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Thank you for your continued support of Leo&Lucky’s! We are working to continue to offer a wide variety of shopping options for you and your fur babies. Call 941-776-0770 to order for curbside pickup or FREE delivery on orders over $49.

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Work from Home Tips for Pet Parents

Remote working has been on the rise for years as technology allows us to connect without ever leaving our homes, but now, many folks are quickly transitioning to working from home by necessity. Studies have shown that working around animals can lower stress levels and increase worker happiness. Simply spending some quality time with your pet can decrease loneliness, and increase physical activity, for both of you! Sharing office space and hours with your pets SOUNDS terrific in theory, but

Your Pet, the Super Hero!

We have always known pets can be super heroes – from search and rescue dogs, to therapy pets, to seeing eye dogs, and the list goes on. Have you ever imagined YOUR pet as a super hero? Now is your chance! Click here to download a blank PDF of a drawing sheet to turn YOUR pet into a super hero! Or, leave a comment on our

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Litter Box Issues?

There are many reasons why your cat may not be using their litter box. Location and privacy are key. Try putting the litter box someplace quieter and safer. Maybe that downstairs or little-used bathroom, or a quiet corner in the laundry room. Try a covered litter box if you can’t relocate the litter box itself. Does every cat in your house have its own litter box? In a multiple cat household, if someone is missing the litter box, that could be

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Love is in the air (good thing it’s National Spay and Neuter Month!)

February is the Humane Society’s National Spay and Neuter Month. The purpose of this awareness event is to encourage people to have their pets sterilized before the spring and summer months, when there is a widespread overproduction of puppies, kittens, bunnies, and more. Many animal shelters experience an unmanageable increase in animal intake. Sadly, an estimated 4 to 6 million animals are euthanized annually, as the ever-growing pet population is just too much for the number of available homes. Spaying and neutering is the best way to

Pets Plus Renames to Leo&Lucky’s to Offer Franchises and Launch Expansion

Manatee County’s Favorite Locally Owned Pet Store Expanding with Franchise Offering Parrish, FL: Pets Plus, Parrish’s locally-owned neighborhood pet supply store, today announced its new name, Leo&Lucky’s. In addition to renaming, Leo&Lucky’s – featuring a wide selection of pet nutrition, pet supplies, and grooming services – will be offering franchising opportunities. Since their inception over a decade ago, the team at locally-owned Pets Plus, now Leo&Lucky’s, has established proven systems and developed relationships to help support aspiring entrepreneurs be successful in

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5 Ways to Find the Perfect Veterinarian

All pets need to be seen by a veterinarian at least once a year for their check-up and vaccines. While it can be tempting to choose the vet’s office that is closest to your home or offers the cheapest prices, it’s important to take time to select the right vet for your pets. Like the family doctor, this is a crucial relationship that will help your pet live a long and healthy life. Make sure the vet is knowledgeable about your

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Pets

If you’re on social media, brace yourselves: it’s time for “new year, new me” messages to take over your feed. A New Year is a nice, clean slate that can be used as a catalyst to adopt some major modifications into your family’s life. Don’t forget about your pet – they can also benefit from some fresh, positive changes, too! Here are some easy ways to incorporate your pet into your resolutions: Exercising more – together!Walking

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Housetraining Tips for Dogs and Cats

The key to training your pet to eliminate where you want them to is to prevent accidents, and reward success. Never punish, yell, or rub a pet’s nose in an accident. This doesn’t teach them anything, and may make them afraid of eliminating in front of you at all. Positive reinforcement works best for pets. Dogs Young puppies can be particularly difficult to train, as they have small bladders and lack bowel control. To encourage good habits, take your pet’s age in months and

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Pets in Your Life

Unbelievably, it’s that time of year again. While you’re making your holiday list, and checking it twice, don’t forget your furry friends! There are so many options for cute and useful gifts for pets. Fill their stockings with things they’ll love! Dogs Our most faithful companions are usually fairly easy to shop for, since we know the way to their hearts is through food, and fun! Mini treats can be given throughout the day without disrupting a balanced diet, and can also

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