Stacey Freed

As a freelance writer, Stacey Freed is never too far from her Lab, Gerty, who sits beneath the desk all day while Stacey writes for national trade and consumer publications. Gerty is a great listener, and as soon as she hears the word "okay" she knows a task is done and it's time to head out for a hike.

Dogs don’t get high. They get sick. Take care of your pup by educating yourself and stashing your stash.
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Vet costs can quickly add up. If you’re having trouble paying your vet bill, fear not. Here are suggestions for getting money if you need help paying for a vet visit.
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Kayaking with your dog is a great way to bond if you take your time and make sure your pup is having fun.
Sharing your favorite pastime with your pooch can make for fun summer days with some practice and safety top-of-mind.
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