Archive For The “Dogs” Category

Podcast-How to Keep a Nervous Dog Calm While Traveling-

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Podcast-How to Keep a Nervous Dog Calm While Traveling-

  Dr Carol Osborne returns to talk about various ways you may keep an excitable dog calm when traveling and good doggy etiquette. There are many natural remedies for calming dogs such as essential oils, flower extracts, and herbs, as well as more traditional  medicine, and tools such as a calming jacket/shirt such as the Thundershirt….

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IBM Watson Helps More Puppies Become Guiding Eyes for the Blind

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IBM Watson Helps More Puppies Become Guiding Eyes for the Blind

  Armonk, NY – July 27, 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit organization dedicated to the breeding, raising, training and placement of guide dogs with people who are blind or visually impaired, is using Watson on IBM Cloud to gain insights on increasing its success.   The stakes…

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Sharing your bed with your dog is healthy!

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Sharing your bed with your dog is healthy!

  1. You’ll get better sleep: Dogs are known to relieve stress and anxiety, meaning you will spend less time tossing and turning and more time relaxing. Being around our dogs decreases the cortisol levels in our brains, which cause us to feel anxious or stressed out. 2. You will feel safer: Having someone who…

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Senior Moments- My Number One Secret to Caring For a Senior Dog

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Senior Moments- My Number One Secret to Caring For a Senior Dog

By Hindy Pearson     I truly enjoy writing these monthly articles, sharing my experiences and tips I’ve learned on the journey I take with my senior dogs.   I’m never short of topic ideas, yet this month I was overwhelmed by a number of issues I felt compelled to write about, and I had…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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