All posts by Rita Hogan

What You Should Know About Pennyroyal

Recently, I was reading one of my favorite blog sites when I came across this bit of advice. “The second best essential oil for repelling ticks is American Pennyroyal.”  The writer went on to tell

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Why You Should Never Use Isopropyl Alcohol On Your Dog

I recently saw a question on Google that read like this: “Can you put rubbing alcohol (isopropyl alcohol) on a dog to make them stop licking?”  Are you kidding me? Then, I read how one woman uses

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Your Dog is in the Stars: Pet Personalities and Astrology

Have you ever wondered where your dog’s personality comes from? I always wonder why my two pugs are so different despite growing up in the same environment. Francis is attentive, affectionate and mischievous

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Keeping Bath Time Safe for Your Dog

 Choosing Safe Shampoos For Your Dog We all have the best intentions when it comes to grooming our dogs. Bathing, brushing, trimming…just so they can look their best and most importantly,

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German Chamomile: A Bit Of Herbal Sunshine For You And Your Dog

As gardeners, we treasure the summer growing season when we celebrate the sun as a giver of bounty. The summer fire starts to burn and with a little rain, we have the makings of some amazing gardens,

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