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Welcome to the Prixie Pets Blog. Many helpful articles containing stories and advice about the cats and dogs we love so much. Whatever questions or concerns pet lovers come across, we try to spread the knowledge about it.

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How to Keep Your House Clean with Pets

How to Keep Your House Clean with Pets

How to Keep the House Clean with Pets As much as I love my furry pets, man are they messy! Living with someone who was not initially a dog lover (I've since won him over) and hates pet hair I knew I had to start taking some extra measures if I wanted to keep him…

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Litter-Robot III Open Air Automatic Self-Cleaning Litter Box Review

Litter-Robot III Open Air Automatic Self-Cleaning Litter Box Review

New Litter Robot Open Air III Review The Litter Robot Open Air III is the newest automatic, self cleaning cat litter box released from Automated Pets. I don't know anyone that likes to clean or scoop their cat litter box. With the Litter Robot, the claim is you won't have to. The whole process is…

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How to Make Someones Day and Then Some

Loving My Clients As a dog groomer it is inevitable that you will build some very close relationships with clients who bring their pets to get groomed regularly. I've become quite fond of the pets after doing them for years and years. Now that I have been grooming for over 12 years, I have lost…

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Our Favorite Cat Quotes!

Our Favorite Cat Quotes!

Our favorite quotes about our favorite animal!   Cats touch many peoples lives everyday! If you are one of those people, I'm sure you will love these quotes too!  

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My Dog Eats Snacks From the Cat Litter Box and What I Did to Stop it.

My Dog Eats Snacks From the Cat Litter Box and What I Did to Stop it.

 Stopping your Dog from Eating Poop From the Cat Litter Box My dog and cats have coexisted in my house for years now. I would say they are not the of best friends, but they all get along.  This past year I noticed a really disgusting and messy habit my dog had picked up because…

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10 Reasons Why You love Your Frenchie

10 Reasons Why You love Your Frenchie

10 Reasons Why We Love Frenchies 1. That Smile! We just can't get enough of it...weather it is a big wide open Frenchie smile or the curly lip smile :) 2. Personality, personality, personality! These guys are the biggest goof balls you will ever meet. Frenchies keep you entertained and laughing for hours! 3. Oh…

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How to Date a Non-Dog Lover

How to Date a Non-Dog Lover

Helpful Hints When Dating a NON-Dog Lover A Non Dog Lover!? I can't believe that word even as I am typing it! Non-dog lover!! No way! How can you not love a dog? Well let me tell you...they are out there and I fell in love with one of them, so I wanted to share…

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Purrfect Arch Cat Grooming Toy Review

Purrfect Arch Cat Grooming Toy Review

Purrfect Arch Cat Grooming Toy Review Overall Rating: B Purpose: The arch is designed to be a place where your cat can scratch and also massage themselves on the sturdy bristles. This will also help remove any dead, loose hair. Cost: Now a days these can be found pretty inexpensive (Buy Here), from $15-20 Durability:…

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Furminator Dog/Cat Fur Removal Brush Product Review

Furminator Dog/Cat Fur Removal Brush Product Review

The Furminator Fur Removal Brush Review Overall Rating: A Purpose: The Furminator is a great tool for de-shedding and fur removal on dog and cat coats. Cost: This is a more expensive grooming tool ranging from $40-55 (Buy Here), depending on the size and where you get it. Durability: This tool is made very well…

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A Street Cat Named Bob

A Street Cat Named Bob

Book Review: A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life by James Bowen   I recently finished this book and I loved it so much I had to share with all you pet lovers out there! This book was a fun easy read compared to all my success and business building books…

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Winter Exercises with your Dog

Winter Exercises with your Dog

How to Exercise Your Dog During the Winter Exercising during the cold winter months can be a hard task to accomplish for both you and your dogs. Beeing locked indoors day after day can be stressful to your pups, especially if you have a high energy dog like my boy Bruin. Here are a few…

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What Type of Brush To Use for Your Dog

What Type of Brush To Use for Your Dog

Best Type of Brush for Your Dog What the best dog grooming brush to use? Well that depends on your dogs breed and fur type, and the condition it is in. Below I have grouped popular dog breeds into groups depending on their coat type. Many dogs are mixed breeds now too, so just go…

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Cats Eating House Plants and How to Stop Them!

Cats Eating House Plants and How to Stop Them!

Cats Eating House Plants and My Solution! Today I wanted to share with everyone my cat Wally and his addiction to my house plants! He is a cat that LOVES to chew and lick plants! Especially in the morning when he is waiting to be fed. He gets impatient and runs over to the herbs…

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

Easy Steps to Clean your Dogs Ears At least once a month I recommend you clean your dogs ears. Just like us they can get wax build up especially dogs with floppy ears that don’t stand up because no air flow gets to the ear canal. Depending on your dogs coat he may need to…

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Best Smelling Dog Shampoo Ever! Argan Aroma Care Shampoo

Best Smelling Dog Shampoo Ever! Argan Aroma Care Shampoo

Aroma Care Argan Shampoo by Professional Pet Products Overall Rating: A Purpose: To moisturize and rejuvenate the coat using argan oil. Cost: This shampoo is priced average compared to other dog shampoos. Durability: It has a very refreshing long lasting smell that seems to be loved by all! When I wash dogs in this shampoo…

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The Importance of Brushing your Cat

The Importance of Brushing your Cat

The Importance of brushing out your cat and the best tools to use! With every season change cats will shed. If you don’t brush your cat regularly you may notice him shedding continuously or leaving clumps around the house. Properly brushing your cat out on a regular basis is very important for his comfort and…

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How to Make your Dog ShedLESS!

How to Make your Dog ShedLESS!

How to Make Your Dog Shed LESS and De-Fur Your Home Step by step instructions for removing excess fur from your hairy dog at home! Brush Your Dog Out The fist thing you want to do is remove all the excess hair from your dog. To do this, run a slicker brush or undercoat rake…

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Clipping Your Dog Nails at Home

Clipping Your Dog Nails at Home

Best Way To Clip Your Dog's Nails   Clipping your own dog’s nails at home can be very beneficial to you and your pet. It is friendly to your wallet and can be a lot less stressful for your dog. In order for it to be less stressful, you as the owner need to be…

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How To Cut Cat Claws

How To Cut Cat Claws

Best Way To Clip Your Cat's Nails Clipping your cat’s nails can be a daunting task. You may be nervous about hurting the cat, stressing it out, or scared you are going to get hurt from your angry kitty! I am writing this article to give a few tips that I have learned over the…

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Cat Scratch Box Review

Cat Scratch Box Review

Cat Scratching Box Cost: This is an item that can range. I saw cardboard cat scratching boxes ranging from $6.99 all the way to $25.99. I purchased one of the more expensive ones called The Original Scratch Lounge Classic. I've found it better to have a high quality scratch box that is durable and will…

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Cat’s Meow Review

Cat’s Meow Review

Cat’s Meow Cat Toy Overall Rating: C+ Cost: Compared to other cats toys this is at the more expensive end. They are $10-15 if you can find in stores, or $10 here on Amazon Durability: It took Prixie only a couple of months to break off the wand! She is more of a feisty then…

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Walnut Based Cat Litter

Walnut Based Cat Litter

Blue Naturally Fresh Walnut Based Cat Litter Overall Rating: A- Purpose: Offering a natural alternative to common clay cat litters. This is a litter made out of walnut shells and claims to be no dust and low tracking. There are few different kinds including multi-cat, quick clumping, pellet, alpine meadow, and herbal attraction. The specific…

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Helpful Hints for Clipping Pet Nails

Helpful Hints for Clipping Pet Nails

Helpful Hints for Clipping Your Pet's Nails at Home Clipping your own dogs or cats nails can be very beneficial to you and your pet. It is friendly to your wallet and can be less stressful for your pet. In order for it to be less stressful you as the owner need to be educated…

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Acadia Moose Antler Review

Acadia Moose Antler Review

  Antlers are a great toy for dogs that love to chew! Overall Rating: A- Cost: At first glance antlers may seem expensive, but comparing to other chew toys these last much longer, so in the end they cost you less! Durability: Acadia Moose Antlers are tougher then softer deer antlers. My dog, Bruin, has…

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Lupine Pet Collars

Lupine Pet Collars

    Ever since I learned about the company Lupine Pet, there has been no reason to buy a collar or leash anywhere else! My love for Lupine all started when I got a Lupine key chain for a birthday present one year. I loved the beautiful, bright colors which made it real easy to…

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The Cost of Dog Grooming – Average Pricing and Services

The Cost of Dog Grooming – Average Pricing and Services

Why does it cost so much for dog grooming? Pricing Dog Local Dog Groomers You just called up a few local grooming shops trying to find the best price. It may have been a frustrating process because they only could give you an “estimated” price. This article will explain exactly why a groomer typically only…

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How To De-Skunk Your Dog

How To De-Skunk Your Dog

How To De-Skunk Your Dog AHHH! You just let Buddy in from outside and the horrendous smell of skunk overwhelmingly fills your living room. Your dog has been sprayed by a skunk. Getting rid of the smell is a stinky and difficult task, but here are some helpful hints. First and foremost contain the dog…

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Degreasing Your Pet’s Coat

Degreasing Your Pet’s Coat

This is the ultimate greasy fur cure! Some dogs and cats can naturally have greasy coats. Even after a bath they don’t feel very clean; strands of hair are stuck together and their coat is not fluffy. A lot of dogs get greasy ears while being treated for an ear infection because of the medication.…

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