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SlimDoggy is Acquired by Petnet.io

SlimDoggy is Acquired by Petnet.io

We are pleased to announce that SlimDoggy has been acquired by Petnet. Petnet is an innovative iOT (internet of things) technology company that is building a “Smart” line of pet products including the Smart Feeder and Smart Bowl. Petnet will be integrating the SlimDoggy pet food database of almost 6... »

Why I Love my Dog

Why I Love my Dog

This is probably an easy post for everyone to write, well, everyone that has a dog, and certainly appropriate for Valentine’s week. Dogs make us laugh, they motivate us to exercise, they protect us, they provide company when we are lonely and they give us unconditional love 24/7. All of these ... »

Pedigree Dog Health Issues

Pedigree Dog Health Issues

Our recent update on Fat Labs at Westminster once again proved to be a lightning rod for comments and complaints about pedigree show dog health. And it wasn’t limited to the overweight Labs, we heard from many purebred dog owners, some who show their dogs and some who refuse to because of unhe... »

Dear Labby: Is My Dog Afraid of the Dark?

Dear Labby: Is My Dog Afraid of the Dark?

Dear Labby, Our dog Kylie seems to be afraid of the dark. Is that possible?   During the day, when it’s sunny, bright, full of daylight, Kylie romps around in the backyard. We play ball, she chases squirrels, etc. However, once the sun sets and the backyard is dark, she’s very tenta... »

National Walk Your Dog Week

National Walk Your Dog Week

We’re excited to be participating once again in National Walk Your Dog Week. National Walk Your Dog Week was founded in 2010 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige, to bring awareness to the ever increasing problem of canine behavior issues and canine obesity in A... »

Writer’s Process Blog Tour

Writer’s Process Blog Tour

You may have seen some posts recently from other Pet Bloggers about the Writer’s Process Blog Tour. It’s a fun virtual tour designed to share the inner workings of our blogs and our writing process as well as introduce you to other Blogs we enjoy that you may not be familiar with. As par... »

K9 Kamp is Back with Backyard Fitness Games!

K9 Kamp is Back with Backyard Fitness Games!

We are so excited that K9 Kamp is back again with a great theme and an awesome prize package for our Kampers. (Scroll to the bottom for prize sign-up).   SlimDoggy’s main goal is to get everyone participating, so as long as you have a dog…you can be a K9 Kamper. How? Just grab your ... »

Sepia Saturday | SlimDoggy Jack

Sepia Saturday | SlimDoggy Jack

SlimDoggy Jack waits patiently for mom & dad to return from BlogPaws.       We’re joining Ruckus the Eskie for Sepia Saturday. Ruckus says: All are welcome to join. Please share your best sepia pics of pets, families, experiences, nature, etc   »

A to Z Challenge Wrap-up

Yesterday we finished up our A to Z Challenge. It was a lot of fun and a couple of those letters presented a real challenge to come up with something that would be interesting, but also fit in with the overall SlimDoggy message of food, fitness & fun for healthy pets.   April was a really ... »

Exercising Your Dog: Eliminate Excuses and Get Fit!

Exercising Your Dog: Eliminate Excuses and Get Fit!

Editor’s note: the inspiration behind this post came from a conversation with our friend and fellow blogger Kimberly Gauthier, of Keepthetailwagging.com.  We were discussing our PetsMove.org initiative and Kimberly made the great point that many of us come up with excuses when it comes to our pet’s ... »

SlimDoggy at The Petties?

SlimDoggy at The Petties?

Being new to this whole pet blogging thing this year, we hadn’t heard about The Petties, DogTime.com’s annual awards until a few weeks ago. And even then, we didn’t really give it much thought until this past week as we saw more and more of our blogging buddies talking about it, but we thought... »