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October Is Adopt A Dog Month – Rescue Puppies or Older Dogs

  Be a Hero to Dogs Young and Old at Your Local Shelter — Adopt a Rescue Dog     “During Adopt A Dog Month, don’t forget to consider older animals who often face the highest risk in animal shelters!” … Continue reading

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Abigail Pit Bull Pup Who Lost Ear In Dog Fight Wins Hero Dog Award

  “Have you heard of Bonnets for Abigail?  Meet Abigail, the puppy who was gifted amazing headwear from fans around the world after her ear was ripped off by attacking dogs.”   “Bonnets for Abigail — Courageous canine who was … Continue reading

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Healing Leashes for War Vets: Pups for Patriots Act – Service Dogs

  “The new Pups for Patriots Act seeks to put more healing leashes into the hands of America’s veterans coping with the invisible wounds of war.”     I grew up with war vets. Guys from the Big One: WWII. … Continue reading

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4 Crucial Summer Health and Safety Tips for Cats

  Four Crucial Summer Health & Safety Tips for Cats!     “THE ONLY THING I ENVY ABOUT A CAT IS ITS PURR. IT’S THE MOST CONTENTED SOUND IN THE WORLD.” – Lucy Maud Montgomery [1] We’ve always had cats. … Continue reading

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Take Your Dog To Work Day – America’s Most Pet-Friendly Companies

  America’s Most Pet-Friendly Companies – A List for Take Your Dog To Work Day     We love our pets, eh? Their love, their loyalty, are a constant in our harried lives.  I can name a number of people who … Continue reading

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Wackiest Dog and Cat Pet Names of the Year Announced

  Results of the Wacky Dog & Cat Pet Names Competition Are In — Top 10 Dog & Cat Pet Names of 2017…     With Be Kind To Animals Week and National Pet Week upon us, it’s time to … Continue reading

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Military War Dogs: Celebrating National K9 Veterans Day

  National K9 Veterans Day Honours America’s Military Dogs     American Humane Celebrating the Holiday by Opening Nominations for Annual American Humane Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage Awards   “Freedom is never more than one generation away … Continue reading

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HEROIC DOGS: First Paw Of Courage Awards for Working Canines

  The American Kennel Club Announces First Set Of 2017 AKC Paw Of Courage Awards     We love our heroic dogs. As a young Boomer, I never missed Lassie and Rin-Tin-Tin — always to our rescue. And real life … Continue reading

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Gentle Giant George: Rescue Dog Rescues Human – Book Review

Free Days With George: Learning Life’s Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog by Colin Campbell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Anyone who’s read my reviews probably noticed this: I only review books I like. I generally like yarns … Continue reading

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NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs

  NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs     “On you huskies!”  It’s our most iconic Canadian image: a lone Mountie mushing his sled dogs across the savage Northern wilderness.   And not only loving it — … Continue reading

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