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Pet Friendly Offices

Pet Friendly Offices

Pet-Friendly Offices Creating a Pet-Friendly Office Policy: What You Need to Know by Graham Shorr Pet Sitters International celebrated the first annual Take Your Dog to Work Day on the Friday following Father’s Day in 1999. The original goals included raising awareness of the human-canine bond so that people without pets would be encouraged to adopt. But as employers and employees realized the benefits of having dogs in the workplace, the event has …read the full article.

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Affordable New Puppy Starter Pack — 5 Essentials

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Affordable New Puppy Starter Pack — 5 Essentials by Jason Goldstein   Deciding to get a dog is a true joy and responsibility at the same time. While having a loyal companion at your side at all times can be extremely rewarding, your furry family member will require a lot of care and attention as well. Dogs offer unconditional love while you make sure that their lives are safe, long, and …read the full article.

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Summer Fun With Your Dog

Summer Fun With Your Dog

Summer Fun With Your Dog Summer is the perfect time to explore the wilds. Pack the car and head to the mountains for a spontaneous camping adventure or take a cooler to the beach for some fun in the sun. Wherever you decide to trek this summer, your dogs will most likely want to come along! But before you decide to take them with you or leave them at home …read the full article.

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Bad Habits Can Be Broken

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Bad Habits Can Be Broken Bad behaviors in dogs are common, from something as small as chewing to more serious problems, such as excessive licking. In most cases, bad behaviors are simply bad habits and bad habits can be broken. Many pet parents see these behaviors but aren’t sure how or if they need to correct them. Although dogs must be dogs, there are some behaviors which need to curbed. …read the full article.

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Holiday Hazards for Dogs

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Holiday Hazards for Dogs: We’ve all heard the horrors of little ones being in harm’s way, from minor tummy aches to more serious visits to the ER, due to unforeseen accidents. This year, let’s be mindful of our precious pups as we wrap our trees in tinsel and hang stockings on the mantel. Awareness of holiday hazards for dogs is a must when it comes to keeping our fur babies …read the full article.

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Dogs And Summer Heat

Dogs and summer heat

Dogs And Summer Heat Summer Safety Tips The joys of Summer have officially arrived and it is time to get outdoors and breathe! Your furry friends are just as excited as you are to frolic in the meadows, run down the beaches, and play with their mates. But before you open the hatches and let them run free, here are a few friendly summer tips to keep in mind: Seasonal …read the full article.

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The Wolf Among Us — Part II

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The Wolf Among Us: PART II How Bigby Got His Lucky Break One night, as I was ticking through the shared Google Document we had made to keep track of our potential pulls, sadly deleting rows formerly reserved by dogs who had now been adopted or euthanized since last check, I heard my phone vibrate. I looked up to see my co-worker’s name briefly flash across the screen. I unlocked …read the full article.

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Springtime Fun With Your Dog

Spring time fun with Fido

Springtime Fun With Your Dog Well, we made it through the freezing temperatures, the Christmas mayhem, and the New Year’s celebrations. Our pups have been very patient and waiting to pounce. Tongues are wagging and begging for fresh air and the space to run free! No more cabin fever. So, let’s do it! Get outdoors and enjoy the scents of SPRINGTIME! Plan some fun activities and push yourself to think like a …read the full article.

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Special Needs Dogs

Special Needs Dogs Different is Beautiful! Guest blogger: Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf My husband, Matt, knows that I have a huge heart when it comes to animals.  What he did not know was that we were both about to fall in love with adopting special needs dogs. I discovered Penny on petfinder.com.  She is a gorgeous Chiweenie that was born with a severe overbite and a deformed front paw causing her to …read the full article.

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Your Pet’s Immune System

Your Pet’s Immune System This time of year, we have to be extra mindful of your pet’s immune system. Those extra holiday treats have possibly added a few inches to Fido’s waistline, as well as ours, and we aren’t the only ones who can catch a sneeze or cough when the winter winds blow. To keep your pet’s immune system in flu-fighting condition, you need to pay attention to your …read the full article.

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