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08
May

Pet Odor Exterminating Candles: Don't Use Them

Here’s a quiz: what does a beach cover-up, the government and make-up have in common? They cover things up. If you are using a pet odor-exterminating candle you are...
13
Mar

How to Remove Cat Urine From Carpet

If you’ve been trying to remove cat urine from your carpet, here’s why it’s difficult to remove and how to go about it effectively. Carpet is made from twisted...
03
Dec

Cleaning Pet Vomit? Two Tools to Use

My mother-in-law had two small dogs, puppies as she liked to call them, Raspberry and Roxy. Sure they would have the occasional pee accident on carpeting or hardwood, but...
21
Oct

Lost Cat: The Missing Case of...?

My hubby and I were walking toward the park one day when we saw a pleasant looking woman stop, tilt her head skyward, open her mouth, walk a bit,...
08
Oct

Who’s Earthing. You or Your Dog?

My neighbor, Gene walks his Shih Tzu, Tippy, every morning. Gene wears shoes. Tippy is walking in the grass. Tippy is earthing. Gene is not. Which is better? According...
13
Sep

Rehoming: Better Than Time in a Shelter

The sign on the door of Lola’s cage said Owner Surrender. She was huddled in the back corner of her pen and wouldn’t budge. The food in her cage...
27
Aug

Pet Stain Removers: Which One Works Instantly

When I was growing up I waited. In the car. At the grocery. We only had one car, so if my dad wanted to stop for a drink my...
13
Aug

The Best Cleaning Products? Six Reasons Why Minerals are Safe, Yet so Effective

Super computers. You probably know one. I do. It’s my husband. His mind thinks all the time. You have heard of a plan A? He also has plans B,...
31
Jul

Raw Cat Food: Should You Switch?

Misty lived for 20 years. She ate a raw cat food diet. She was as healthy as could possibly be. Who was behind this long-lived feline? My friend, Linda....
23
Jul

Baking Soda: Why it’s Desirable in a Pet Cleaning Product

Hopefully it’s in every refrigerator in America. It’s not a bottle of catsup, mustard or water. It’s not made from a vegetable, fruit or animal. It’s a mineral. And...
26
Jun

Organic? Inorganic? Which Pet Odor and Stain Remover Should You Choose?

They were pounding their fist on the table; all three of them! Faster and faster they went. It was all in fun though for they were playing the game:...
19
May

One Sure Fire Trick to Help You Find Cat Urine on Carpet

$200 just disappeared! My husband was going on a trip, placed his money on a shelf and it was gone. We had no idea what happened to it. Only...
08
May

If You’re Frustrated with Pet Odor and Stain Removers Not Working, Here’s Help

Slow computers. Tight spaces. Pet odor that keeps returning! Arrrgh!!! You’re not alone. That’s the number one issue pet parents open up about. Pet odor. If you’re frustrated, maybe...
01
Apr

What’s the Best Car Air Freshener?

Cotton candy. Candy apples. Turkey legs. Coconut. Bacon. Sounds pretty delicious, eh? Would you believe these are air freshener scents available to buy?   Plenty of choices While some...
07
Mar

Litter Box Problems? 5 Reasons Why Your Feline Might be Going Else Where

They were fast buddies. Bought friends forever necklaces. Shared French fries and milk shakes. But the relationship ended, just like that! They were friend’s one day, but not the...
28
Feb

Wondering What Responsible Pet Ownership Means?

This Entertaining Read Will Have You Turning Pages When a family has more than two children we think differently about them don’t we? Why didn’t they stop at two?...
24
Feb

Why the California Chapter of the ABR Needs Your Help

You’ve heard the rhyme Old Mother Hubbard with a bare cupboard? Such is the case of the American Brittany Rescue’s (ABR) California chapter. They contacted us to see if...
11
Feb

How to Use a Carpet Spot Cleaner Like a Pro for Great Results

The kitchen is small. The freezer is tiny. If it’s cold inside the furnace warms it up like there’s no tomorrow. That’s the beauty of living in a toothpaste...
03
Jan

Car Odor Eliminator: 3 Things to do to Say Goodbye to That Awful Smell

Apples. Hamburger. Milk. Coffee. Nope. It’s not a grocery list. These are things that at one time or other made my car reek. The worst was hamburger. It had...
01
Jan

Pet Odor? Why PetKeeper Secrets is the Swiss Army Knife of Pet Odor & Stain Removers!

It cuts things. It pops off bottle tops. It’s a wine opener. It files nails. It’s a very handy tool that some folks claim they can’t live without. Got...
13
Dec

No Time to be an Animal Shelter Volunteer? Consider What this 98 Year-Old Did to Help.

Weekly adoption event Remember your first day on the job? You’ve got the jitters, you are unsure and everything’s new…volunteering at your local animal shelter is a bit more...
11
Dec

How to Cope When Dog Odor is Overwhelming and There's No Time for a Bath

It was 1979. It was in sunny California. A couple needed to be in Wyoming but didn’t own a car. Dogs weren’t accepted on the Greyhound bus. That’s when...
22
Nov

What Stinks In Your Home? Can You Top This Story?

I was once a paperhanger in Anchorage, Alaska. One of my out of town clients left a key for me to get inside his home. The job was to...
13
Nov

How to Clean Up Dog Vomit Easily, Without Feeling the Urge to Throw Up Yourself

When their children were younger, my best friend Lisa and her hubby, shared a family bed. One time, in the blackest of night, with a child on each side...
04
Nov

What Rain Water and PetKeeper Secrets Pet Odor & Stain Remover have in Common

Ever run outside when it’s raining? It’s marvelous! Isn’t it? What you’re reveling in is soft water. Soft water is water without minerals. Inside soft water Soft water makes...
26
Sep

Enzymes: How Safe are They in Your Pet Stain Remover?

 Oh No! Your cat or dog peed on your carpet. You reach for a popular pet stain remover. It contains enzymes. No problem. Right? Wrong While enzyme products tend...
14
Sep

Pet Odor in Your Home? Why You Might Want to be Thankful…

The chili had been made, then forgotten in the back of the refrigerator. Nope it wasn’t the five–alarm fire variety, nor did it have two kinds of meat. But...
08
Sep

Looking for Charisma? Be Wise. Adopt a Cat From an Animal Shelter

While there aren’t any stats on how many adult cats remain in animal shelters, the number is huge. Check out any animal shelter or rescue group site and you’ll...
31
Aug

Trying to Remove Pet Odor? Why You Need to Check Under the Surface

Ever hear lyrics to Dem Bones or Dry Bones. You might not know the name of the song, but the lyrics are sure to ring a bell… “The foot...
27
Aug

What are the Top Five Carpet Stains and Why Are They So Hard to Remove?

Butternut squash was baking in the oven. As a matter of fact some of the juices leaked onto the glass pie plate it was being baked on, and turned...
30
Jul

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Clean Up Any Pet Urine

When your cat or dog pees on carpet, don’t wait to get around to it. Waiting two days then possibly forgetting about it, can leave a permanent stain. It...
25
Jun

3 Easy Steps to Clean Fresh Pet Urine From Carpet

A close friend of ours owns two cats. They use the litter box in the garage so the kitchen door needs to be open. One day the door was...
10
May

Why Choosing the Wrong Litter Box Could Cause Problems Right from the Start

More than a few years ago we were fledgling tree thinners and were climbing a remote mountain area to begin our workday. We came to a fork in the...
10
May

Fighting Your Feline’s Natural Habits? Why This Might Work Against You in the Litter Box

S’mores was a naturally friendly cat. We loved her and so did all our neighbors. One time a new house was being built a few doors down from our...
29
Apr

Uh oh, Cat Urine on Carpet? 3 Top Things to do Before that Spot Becomes a Stain

Oops, your kitty has just used your carpeting instead of the litter box. Here are three steps to help you get that urine out before the spot becomes stain....
25
Apr

How to Remove Rotten Fish Smell From Your Dog

How to remove rotten fish smell from your dog: Pretty stinky, eh? … A friend of ours, Mike Fry, Director of Animal Ark in Hastings, MN was on a...
28
Mar

What is a VOC? Is it in Your Pet Odor and Stain Remover?

Spraying a scented odor remover in the air to get rid of odors could be doing you more harm than good. Do you know the substance you smell is...
03
Mar

Why You Need to Rule Out This One Cause Before Addressing Any Cat Urine Odor Problem

Ever cut your finger? Stubbed your toe? Or been in an argument about your feline? These common occurrences can make you irritable, unhappy, or even cause pain. Smelly carpet...
28
Feb

Cigarette Smoke Removal from Your Car Made Easy

A mechanic smoked in his car… PetKeeper Secrets chemist, needed work done on his automobile and left it at the repair shop. It was fixed alright, but while driving...
27
Feb

Animal Ark Shelter

One of the most unique animal shelters in the country. It feels more like a home than a shelter.

17
Feb

Why Animal Shelters and Pet Rescue Groups Need Help

Every year 3.7 million animals are killed in America’s animal shelters according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). That equates to 8,219 every...
10
Jan

3 Good Reasons to Buy Concentrates

Help the environment Imagine a truckload of 32oz bottles filled with a liquid cleaning product. Now imagine shipping just the concentrated product. For example PetKeeper Secrets concentrated refills could...
14
Dec

Switching Kitty Litter? Choose One Your Kitty will be Keen to Use

She howled. She did not want to put her hands or her feet on this weird surface. When my daughter was a baby we were outside trying to set...
10
Oct

Only 29% Compliant: How Diligent Americans are with This Habit?

Should we brush our teeth more often? Call mom? Eat less sugar? OK so maybe we should be doing all three of these things … 🙂 Do the words...