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How Can I Keep My Pets Safe On The 4th Of July?

Safety Tips from Sadie’s Pet Shop

safe dog leash for trainingAs Independence Day approaches, you’re excited to light up a BBQ, celebrate with family and neighbors, and watch the skies above light up with a palette of red, white and blue lights.

But you’re worried about your puppy or adult dog. What strategies and tactics can you use to keep him or her safe on the 4th of July? Continue reading

10 Things to Donate to Animal Shelters

Dog Leashes, Pet Food, And More

Whether your pup has outgrown his pet crate or you just found a cache of old pet supplies in your closet, you’d like to help out a local animal shelter. The team at Sadie’s Pet Products has put together this list of the most common items on every animal shelter’s wishlist.  Continue reading

Coping With The Loss Of A Pet

As an online pet store (and proud dog owners!), we’ve had several customers ask us about how to deal with the loss of a pet. Whether you just received horrible news that your dog will need to be euthanized, or you lost your pet in a tragic car accident, you’re feeling numb and heartbroken. How can you deal with what’s happened in a way that’s mindful and that honors the memory of your beloved animal? Continue reading

Sadie’s Top Pet Parent Moments

Celebrating Proud Pet Parents

Top Pet Parent MomentsToday is National Pet Parent’s Day!

Whether you have play dates with your pup at the dog park, or include your cat in all your holiday photos, you deserve some special recognition today!

As an online pet store that designs products for proud pet parents like you, we decided to reach out and ask you to share your favorite Pet Parent Moment with us! Some of your submissions had us laughing and saying, “awww”.

Here are our picks for the top Pet Parent Moments!

Who can relate to this one?

Absolutely precious!

We feel the same way…

And lastly, here’s our favorite:

Stay tuned for more Sadie’s contests and giveaways

Thanks for sharing your Pet Parent Moments with Sadie’s Pet Products! Now go snuggle your pet and celebrate National Pet Parent’s Day!

Dogs Love Moms Dog Leash Contest

Now is your chance to WIN one of our 8 in 1 Security Dog Leashes!

Dog Leash GiveawayHow To Enter

Tell us why you think dogs love their moms for Mother’s Day! Share your photos, videos, and stories using the hashtag #DogsLoveMoms. Submit on the Sadie’s Pet Products Facebook page or use the hashtag on Twitter, Tumblr, and Google+.

Rules & Conditions

The #DogsLoveMoms Dog Leash Contest will run through May 10, 2014 at 11:59 PM (PST). No purchase is necessary to enter or win. There is no limit on how many times you enter. One winner will be randomly selected and announced on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th 2014. The prize is one Sadie’s Pet Products 8 in 1 Security Leash. Winner will be contacted via the social channel that they submitted their photo (ex: if photo submitted via Facebook, Sadie’s will contact the winner by commenting on the photo). Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Contest is open to US residents 18 and older as of date of entry.

The winning photo/story will be re-shared via Sadie’s Pet Products on social media and our website.

Spring Pet Safety Tips

Walking Your Dog Outdoors

Your big German Shepherd, Rocky, has been bouncing around your Bay Area apartment all winter. Now you’re finally able to take him out for nice sunny walks around the neighborhood.

But how can you keep your canine friend safe, and protect passersby (including other dogs and small children) from harm? Continue reading

Sadie’s Dog Walking Dos and Don’ts

Best Dog Walking Practices

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Decades ago, few “experts” gave this question much thought. People just trained their dogs intuitively and organically. However, an entire industry of “dog walking advice” has been spawned and driven by the internet. Let’s sort fact from fiction, so that you can enjoy a better, more productive dog walking experience. Continue reading