Why Tethering is Bad for Dogs

April 25, 2019

Tethering can cause physical and emotional damage to dogs. Dogs are social animals. They need to engage with humans and other animals for their mental health. They need regular exercise for their physical well being. Tethering leaves a dog unable to get away from humans or animals that intend to… Read More

Moving to Bend: Pet Safety Tips for Central Oregon

March 28, 2019

You love being outdoors with your pets. In fact, that is one of the reasons you moved to Bend. But if you moved here from a city there are probably some hazards you haven’t thought of. So let’s talk about how to keep your pets purrfectly safe in Central… Read More

How to Succeed When Adding a Puppy to the Family

March 9, 2019

As we work our way through National Puppy Month, BPE is here to help you get off on the right foot with your fresh new puppins. Now, if you are just starting to consider adding a puppy to the family, we want you to know up front that this will… Read More

5 Ways to Prevent Pet Poisoning

March 6, 2019

In 1961, Congress designated the week of March 16-22 as National Poison Prevention Week. Since then, the pet loving community has adopted the idea and expanded it to be Pet Poison Awareness Month. So we’re focused on passing along as much information as we can to keep your pets safe… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Bend With Your Dog

March 4, 2019

Bend is as pet friendly as it gets. So much so that Dog Fancy Magazine named Bend the most dog-friendly city in the country! Almost half of our residents are dog owners, and it’s no wonder why, Bendites have big hearts. When you move here, expect to see dogs everywhere… Read More

How to Crate Train Your Puppy or Dog

February 11, 2019

With proper training a crate will become your dog’s den. Not only will it nurture his natural instinct as a den animal, but it will give him a cozy place to sleep, help you with house training and give him a safe, comfortable place when you’re not home. Before you… Read More

So you adopted a dog! Now what?

January 7, 2019

Congratulations on being a new a dog parent. Welcoming a dog into your life and home can be one of the most rewarding of life’s experiences. It’s a special time full of love, hopes and dreams for that precious little furball in your arms. Because there are so many things… Read More

12 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

October 31, 2018

Have you ever wondered how to be a more Earth friendly pet owner? If you’re like most of us, we spend a lot of time trying to reduce our environmental footprint. Well, here are 12 easy ways to become a green pet owner by reducing your pets’ environmental pawprint! 1. Read More

8 Things You Didn’t Know About CBD Oil for Dogs

October 30, 2018

The researchers have been paying attention and testing this herb and the results are in; they’re finding that there is a lot to like about CBD in helping dogs, just as it has helped humans with its health-boosting (even life-saving) benefits. Here are 8 things that you might not know… Read More

Three Marketing Phrases that May Not Mean What You Think

September 28, 2018

The pet food industry has changed a LOT over the years and today it is probably harder than ever to figure out what is and isn’t good for your pets. We see the market leaders come up with a new idea and then over time the rest of the market… Read More

Does My Dog Need Grain Free Kibble?

September 28, 2018

In light of the FDA’s investigation on certain grain free foods and DCM, it feels like a good time to think about why you’re feeding grain free in the first place. Quality grain free kibble can be an absolute life saver for those dogs that have an allergy but it… Read More

9 Tips for Moving with Your Pet [Curated]

September 13, 2018

By Justin Chaplin via apartmentlist.com While moving to a new home is an exciting chapter in you and your pet’s life, there are some steps you should take and things you should know before embarking on this journey. We’ve compiled a list of the… Read More

Why You Should Add Mixers to Your Dog or Cat Kibble

September 6, 2018

Do you add anything to your pet food? Most people do. In fact, a large number of people add something to their dog or cat food even if it’s simply water. We call them mixers. So why add mixers? Mixers can benefit the overall health of… Read More

The FDA's Investigation into DCM

August 15, 2018

We will be constantly updating this post with our most recent information regarding the investigation along with any context that we can provide. Update 1: August 21, 2018 The FDA has not come forward with anything new but there is more and more commentary about this being published. Read More

Grain Free Diets

August 7, 2018

A few weeks ago, the FDA came forward and made a statement that they were “concerned about reports of heart disease in dogs that ate certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legumes or potatoes as their main ingredients.” In that same press release, they went on to… Read More

6 Things to Pay Attention to as Your Dogs and Cats Get Older

July 31, 2018

You know what it’s like getting older: new aches and pains, harder to lose weight, dental problems. Well, the same things that happen to us happen to our dogs and cats. Old age means different things to different breeds, so it’s important to know what’s considered old age for your… Read More

10 Summer Tips for Dogs

June 29, 2018

Being a dog owner during summer is a blast! There’s no better time to hike, swim and play with your pooch outside. But there are unique dangers to summer as well. From dehydration, heat stroke and paw pad burns, it’s vital to brush up on summer safety tips… Read More

How to Protect Your Dog From Ticks

June 6, 2018

No matter how hard you try to avoid it, sometimes ticks happen. The first step in tick safety is prevention. You can try: Holistic Sprays Products such as Frontline Tick repellent clothing Adding garlic or apple… Read More

What You Need to Know About Pet First Aid

April 16, 2018

What would you do if…. Your dog started limping while you were on a walk? Or if she started overheating during a hike? Have you thought about how you’d handle it if your dog accidentally ate chocolate late at night after the vet was closed? What if your dog started… Read More


March 30, 2018

What? There are places where pets AREN’T welcome?!?! Great new article from our friends at COVA, Central Oregon Visitors Association covering many pet friendly businesses in our area. Enjoy the read – great for visitors and locals alike. Originally Published Here Sometimes when planning a vacation the… Read More

11 Amazing Pet Products Made in Oregon

March 20, 2018

11 Amazing Pet Products Made in Oregon Are you proud to be from Oregon? Of course you are. That’s why you might like to know some local brands and products that not only help your pets, but help your community. Read More

10 Amazing Pet Products Made in Oregon

March 20, 2018

11 Amazing Pet Products Made in Oregon Are you proud to be from Oregon? Of course you are. That’s why you might like to know some local brands and products that not only help your pets, but… Read More

Forget Fetching! Coloring Page March 2018

March 7, 2018

Hey Friends! In case you didn’t hear yet, Bend Pet Express is now delivering food, treats, toys, beds, supplements – ah, heck – anything that they stock right to your door in Bend, Redmond, and Sunriver. So even if you’re not in your fuzzy bathrobe with rollers in your hair… Read More