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6 Things to Do With Your Dog This Summer in San Diego

There are so many fun things to do in San Diego in the summer, but sometimes it can be hard to find activities you can share with your pets. Here are just a few of the many places that let you participate in classic San Diego summer activities with your…

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Celebrating Your Dog’s Birthday: the Do’s and Don’ts

Those who love their dogs often want to celebrate their furry friend's birthday, or if that date isn't known, the day the dog was brought home. This can be an incredibly nice gesture for your canine companion, but there are some important things you should know when throwing your dog…

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Spring cleaning? Donate your clean, used towels & blankets to animal shelters!
It's chilly without a blanket.
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Spring cleaning? Donate your clean, used towels & blankets to animal shelters!

Spring Clean for a Cause As winter makes way for spring, many of us will be taking part in that annual ritual known as spring cleaning. The warmer weather makes us want to let in some fresh air and clear out the old to make way for the new. Spring…

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The Most Popular Dog Names of 2017

Each year, Rover.com compiles a list of the most popular dog names. In recent years, they have repeatedly found that people prefer to give  their dogs human names rather than more traditional canine names like Spot or Patches. Along with the most popular names, there are popular naming trends as…

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First Annual K-9 Trials to Take Place in Oceanside

Oceanside dog lovers will be thrilled to note that the first annual K-9 Trials will be taking place on April 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at El Camino High School in Oceanside. K-9 teams from the western U.S. will compete in a showdown that will end with…

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Voluntary Pet Treat Recall

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just issues a press release letting consumers know that a dog treat manufactured by Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken is under a voluntary recall.  The product, manufactured at a production facility in the United States, is alerting consumers…

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Military Dog Awarded For Heroic Actions

With so many branches of the military right in our backyard, we here in San Diego have a special appreciation for the men and women who serve our country in uniform. At Fon Jon, we also have extra gratitude for the canines that serve. Though few in number, these specially…

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Most recent pet food recalls

Just like people food, we really have to keep our ears open to pet food recalls.  The best place to visit on a bimonthly basis is the Humane Society website. They keep an updated list of contaminated foods and treats harmful to pets. Another great place to gather information is…

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A female dog’s act of bravery with her pups

Every once in a while you read a remarkable dog story. Sometimes dogs' actions seem to go beyond instincts in a way that touches our hearts, and this recent story we spotted on the DogHeirs blog is an example.   A German Shepherd mix named Amanda rescued her 10-day-old puppies when a…

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