National Pet Day

5 Things to do for National Pet Day

National Pet Day falls every year on April 11th! Here are five great and meaningful ways to make the most of it, from adopting to grooming.

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11 Cool Cat Facts For National Pet Day – April 11th Cats

11 Cool Cat Facts for National Pet Day – April 11th

In all of our prep for National Pet Day coming up this Thursday, April 11th, it would be an egregious oversight on our part here at Pet Ponderosa if we did not dedicate a blog post to cats. That is why we are back with our Preparing for National Pet Day series, and today we are featuring feline facts!

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National Pet Day – 6 Things Dogs Can Do You Won’t Believe! National Pet Day

National Pet Day – 6 Things Dogs Can Do You Won’t Believe!

From keeping their human’s company to saving lives, pets can do endearing, funny, helpful, surprising, and simply heroic things. As a prelude to April 11 (AKA National Pet Day), we’re here at Pet Ponderosa with some beautiful facts and stories that illustrate just how incredible dogs really are.

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National Pet Day – April 11 – More Ways To Celebrate National Pet Day

National Pet Day – April 11 – More Ways to Celebrate

As promised, we are back here at Pet Ponderosa with more ideas to help you prep for making this year’s National Pet Day count.

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Get Ready For National Pet Day! – April 11th National Pet Day

Get Ready for National Pet Day! – April 11th

It’s almost National Pet Day, and here at Pet Ponderosa, we are gearing up to celebrate. In the coming days, we’ll help you prep your plans for National Pet Day, whether it’s pet adoption, a new toy, or a day in the park!

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Great Dane Mom Dog Births Great Litter: 19 Healthy Puppies! Pet Care

Great Dane Mom Dog Births Great Litter: 19 Healthy Puppies!

A proud Great Dane mama recently welcomed her nearly record-breaking litter last month. Read the story on her giant litter of future giant dogs, as the first installment in our Pets in the News Blog Series.

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Keep Your Pets Warm! – A 10 Step Survival Guide To Braving The Sea-tac Cold Front Kennel Features

Keep Your Pets Warm! – A 10 Step Survival Guide to Braving the Sea-Tac Cold Front

PNW pet owners throughout the community are wondering how much cold is too much for their pets during this particularly harsh winter. Here are some important reminders and tips on how to make sure your fur baby stays nice and cozy during this extreme weather.

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Donated Pet Oxygen Masks From Pet Ponderosa Already Saving Lives Giving Back

Donated Pet Oxygen Masks from Pet Ponderosa ALREADY Saving Lives

None of us could have guessed just how quickly the pet oxygen mask kits we donated to the Graham Fire & Rescue team would play a crucial role in saving the lives of local animals. We are so happy and relieved to hear of this pet lives success!

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Pet Transportation Pet Grooming

Pet-Cation Premium Departure Services

You don’t have to come home to a dirty, smelly pup. Here at Pet Ponderosa, we offer premium grooming services done all before you pick up your fur baby. We will make sure they are primped and perfect before they get to go home and cuddle you!

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Pet Grooming Pet Care

2 New Ways to Save on Pet Grooming in the PNW

Here at Pet Ponderosa, our pricing has changed as of 2019 to more accurately reflect the top-notch quality of our pet grooming services while at the same time giving our furry customers new opportunities to save. Check out our new promos!

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Pet Ponderosa Donates Pet Oxygen Masks To Firefighters In Graham, Wa Giving Back

Pet Ponderosa Donates Pet Oxygen Masks to Firefighters in Graham, WA

Regis and Nancy of Pet Ponderosa care deeply about supporting their fellow community members here in Graham, WA, even the ones with paws. That’s why they have donated valuable pet oxygen masks to the local fire department to save priceless pet lives.

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Doggy Daycare Pet Care

Kennel Cough and Dog Kennels

The last thing you want is a sick pup. Kennel cough is sadly just one of many diseases that threaten the health of your canine companion. Pay attention to these tips and facts that will help you and your four-legged friend avoid sick days.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Pet Boarding Facility BEFORE Committing

As with finding a babysitter for your children, finding the proper boarding facility for your pet is crucial. You need to have confidence that your pet’s kennel is not only professional, but also kind, compassionate, and capable. Here are 10 main things to find out before you say ‘yes’ to dog or cat boarding.

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Home Dog Food

A Guide to Finding the Best Dog Food for Your Pup

As a dog or cat owner, you’ve probably stressed over what kind of food to feed your pet. You go to the grocery or pet store and are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of options in the pet food aisle. What food really is best for your pet? We are here with some pro insights on how to make sure your dog’s chow more than empty calories.

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Dog Waiting For A Walk Pet Care

5 Reasons to Take Your Dog on a Walk

It’s admittedly hard to make time, but even a 15 minute walk around the block a few times a week may significantly benefit you and your dog’s health in more ways than one. Here are the facts to back it up and may motivate Puyallup dog owners to think twice before hitting the sofa after work.

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Pet Transportation Kennel Features

Get to Know Your Kennel

You don’t want just anyone caring for your best furry friend. You need to know that your pet kennel owners and staff have the same affection and compassion that you do for your fur baby. Meet Regis & Nancy, owners of Pet Ponderosa Resort and Spa to learn what makes their luxury pet kennel the best choice for your pup or kitty.

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