Blogs by Modern Pets

December 19, 2018 by Modern Pets
Donna Kauffman's Unleashed: A Christmas Novella

By Donna Kauffman, author of UNLEASHED: A Christmas Novella

My mom and dad welcomed both their first born (me!) and a new puppy at the same time. As a mom myself now, I think that was beyond brave, but as their first born, I am forever grateful my parents took that simultaneous leap. It was love at first sight!  

December 18, 2018 by Modern Pets
Dog wearing Animo to monitor their activity and behavior

By Jon Bowen, BVetMed DipAS(CABC) MRCVS, RVC, University of London 

We like to think that we know how our dogs feel, but the reality is that we often miss things. This spring our twelve-year old Labrador, Harry, was suddenly taken very ill with pancreatitis. It’s a serious condition, but he survived. However, thinking back to what he had been like during the few days before he became ill, it’s clear that he had not been right. 

The signs were subtle, but he had been

December 17, 2018 by Modern Pets
As a dog thinketh

Monique Anstee is a nationally ranked obedience competitor and the founder and head trainer at the Naughty Dogge on Vancouver Island. She has distilled over 25 years of dog training experience into her first book, As A Dog Thinketh, in which she shares daily wisdom for all of your dog-related conundrums

December 12, 2018 by Modern Pets
Cuddle Clones

Cuddle Clones, an exciting start-up company based out of Louisville Kentucky, creates cuddly versions of your favorite furry friend based off photographs. You read that right, this company of pet lovers for pet lovers spare no details, these adorable plushies are true clones of your pet that come without the cost or creep factor of real genetic cloning.

December 11, 2018 by Modern Pets
Tim Welch

Tim Welch Art in Danville, IL. is most known for stylistic portrait paintings of people in acrylic or watercolor. In June of 2018 he started focusing his art business on painting mostly pets on a commissioned basis for dog and cat lovers, mostly in the U.S. but even as far away as England. 

Think of one or two favorite pictures of your pets and imagine them as stylized paintings on your wall. Many artists create pet portraits but the fun part of the process with Tim Welch is the

December 4, 2018 by Modern Pets
Puppy Pedicure

Puppy Pedicure has reinvented how dog nails can be kept short and smooth!

One of the problems with having your best friend being a dog is the care of their nails…  

A dog’s nails grow continuously.  In the wild, or with working dogs, the nails naturally wear down by traveling and working on different terrain.  However, with dogs who enjoy the good life with a loving family, the softer environment of rugs, floors

November 30, 2018 by Modern Pets
A Labrador that could use some CBD oil for anxiety in dogs

 The following article is written by Grant Withers, writer for


Anxiety can be one of the hardest things to deal with as a dog, and it can make it difficult to get through things like car rides, storms, and even just being alone. No dog or pet parent should have to deal with this kind of stress or worry in a day. CBD is one of the best

November 27, 2018 by Modern Pets
Furs 'N Hers

Kim Holowatiuk, owner of Sleepy Holow and creator of  Furs 'N Hers accessories, was first inspired to make canine accessories by her own dog, Turner. Read on to learn about her passion for leather, bead and metal work, love for dogs, and experiences creating one of a kind pieces from her own perspective! 


The bond you can develop with your dog is incredibly special, sometimes



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