Carolyn North

Carolyn North moved from years as a freelance writer for magazines & newspapers to communications director for an animal rescue organization. Through that position, she opened a retail pet supplies store and cat rescue & adoption center. Through study and hands-on efforts, she gained knowledge of the pet food manufacturing processes and business & uses that information in writing about dogs and cats. She created and operated Seniors for Pets, a 501(c)3 organization to help needy senior citizens pay for basic veterinary care for their pets.

8 Things about CBD for Dogs that Every Pet Parent Should Know

CBD for dogs helps with anxiety and pain

So What’s All the Hype about CBD for Dogs?   Does your dog suffer from chronic pain due to arthritis or an old injury? Does your pet shake in terror over thunder or unexpected noises? Is your fur-baby struggling with side effects from cancer treatment or other serious medical conditions? If so and you have …

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How to Make a Pet-Friendly Home without Sacrificing Beauty or Style

Does your living room scream “pets live here?” We’ve all been there. We love our dogs and cats, but they have a tendency to take over our lives and our homes. That’s not a bad thing unless we forget that our homes do have purposes other than operating as a full-time playground for Rover and …

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How to Alleviate Your Allergies So You Can Enjoy Your Cat

You can stop cat allergies.

You just left the doctor’s office after a diagnosis of allergies. Among those allergies was a severe reaction to cat dander. The doctor’s solution? Get rid of your cat! “But…Fluffy is my family. I can’t give her away! Sorry, Doc! That’s not going to happen.” Trust me, you are not alone… According to the ASPCA, roughly …

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Why You Should Never Use Physical Punishment on Your Dog or Cat

  Let’s be honest! Most of us have dealt with frustration and anger toward our pets. You know…the white, hot fury that hits when you see the shredded remains of your expensive new window treatment; or when you look out your kitchen window and discover Rover digging away in the herb garden you spent all …

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