Posts Tagged “dogs”

Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats Movie Shines Light on the Plight of Companion Animals

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Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats Movie Shines Light on the Plight of Companion Animals

  MESA, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sandgrain Films has thrown down the gauntlet in the new groundbreaking documentary Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats, which takes a unique approach to expose the root causes of the plight of our companion animals in the United States. Beyond the statistics of euthanasia and adoption, society’s complex and sometimes conflicted…

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Home-to-Home Adoption: New Online Community Connects People Who Want to Adopt a Pet with People in Need of Rehoming Their Pet

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Home-to-Home Adoption: New Online Community Connects People Who Want to Adopt a Pet with People in Need of Rehoming Their Pet

  PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — getyourpet.com, a revolutionary pet adoption site that helps lovable pets go directly from one good home to another rather than to a shelter, is now available across the U.S.  The site offers a simpler, smarter and more humane approach to pet adoption, enabling people in need of rehoming a dog or cat…

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How to Keep a Boston Terrier Entertained

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How to Keep a Boston Terrier Entertained

  by Bryn Nowell   Boston Terriers are curious creatures.  While they’re tiny, they pack a punch.  They are full of energy, comedy, and a goofy attitude.  Both Bean and Yoda, our two Boston Terriers, are prone to evening “zoomies,” where they zip around the room, and hop from couch to couch with complete glee…

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Lessons from a Feral Dog

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Lessons from a Feral Dog

  by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma   It all began on a cold, dark February evening in 2013. A dog so terrified that he was unable to move was carried into my home by his transporter, and set down on the rug in my hallway. Charlie arrived as my latest foster, but the combination of his extreme fear…

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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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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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Feeding Pets of the Homeless Leads Eighth National Give a Dog a Bone Pet Food Drive

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Feeding Pets of the Homeless Leads Eighth National Give a Dog a Bone Pet Food Drive

(Carson City, Nev.) – The National Feeding Pets of the Homeless Give a Dog a Bone week returns for its eighth year, August 6-12, 2017. The nonprofit organization Pets of the Homeless, focused exclusively on feeding and providing veterinary care to pets of the homeless, leads the charge across the country to collect pet food…

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