Posts by Robbi Hess

  • Top 5 Reasons You Do Not Deserve A Pet

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess In a perfect world there would be a test for those who want to become pet parents or pet guardians. Sadly, as we see all too often people get pets without thinking what it will actually mean to: Have a… read more

  • #AgingPetAppreciation Month: What’s Not To Love!

    BP August #SeniorPets

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess It’s a fact of life that your puppy will grow up, get older and eventually be a senior pet. In fact, it was brought up at a recent Twitter chat by one of our team members that her two dogs,… read more

  • Do You Have A Great Elevator Speech?

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess “Hi, my name is Robbi and I…” If you’re attending a networking event and you have an opportunity to go around the room and introduce yourself and what you do, are you prepared? “What do you do?” That’s an easy… read more

  • How Pet Bloggers Can Plan For Entrepreneurial Success

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Wouldn’t it be great if you could be an overnight success? In a perfect world that would happen. In the real world pet bloggers and pet business owners can plan for entrepreneurial success, but they/you will have to work for… read more

  • Productivity Tips For Pet Bloggers

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess As I prepare for my trip to Oregon to speak at the Women in the Pet Industry Network event I am finding myself a bit behind the eight-ball — ironic since I will be speaking on time management and conquering… read more

  • 6 Things You Shouldn’t Say To A Pet Parent

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Let me say up front, I don’t usually call myself a pet “parent” and the reason for that is that I have two children and they would likely be offended. I do call myself a pet guardian as it is… read more

  • Blogging 101: The Art Of The Story


    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Just the facts, Ma’am. That may have been the mantra on many a crime show and when I worked at the newspaper. Readers of a newspaper want the facts; they don’t want your opinion, unless you are sharing it on… read more

  • What Should I Blog About? August Pet Blogging Prompts

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Where, oh, where is my inspiration? First question I need to ask is: Do you need to feel inspired to blog? Do you have to wait until the muse is dancing on your shoulder giving you fresh ideas before you… read more

  • BlogPaws Celebrates #SeniorPets

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess My diva Poodle, Henrietta, has been spending an inordinate amount of time at the vet’s recently. She has been plagued with ear infections, a partially torn ACL, infected anal glands (which meant she had to be in a cone) and… read more

  • #PetSafety When Taking Your Pet On A Family Vacation

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess AAahhhh yes, the family vacation. A time to get away and relax and unwind with friends and family… but what about your pets? Do they come along with you? Do you find somewhere to board them? Will it be a… read more