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February 18, 2016
Treating Fleas on Your Pets

Choosing the Best Anti-Itch Dog Shampoo

How to Choose the Best Anti-Itch Dog Shampoo Choosing the best anti-itch dog shampoo can be difficult. Even trying to pronounce the names of the active ingredients can be overwhelming. I sat down with the folks from Davis Manufacturing to talk about the active ingredients in their anti-itch shampoos and to understand what the best […]

January 20, 2016
Local High School Video Competition

Local High School Video Competition

As a family run company, we are always trying to figure out ways to compete with the Amazons, Wayfairs, and Walmarts of the world.  I am always searching for talent. One day when picking Alex up from Addams Family rehearsal I mentioned I was looking for help with videos, and my friend suggested I speak to […]

November 11, 2015
Funny Stories from the 12 Days of Christmas

Funny Stories from the 12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas is always an exciting and fun time at Jeffers.  Each year we try to order enough of each special to last at least 15 minutes.  There are always lots of funny stories around this time. My three favorite stories are the following… 1. Jeffers: “Can you speak up a little? […]

November 4, 2015
12 days of christmas

12 Days of Christmas 2015

‘Tis the season for savings from Jeffers! Starting on November 28th, find the best deals of the year on best-selling pet, equine, and livestock products through December 9th. Whether you’re treating your pets or family members to something new, or stocking up on something tried-and-true, Jeffers has it here for you! Let’s get down to […]

October 9, 2015

Dog Diabetes – How to Identify Symptoms

Dog Diabetes “How do I identify dog diabetes” is one of the questions we hear more frequently than we used to at Jeffers.  I don’t know if it is because dogs are living longer, we are feeding more table scraps, there is an increase in the number of overweight dogs, or if it is just […]

June 23, 2015

Remembering Dick Van Patten

Most folks remember Dick Van Patten from TV’s Eight is Enough. I remember Dick Van Patten for his wonderful heart, twinkle in his eye, love of animals, and encouragement of Alex in acting, and comedy. Dick Van Patten became my friend a few months before Alex was born. Here’s the story… my old friend and […]

June 17, 2015
Vet Supplies Online - Jeffers History

Vet Supplies Online – Jeffers History

At Jeffers, we are frequently asked if we sell “vet supplies” online. In fact many of my friends I grew up with think of Jeffers as a vet supply, and I was surprised to find that one of the most frequent terms people use to find the website is “Jeffers Vet”. The reason so many […]

June 16, 2015
Flies on Dog's Ears

Flies on Dog’s Ears

Flies on dog’s ears is one of the top problems during warm summer months. Many years ago, before the Internet, I mentioned to my local vet, that I was so frustrated with how the flies were attacking my Wolf’s ears that year, and despite my best efforts to treat, I wasn’t making any progress. He […]

June 9, 2015
EZ Mount Window Bed Kitty Sill

Best Cat Window Perch for Fat Cats

Imagine your cat snuggled up on his new window perch, purring in the warm sunlight, when suddenly SLAM, the perch collapses and your cat hits the floor (on all fours of course). You watch on, startled and afraid that your cat will never trust the perch again. If only there was a perch designed specifically […]

May 29, 2015

Alex Leaves For Haiti

Just watched the Church bus pull out with my 14 year old son, Alex. He is going with our church on a mission trip to Haiti. I think it is the hardest thing I have ever done. Alex has a wonderful spirit. He has learned to speak Haitian Creole. He packed his juggling balls, and […]

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