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Mud Bay Dog and Cat Chalkboard Art on Display

While all our Muddies are proud dog and cat experts, some are talented artists as well. In the moments between have conversations with customers and stocking shelves, these gifted Muddies bring plenty of fun, color and information to the chalkboards in our stores. Click through to see some of our favorite Mud Bay dog and cat chalkboard art displays!

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Ways to Use CBD for Dog Anxiety or as a Cat Calmative

tortoise cat with white markings napping on bed

Many people investigating CBD for dog anxiety or as a cat calmative want to help their pet overcome reactions to regular occurrences. But how do you know if CBD will work as a calmative for your animal?

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Mud Bay Discover: The ABCs of CBD Podcast

Why is CBD everywhere? And could it help your pet? Mud Bay discusses CBD for dogs and cats and how to choose the right supplement for your pet. Along the way, we’ll also cover cannabis history, the science behind CBD, and why hemp accumulates more heavy metals and pesticides than almost any other plant.

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Seven FAQs About Canine Heart Disease (DCM) and Grain-Free Dog Foods

Mud Bay talked to our in-house veterinarian, Dr. Katy Patterson-Miller, to get answers to your top seven questions about grain-free dog food, taurine and heart disease (DCM) in dogs. We also included a handout that explains everything we currently know about the FDA investigation, as well as our dietary recommendations for concerned dog owners.

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How to Naturally Relieve Stress with Calmatives This Summer

“If you’re anticipating a stressful event like the Fourth of July, your best bet is to prepare a game plan in advance, including environmental and behavioral techniques as well as calmatives to make your pet’s experience more relaxing,” advises Learning and Development Specialist Maggie Nelson.

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How to Fight Fleas and Address Flea Dermatitis

Dalmation sitting on a dog bed

Fleas are a fact of life in the Pacific Northwest, but that doesn’t mean that your dog or cat should be infested or miserable during the summer months. Keeping everyone healthy and happy depends on finding the right blend of flea preventatives and treatments, and we talked to Keely Bredahl to get the best tips […]

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Infographic: A Road Map to Moving With Dogs

Moving can be a stressful time, but planning ahead can make this change easier for you and your dog. So, from vet visits to trip planning, here are our recommendations for moving with dogs.

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Walk/Run for the Animals with the Humane Society for SW Washington

For 28 years, this popular event has provided valuable funding to the Humane Society for Southwest Washington while bringing together everyone for a morning of exercise and activities. In the last few years, the Humane Society for Southwest Washington has expanded the offerings to cater to runners and dog owners. We talked to Denise Barr, the Vice President and Director of Marketing at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington to find out a little more about the event, and to learn more about their intriguing program in partnership with the Larch Correction Center.

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Celebrate the Holiday at the Dog Gone Easter Egg Hunt with Feline Friends

Spring has come, and the annual Dog Gone Easter Egg Hunt is here. This twelve-year tradition attracts dogs, adults and children to Lacey each year who want to spend part of their day hunting for eggs and enjoying plenty of snacks and prizes.

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How to Find an Absorbent Pee Pad for Dogs

“I’m not trying to grow the pee pad market because disposable items aren’t ideal from an environmental perspective,” explains Petix General Manager Krister Holm. “But for people training puppies or who have older dogs, pee pads are an important tool.”

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For Healthy Dogs and Cats

Mud Bay endeavors to give you the most accurate information to help your dogs and cats thrive. Whether you need advice about pet nutrition, supplies or supplements, we often have the knowledge, solution sheets and samples to help. To find out more about our foods, events and nutritional philosophy, please visit us at mudbay.com.