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Petagogy Greensburg’s 4th Annual Customer Appreciation PAWty & Pet Vendor Fair

We love our Greensburg customers and we’re celebrating with our 4th Annual Customer Appreciation PAWty & Pet Vendor Fair! Join us for our biggest PAWty yet on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm! Bring your pet and enjoy activities, samples, giveaways, raffles and more. Plus, get 10% off your entire purchase at Petagogy Greensburg (on top of special deals on select pet food brands)*! • Representatives from natural pet food and treat companies including Acana, Earthborn Holistic, Fromm, Fussie Cat, Orijen, Primal Pet Foods, RAWZ, Stella & Chewy’s, Taste of the Wild, Victor, Zignature and many more! • Pet photo booth with Bark & Gold Photography • Dog treat decorating with Biskit’s Barkery • $10 nail trims by Steel City Pack Leader & Gone to the Dogs Grooming Salon • Locally-made collars & recycled apparel from Scout Dog & PupCycled for sale • Food available onsite from Ask&Kris Kitchen Food Truck • Raffle featuring pet gift baskets (all proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Westmoreland County) • Free doggie ice cream, samples and more! Take advantage of these special pet food deals during the event (Greensburg location only. Cannot be combined with any other store or manufacturer coupons. No rain checks.): Earthborn Holistic & Venture: $3 off 4.5 and 5 lb bags, $6 off 12.5 and 14 lb bags, $10 off 25 and 28 lb bags Farmina: 20% off all foods Fromm: $4 off all 2, 4 and 5 lb bags, $7 off all 12 and 15 lb bags, $10 off all 26, 30 and 33 lb bags Fussie Cat: $2 off all 2 lb bags, $3 off all 4 lb bags, $5 off...

February is Pet Dental Health Month!

Save 20% on teeth cleaning and dental products during the month of February! (Excluding all bones, animal parts and chews.) February is pet dental health month! Good dental health is an important part of your pet’s overall health and wellbeing. Too much plaque and tarter can erode your pet’s gums, creating pockets for bacterial infections. These infections can cause tooth and bone decay, sometimes leading to more serious health issues. Many times, bad breath is a sign of too much plaque and tarter. It’s best to help control plaque and tarter before it builds up. Although brushing your pet’s teeth regularly is optimal, we understand that some pets are unwilling to allow their humans to do it. Check out a few of our favorite dental hygiene products that help keep your pet’s teeth clean without brushing: Raw bones and chews – One of the best ways to keep your dog’s teeth healthy is by regularly giving him things to chew on like raw meaty bones, natural rawhide, bully sticks or sweet potato chews made by reputable companies like Primal, Vital Essentials, Wholesome Hide, Barkworthies, Earth Animal, Sam’s Yams and Snook’s. Regular chewing helps polish and scrape teeth as the dog crunches and gnaws. Ark Naturals’ Brushless Toothpaste – Brushless Toothpaste is a highly digestible dental chew made with breath-freshening ingredients like chlorophyll, cinnamon, vanilla and clove, and ridges that provide effective teeth scrubbing and support healthy gums. On the inside is a patented toothpaste center that provides three bacteriostats to inhibit the growth of plaque-forming bacteria and assist with bad breath, tartar and plaque build-up. Earthbath Tooth & Gum Wipes –Tooth...

Are Your Pets Winter Ready?

Snow is here and many dogs love to play in it! But, with snow comes ice and salt, which can be both painful and harmful to dogs that come in contact with it. Make your winter outings with your dog safer and more enjoyable with these winter weather products (available at both Petagogy locations): GroundWorks Natural Icemelter – The chemicals used in traditional road salt and ice melt can cause dryness, cracking and even burns to a dog’s pads. GroundWorks is a premium fertilizer-based product designed specifically to melt ice and snow effectively, while being completely eco-friendly and pet safe. It safely works to -23°C (-9°F), melting ice and snow even in the toughest winter conditions. You should always wash and dry your dog’s paws and pads after walks to remove any ice and salt, as well as check for cracked pads or redness in between the toes. Pawz Rubber Dog Boots – These disposable-reusable boots will protect your dog’s paws from harmful and painful rock salt and icemelter. Each pack comes with twelve biodegradable rubber booties that will last many wearings; simply replace individual boots when needed. We get asked about other rubber-soled boots, but we like Pawz because they are the most natural-feeling boots your dog can wear, allowing your dog to feel the ground and providing a needed sense of stability. Musher’s Secret – A good alternative for dogs that dislike wearing boots, Musher’s Secret is a dense barrier wax that forms a breathable bond with your dog’s paws. Developed in Canada for use with sledding dogs, it provides pad and paw protection in extreme weather conditions. It’s made from a blend of...

Fireworks and Pet Noise Anxiety

July 4 is here, which means picnics, barbeques, and … fireworks. Fireworks are exciting for us, but our pets may not understand what is happening and can be overtaken by anxiety and fear because of the loud noises. If you know that there will be fireworks nearby, it is best to try to prevent noise anxiety before it occurs. The Thundershirt is a great non-medicinal product that uses gentle pressure to ease a dog’s anxiety. There are also several treats and supplements available to help calm an anxious dog or cat; a few of our favorites are Rescue Remedy, Vetriscience Composure treats, Herbsmith July Third, Pet Naturals of Vermont Calming treats, Super Snouts Chill Out, and Adaptil and Feliway sprays and diffusers. Additionally, one of the many health benefits of CBD oil is that it can be an effective calming tool for nervous or anxious pets. If fireworks make your pet anxious, be wary of his or her ability to run away during a bout of noise anxiety. Make sure all doors and gates are closed. If your dog is on a leash or harness, make sure you are holding the leash tight and that he or she can’t slip their collar (if they can, it may be time to try a martingale-style collar, which has an extra non-slip loop). Even if you have a pet that would not normally run away, if their anxiety takes over they may act on their instinct to run for safety. More pets are lost over the Independence Day holiday than any other time of year; take precautions to keep your pets safe during...

Happy Birthday to our Paws Club Pets!

Happy birthday or adoption day to all the party animals celebrating during the month of October! Abby, Abe, Abigail, Achillies, Ada, Aiko, Alfie, Allie, Amanda, Amen, Andy, Anka, Annie, Ansel, Appa, Arbor, Archie, Argenta, Armstrong, Artemis, Artie, Arvie, Arwen, Ash, Asher James, Aspen, Atlas, Atticus, Ava Beans, Azariah, B.B. King, Baby, Bacchus, Bailey, Bailey Lu, Bandit, Bark, Barrett, Barthalemeow, Bartleby, Basil, Basti, Baxter, Bear, Bearon Von Cincopants, Beatrice, Beebo, Bella, Bellatrix, Ben, Bennett, Benny, Benson, Bentley, Bernie, Bessie, Betty, Bevi, Bianca, Bick, Biggie, Billy, Birdie, Biscuit, Blair, Blanche, Bleu, Blitz, Blitzen, Bo, Boats, Bob, Bock, Bodhi, Bogart, Boggins, Bolt, Boo, Botas, Brae, Brecken, Brisket, Britney, Bronson, Brown, Bruce, Bruiser, Bruno, Bubba, Bucco, Buddy, Buffy, Bullet, Bullseye, Buoy, Burt Macklin FBI, Bussie, Buster, Buttons, Buue, Callie, Calypso, Cami, Camilla, Camo, Carley, Casey, Cash, Cassanova, Cassidy, Catelyn, Cato, Cedric, Chai, Champ, Champion, Chance, Chanel, Charlie, Charlie Bear, Chaz, Checkers, Cheetah, Chester, Chevelle, Chewie, Chewy, Cheza, Chi Chi, Chikubi, Chilly, Chim Cham, Chip, Chloe, Chole, Chrom, Chubbs, Chutney, Cicero, Cierra, Cinder, Cinders, Clarinet, Cleopatra, Cliff, Clio, Clover, Coco, Cody, Colt, Cookie, Cooley, Cooper, Copely, Cricket, Crosby, Cujo, Cupie, Currituck, Dahlia, Daisy, Dakotah, Damon, Darby, Darcy, Darwin, Dasher, Dausche, Deacon, Delanie Pretzel, Delilah, Denver, Dezi, Diesel, Dietrich, Digit, Digsby, Dino, Disel, Dixie, Dixon, Dizzy, Donut, Dotcom, Dover, Doyle, Dozer, Dread, Duchess, Duke, Echo, Edie, Ella, Ellie, Eloise, Elsa, Emile, Emma, Enzo, Eve, Faith, Falkor, Faye, Felix, Fergus, Finley, Finn, Finnegan, Fiona, Fisher, Fitz, Fozzie, Fran, Francee, Frankie, Franklin, Franz, Fred, Freddie, Frisco, Frix, Fuzzy, Gabanna Gabby, Gaber, Gandalf the Golden, Ganj, Gardo, Garrus, Gary, Gauge, Gemma, Geno Meowkin, George, Ghost, Gigi, Ginger, Ginkgo,...

The Many Wonders of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has many uses—as a cooking oil, skin moisturizer, hair conditioner, the list goes on and on—but did you know that it can also be beneficial for your pets?