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Pet Med Mobile 4/23/17

April 21st, 2017 by Owner


 
If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for January 15th, 2017. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
 

Sunday, April 23rd ~ Dr. Benson ~ York County Area

  • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
  • 2:30-3:30p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
  • 4:00-5:00p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557, 29710, Lake Wylie
  • 5:30-6:30p: Killian’s Service Center, 810 Bethel Street, 29710, Clover (Hwy 55)
  • 7:00-8:00p: Newport Hardware, 4800 Old York Road, 29732, Rock Hill

 

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    Pet SuperMarket Vet Clinics April 2017

    April 1st, 2017 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    4/1/17
    4/8/17
    4/15/17
    4/22/17
    4/29/17
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:30-6:00p

    4/2/17
    4/9/17
    4/16/17
    4/23/17
    4/30/17


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    April 2017 VIP Pet Clinics

    March 30th, 2017 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supplies Plus store at 7601 Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte is hosting a veterinary care clinic on April 2nd, 2017 from 10a-11:30a. Click here for the price list.  If you haven’t found a vet yet or you need a low cost option to get routine care for your fur babies, this is a wonderful opportunity!
     
    If you can’t make it to this event,  don’t worry!  The store will also be holding the clinic on April 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th at the same times.  Click here for the store’s website to see what else they have to offer.
     
    If you are in the South Park area of Charlotte, you can also visit the Pet Supplies Plus at 4732 Sharon Rd. Charlotte, NC 28210 on April 1st and 29th, 2017 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm for their clinic.
     
    ***Remember,  if you live in Mecklenburg County,  NC your pet must have a Rabies Vaccine.  Click here for Char/Meck Animal Care and Control’s website.***
     
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    CMPD Animal Care and Control Free Rabies Vaccine Clinics for 2017

    March 10th, 2017 by Owner


     
    Did you know that the City of Charlotte offers a Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic each month? I was out walking 2 doggies and a CMPD Animal Care and Control officer reminded me about this great service. I’ve used the clinic before with Chloe when we first moved to Charlotte. I recommend getting there before the start time because a lot of people show up for this event. We had an overall great experience. Click the flyer above for more information on this event and comment below to tell us how it went! Don’t forget to share. 🙂
     
     

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    March 2017 VIP Pet Clinics

    March 10th, 2017 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supplies Plus store at 7601 Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte is hosting a veterinary care clinic on March 12th, 2017 from 10a-11:30a. Click here for the price list.  If you haven’t found a vet yet or you need a low cost option to get routine care for your fur babies, this is a wonderful opportunity!
     
    If you can’t make it to this event,  don’t worry!  The store will also be holding the clinic on March 19th, and 26th at the same times.  Click here for the store’s website to see what else they have to offer.
     

     
    ***Remember,  if you live in Mecklenburg County,  NC your pet must have a Rabies Vaccine.  Click here for Char/Meck Animal Care and Control’s website.***
     

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    Pet SuperMarket Vet Clinics March 2017

    March 6th, 2017 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    3/4/17
    3/11/17
    3/18/17
    3/25/17
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:30-6:00p

    3/5/17
    3/12/17
    3/19/17
    3/26/17


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    Pet SuperMarket Vet Clinics February 2017

    February 1st, 2017 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    2/4/17
    2/11/17
    2/18/17
    2/25/17
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:30-6:00p

    2/5/17
    2/12/17
    2/19/17
    2/26/17


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    Pet Supermarket Vet Clinics January 2017

    January 15th, 2017 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    1/7/17
    1/14/17
    1/21/17
    1/28/17
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:00-5:30p

    1/8/17
    1/15/17
    1/22/17
    1/29/17


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    Pet Med Mobile 1/15/2017

    January 14th, 2017 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for January 15th, 2017. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, January 15th ~ Dr. Benson ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:00-3:00p: USA Tires, 100 Sanders St, 29715, Fort Mill *Fort Mill Square Shopping Center*
    • 3:30-4:30p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:00-6:00p: Waggin Tails Pet Inn & Salon, 4939 Mt. Galant Rd, 29732, Rock Hill

     

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    Pet Med Mobile 12/4/2016

    December 3rd, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for December 4th, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, December 4th ~ Dr. Sawyers ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd., 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:00-3:00p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way, 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 3:30-4:30p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557, 29710, Lake Wylie
    • 5:00-6:00p: BI-LO, 717 E. Liberty St., 29745, York (Hwy 161)

     

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    Pet Insurance

    December 2nd, 2016 by Owner

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    Pet Insurance
    By: Kari Lynn Sherman

    Partner, Max and Luther Publications
    www.kariandcarey.com

     
    When I got Max as a puppy (almost 5 years ago), the last thing I thought about was pet insurance. I was
    busy getting the important things like a crate, bed, toys, training books and figuring out what food was best for my new puppy. In fact, I don’t think I even knew that there was such a thing as pet insurance available. It wasn’t until Max was two years old that I seriously considered pet insurance for him. At that time, Max’s best friend Luther tore his ACL and had to get surgery. I don’t think I have to tell how expensive that was! I was shocked to learn that his surgeries totaled $10,000. Fortunately for him, his owner had pet insurance which covered 80% of the cost. So I did my research regarding the costs and benefits of getting pet insurance. I have listed some of the things that I learned from my research:
     
    1. Pet Insurance typically covers out of the ordinary expenses for your dog which eliminates
    financial considerations when deciding on treatment options for unexpected injuries and
    illnesses.
     
    2. Pet Insurance works just like car insurance i.e. you pay monthly premiums and are covered for
    specific events minus a deductible.
     
    3. Pet insurance does not cover pre-existing conditions which makes it important to purchase the
    insurance when your dog is young although you can purchase insurance at any age. Make sure
    that you understand what pre-existing conditions that your dog has. Younger dogs = lower
    premiums
     
    4. Routine care is not usually covered; however some companies offer “wellness” riders that cover
    items such as annual vaccines, flea medication, nail trims and annual check-ups.
     
    5. Allows you to choose any vet – just need to submit receipts to the pet insurance company.
     
    6. Does not discriminate against breeds or age although older dogs typically have higher premiums
    and the aforementioned pre-existing conditions to consider.
     
    7. Helps to budget for annual costs related to your pets:
    o Annual care for your dog averages $350/year (vet visit, vaccines, flea meds, etc.)
    o Annual premiums for pet insurance range between $20-$50/month
     
    I ended up purchasing pet insurance for Max with a wellness rider. The wellness rider covers a large
    portion of his annual vaccines, flea medications and his annual vet check-up. About a year after I got the pet insurance, Max developed allergies which resulted in his need of daily (expensive) medication which has been fully covered. I have never regretted getting pet insurance for him and now I never have to worry about the cost if he needs an expensive treatment or an emergency arises.
    Based on my research, the following companies are ranked as the best for pet insurance based on customer surveys:
     
    1. Healthy Paws
    2. Trupanion
    3. Nationwide /VPI
    4. Pet Plan
    5. Embrace​
     
    As a final note, I learned that only 4% of pet owners actually have pet insurance on their dogs. Clearly, dog owners should do a better job educating themselves and others regarding pet insurance.​
     

    *** Kari is the co-author for 2 books, True Tails from the Dog Park & True Tails II from the Dog Park. They make great gifts for any dog lover! Click here to find them on Amazon! ***

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    Autumn Hazards

    November 16th, 2016 by Owner

    Well we’ve officially made it to Fall! The days are shorter and all the leaves are coming off the trees. I read this article today and I had to share it with you guys! VetDepot shares with us three autumn hazards that we need to protect our pets from. They may surprise you or it may just be a refresher. Either way, click the link below for this great information! Feel free to share this post with all of your friends and leave a comment below! Happy Fall!

    Protect Your Pet from These 3 Autumn Hazards!

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    Pet Med Mobile 11/13/2016

    November 8th, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for November 13th, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, November 13th ~ Dr. Smith ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:00-3:00p: USA Tires, 100 Sanders St, 29715, Fort Mill *Fort Mill Square Shopping Center*
    • 3:30-4:30p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:00-6:00p: Newport Hardware, 4800 Old York Rd, 29732, Rock Hill

     

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    Bark Box Deal On Groupon

    November 5th, 2016 by Owner

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    I came across a really great deal on Groupon today and I just had to share it with you! Have you ever heard of BarkBox? It’s a subscription service where toys and treats will be delivered right to your door step. Groupon is offering a steep discount on BarkBox subscriptions right now. Don’t stop there though, if you enter into Groupon through your Ibotta App, you’ll get even more savings!
     
    Choose Between Two Options:
    One-month subscription to BarkBox and the Extra Toy Club ($38 value) $29
    Three-month subscription to BarkBox and the Extra Toy Club ($99 value) $79
     

    This is guaranteed to be a hit in your house! Your pups will be begging for the mailman to come to the door with their goodies!

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    Pet Supermarket Vet Clinics November 2016

    November 4th, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    11/5/16
    11/12/16
    11/19/16
    11/26/16
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:00-5:30p

    11/6/16
    11/13/16
    11/20/16
    11/27/16


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    November 2016 VIP Pet Clinics

    November 3rd, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supplies Plus store at 7601 Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte is hosting a veterinary care clinic on November 6th, 2016 from 10a-11:30a. Click here for the price list.  If you haven’t found a vet yet or you need a low cost option to get routine care for your fur babies, this is a wonderful opportunity!
     
    If you can’t make it to this event,  don’t worry!  The store will also be holding the clinic on November 13th, 20th, and 27th at the same times.  Click here for the store’s website to see what else they have to offer.
     
    If you are in the South Park area of Charlotte, you can also visit the Pet Supplies Plus at 4732 Sharon Rd. Charlotte, NC 28210 on November 12th, 2016 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm for their clinic.
     
    ***Remember,  if you live in Mecklenburg County,  NC your pet must have a Rabies Vaccine.  Click here for Char/Meck Animal Care and Control’s website.***
     
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    Groupon Deal With Ibotta For Pet Supplies

    November 2nd, 2016 by Owner


     
    Have you heard of Ibotta? This free app is available for Apple and Android and it has the potential to save you loads of money! All you have to do is download the app and sign up. Search for your favorite stores and unlock the rebates of your favorite items. Once you purchase those items, just click the verify purchase button, click the items your purchased, and snap a picture of your receipt. Within 24 hours your money will be added to your account! It’s that simple!
     
    Groupon has a pretty awesome deal through Ibotta right now, but you have to act fast as it expires November 5th, 2016 at 3:00a. You’ll get 5% back up to the $30 max if you launch Groupon through the Ibotta app! If you are a new user to Ibotta, you’ll also get a free $10 for signing up! There are lots of great deals on Pet Supplies on Groupon. I found 1,000 count biodegradable pet waste bags for $17 on their app. You can’t beat that price! They also have cat trees, pet beds, and much more!
     

    Rebate Details

    • Rebate only valid on purchases made when Groupon app is launched from Ibotta

    • Rebate only valid for one (1) purchase per unlock. Subsequent purchases toward a single rebate will be ineligible for credit.

    • Earnings from Groupon purchases will be pending for 45 days.

    • It may take up to 24 hours to update the status of your rebate.

    • 8% cash back is only valid for the gross merchandise purchased. Cash back is not valid on taxes, delivery fees, tips, promotions, and coupons.

    • If a purchase is returned or canceled, your Ibotta account may be adjusted or debited as necessary.

    • Users may earn up to $30 dollars in rewards for each in-app purchase on Groupon.
    • Rebate not valid on purchases through 3rd party sellers like TicketCharge, FanXchange, Rockettes or Telecharge.

    • Getaways rebates only valid on travel in the United States.
     
    Expires November 5th, 2016 3:00 AM
     
    Visit Ibotta today and start redeeming your rebates today!

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    Pet Med Mobile 11/6/2016

    November 1st, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for November 6th, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, November 6th ~ Dr. Smith ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:00-3:00p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 3:30-4:30p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557 29710, Lake Wylie
    • 5:00-6:00p: BI-LO, 717 E. Liberty St, 29745, York (Hwy 161)

     

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    Top 10 Halloween Hazards For Pets

    October 29th, 2016 by Owner

    Halloween weekend is here! Vet Depot has put out a list of top 10 Halloween Hazards for pets. Some of them may surprise you. Share this with all of your friends with pets to keep all the fur babies safe during trick or treating and parties. You’ll get a kick out of the GIFs too!

     
    Halloween Hazards for Pets

     

    Other Halloween Posts:
    DIY Pet Costumes by Publix Paws
    Easy DIY Pet Costumes
    Top 5 Pet Halloween Costumes and Safety Tips

     

    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to neighborhoods in South Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more information and our Contact page to reach us directly.***

     

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    Top 5 Halloween Pet Costumes and Safety Tips

    October 28th, 2016 by Owner

    Were you surprised at the Top 5 Halloween Pet Costumes posted below? I sure was! Click the link below for some helpful tips to keep your pets safe during Halloween. Some things may seem like common sense, but even if you know them, it’s good to have a quick reminder so you are more aware. Happy Trick or Treating!

     

    Top 5 Halloween Pet Costumes and Safety Tips

    Our Other Halloween Posts:
    Easy DIY Pet Costumes
    DIY Pet Costumes by Publix Paws
    Top 10 Halloween Hazards for Pets

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    Easy DIY Pet Costumes

    October 27th, 2016 by Owner

    If you are still looking for a pet costume for Halloween, look no further than this awesome article from Vet Depot! There are options for little hamsters to big dogs. You will be sure to find something to work for your pets or at the very least some inspiration for your own idea. They look super simple simple to make and will be sure to make a splash with all your friends! Be sure to send this to all your friends so they can get creative too!

     
    Easy DIY Pet Halloween Costumes!

     

    For another fun idea, visit our previous post about costumes.

     

    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and our Contact page to reach us directly.***

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    Pet Med Mobile 10/16/2016

    October 16th, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for October 16th, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, October 16th ~ Dr. Sawyers ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:00-3:00p: *Fort Mill Square Shopping Center* USA Tires, 100 Sanders St. 29715, Fort Mill
    • 3:30-4:30p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:00-6:00p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557 29710, Lake Wylie
    • 6:30-7:30p: Newport Hardware, 4800 Old York Rd. 29732, Rock Hill

     

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    DIY Pet Costumes By Publix Paws

    October 15th, 2016 by Owner


     
    I love opening up my emails from Publix Paws! If you haven’t signed up yet for their pet emails click here to do so now. You won’t regret it. They’ll send you coupons and awesome tips. This month they sent out a DIY costume tutorial for a lady bug costume for dogs and easy non-invasive cat collar costume ideas. My dogs are pretty easy going for Halloween costumes, but Kobe kitty would SPAZ out! So I can’t wait to see what I can come up with her for a costume. If you know someone that could use these tips, please feel free to share the love! Leave a comment below and tell us what costume your pet will be wearing this year!
     
    DIY Fun Costumes For Your Pets

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    Pawbrokers Fall Parties

    October 14th, 2016 by Owner


     
    Have you heard of Pawbrokers? It’s an organization that helps fundraise for animal rescue organizations by having jewelry parties! They have parties happening all the time. I’ve attached their fall schedule for you to check out. You can clean out your jewelry box and bring in those items to donate for future parties if you would like to help pay it forward. It is not required though. So if you are in the market for some jewelry and want to support a great cause check them out!
     
    They are also asking for friends to send the Ellen Show a request for them to come on and further spread the word! Since Ellen is also an animal lover, they are hoping to bring this to fruition! Click here to help them out.
     
     

     
     

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    Myths Regarding Pet Fish

    October 6th, 2016 by Owner

     
    If you’ve ever thought about getting a pet fish please click on this article from Vet Depot to avoid making some common mistakes. One of the most surprising mistakes to me was letting your gold fish or betta live in a regular fish bowl or other small container. That environment is actually very stressful and can lead to an unhappy life and early death. As with any new pet, it is very important to do your research to make sure they will be a good fit for your family.
     
    Common Myths About Fishkeeping
     
    Click Here to see why fish make awesome pets.
    Click Here for my Finding Dory Review.

     

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    Hyperthyroidism In Cats

    October 5th, 2016 by Owner

     
    I’ve cared for quite a few kitties with hyperthyroidism in my professional pet sitting career. It’s been my experience that these cats live a pretty normal life with the right medicine. If you suspect your cat has a hyperactive thyroid please visit your veterinarian for confirmation and help get your kitty regulated. Click the article below for even more info.
     

    Here are some symptoms to look for:

    • Weight loss
    • A good or even ravenous appetite
    • An increased activity level
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Increased thirst and urination

    Thyroid Dysfunction in Cats

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    The Reason Cat Pee Has A Distinct Smell

    October 4th, 2016 by Owner

     
    My husband thinks I’m crazy when I say I can tell the difference between dog and cat pee. It’s been my experience that dog urine is watered down compared to cat urine. It allows me to pinpoint the culprit in the house when I stumble upon pee. If your kitty is urinating outside of the litter pan, be sure to talk to your vet to rule out a medical conditions before deciding it’s behavioral. Click the article below find out what gives cat pee its distinct odor.
     
    Why Does Cat Urine Smell So Terrible?

    Click Here For A DIY Cat Litter Genie
     
    Click Here For A DIY Dog Proof Cat Litter Pan
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services Page for more information or our Contact Page to shoot us an email.***
     

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    The Cat’s Bowl Is Empty

    October 3rd, 2016 by Owner

    I came across this great article that explains why cats act like their food bowl is empty. If you have a cat, you know about this phenomenon! You filled up their food bowl, and later in the day the center of the food is eaten and your kitty is crying for more. So we shake down the walled up food, try to persuade our cat that this food is just as good, and hope they eat it. Click on the link below to find out the biological reason cats act this way and share with your other feline loving friends!

    Why Do Cats Act Like Their Food Bowl Is Empty?

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    Another Groupon Deal with Ibotta

    October 2nd, 2016 by Owner


     
    Have you heard of Ibotta? This free app is available for Apple and Android and it has the potential to save you loads of money! All you have to do is download the app and sign up. Search for your favorite stores and unlock the rebates of your favorite items. Once you purchase those items, just click the verify purchase button, click the items your purchased, and snap a picture of your receipt. Within 24 hours your money will be added to your account! It’s that simple!
     
    Groupon has a pretty awesome deal through Ibotta right now, but you have to act fast as it expires January 1st, 2017 at 2:00a. You’ll get 8% back up to the $30 max if you launch Groupon through the Ibotta app! If you are a new user to Ibotta, you’ll also get a free $10 for signing up! There are lots of great deals on Pet Supplies on Groupon. I found 1,000 count biodegradable pet waste bags for $17 on their app. You can’t beat that price! They also have cat trees, pet beds, and much more!
     

    Rebate Details

    • Rebate only valid on purchases made when Groupon app is launched from Ibotta

    • Rebate only valid for one (1) purchase per unlock. Subsequent purchases toward a single rebate will be ineligible for credit.

    • Earnings from Groupon purchases will be pending for 45 days.

    • It may take up to 24 hours to update the status of your rebate.

    • 8% cash back is only valid for the gross merchandise purchased. Cash back is not valid on taxes, delivery fees, tips, promotions, and coupons.

    • If a purchase is returned or canceled, your Ibotta account may be adjusted or debited as necessary.

    • Users may earn up to $30 dollars in rewards for each in-app purchase on Groupon.
    • Rebate not valid on purchases through 3rd party sellers like TicketCharge, FanXchange, Rockettes or Telecharge.

    • Getaways rebates only valid on travel in the United States.
     
    Expires January 1st, 2017 2:00 AM
     
    Visit Ibotta today and start redeeming your rebates today!

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    October 2016 VIP Pet Care Clinics

    October 1st, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supplies Plus store at 7601 Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte is hosting a veterinary care clinic on October 2nd, 2016 from 10a-11:30a. Click here for the price list.  If you haven’t found a vet yet or you need a low cost option to get routine care for your fur babies, this is a wonderful opportunity!
     
    If you can’t make it to this event,  don’t worry!  The store will also be holding the clinic on October 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th at the same times.  Click here for the store’s website to see what else they have to offer.
     
    If you are in the South Park area of Charlotte, you can also visit the Pet Supplies Plus at 4732 Sharon Rd. Charlotte, NC 28210 on October 15th, 2016 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm for their clinic.
     
    ***Remember,  if you live in Mecklenburg County,  NC your pet must have a Rabies Vaccine.  Click here for Char/Meck Animal Care and Control’s website.***
     
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    Pet Supermarket Vet Clinics October 2016

    September 30th, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    10/1/16
    10/8/16
    10/15/16
    10/22/16
    10/29/16
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:00-5:30p

    10/2/16
    10/9/16
    10/16/16
    10/23/16
    10/30/16


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    Pet Med Mobile 10/2/2016

    September 29th, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for October 2nd, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, September 18th ~ Dr. Smith ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:00-3:00p: Bojangles, 805 Crossroads Plaza, 29708, Tega Cay (Hwy 160) *Don’t block traffic*
    • 3:30-4:30p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:00-6:00p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557 29710, Lake Wylie
    • 6:30-7:30p: BI-LO, 717 E. Liberty St., 29745, York (Hwy 161)

     

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    Quail Hollow Veterinary Hospital Anniversary Event

    September 16th, 2016 by Owner


     
    Quail Hollow Veterinary Hospital is celebrating their One Year Anniversary this Saturday September 17th, 2016! Dr. Berman has seen all 3 of my fur babies and has taken such great care of them! If you are looking for a new Veterinarian for your pets, I highly recommend you check them out. They are a full service facility with radiology, lab, and surgery capabilities. I think one of the best things we’ve experienced is personalization by their staff. They know us by name when we come in and they call to check up on my babies after their visit. For more information on their event tomorrow, click here. Here is a brief overview for you:
     

    “Saturday, September 17th between 11am – 2pm.
     
    – Bring Your Pets
    – Say Hi to Dr. Berman and Staff
    – Tour Our Hospital
    – FREE Giveaways & Raffle Prizes
    – Enjoy Refreshments
    – Join us as we host a pet adoption event with the Humane Society of Charlotte

     

    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to SW Charlotte. Please visit our Services page for more info and our Contact page to reach us directly.***

     
     

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    Pet Med Mobile 09/18/2016

    September 16th, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for September 18th, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, September 18th ~ Dr. Smith ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:30-3:30p: *Fort Mill Square Shopping Center* USA Tires, 100 Sanders St. 29715, Fort Mill
    • 4-5p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:30-6:30p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557 29710, Lake Wylie
    • 7-8p: Newport Hardware, 4800 Old York Rd. 29732, Rock Hill

     

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    Pet Supermarket Vet Clinics September 2016

    September 10th, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supermarket at the East Blvd and East Independence Blvd locations in Charlotte, NC have weekly veterinary clinics. This is a great way to catch your pets up on vaccinations at a fraction of the cost of visiting your regular vet. You can then take your invoice/vaccine record and forward it to your pet’s regular doctor so they can update their files. Click here to see a price list.
     

    The Pet Supermarket
    1408 East Blvd
    1:00-2:30p
    9/10/16
    9/17/16
    9/24/16
    The Pet Supermarket
    6701 E. Independence Blvd
    4:00-5:30p
    9/11/16
    9/18/16
    9/25/16


     
    To see what else The Pet Supermarket has to offer, visit their website at www.petsupermarket.com
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for more info and Contact page to reach us directly.***
     

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    September 2016 VIP Pet Care Clinics

    September 1st, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supplies Plus store at 7601 Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte is hosting a veterinary care clinic on September 4th, 2016 from 10a-11:30a. Click here for the price list.  If you haven’t found a vet yet or you need a low cost option to get routine care for your fur babies, this is a wonderful opportunity!
     
    If you can’t make it to this event,  don’t worry!  The store will also be holding the clinic on September 11th, 18th, and 25th at the same times.  Click here for the store’s website to see what else they have to offer.
     
    ***Remember,  if you live in Mecklenburg County,  NC your pet must have a Rabies Vaccine.  Click here for Char/Meck Animal Care and Control’s website.***
     
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    Ibotta Rebates On 2 USA Made Dog Treats

    August 30th, 2016 by Owner

     
    Have you heard of Ibotta? This free app is available for Apple and Android and it has the potential to save you loads of money! All you have to do is download the app and sign up. Search for your favorite stores and unlock the rebates of your favorite items. Once you purchase those items, just click the verify purchase button, click the items you purchased, and snap a picture of your receipt. Within 24 hours your money will be added to your account! It’s that simple! There are 2 great rebates on doggy treats below! If you are a new user to Ibotta, you’ll also get a free $10 for signing up!
     

     

    Rebate Details

    Rebate valid on Nudges® Dog Treats for any variety, 10 oz. bag or larger.

    Available at Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and Kroger.
     
    Expires October 10th, 2016 3:00 AM
     


     

    Rebate Details

    Rebate valid on Vita Bone® biscuits for any variety, any size.

    Available at The Fresh Market
     
    Expires October 10th, 2016 3:00 AM
     
    Visit Ibotta and start redeeming your rebates today!

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    Woofstock 2016

    August 29th, 2016 by Owner


     
    Woofstock is right around the corner! This fundraiser was started in 2009 to benefit Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love and Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue. These breed specific rescues work very hard to help Great Danes and Boxers in the Charlotte area and beyond. I’ve personally been to a few of these and it’s always a great time! Lots of pet vendors and adorable doggies will be there as well. Here’s the info:
     
    SEPTEMBER 10th 11am-4pm @ AMOS’ SOUTHEND CHARLOTTE NC

     
    “So….you looking to have a Groovy fun time?????? Come out to Woofstock and bring your furry friends!!!!!
     
    Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love and Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue are teaming up to bring you this great event! There will be cool vendors…several rescues…AWESOME silent auction…food and drink and great music….and lots of adoptable dogs!
     
    $5 donation at the door gets you your first drink on the house.”
     

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    Groupon Deal with Ibotta App

    August 28th, 2016 by Owner


     
    Have you heard of Ibotta? This free app is available for Apple and Android and it has the potential to save you loads of money! All you have to do is download the app and sign up. Search for your favorite stores and unlock the rebates of your favorite items. Once you purchase those items, just click the verify purchase button, click the items your purchased, and snap a picture of your receipt. Within 24 hours your money will be added to your account! It’s that simple!
     
    Groupon has a pretty awesome deal through Ibotta right now, but you have to act fast as it expires September 1st, 2016 at 3:00a. You’ll get 40% back up to the $30 max if you launch Groupon through the Ibotta app! If you are a new user to Ibotta, you’ll also get a free $10 for signing up! There are lots of great deals on Pet Supplies on Groupon. I found 1,000 count biodegradable pet waste bags for $17 on their app. You can’t beat that price! They also have cat trees, pet beds, and much more!
     

    Rebate Details

    • Rebate only valid on purchases made when Groupon app is launched from Ibotta

    • Rebate only valid for one (1) purchase per unlock. Subsequent purchases toward a single rebate will be ineligible for credit.

    • Earnings from Groupon purchases will be pending for 45 days.

    • It may take up to 24 hours to update the status of your rebate.

    • 40% cash back is only valid for the gross merchandise purchased. Cash back is not valid on taxes, delivery fees, tips, promotions, and coupons.

    • If a purchase is returned or canceled, your Ibotta account may be adjusted or debited as necessary.

    • Users may earn up to $30 dollars in rewards for each in-app purchase on Groupon.
     
    Expires September 1st, 2016 3:00 AM
     
    Visit Ibotta today and start redeeming your rebates today!

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    2nd Annual Rescue Me 5K

    August 27th, 2016 by Owner


    Run in the Rescue Me 5K With Your Dog

    By: Jennifer Ondrako, Race Director


     
    The Rescue Me 5K has created quite a buzz around the city of Charlotte. It’s a unique 5K race where participants can run with their dog. The proceeds from the event are going to The American Pit Bull Foundation’s (APBF) newest program, Operation Sidekick. They are the first organization to bridge the gap and exclusively train rescued pit bulls as service dogs to help our veterans overcome the daily struggle of PTSD and depression.
     
    Excited to join us in this race? Before you cross that start line in October, you will need to train your dog to run with you. Here are some tips on getting your dog race ready!
     

    1. Check With Your Vet. If you’ve never run with your dog before, be sure your dog is healthy for a more strenuous workout like running before you start. A quick check up appointment with your vet will notify you of any red flags before the hitting the pavement.
     
    2. Start Slow. Your dog may not be able to run a even a mile the first run out – so gradually build up distance. Find a beginner 5K training plan to follow. You may be surprised to find your dog is great running partner and can even motivate you.
     
    3. Warm Up! Just like humans need to stretch and warm up their muscles before a strenuous workout, so should your dog. So don’t go running right out of our front door, walk for a little bit first, then begin a slow jog and then start your run.
     
    4. Keep Your Dog Hydrated. Dogs cannot tell us when they are thirsty so taking water breaks every 10 minutes is recommended. With the high temperatures of summer, the last thing you want is your dog to suffer from heat exhaustion. You can easily carry water with you on a running belt.
     
    5. Stay Away From Hot Pavement. Humans have shoes to wear so we don’t feel the heat of the hot pavement. Choose to run in the early morning or later at night once the roads have cooled down so you don’t burn your dog’s paws. Banfield Pet Hospital recommends putting your hand or bare foot on the asphalt for 10 seconds – if it’s too hot for you, then its too hot for your dog.
     
    6. Have Fun! Once you’ve trained your dog to run on a leash with you, you will have the best running buddy. In the long run, regular exercise with your dog can help keep extra pounds off and prolong their life.

     
    I hope you will give these tips a try on October 15 when you and your dog come run the Rescue Me 5K.
     
    To Learn More about the Rescue Me 5K or to register visit: www.rescueme5k.com.
     

    rm5k
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    Pet Med Mobile 8/28/16

    August 26th, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for August 28th, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, August 28th ~ Dr. Sawyers ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:30-3:30p: *Fort Mill Square Shopping Center* USA Tires, 100 Sanders St. 29715, Fort Mill
    • 4-5p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:30-6:30p: Food Lion @ Bethel Commons, 5233 Highway 557 29710, Lake Wylie
    • 7-8p: Waggin Tails Pet Inn & Salon, 4939 Mt. Galant Rd. 29732, Rock Hill

     

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    Animal Kneads Day 2016

    August 18th, 2016 by Owner


     
    CMPD Animal Care and Control’s biggest fundraiser is coming up on August 28th, 2016. The event will be held at Great Harvest Bread Company located at 6420 Rea Rd, Charlotte 28277 from 10a-5p. There will be over 1,000 loaves of bread available for purchase at just $10 each. There are also loaves available for pre-order, just click here for more information. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the shelter to support their Free Spay/Neuter Surgery clinics. With this event they will be able to host about 8 clinics through the year, which will result in approximately 500 spay/neuter surgeries. Be sure to add this event to your calendar and stop by to buy a delicious loaf of bread for a great cause!
     
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. For more information visit our Services page or send us an email at our Contact Page.***

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    August Spay/Neuter Surgery Specials

    August 17th, 2016 by Owner

    There are 2 organizations offering fantastic deals on Spay/Neuter surgeries in the month of August. If you have a Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix you can get them spayed or neutered for only $20! Did you know that spay/neuter surgeries can reduce the risk of cancer and increase their life expenctancy? You’ll have a much happier pet and you’ll also be doing your part to reduce pet overpopulation. See the information below for more information!
     


     
    “Only $20 to get your pit bull or pit mix fixed! Nail trim, post-op pain meds, and follow up care included in price of surgery. Get your pittie scheduled here > http://bit.ly/SNCAugustSpecial
     
     

     
    “FOR PITTIES Sake take advantage of this $20 spay/neuter special taking place in August at our HSC Spay/Neuter Clinic. Appointments are available for the first 100 Mecklenburg County residents. To schedule your pit bull / pit bull mix appointment, visit this link:http://goo.gl/WJn9i8.”
     
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page for pricing and our Contact page for any questions or to start service.***

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    PetSmart Deal With Ibotta

    August 16th, 2016 by Owner


     
    Have you heard of Ibotta? This free app is available for Apple and Android and it has the potential to save you loads of money! All you have to do is download the app and sign up. Search for your favorite stores and unlock the rebates of your favorite items. Once you purchase those items, just click the verify purchase button, click the items your purchased, and snap a picture of your receipt. Within 24 hours your money will be added to your account! It’s that simple!
     
    PetSmart has a pretty awesome deal through Ibotta right now, but you have to act fast as it expires August 25th, 2016 at 3:00a. If you spend $40 you will get $5 back! If you are a new user to Ibotta, you’ll also get a free $10 for signing up! If you’re like me, you can spend $40 on 1 bag of dog food and be qualified!
     

    Rebate Details

    • To qualify, you must spend at least $40 after discounts, coupons and tax.

    • The $40 minimum purchase requirement must be met in a single transaction.

    • No partial credit will be awarded if $40 minimum is not met.

    • Online purchases are not eligible for credit.

    • Rebate excludes all Gift Card purchases.

    • Receipts dated prior to 8/8/16 not valid. All receipts must be submitted within one week of the printed receipt date.

    • To receive credit, the submitted receipt must contain a retailer logo, product numbers, product text, total, and transaction number.

    • A rebate is limited to one redemption per user.
     
    Expires September 2nd, 2016 3:00 AM
     
    Visit Ibotta today and start redeeming your rebates today!

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    Pet Med Mobile 8/21/16

    August 15th, 2016 by Owner


     
    If you live in and around the Fort Mill, Clover, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, and Rock Hill areas of South Carolina, you have probably seen the big signs for Pet Med Mobile on the side of the road . I’ve personally used their services before and had a great experience. If you visit one of their clinics, be sure to get there early! It looks like they service the York County areas listed above on Sundays. Here is their schedule for August 21st, 2016. You can also check in with their website as they update the schedule on Mondays.
     

    Sunday, August 21st ~ Dr. Smith ~ York County Area

    • 12-1:30p: Animal Supply House, 1025 N. Anderson Rd. 29730 (Hwy 21), Rock Hill
    • 2:30-3:30p: *Fort Mill Square Shopping Center* USA Tires, 100 Sanders St. 29715, Fort Mill
    • 4-5p: KFC, 3686 Foothills Way 29708 (near Carowinds Blvd.), Fort Mill
    • 5:30-6:30p: Newport Hardware, 4800 Old York Rd. 29732, Rock Hill
    • 7-8p: Family Dollar, 2496 W. Main St. 29732, Rock Hill

     

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    Finding Dory Review

    August 13th, 2016 by Owner


     
    Back in June I told you guys about a Finding Dory themed event at Petco. Unfortunately, the Petco store I visited had no idea they were supposed to be having the event. I showed them my email and they were quite surprised. Somebody definitely dropped the ball on that one. My little one was a little sad that she didn’t get to build her aquarium. However, as a fan of Finding Nemo, Finding Dory did not disappoint!
     
    I was able to keep Mari 100% focused in it for as long as the popcorn and candy lasted. She’s 4 though and just starting to get into the swing of going to the movies. Her attention span changes like the weather though. She did great for The Secret Life of Pets. Just like in TSLOP, she was not a fan of the “scary” parts but overall we both enjoyed the movie. I was very excited to learn about Dory’s family history and to see Marvin and Nemo come through for their friend. I thought the other characters were also great additions to the storyline. I give this movie 5 stars! If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check it out in a theater near you!
     
     
    *** Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Visit our Services page to learn more and click here to contact us. ***
     

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    August 2016 VIP Pet Care Clinics

    August 12th, 2016 by Owner


     
    The Pet Supplies Plus store at 7601 Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte is hosting a veterinary care clinic on August 14th, 2016 from 10a-11:30a. Click here for the price list.  If you haven’t found a vet yet or you need a low cost option to get routine care for your fur babies, this is a wonderful opportunity!
     
    If you can’t make it to this event,  don’t worry!  The store will also be holding the clinic on August 21st and 28th at the same times.  Click here for the store’s website to see what else they have to offer.
     
    ***Remember,  if you live in Mecklenburg County,  NC your pet must have a Rabies Vaccine.  Click here for Char/Meck Animal Care and Control’s website.***
     
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    Critter Care Wellness Wednesdays

    August 11th, 2016 by Owner

     
    When it comes to animal rescue, the Humane Society of Charlotte is a power house! Did you know they also have a low-cost veterinary clinic on Wednesdays? Trips to the vet, even for just their regular check up, can cost at least $100. This usually includes the exam, shots, and other preventatives. Sometimes, this stops well meaning pet owners from visiting their veterinarian, and as a result their pet doesn’t get their shots, heartworm, and flea preventative meds. Share this information with your other animal loving friends and help them save some money on their pet care today! They’ll appreciate it and so will the pets!
     
    Critter Care Wednesday Low-Cost Clinic
     
    Don’t miss this great opportunity to take care of your furry family member’s annual vaccines at our CRITTER CARE WELLNESS WEDNESDAY Low-cost Clinic each week.
     
    Fall Hours: 9AM-2PM
     
    For questions about our clinic, contact our Spay/Neuter Clinic at 704.333.4130.
     
    Our Critter Care Wellness Wednesday Low-Cost Clinic takes place at:
     
    2646 Toomey Avenue
    Charlotte, NC 28203″
     
    ***Chloe’s Playhouse provides pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Please visit our Services page for more info. To contact us, shoot us an email from here.***

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    Secret Life of Pets Review

    August 10th, 2016 by Owner

     


     
    Back in June I told you guys about an event at PetSmart for the Secret Life of Pets. The event really didn’t pan out. I was a little disappointed. I thought they were giving away free movie tickets for the kids, but it turned out you had to buy a few boxes of treats to get a code to redeem the ticket. Well, the cost of the treats outweighed the price of a child’s ticket at the theater so I left empty-handed, but did get some cool movie themed activity sheets. Ok Skip ahead!
     

     
    I didn’t get to go see the movie right away, but there were sold out shows all over the place! I actually waited until the end of July and went to see it with my daughter and some of my family. We had a blast! In fact, there were 6 of us total and we got there with about 10 tickets left to sell. We made it by the skin of our teeth!
     

     
    Mari (my daughter) enjoyed Chloe the cat in the movie! The only thing she didn’t like was the bad crew led by the bunny. She’s 4 though. Me on the other hand absolutely loved the movie! I am a huge fan of Louis C. K. and Kevin Hart! It was a little tough to get their faces out of my head at first, but after the first few minutes you forget all about them. There was even a dog walker in the movie! I won’t leave you with any spoilers, but if you love pets like we do, you should definitely go see this Movie!
     
    *** Chloe’s Playhouse offers pet sitting and dog walking services to Southwest Charlotte. Please visit our services page for more info and click here to contact us. ***
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    National Pet Preparedness Month

    June 26th, 2016 by Owner

     
    Did you know that June is National Pet Preparedness Month? With hurricane and thunderstorm season upon us, it’s important to have a plan in the event of an emergency and you need to evacuate. If you have a plan already in place, when the emergency comes up you will be less likely to panic because you will already know what to do. The good people at Publix recently put together a list of things to gather for your pet’s emergency kit. Click the link below for more information. If you aren’t already a member of their Publix Paws Club, sign up today. They’ll send you coupons and great tips like the one I’m sharing below!
     
    Pack your pet’s emergency kit!

     

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