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Keep The Leash On!

Keep The Leash On!

Off-leash dogs: one of the most tense moments for us dog walkers. At JenLovesPets, we make sure your dogs do not have contact with unknown dogs while we’re walking them. This is for everyone’s safety! Even if your dog is the most friendly pup in the world, we never...

Animal Behaviors and why dogs put their paws on you

Animal Behaviors and why dogs put their paws on you

Along with barking at you, pawing at you is among the most common ways your dog might try to communicate with you. Most dog owners have likely experienced their dog pawing at their legs. While you may think this could be annoying at times, it’s your dog’s way of...

Meet My Family: The Dominguez Clan

Meet My Family: The Dominguez Clan

Hello all.  I felt like it was time to introduce myself and tell you a little about my family. My name is Tiana, I am one of the area managers for JenLovesPets. I’ve been working for JenLovePets for almost three years, and I have to say it is one of the most rewarding...

To declaw or not to declaw? That is the question;

To declaw or not to declaw? That is the question;

The perils of declawing I’m sure many of you when acquiring a new kitten struggle with the decision to have them declawed or not. It’s actually a more common decision than most think, some are quick to jump to declawing, in order to save their furniture. But clawing...

#AdoptOrShop

#AdoptOrShop

#AdoptDontShop You’ve seen that hashtag floating around, right? While I’m a huge advocate for adoption, there can be more factors to consider. There should be no shame in adopting from a reputable breeder when appropriate! While reputable breeders do exist, they can...

Essential Oils and your Pet: Good vs. Bad

Essential Oils and your Pet: Good vs. Bad

Essential oils are extracted from plants and the quality of the oil is impacted by several conditions such as, the sunlight, altitude, and even how much water a plant receives. Essential oils are an amazing natural alternative in pet care products, yet they are...

Which Diet is Best for your Feline?

Which Diet is Best for your Feline?

Contrary to popular belief, Cats especially need a protein forward diet, even more than dogs. That’s because cats use protein for energy when possible and need more of certain amino acids to create building blocks and fuel bodily processes. Cats usually rely on their...

I am a Black Cat

I am a Black Cat

My husband and I just recently adopted a tortoiseshell kitten, if you don’t know what that is, it’s a black cat with specks of orange and tan/white. I noticed as we were browsing all the beautiful kittens up for adoption, that there were quite a few black kittens...

Importance of Microchips

Importance of Microchips

We’ve all heard that you’re supposed to microchip your pets. But why is it important? “My dog is never off-leash,” “I have an indoor-only cat,” or “My dog knows where home is.” While these may be true, the truth is that you can never be 100% sure that an animal won’t...

Making a Splash with your Dog this Summer

Making a Splash with your Dog this Summer

What do people usually think of when they hear “Summer activity”? Swimming of course!!! The hot summer days are almost unbearable without being in some sort of body of water. This summer you may find yourself at a dog beach or sitting in an inflatable kiddy sized...

Flea and Tick summer safety for pets

Flea and Tick summer safety for pets

Its that time of the year when you and your pets find yourself spending more time outdoors! Summer is a fun time for exploring and planning activities that include your pet. With all the exciting things to come this summer, please don’t forget to keep them safe...

San Diego Dog-Friendly Restaurants

San Diego Dog-Friendly Restaurants

Pet-friendly Places to Hangout this Summer There are countless perks of living in the beautiful city of San Diego. Of course, we love all the dogs and dog-related activities. Afterall it is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the United States! San Diego is also...

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