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Reducing the Cost Of Pet Ownership

In Cats, Dogs, pet cpr, Pet First Aid, Puppies by Cara ArmourLeave a Comment

Unexpected veterinary bills were cited by  Kathryn Lisko, the education specialist over at, as being “the most common and most costly variables in dog ownership. That’s one pricey pooch”, USA Today August, 26, 2016: B4. Print. The article continues to mention that healthy habits and adopting mix-breeds (according to the ASPCA) can help reduce veterinary cost. What they don’t …

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How Will My Dog React When I Bring my New Baby Home?

In Dogs, Pet First Aid, Puppies by CindyLeave a Comment

Our new German Shepherd puppy was fearful and shaking in her cardboard box lined by an old blanket when my husband and I drove her away from her doggy parents and brothers on Grandma’s farm. It was our first day as parents to her, and we didn’t have any children yet. Everything was new to her, she had never been …

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Why can’t I Pet that Service Dog?

In Dogs, Uncategorized by PaulLeave a Comment

A majority of service dogs come with a warning: do not pet. There is a good reason for that. It’s not because they’ll bite you or anything like that (though that could happen, it’s unlikely). It’s actually because the dog is working, and on alert, so that he can alert his owner about whatever problem they’ve been trained to recognize. …

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Bark at the Park 2016

In Dogs by Courtney MartinLeave a Comment

I know that it can be difficult to find dog friendly events during the summer. Do you want to bring your dog to a baseball game? Bark at the Park is a series of major league baseball games which allow dogs to attend! There will be dog friendly events and booths during the games. 12 games were scheduled for this …