Featured Products We Love

When we find something we love, we like to share. Here are some really great pet-centric products that we highly recommend. These come with the Maxx and Marmalade PAWS of APPROVAL.

The PAWS OF APPROVAL are only given to products we think are worthy of sharing with our community. Someone on our team has tried these products or someone we have a personal relationship with and trust has used these products and thinks they are fantastic.
Important Notice about some of the products we recommend


Positively Dog Training with Victoria Stilwell


  The Association of Pet Dog Trainer’s (APDT) has declared January National Train your Dog Month. The purpose is to bring awareness to the importance of socialization and training, and most of all, to inform the public that training your dog can be easy and fun! Their goal is to promote the use of training [...]

Read More »

Blonde beauty

Pet lovers resolve to make 2012 a very good year


Have you made your resolutions for the New Year yet? It’s never too late to remember beloved pets as you look back on 2011 and make big plans for 2012! To give you a head start, here are a few ideas from Julia Szabo, a.k.a. Pet Reporter >^..^<, who resolves to spend more quality play time with her [...]

Read More »

Holiday book picks - Sign_2

Five Last Minute Gift Book Ideas for Pet Lovers


If you procrastinated about your holiday shopping (or even if you didn’t), here are five books you can still put under the tree and look like a hero. 

Read More »

Dogs purpose jacket

A Dog’s Purpose – Monday’s Book Giveaway


All Dog’s Go to heaven. . .unless they have unfinished business here on Earth. One of our favorite books over the past few years has been A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans by W. Bruce Cameron. This beautifully written story, told through the eyes of a dog, gives us a precious glimpse into what [...]

Read More »


Becoming a Sound Aware Dog Lover


Have you ever taken a sonic inventory of your home environment? Ever wondered why Buster is barking when you don’t hear anything? Although a dog lover for years, I didn’t become interested in the effects of music and sound on dogs until 1996. At the time, I had a seven year old Golden Retriever named [...]

Read More »

WAPN DrPitcairn jpg

Dr. Pitcairn’s Natural Health Dogs & Cats Book Giveaway


Monday’s Book Giveaway   Dr. Pitcairn is one of the best known homeopathic veterinarians in the country and his bestselling book, Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats serves as the landmark text for vets and pet owners alike.  As the holiday season is upon us and people are whipping up [...]

Read More »

Joey Green jpg

Fight Fleas with Joey Green & Win a Book


Monday’s Book Giveaway Every Monday, beginning today, we’ll give away a brand new book about pets to one person in this community.  All you need to do to be eligible to win is to leave a comment on this blog post on our website.  We’ll announce the winner tomorrow morning.  This week’s book giveaway is [...]

Read More »

Cat and Dog with Santas Claus hats

Expert Holiday Gifting Tips by Julia Szabo


This holiday season, don’t forget gifts for furry family members. With a little thoughtful planning, the gifts you give them can have benefits for you as well – and vice versa! We asked pet expert Julia Szabo, a.k.a. Pet Reporter >^..^<, for her great gift suggestions on how to make – and keep – your [...]

Read More »

WAPN Furminator For Dogs

FURminator deShedding Tool


By reducing shedding up to 90%, the FURminator® deShedding Tool enables you to share your home with your dog, without surrendering it to his hair. The NEW Long Hair deShedding Tool for Large Dogs is specially designed for dogs that are less than 51-90 pounds with hair that is longer than 2 inches. The long [...]

Read More »

Join Us!

Pet of the Month Video


Featured Product

Banner 120x240 Animated

Our Pet Loving Partners


“I would like to thank everyone for sending their loving wishes for Mattie. He still remains in the hospital and his doctors are doing everything they can for him. It is so comforting to come to this site and see how many people genuinely care about him. Just reading your comforting words today has help me get through a very trying day. Once again, thanks to everyone, love Mattie, Molly, Renate Efford (Mommy), Barry (Daddy), Lesleigh (sister), Joy (sister) and Dylan (brother). Please feel free to request a friendship on my homepage and I will keep you updated on Mattie’s progress. THANK YOU – WE ARE PET NATION!”

Renate Efford, St-Johns, Newfoundland