Author Archive | Michelle Torr

Kahoots’ Go-To Guide to Raising Chickens

    Normally associated with big barnyards and country living, chickens are becoming the new urban backyard animal. Not only are they a low-maintence and personable pet, they will also provide you with fresh eggs, happily clear your yard of pests and produce an excellent natural fertilizer. While owning chickens has its perks, it also […]

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The Scoop on Kitty’s Box

One of the biggest upsides to having a cat is that they use a designated litter box, which means you can spend more time having fun and less time worrying about where kitty goes to the bathroom. That said, managing your cat’s litter box isn’t a complete walk in the park – cats are high-strung […]

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Why Choose a Raw Diet?

One of the hardest decisions that we make as pet parents is what to feed our pets. Diet has a huge influence on the health and quality of life our pets experience, but with so many options available, it’s hard to know what is best for your fur kid. As we learn more about our […]

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A Healthy Diet for Better Dental Health

Diet Choosing the right diet can have a huge impact on your pet’s dental health. Because bacteria in the mouth is the underlying cause of dental issues, the strength of your pet’s immune system has a big impact on how quickly bacteria turns into an infection in your pet’s mouth. Choosing a high-quality diet that […]

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Easy Ways to Supplement Your Pet’s Dental Care

  Dental care requires more than regular brushing! When you’ve put the toothbrush and toothpaste away for the day, there are plenty of products available to supplement your pet’s dental care routine. Chews To supplement your dog or cat’s dental maintenance, there are countless dental chews that help fight plaque buildup. Dog and cat dental […]

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The Perks of Professional Dental Cleaning

Even with regular brushing and dental maintenance, all pets should see a vet for a professional dental cleaning by the time they are three years old. Eventually, some tartar will accumulate on your pet’s teeth and will need to be removed by a vet. Also, some dogs and cats have special dental issues or damaged […]

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Brushing Your Way to a Healthy Smile

    So, you’re ready to start a dental care plan for your pet, but you don’t know where to start. Well, consider the main element of your own dental care routine – brushing, of course! Pets aren’t too different from humans in that they require regular brushing with a specialized toothbrush and toothpaste. Brushing […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets and Animals

Now that 2018 is right around the corner, what’s on your list of New Year’s Resolutions? Many of us find it easier to make an effort for others rather than ourselves. That’s why I’m suggesting a few resolutions that you’ll have no trouble keeping—but please note, they aren’t for you…they’re for your pets! Diet: Choose […]

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Lend a Helping Paw to Pets in Need

Kahoots has partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center to help the loving companions of San Diego’s homeless through their Pets Without Walls initiative. This program is dedicated to providing health checks, spays and neuters, vaccinations, and supplies to the dogs and cats of homeless families who reside in San Diego’s industrial tent sites. For many of […]

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