Pets

YaffBar: A Snack for You and Your Pup on the Go!

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We humans are awfully close with our pets. We work out together, we sleep together, we vacation together, and, yes, now we can snack together! That's right, YaffBar was designed for you to share --- with your dog. Made from all-natural ingredients, YaffBars have protein and fiber --- and …
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7 Purr-fectly Awesome Cat Books

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Cats are hilarious. And crazy. And loving. And sweet. And fluffy. Sometimes they might be trying to kill you. Other times, they might just teach you about the meaning of life. So for today's special Fit Bottomed Pets Week post, we thought it would be fun share seven of our favorite cat books. …
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Exercise for Tubby Tabbies, Doggie Doughnuts & More!

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Since we're celebrating Pets Week here at FBG, we thought we'd share a few pet-related links for this week's FitLinks. And finding them wasn't the problem --- keeping the list manageable was the hard part! From how to help your cat be a little healthier to a dog who really, really, really wants a …
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Raise the ‘Ruff: It’s the Second-Annual Fit Bottomed Pets Week!

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Who loves pets? We do! And, from the feedback we got from Fit Bottomed Pets Week last year, you do, too. Which is why the special week of healthy pet posts, reviews and giveaways is back for a second year! For this whole week we're going to highlight healthy and fit products for our furry …
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What Makes Vacation Better? Pets!

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When I go on vacation, I miss my dog. She's family and when she's not there, well, things just don't feel totally right. (Although, I'll admit, it's nice to not have a 4:30 a.m. doggie alarm every day.) So when Ryan and I recently went to Paso Robles, Calif., for vacation a few months ago, and there …
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Lucky’s Life Lessons on Patience and Acceptance

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Last year was a busy one. I bought my first ever brand new car, got married on the sly and rescued Lucky, a 4-year-old Border Collie-Schipperke mix. Trained, housebroken, walks well on a leash and ... petrified of everyone. She was quite the departure from my last super-social fur baby, but I was …
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The Dog Days of Summer: 8 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe on Runs

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It's hot out there. In fact, some might call this time of year the "dog days" of summer. Which, we think, really means "take special care of your dog during runs in the summer!" So when Fit Bottomed Mamas ran (Get it "ran?" Ha! We're extra punny today. Again, with punny/funny! We die! We die!) tips …
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My Fitness Spirit Animal: The Cat

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In honor of last week's Fit Bottomed Pets Week, for this rather humorous Question of the Week, we’re answering the question: What’s your fitness spirit animal?  So I had mad stress trying to figure out what animal I was. A friend suggested I should choose a cheetah because I like to run and I …
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