Local Company Spotlight: GivePet, Premium Dog Treats

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It’s like the TOMS® of dog treats In case you’re not familiar with TOMS®, it is a shoe company that donates a pair of shoes to a person in need for each pair purchased. Their slogan is “One for One.” GivePet, a local company based in Overland Park, has the same concept, but for dog treats. For every bag of treats …

Four Paws Chosen as Best Pet Store in KC

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A big thank you to the readers and editors of 435 Magazine for choosing us as Kansas City’s best pet supplies store in their 2016 “Best of” roundup. Don’t forget to check out all of the other great businesses featured!   “You’ll always find a parade of eager pooches dragging their owners to Four Paws Pantry in Olathe. Owner Debra …

Why You Shouldn’t Shave Your Dog In Summer

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Holistic Care/ By Julia Henrigues  It’s hot and sticky across most of North America at this time of year. I have two Samoyeds and they would far prefer the temperatures to be at the other end of the spectrum. Anything over 40° is hotter than they’d like. Winter is definitely “their season.”  So yes, they do feel the heat in …

Busted: Dogs Naturally Calls Bull$hit On Prescription Diet Dog Food

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Nutrition And Diet / By Dana Scott Let’s play a little game. Let’s find out if you’re among the 60% of smart dog owners or among the 40% who really, really need to read the rest of this article. Veterinarians reportedly place between 35% to 45% of their patients on prescription diet dog food. And dog owners apparently seem willing to follow …

Moving With Your Pet

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By Kelly Wurth You’re not the only one who can feel stressed and anxious when moving. Our pets can sense our moods and feelings and experience associated anxiety. Our pets, like us, can be very habitual and easily get used to certain daily routines. When those routines change they take notice. I want to encourage you to keep your pet …

Kidney Disease in Dogs

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Kidney disease in dogs is life threatening, and Four Paws wants to help you prevent it anyway you can.  It’s easy to miss the warning signs if you don’t know what you’re looking for, but early diagnosis is crucial in the fight against kidney disease in dogs. By the time most side effects are noticed, nearly 75 percent of kidney …

NEW Bond Pet Products

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Four Paws is excited to introduce Bond Products animal collars and leashes. These are top of the line products with all the features you’ve ever needed in a collar or leash. With summer here, mud, dirt and skunks are present. Keep your dogs fresh and clean with these waterproof, odor-resistant and easy to clean line of collars and leashes.