Archive For The “Dogs” Category

A Wonderful Foster Failure

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A Wonderful Foster Failure

By Lauren Lee He knew it was his turn. That much was clear. Finally, he was getting his “freedom ride.” It was a sweltering, late August afternoon, easily one of the top five hottest days New England had seen that year. The foster contract was filled out and left behind on the front desk mid-signature….

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Grooming Tips for Senior Dogs

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Grooming Tips for Senior Dogs

by Jenny Noland It’s that part of life everyone is afraid of – getting old. It happens to you, it happens to me, it happens to our dogs. Sadly, our pet’s old age comes much faster than our own. The loveable pooch you’ve watched grow up, watched become a member of the family, becomes frail…

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When Bean Came Into My Life and Changed It For Ever

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When Bean Came Into My Life and Changed It For Ever

This originally was published on our sister site which is now off line. Bean has since crossed over, but this is published here in honor of Bean and the great love she brought to the world.  Thank you Toni for bringing love to an animal that lived in such misery prior to you saving her….

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Senior Moments-The Single Most Important Thing You Must Know About a Pet Stroller

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Senior Moments-The Single Most Important Thing You Must Know About a Pet Stroller

by Hindy Pearson The single most important thing you must know about a pet stroller is…you need one! It’s as simple as that, although it might not be enough to convince you that you really, really need one. Is it? The easy way or the hard way – you decide I prefer the easy way…

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How To Find the Right Pet Sitter/Walker Without Worry

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How To Find the Right Pet Sitter/Walker Without Worry

by Courtney Heitter Your pet is your family member and you want the best for him. You understand how to keep your pet happy and healthy and you’re invested in making his life the best it can be. If you’re like many pet owners, traveling often has one drawback: you have to leave your pet behind….

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Ugliest Dog Winner Will Steal Your Heart

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Ugliest Dog Winner Will Steal Your Heart

Martha won the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, California, beating out 13 other not pretty pups.  Martha recieves a trophy, a $1,500 prize and a flight to New York City for “media appearances,” according to contest organizers. Second place went to Moe. Get behind the scenes of the worlds ugliest dog contest with this…

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Podcast- Finding Gobi- A LittleDog With a Big Heart

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Podcast- Finding Gobi- A LittleDog With a Big Heart

In this special podcast we talk to Dion Leonard who met a little stray dog in the middle of the Gobi desert of China during a marathon race that changed his life forever. It is a heart warming story of love, tenderness, and an unbreakable bond that will last forever. A story that took the…

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Poll- Should the Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats be Illegal Statewide-State by State?

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Poll- Should the Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats be Illegal Statewide-State by State?

Do you support making the retail sale of dogs and cats on a state level illegal? Tweet

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

By Hindy Pearson Is it possible one of the reasons people are hesitant about adopting an aging canine, is because they don’t know how to housebreak an older dog? If this is why you’re reluctant, than I’m glad you found me. It would be a shame to let that stand in the way of you…

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Podcast-Teaching Safe Child/Dog Interaction to Parents

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Podcast-Teaching Safe Child/Dog Interaction to Parents

The internet is full of pictures and video of small children and infants in close interaction with dogs.  How safe are these children? What are the proper  ways for children to interact with dogs and what role should parents and guardians play to keep all safe? In this interview with Dr. Sophia Yin, we talk…

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