Tag "dogs"

  • Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop: Cats and Dogs

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    One date and two species: October 29th are celebrated as National Cat Day and National Pit Bull Awareness Day in the pet space. This edition of the Wordless Wednesday blog hop is dedicated both cats and dogs. National Cat Day was founded to help the public recognize… read more

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    On a steamy fall night in 2012 in southern Louisiana, my husband sat in his apartment–he was on a research stint in the bayou while the dogs and I were in Indiana. Over the sounds of the TV show he watched on his laptop, he heard… read more

  • Online Resources To Jump Start 2016

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    If you’re walking along a city sidewalk and contemplating…well, life, perhaps, with your head down, your hands in your pockets, the brilliance of a shiny, new penny on the ground might burst its way into your consciousness. Will you bend down and pick it up? Or will… read more

  • 6 Ways to Help Shelter Animals this Holiday Season

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    Guest post by Angie Bailey Although a “giving state of mind” is ideal throughout the year, the holiday season is a time when many of us decide to up the ante and open our hearts a little wider than we do the rest of the year.… read more

  • My Day Behind the Scenes at the National Dog Show

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    Guest Post by Elizabeth Keene   What a wild ride this has been. I got the invitation by email on Tuesday, November 10. And on Friday morning, November 13, I was on board an Amtrak train bound for Philadelphia to cover the National Dog Show Presented by Purina®…as… read more

  • Is Your Pet Obese?

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    It is past National Pet Obesity day, but let’s face it, if our pet is obese it is a year-round issue, right? There is a great post we found on Dog Mom Days that shares startling statistics about pet obesity. I urge you to give it… read more

  • Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month

    Guest post by Amy Shojai November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month. My first German Shepherd lived to 13 years, and now Magical-Dawg is 9, and Seren-Kitty will soon be 20 (yikes!), I can attest that the golden oldie pets are wonderful choices for many folks. It makes me… read more

  • ‘Strays’ : A Unique Pet Musical

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    Guest post by Amy Shojai October is filled with national “days” promoting adoption, education, and appreciation. It’s National Adopt A Dog Month, for example, and October 24 is National Pit Bull Appreciation Day. Many of us write about pets for a living, and use our blogs,… read more

  • It’s National Pet Wellness Month

    Guest post by M.K. Clinton  October is National Pet Wellness month. It is a perfect time to make sure that your dog or cat has been to see their veterinarian this year. We see our vet a number of times throughout the year, but this month… read more

  • Reasons To Adopt A Shelter Pet

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Ohhhh look at that adorable puppy or kitten your friend adopted. Where did they get her? The local shelter! No kidding! Oh wow, what a beautiful, regal cat. Where did you get him? The shelter? No way! I love your… read more