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Pet Safety

Pet Safety

Annette 02/13/2018 0
Shepherd Photo by Christoph Schmid on Unsplash February may be Responsible Pet Owners Month; but these basics of dog ownership hold true for all twelv...
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Responsible Dog Ownership

Responsible Dog Ownership

Annette 02/06/2018 0
February is Responsible Pet Owners Month.  Yep, that’s a real thing and it’s a good time to take a quick refresher course in what that means to us as ...
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Begging

Begging

Annette 01/18/2018 0
You’ve made it through the holiday season.  Grandma and Grandpa have gone home.  Nieces and nephews no longer add to the decibel level in your basemen...
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Pet Loss

Pet Loss

Annette 01/10/2018 0
Losing a loved pet is so hard for us as adults.  What about our kids?  They lack the maturity and experience to deal with pet loss on the same level a...
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Coping with Pet Loss

Coping with Pet Loss

Annette 01/05/2018 0
This is a tough subject.  There is no easy way to deal with the loss of a loved pet; but the reality is that at some point we all have to endure this ...
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Winter Dangers for Dogs

Winter Dangers for Dogs

Annette 12/30/2017 0
Outdoor dog.  It’s almost a thing of the past.  Many of us now welcome our dogs into every aspect of our lives and couldn’t conceive of not having the...
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Christmas Story

Christmas Story

Annette 12/21/2017 0
It’s the holidays and there are always new challenges afoot when you have dogs in the house.  The tree goes up.  Real or artificial tree – doesn’t mat...
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Unranked Dog Charities

Unranked Dog Charities

Annette 12/10/2017 0
Say you have a favorite dog charity and you’ve researched them on Charity Navigator; but they are unrated.  What now?  Does that mean they are not a l...
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Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving

Annette 12/02/2017 0
The holiday season warms your heart and opportunities to give of your time and your money are everywhere.  Whether your heart draws you to give to fam...
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Dog Travel - Boarding

Dog Travel - Boarding

Annette 11/19/2017 0
You’re going out of town and have decided it’s best to leave your fur-baby behind.  Maybe your hotel doesn’t allow dogs.  Maybe the nieces and nephews...
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Dog Travel - Driving

Dog Travel - Driving

Annette 11/13/2017 0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PKc_hCkTqcThanks, Subaru.  We love these commercials.  They just might be DVR-proof! Gas up the buggy, Merle.  We’re ...
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Dog Travel - Flying

Dog Travel - Flying

Annette 11/08/2017 0
The holidays are here.  That means going over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house.  Whether you get there by car, train or airplane...
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To Share or Not to Share

To Share or Not to Share

Annette 11/02/2017 0
Just look at that face.You’re going to tell us you’re not going to hand over the bacon to that cute little mug?  As dog parents ourselves, we know how...
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My Dog Ate the Snickers

My Dog Ate the Snickers

Annette 10/25/2017 0
Did your chocolate lab feel it was a good idea to indulge in a little chocolate treat?  That's soooo like a lab.  OK, don’t panic.  You turned your ba...
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Dog Charity Chosen

Dog Charity Chosen

Annette 10/16/2017 0
The Off Leash Dog Boutique fourth quarter dog charity has been chosen.  Congratulations to Freedom Service Dogs of America!  This organization is base...
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