Dog Food Recall – December 2018

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What Brands Have Been Recalled? Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food UPC 8-84244-12495-7 – 4 lb. bag UPC 8-84244-12795-8 – 15 lb. bag UPC 8-84244-12895-5 – 28 lb. bag Best by date range: February 25, 2020 through September 13, 2020 Natural Life Pet Products Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food UPC 0-12344-08175-1 – 17.5… Read more »

How to Keep Your Dog off The Couch

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Like us, dogs love a little comfort. Therefore, when your pet gets the opportunity to hop onto your couch and snuggle up, the temptation is often too good to pass up. Let’s be clear, there is nothing wrong with you and your pet cuddling up on the couch, however, not every pet owner fancies that… Read more »

Understanding the Right Amount of Exercise for Each Dog Size

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Dogs tend to take the personality and habits of their owners. If their human friend stays front of the television all day, that’s probably what they will want to do, too. However, owning a pet comes with certain responsibilities in spite of personal habits. One of those is to exercise your four-legged friend on a… Read more »

Tips for Driving with your Dog

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In almost every state, if your pet causes you to crash, it’s a violation covered under distracted driving laws. AAA says that driving with an unrestrained dog is equal to talking on a cell phone or texting while driving. Distracted Driving Awareness is a united effort to recognize and eliminate preventable deaths from distracted driving…. Read more »

The Evolution of the Dog Toy

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From Stick Toss to Tricked Out In this day and age a pet owner can find a toy related to whatever their pups heart desires, from pop culture icons to specific scents and flavors the sky is the limit!  How have our doggos come to be so spoiled with unlimited dog toy choices? How did a stick and a… Read more »

October is Pit Bull Awareness Month!

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October is Pit bull Awareness Month! Wondering what you can do to celebrate?! Jolly Pets has got you covered!! Post it! Dedicate one or all of your social media pages to positive pitty posts! Repost an informational blog or post a cutie pie pitty to your Instagram! Show your friends and followers that Pit bull’s are awesome!… Read more »

National Dog Day

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National Dog Day celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed and helps the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from public shelters, rescues and pure breed rescues. National Dog Day honors family dogs and dogs that work selflessly to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort…. Read more »

April Is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month!

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Even though it is extremely important to prevent cruelty to animals all year long, April is a special month because it is the ASPCA’S official Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month! Every year, the ASPCA asks supporters to celebrate this month by helping raise awareness about important issues facing animals. One of the most important parts of combating… Read more »

DIY Saint Patrick’s Day Dog Treats

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Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated in many parts of the world, especially by Irish communities and organizations. Many people wear an item of green clothing, attend parties featuring Irish food and consume drinks that are dyed in green food color as part of this celebration. It is easy to include your Pup in all the festivities, whether it… Read more »

February 28th-World Spay Day

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World Spay Day February 28th is World Spay Day, an international day of action to promote the sterilization of pets, and community cats and dogs as a way to save animals’ lives.  Created as Spay Day USA by the Doris Day Animal League in 1995, World Spay Day takes place each year on the last Tuesday of… Read more »

National Train Your Dog Month – Teach Your Dog To Stay

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Teach Your Dog To Stay – Beginner The command “stay” requires that the dog remain in the designated place and position, with no resistance such as moving, whining, or barking, until you either release him or give another command.  This can be used in correlation with a command such as “sit”  to help the dog know what… Read more »

Jolly Pets Brand Ambassador Giveaway Winners!

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Congratulations to all of our giveaway winners!!! @thewhitestspupsyouknow Individual Winners – @arbird13 @archerpibble@dirtroadrescues @myroxy_milo@beaker_bunny @phunphabphineas @evas_dogo_cooper @pebbles_the_pitbull2016@thatroxydog @daisybuggie @lunam5 Rescue/Shelter Winners – @cdtrescue @indyanimalcareservices     @changothehandsomepittie Individual Winners – @prettyininkjewelry @mezcalbully @k473is @almost_smart @frank_n_ophelias_mom @mlf2750 Rescue/Shelter Winner –@chicagopitbulls       @hellokingston Individual Winners – @gameofdanes @pandorable_n_co @apittieday @chloe_the_pibble @kaiya_n_casino @adventuringk9s Rescue/Shelter Winner –@sdhumanesociety    … Read more »

Jolly Pets Brand Ambassador Giveaway

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We’ve teamed up with @changothehandsomepittie @thewhitestpupsyouknow @hellokingston @thevelvetburritos to bring you a massive #jollypets giveaway!  Beginning on Monday 10/17, you’ll have a chance to be one of 30 winners to receive a #jollypets prize pack as well as help our ambassadors win donations to their favorite rescue shelters!     HOW TO WIN:   1.)… Read more »

Jolly Pets Holiday Toy Drive Partnership!

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Jolly Pets is proud to announce a partnership with Project Blue Collar, an organization that spearheaded the movement to promote awareness of rescues and to help increase adoption rates. People often wear colored wristbands to identify their causes and  to invite conversation, so this inspired the founders of Project Blue Collar who were searching for a novel… Read more »

Giving a Dog as a Gift: A Holiday Guide

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With the holidays approaching, the temptation to wow somebody with the gift of a puppy is ever-present. After all, the idea of giving a dog as a gift is extremely attractive. The thought of a new puppy as a gift conjures up images of a Norman Rockwell painting, but it’s often not the reality. One of… Read more »

Identifying Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

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Many pet owners suffer from seasonal allergies. Even if you don’t, you’re likely familiar with the typical symptoms: runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, wheezing, and congestion. Identifying seasonal allergies in dogs can be challenging because they are easily missed or confused with something else. Unlike human allergy symptoms, which are predominantly respiratory-based, the symptoms in dogs… Read more »

#JollyPets Heatin’ Up this August

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  As August approaches and summer peaks, be aware that your #JollyPets needs to cool off. What better way to cool off you #JollyPets than with our Jolly Jumper? Fun, crazy, and durable, your JollyPets will be ready to cool off in the water with this floatable chew toy!

Tug-N-Toss Your Jolly Pet into the Pool!

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Sometimes we have to let our #JollyPets cool off the only way we know how- in the water. And sometimes they only way to get our Jolly Pet in the water is to make sure we Tug N Toss them in. Our Tug N Toss is fun, durable, floatable, and ready for some real summer fun!

Romp-n-Roll All Day with your #JollyPets

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  What’s more fun than a Romp-n-Roll? A Romp-n-Roll with friends! Not only is our #JollyToy fun, durable, and floatable, but it’s shareable! Playtime becomes more fun when you can share your Romp-n-Roll with your other #JollyPets!  

Newest Dog Breeds

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For breeds to become AKC-registered, they must first be recorded with an accepted registry. The AKC Foundation Stock Service® (FSS®) is the AKC’s recording service for purebred breeds that are not yet eligible for AKC registration. After a breed is entered into FSS the recognition process begins with a written request to compete in the… Read more »

Limited Edition Jolly Ball to Honor Champ Waring

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SPECIAL EDITION JOLLY BALL TO HONOR BULLDOG AMBASSADOR Jolly Pets Responds to Requests from Bullies Against Bullying Community   Streetsboro, Ohio, July 2015 – Jolly Pets announced today that they will release a limited edition of their best selling Jolly Ball in honor of the recently deceased bulldog and mascot for Bullies Against Bullying, Champ…. Read more »

If Dogs Could Apologize

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Dogs are man’s best friend. But would it kill them to say sorry for some of this stuff?  You know, like that time your dog ate your favorite pair of shoes. Or that time your dog let out a silent (but deadly) stinky in front of your date, inevitably making it look like YOU were… Read more »

Let’s Get Ready to Romp (n-Roll)!

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  Is your pet always rompin’ and rollin’ like these guys? Jolly Pets like these guys need a toy that can withstand anything anywhere. JollyPets Romp-N-Roll can survive the everyday wear and tear of active dogs- whether it be on land or in the water or some fun with friends, JollyPets Romp-N-Roll is the toy… Read more »

#JollyDog Since Day 1

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Romp-N-Rollin’ since they were puppies, our JollyDogs have always known that our products are super fun, super awesome, and super durable. Just like the guy above, who knows that the Romp-N-Roll is tough enough to withstand even him growing up some day.

Talking Shop with Jolly Pets Owner

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Robert Miavitz, president and owner of Jolly Pets, was recently interviewed by Pet Business Magazine for their July Issue on trends in the dog toy category and how the company can help retailers increase sales.      

Benefits Behind Adopting a Dog

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  If you’re considering bringing a dog into your home, look no further than an animal shelter for your perfect companion. Even though many people have the idea that all shelter dogs were forced from their homes because of behavior problems or health issues, most dogs are brought to a shelter because of changes in… Read more »

It’s a Ruff Day for #JollyDogs

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  Has your #JollyDog been stressing out lately? Playtime too full of running, swimming, and catch? JollyPets Flathead toy is there for our Jolly Dogs in their times of need when the going gets too ruff- I mean, tough- for them to handle.

Old #JollyDog, New Jolly Toy

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JollyTug Alien

Looking for some in the sun this summer with your pup? Turn the tide by trying out our Jolly Tug Alien. They aren’t only super cool and fun, but they like to play in the water as much as our JollyDogs do!

#JollyDogs Beat the Heat

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  With the summer just starting, our #JollyPets have been beating the heat and cooling down in the water with their favorite toys. What better swimming companion than the Jolly Jumper? It’s tough enough, fun enough, and awesome enough to keep your dog on their paws!

#Pittie2020 – Changing The Way We View Pit Bulls

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We are beyond thrilled to announce our partnership with Project Blue Collar & Fetch Eyewear on the launch of Pittie2020, a campaign to change the way the world views pit bulls one lens at a time. #Pittie2020 is a social media photo campaign collecting and featuring pictures of pit bulls wearing glasses. Using the term… Read more »

Saving Your Pet With CPR

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With pets increasingly being treated like a member of the family, many owners are learning emergency techniques like CPR. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR, is a combination of chest compression and artificial respiration. It is normally used when you cannot feel or hear the pet’s heart beat. Once the pet stops breathing the heart will go… Read more »

Dear Jolly…My Dog Loves His Jolly Ball

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My dog LOVES his Jolly Ball and we take it on walks with us   Another photo of Boozer and his big red jolly ball. Don’t tell him it’s a horse toy!   Love snow! Source – Jenifer Fisher   CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BOOZER’S FAVORITE TOY!   We often receive letters, emails &… Read more »

600 Pets Are Waiting For Their FUR-EVER Home

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  NYC Pet Super Adoption Event New Yorkers are sometime scrappy, often brave and undeniably loyal.  So here’s your chance to meet for than 600 if the city’s most adorable pets at this month’s Best Friends Pet Super Adoption.  It all happens April 24-26 at the Altman Building in Manhattan.  Adoptions start at just $25,… Read more »

World’s Cutest Lost & Found Service

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Sherlock on the case: KLM pooch solves mysteries, wins hearts at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.  Using his keen beagle sense of smell, Sherlock is able to help track down the rightful owners of lost items on the plane and in the airport.  KLM’s dedicated Lost & Found team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is on a mission… Read more »

15 Hilarious Questions “Dog People” Ask Google

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We all know that dogs are complicated creatures with their own distinctive and sometimes confusing behaviors.  Why they do the things they do is something all “dog people” ponder from time to time. Thankfully, we have Google searches to help us understand…..     Maybe your dog is just superstitious…..   Break up with him… Read more »

Dear Jolly – Andy is Jolly Ball’s Biggest Fan!

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Hello,   I would feel very comfortable saying that my dog, Andy, is Jolly Ball’s biggest fan! The ball he has in this picture is (at least) the 15th he’s had in his life.  He LOVES these balls.  This particular ball is special  because of the way in which he obtained it:  we were visiting… Read more »

National Puppy Day

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National Puppy Day is to celebrate puppies and encourage adoption rather than buying from pet stores supplied by puppy mills. Founded by Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige. The goal for the day is to save 10,000 homeless puppies nationwide! Shelters across America are filled with puppies looking for FUREVER homes. Please don’t… Read more »

7 Spring Dog Travel Tips

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Dog Travel Tips for Spring

Whether your trips take you on a doggie day trip or a dream vacation, here are five tips for making sure your spring adventure fetches plenty of good memories.

TTPM Review of the Tug-n-Toss® Mini

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What It Is The Jolly Pet Tug-N-Toss Mini can be used as a fetch toy, tugger or treat dispenser. Is It Fun? The clever design of this toy has the shape of the wildly popular Jolly Ball, but in a miniature treat dispensing form. Whether you stuff it, fetch it, chase it or catch it,… Read more »

Most Popular Puppy Names of 2014

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VetStreet.com, a site dedicated to linking pet owners to veterinarians, combed through their database of 969,517 names of puppies born since January 1, 2014 to determine what the top 10 male and female puppy name of the year are.   The results?  Bella and Max topped the lists once again!   Each of the top three… Read more »

Dogs in the USA – Stats, Behavior & More

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It’s the time of the year when Christmas lists are written and many children put a puppy on their wish list. According to the ASPCA, of the 3.9 million dogs entering shelters each year, approximately 35% are adopted, 31% are euthanized and 26% of dogs are returned to their owner. According to the American Humane Association,… Read more »

Reasons You Should Adopt a Senior Dog

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At animal shelters and rescue groups everywhere, there are loving, healthy senior pets looking for that one special home to cherish them for the rest of their life, and they don’t ask for much: just a warm place to sleep, good meals and plenty of love.  Here are a few no brainer reasons that you… Read more »

Holiday Travel With Your Dog

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Can you believe it…the holidays are right around the corner!  For many people, holiday travel simply isn’t enjoyable without their best pal. If this is you, take a few simple steps to make your trip safe and enjoyable. Just because you have a pet doesn’t mean that you can’t take him with you. To make… Read more »

Faces Every Dog Owner Will Recognize

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1. When they learn a new trick. imgur.com 2. When they don’t understand why you dressed them like this… imgur.com 3. …and when they’re kind of thrilled you did. imgur.com 4. When you fart… imgur.com 5. …and when they fart. imgur.com 6. That poop face. uproxx.com 7. When you’re enjoying some popcorn on the couch…. Read more »

The Best Costumes from the 2014 Halloween Dog Parade

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Photo: Konstantin Sergeyev This past weekend brought a very important New York City tradition: the annual Halloween Dog Parade and Costume Contest in Tompkins Square Park. This year’s best in show went to Giupetto, Giana, and Baxter, who sailed in on a terrier-size version of the Titanic (above). Other highlights included an adorable Robin Williams tribute,… Read more »