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Beyond 50's Secret Shopper
If you missed the Northwest Pet & Companion Fair in Portland, Oregon, we've got it covered. Beyond 50 is always on the lookout for what's trendy, unique and innovative.
When the founder of the Sobe drink's dog suffered from cancer, he developed a healthier line of pet foods that are dehydrated in cold-form kibble bits to be nutritionally potent. Heating can destroy the potency of antioxidants by up to 75%. Another company does the same to preserve nutrients by cooling their healthy joint formula and biscuits for dogs to 65-degrees. If you have an autistic child, this agency trains dogs to connect with them. The child's psychosocial and speech development can be enhanced.
For cat owners, try a ventilated, clear enclosure with a magnetic locking pet door. Only your cat wearing a magnet collar can get in, keeping animal intruders away from another's food or a dog out of the cat's litter box. And if you dream of an odor-free litter box, here's the answer: green tea leaves to prevent the growth of bacteria.
Raising a puppy can be rewarding, especially when it's a Guide Dog Puppy that you volunteer to help raise and train in your own home.
There were some unique products not related to having pets, like the weatherproof, personal attack alarm that wards potential attackers with a very high pitched sound, giving you time to run away (503-627-9077). If you need more energy from your shoes, their WaveSpring technology sends energy back to the wearer. And, you can give your purse a daily facelift by covering it with magnetic, interchangeable shells which attach effortlessly to the base bag.