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PAWSitively Petland Podcast

PAWSitively Petland Podcast

Ron, with all his Petland Iowa City experience and knowledge, discusses all sorts of pet-related topics. You’ll find episodes on pet training tips, pet products, pet food reviews, breed fun facts, and more. If you’re a current or soon-to-be pet owner or someone who just plain loves pets, listen in to learn the latest tips and tricks to help you and your little one have an even better life!

February 18, 2022

Looking for a way to make Valentine’s Day fun for your pet? Petland Iowa City has some fantastic ideas on how to make Valentine’s Day or any other special day of the year for that matter, extra special.  Listen on or read the description below for more great tips! Scavenger hunts are the best way […]

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Puppy Potty Training Tips

October 14, 2021

Looking for some helpful tips on how to properly potty train your puppy?  Petland Iowa City has three important tips to successfully potty train your pup.  Listen to this podcast for more details on each and check out some of our potty training tips below:   Step 1.  Puppies are denning animals, be sure to […]

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Do you have a new puppy or even an older dog that likes to chew on things in your household?  If you do, you’re not alone!  Petland Iowa City is back with great tips and this time we’re talking about pups that like to chew!   There are a number of reasons your puppy or […]

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The Australian Shepherd is a medium-sized super cuddly dog breed that contrary to its name was developed in the western part of the United States. ‘Aussie’ as commonly called came to be in the 19th century as a ranch dog bred to herd farm animals and livestock as a whole. Discover more about our Australian […]

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Petland Iowa City is back with great tips for grooming your dog at home.  We discuss some of the best brushes on the market (Furminator) along with some of the best dog shampoo and conditioners on the market (BIO-GROOM & Bobbi Panter).   Listen for more information on Petland Iowa City’s favorite puppy perfumes/colognes in […]

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Brief History This dog breed originated from Germany and back then they were referred to as the badger dog. In essence, the ‘Dachs’ in Dachshund stands for badger while the ‘hund’ means dog. This dog breed can be traced to the 15th century and they came in different sizes. However, in the 18th and 19th […]

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Petland Iowa City shares helpful tips to keep your pet warm in cooler temps & seasons: 1. Monitor Nutrition – When Your Dog Is Shivering, They’re Burning Calories 2. Fight Off Dry Skin – Use A Dog Conditioner 3. Add Extra Layers – Sweaters, Jackets & Paw Guard are Excellent Options. If You Are Cold, […]

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Poodles are very proud dogs. They are impressive as well. This breed is famous for its participation in many dog shows. They are the fashionistas of the dog world because of their iconic coats which come in different colors. This breed has won many best-in-show awards. However, behind the glam and spotlights, he is a […]

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Here are my 3 Favorite things you must get for your cat: 1] Top Entry Litter Box – You might think your cat won’t go in, but they will AND your dog won’t! Hands down the best litter box design. Reduces tracking significantly. Does your dog like eating the cat poop like its chocolate? The […]

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The Basset Hound dog is a breed that has a small stature and a long torso. They are a short-legged dog breed and watching them run never gets old. They add joy in their owners’ lives and are great companions. Discover more about our Basset Hound puppies for sale below! This dog was originally bred […]

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How To Keep Your Dog Cool

August 24, 2021

Listen in to Doug and Ron as they discuss how dogs get rid of heat.  We will go through the cautions of dogs getting overheated and what you can do to keep them cool.

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The Puggle is a cross between the Beagle and the Pug. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all designer hybrids are 50% purebred to […]

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The American Eskimo is a strikingly beautiful dog with its stellar white coat and beautifully structured face. Commonly known as the “beautiful dog”, American Eskimos have become quite a favorite amongst dog lovers over the years because of their loyalty, fluffy coat and the heart-warming companionship they bring. Breed History Ever heard of the Spitz […]

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The Cavalier is in the class of the oldest toy dog breeds. They are small and were originally bred as lap dogs because of their cute look and small size. They are known to be friendly and extremely affectionate. The kind of dog that would crawl under the covers with you. Discover more about our […]

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What is Campylobacter infection? Campylobacter infections are caused by Campylobacter bacteria. Campylobacter is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness in the United States. CDC estimates the disease affects more than 1.3 million people every year. How do people get infected with Campylobacter? Common sources of Campylobacter are: raw or undercooked poultry, or […]

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The Golden Retriever derives its ‘retriever’ name from its ability to retrieve shot game without any damage as a result of its soft mouth. It is a large-sized gun dog used in retrieving shot waterfowl during hunting and shooting parties. The Golden retriever tends to mature slowly and maintains its puppy-like personality even after it’s […]

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Why Do We Need Pet Stores?

January 12, 2021

Petland Iowa City is a responsible choice to buy a puppy. Not only do we comply with all local, state, and federal regulations including the USDA’s Animal Welfare Act, but we also go above and beyond such requirements. We provide a happy, healthy environment for our pets before they go home. Petland Iowa City uses […]

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Many people have difficulty keeping their fish swimming. Here are 3 easy steps to keeping them alive. Water Conditioner – Take the bad stuff out of the water with a water conditioner. So, before you put water in the tank treat it with a water conditioner. Biological Boost – Put the good stuff into your […]

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The Cavapoo is a cross between the Cavalier King Charles and the Miniature Poodle. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all of these designer […]

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Should you take your dog on a hike? That really depends. Where do you want to walk? Are dogs allowed on those trails? Do you have absolute control of your dog off lead, or do you plan to keep him on lead? Is he healthy enough to hike with you? Are you going with other […]

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