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Donie's Berkeley Experience

Donie's Berkeley Experience

Starting and running a business from home can feel solitary at times. Of course, my husband and my dog Tuxedo are with me, but as I build my Vital Pet Life business, I long to be part of a like-minded...

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National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

November 7th is National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day. Lymphoma is a deadly disease, and Terry Simons created National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day after his dog Reveille died from this horrible disease. Terry Simons is a highly regarded dog agility trainer...

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How Much Chocolate Can My Dog Eat?

How Much Chocolate Can My Dog Eat?

We are coming up on several holidays where chocolates, whether they be milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or white chocolate, are given as gifts. On Halloween, the kids go door to door for treats, and during the Christmas season, you can...

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Adopting Rescues vs. Puppy Mill Dogs

Adopting Rescues vs. Puppy Mill Dogs

Over 60 million families in the United States have dogs in their homes. Of those 60 million families, only 1.6 million dogs were adopted from a shelter or rescue. When buying a puppy from the pet store, do you realize...

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Giving Back

Giving Back

Growing up in the Philippines, I often saw stray animals, commonly referred to as “street dogs”, roaming my community. Culturally, these animals were seen as feral and not trusted, which is far from how we all feel about our fur-babies...

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Donie’s Call to Action

Donie’s Call to Action

Reflecting on my experience as a Tory Burch Foundation Fellow, my drive to give back is stronger than ever. My personal passion has always been animals. I love them and care deeply for them. Even though Vital Pet Life is...

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