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5 Reasons to Love Reusable Straws

Here are our top 5 reasons to love stainless steel reusable straws!  END OF SUMMER BLOWOUT SALE NOW! The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step. Even taking a small first step toward plastic reduction can raise your awareness and the awareness of others concerning just how much plastic [...]

A Summary of Pet Food Recalls for 2018

U.S. Pet Food Recalls From 2018 – A Complete List Keep yourself up-to-date with Pettively Pet’s list of international and US dog and cat food, companion animal feed and pet retreat recalls. According to Food and Drug Administration (FDA), food for pets can be recalled by their manufacturers to remove [...]

Reducing Plastic Waste by Millions of Tons

Some really interesting statistics: –500 MILLION plastic straws are used EVERY DAY in America. That’s enough to circle the Earth twice. –91% OF PLASTIC IS NOT RECYCLED The world is filling up with garbage. It’s in our oceans, rivers, lakes, streams, and earth. Every year, our employees participate in programs that help remove [...]

5 Benefits of Hemp Oil for Pets

All Natural Pettively Hemp Oil for Pets There is no question the industry surrounding marijuana legalization is exploding, but most people don’t understand the differences between Hemp oil, CBD Oil, and good ole marijuana–particularly as it relates to pets. Today, we’ll look at Hemp Oil, and the top 5 benefits [...]

Time to Get Serious About Waste?

It may very well be that Americans will not have much choice in using 100% biodegradable materials to make drastic cuts to trash waste, and it may be coming sooner rather than later. China has for years been one of the world’s top polluters. A tremendous amount of waste from [...]

4 Signs Your Pet is Fighting Off A Flea Infestation

We cannot overemphasize the dangers that fleas present to pets. There are over 2500 species of fleas in the world, but the type of flea that plagues most American pets is Ctenocephalides felis, or the cat flea. Yes, it’s very likely that your dog has cat fleas. We advocate REGULAR GROOMING [...]

5 Solutions for Excessive Tear Stains on Dogs or Cats

Does your dog or cat suffer from constant tear stains? While there could be a number of reasons why your pet is tearing up, we scoured the internet for relatively quick and easy solutions for preventing and cleaning excessive tear stains–naturally. Remove excess hair from around the eyes. Hair can [...]

New FDA Warnings About Chemical Flea Tick Products

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration issued an updated warning saying Dogs and cats treated with certain flea and tick prevention products may be at an increased risk for neurologic events. Specifically, they said pets treated with drugs in the isoxazoline class may run the risk of muscle tremors, ataxia, and [...]

September is “Happy Cat Month”, and we’re celebrating with a giveaway!

Enter to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card and a FREE Pettively ALL NATURAL flea and tick collar ($21.99 value) to help us celebrate “Happy Cat Month.” You can enter 1 of 2 ways…. “Like” us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PETTIVELY/?ref=br_rs)  Send your email address to support@anchoris.net. Just place the words “Happy Cat contest” [...]

Our Top 10 quotes about Cats–Enjoy!

“Time spent with cats is never wasted”-Sigmund Freud “Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat’s personality is never bet on a human’s. He demands acceptance on his own [...]

Is Benadryl Safe for Dogs?

We read this post on the Pet MD website (https://www.petmd.com/dog/care/can-i-give-my-dog-benadryl-and-if-so-how-much) after one of our office rescue dogs developed allergies for the 3rd year in a row during the summer season. Great information for sharing, so here we go… Original Post by Jessica Vogelsang, DVM Benadryl, also known by its generic name diphenhydramine, [...]

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Cat’s Happiness

September is Happy Cat Month, as designated by the CATalyst Council (website link http://www.catalystcouncil.org/) so we thought it would be fun to talk about Cat Happiness! Cats are natural predators, hunters, prowlers, wanderers, climbers, etc. However, most household cats: Spend a significant part of their lives indoors, Never get to choose their [...]

5 Advantages of Natural Flea Tick Mosquito Collars

Natural flea and tick collars are often compared directly with chemical collars, and to be sure there are advantages and disadvantages to going “natural” with your dog or cat’s flea tick and mosquito protection. Here are the 5 advantages we most love about these types of protective collars. 1. No [...]

5 Disadvantages of Natural Flea Tick Mosquito Collars

Natural flea tick mosquito collars are often compared directly with pesticide-based collars, and to be sure there are disadvantages to going “natural” with your dog or cat’s flea tick and mosquito protection vs a more traditional big-brand pesticide collar. Here are the 5 disadvantages of Natural Flea Tick Mosquito [...]

What Switching to a more Raw Diet did for our Dogs

Sorry to say it, but we believe that most dry pet food is garbage. It’s designed to be relatively inexpensive to make and extremely profitable to sell. So after doing some research we started buying high-protein, more-natural-ingredient dog food and mixing it with raw meat (mostly ground beef or [...]