Posts Tagged “dog”

7 Home Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

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7 Home Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

  By: Travis Triplett 7 Home Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners Approximately 70 million American households own a pet, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. That’s roughly 56% of all American households that are pet owners, typically owning a dog or cat (or multiple). Pet ownership presents many challenges, one of which is keeping…

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Couple Saves Stray Dog From Porcupine: Would you do the same?

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Couple Saves Stray Dog From Porcupine: Would you do the same?

PARKER, Co. — Colorado winters are harsh and when a dog appeared on the porch of Sean Pace and his wife, at first they thought the dog was simply cold. “I saw all this white all over his face and I thought maybe he was frosted.” The couple woke to find the dog in front…

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Heidi the Search and Rescue Dog Detects Cancer in Her Owner

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Heidi the Search and Rescue Dog Detects Cancer in Her Owner

  BALTIMORE—Heidi  is a 125-pound black shepherd-Lab mix that is trained  to do search-and-rescue. She finds things.  When she began burying her snout into her owner’s chest and pawing at her with excitement and fervor, it appeared she found something important. It turned out to be cancerous tumors in Anne Wills’ lungs. “She was physically…

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Five Reasons Why My Dog Should be President

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Five Reasons Why My Dog Should be President

A Bone For Every Dog No discrimination: every butt is worth sniffing Bacon would become a food group Baby talk would become our national language Belly rub is the new greeting for friends If you would vote for Buster Boy, please indicate in the comments below Tweet

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Dog Stolen Two Years Ago Reunited With Owner

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Dog Stolen Two Years Ago Reunited With Owner

Miracles do happen! Jason Brandon was heartbroken two years ago when his beloved Shih Tzu was ripped from his life by a heartless criminal. The day before Thanksgiving the dog was found abandoned, and locked in a crate next to a dumpster in Miami, Florida. The poor dog had a severely matted coat and overgrown…

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Thanksgiving Life Lessons from a Dog’s Perspective

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Thanksgiving Life Lessons from a Dog’s Perspective

  by Douglas Green   The word is out.  There’s something wrong with Thanksgiving.   As with so many other holidays, we have ruined its original concept with enforced “traditions:” Macy’s parade, turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie, televised football. Don’t get me wrong, I like all of these traditions, I just don’t know what they…

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Reporting for Duty, Profiling Disabled Veterans and Their Service Dogs

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Reporting for Duty,  Profiling Disabled Veterans and Their Service Dogs

IRVINE, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2015) – I-5 Press today announced the release of Reporting for Duty, a new book by award-winning author and photographer Tracy Libby, who profiles 15 disabled veterans from WWII, Vietnam, both Iraq wars and Afghanistan.  The comprehensive book details how these brave military men and women who served our country are…

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5 Important Things to Prepare for a New Dog in Your Home

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5 Important Things to Prepare for a New Dog in Your Home

by Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow   Are you thinking of adopting a new dog or your first dog? Here are five important things that you should be prepared for: 1.    Pick a Vet and Make an Appointment – Even though your new dog might be healthy and have all of…

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In Praise of Shelter Dogs

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In Praise of Shelter Dogs

By Douglas Green “Why would you take the chance on an unknown type at a shelter when you can get just what you want from a breeder or a rescue organization?,” she asked. “The same reason I’m having this sushi with you, my love, instead of some perfectly-bred finishing school graduate,” I responded. “I like…

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Get Your Tubby Pet on the Road to Fit and Trim with the Pet Fit Challenge

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Get Your Tubby Pet on the Road to Fit and Trim with the Pet Fit Challenge

Pet Owners Nationwide Can Join The Pet Fit Challenge In Preparation For National Pet Obesity Day New York, NY – September 17, 2015 – Obesity among our pets is often overlooked. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of adult dogs and 55% of cats in the US are obese or overweight. September 24th kicks off…

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