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8 Jun, 2017

5 Tips for Dog Water Safety

Playing and swimming in the water is a wonderful way to beat the summer heat for both you and your pets! And while some dogs love water more than others, following just a few tips will help your pooch stay safe while you’re out and about in pools, lakes and more. 1. Follow your dog’s […]

29 Apr, 2017

5 Possible Pet Allergy Signs

Spring brings new life in blooming flowers and trees, and, with that beauty, seasonal allergies can sometimes be an issue. And humans aren’t the only ones affected–our furry and feathered friends can be sensitive to allergens, too. If you notice any of the 5 signs of allergies below in your pets, call your veterinarian for […]

13 Apr, 2017

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Pet

Although every day is Earth Day with Merry Pets fun hikes in the forests, April 22 is set as the official holiday to celebrate and be good to our planet. And what better way to celebrate than with your pet? Whether it’s resolving to be better to planet earth or getting out on it, here […]

1 Mar, 2017

3 D.I.Y. St. Patrick’s Day Treats for Your Pets

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and that usually means tasty treats for humans like shepherd’s pie and green beer. But who says humans should have all the fun for this festive holiday? Give your pets a little luck of the Irish with these tasty and fun St. Patty’s Day treat ideas. 1. Top […]

21 Feb, 2017

3 Winter Safety Tips for Walking Dogs

Colder temps may make us humans want to stay inside all bundled up, but they don’t always slow down our companion animals, many of whom like to walk, hike and explore outside–with or without their pet parents. If you’re planning to take your pup for a walk, let him play outside and more, follow these […]

1 Feb, 2017

3 Tips to Successfully Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Regular teeth brushing keeps harmful bacteria at bay, promoting good dental health and keeping your pet free from gum disease and tooth decay. Aside from that, it helps your pet’s breath stay fresher! While brushing your pet’s teeth can seem a bit daunting, it doesn’t have to be a chore. Follow these tips to successfully […]

6 Dec, 2016

Pooch on the Pond 2016 with Merry Pets

If there’s one thing we at Merry Pets love just as much as pets, it’s hockey! (After all, our founder is Canadian, eh!) So when we get a chance to combine the two, we jump at it. Each year, the Utah Grizzlies allow people to bring their dogs to a home game to experience the […]

18 Nov, 2016

Autumn Dog Hiking Fun with Merry Pets

Autumn is in full swing, but that just means we have a more colorful playground for dogs on group hikes in the mountains with Merry Pets! We love seeing the happy looks on dogs faces as they explore, get good exercise, fresh air and socialization! Look at these happy, energetic dogs! We’d love to have […]

25 Oct, 2016

Prepare a Pet First Aid Kit

Just like humans, pets sometimes get scrapes and other injuries that need quick attention. Preparing and stocking a pet first aid kit will help you be ready for quick action when trouble strikes. We at Merry Pets take pet first aid education at the American Red Cross and carry first aid kits with us to […]