Archive For The “Dogs” Category

How Pets Help Reduce Stress

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How Pets Help Reduce Stress

by Erin Askeland, CPDT-KA and Training and Behavioral Expert at Camp Bow Wow Some studies show that people begin to feel less anxious after spending less than an hour with an animal. There are endless benefits from lowering your stress level and while the things that we find stressful in our lives are often hard…

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 2

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 2

by Barbara Isherwood   Let’s have a quick recap of the story so far, in the exciting adventures of Tiny Tina.  You may recall that our puppy heroine had been rescued from a flood with the rest of the puppies in her family.  But unlike her brothers and sisters, who had been adopted by local…

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How to Make a Dog Toy Your Dog Will Love

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How to Make a Dog Toy Your Dog Will Love

by Lori Pace of Coupons.com   My dogs, especially my Joy, love to run! Chasing something that makes noise and smells like treats is a sure way to get them some exercise. Here’s how simple it is to make a homemade dog toy:       Supplies • Old sock • Small water bottle, empty • Sturdy…

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Doggy Dementia: Is That Why My Dog Stares at the Wall?

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Doggy Dementia: Is That Why My Dog Stares at the Wall?

Senior Moments by Hindy Pearson   It is sometimes called Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), sometimes called doggy dementia but always called “heart breaking.”   Do we know what causes it?   Yes and no. Don’t you love those answers!!   Lesions on the brain; genetics; free radicals; not enough blood getting to the brain; decrease…

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Lost 12 year old Blind Dog Found-Hero Refuses Reward

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Lost 12 year old Blind Dog Found-Hero Refuses Reward

At the end of one of the darkest, wettest winters in memory, a bright spot has lit up the San Lorenzo Valley community in the form of an old, blind dog who went missing in the mountains for seven days. On Feb. 24, the Cole family went to bed for the night in their home…

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Podcast-How Your Child May Be a PEP Ambassador for Pet Welfare

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Podcast-How Your Child May Be a PEP Ambassador for Pet Welfare

Erica Falbaum, CEO of PEP joins us. “PEP! The Pet Education Project is turning kids into animal heroes by teaching respect and responsibility for their pets! With over 6,000 animals euthanized daily in the United States, it’s my mission to educate kids on the 5 Steps to a Happy and Healthy Pet! I’ve created PEP!…

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina

by Barbara Isherwood   Hi readers: Its Monty Mutt here again.  You may remember that in the last episode I promised to tell you the story of how Tiny Tina came to be at Wagz , so here goes.          I first met Tiny Tina when she arrived at the shelter, I…

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Nothing is Better Than Cuddling a Fluffy Dog

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Nothing is Better Than Cuddling a Fluffy Dog

by Jeff Caceres   When it comes to fluffy dogs, I am so crazy about them. It is my dream to own a fluffy dog one day because I love their cuddle bug looks. Not only that, I love cuddling with them much more than the big, short hair or medium hair dog breeds such as Belgian, German Shepherd, Labrador…

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Buster Interviews Mavis the Bulldog And Falls In Love

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Buster Interviews Mavis the Bulldog And Falls In Love

    You meet many humans and spread your joy to make them happy. Wouldn’t you rather  chase a squirrel or bury a bone? I am my happiest when I get to love and smooch on people!  Seeing smiles and helping people is what I love best!  Although I do love bunny rabbits, but not…

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

by Barbara Isherwood As dog lovers, we want all dogs to enjoy high standards of care and the benefits of responsible pet ownership.  Sadly sometimes things go wrong and when that’s happens, it’s good to know that there are wonderful people who dedicate themselves to rescuing dogs in need and giving them a second chance. …

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