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June 23 is National Take Your Dog to Work Day

Did you know that June 23 is National Take Your Dog to Work Day? This is a great way to share a day with your pet and show him what you do all day when you’re not with him. And seriously, how much fun is it for everyone you work with to get to see the parade of dogs in the office? Don’t forget your camera—it’s a fantastic opportunity to snap some shots of your best friend with his new buddies! But there are some other things not to forget on this special day, either. We at Zippy Harness have a guide to making this day fun and safe for everyone. Here are our tips for success! Know Your Dog’s...

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5 Etiquette Tips to Follow While Out and About With Your Dog

One of the greatest joys of owning a pet is going for walks. Whether you’re headed to the park, running a trail, or strolling the neighborhood, the exercise is a great way to keep your dog (and you!) healthy. But while your dog might be your best friend, it’s important to remember that not everybody is as well-acquainted with him/her as you are. Here are some etiquette tips for making sure you and your dog are following good dog-walking etiquette! Scoop That Poop Dogs tend to like to...let things loose a bit while they’re out. They’re a bit shameless like that. The last thing you want to find when you walk out to your front yard is a “gift” from...

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Back To School Must Have's For Pets

Back to school time is here! Even though your pets aren’t the ones who have to go to class, they still notice the changes, and it can be a stressful time for them. We’ve made a list of the three back to school must have’s for pets! These must have’s will keep your pet entertained and stress-free during the transition period. Interactive Toys The first must-have are interactive toys, essentially puzzles for your dogs and cats that keep their brains occupied. When their best friend goes back to school for seven hours a day, it can feel very lonely, but a rotation of puzzles and treat mazes is the perfect distraction. There are many options available in varying difficulties, but...

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6 Steps For Finding Your Lost Pet

Losing a pet is all too common of an experience. The ASPCA estimates that approximately 10 million pets go missing in the United States each year and one in three pets will get lost at some point over the course of their life. But there is good news, 85% of these lost pets are recovered! In order to make a stressful experience a little bit easier, and to make sure that you are part of the 85%, Zippy Harness has compiled six tips for finding your lost pet.  Report Lost As soon as you notice that your dog or cat has gone missing, call your microchip company and report them lost. The company can place a flag on the animal’s...

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