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Discover Dog-Friendly Pittsburgh AND Save a Shelter Pet

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Discover Pittsburgh and Bring Home A New Four-Legged Friend In Need Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel, one of Pittsburgh’s most pet-friendly hotels, has announced a program to allow hotel guests to receive a free pet adoption after completing a five night stay at the property. Starting on April 30th, National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day, guests signed up for the ...

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Get Fit with your Pup!

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More than 1 in 10 have made a goal to lose weight in 2018. Why should getting in shape be limited to the two-legged members of a household? Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has identified ways pet owners can incorporate their furry friends into their fitness routine in the new year. Wall Sits + Fetch Lean with your back against the ...

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Spring 2018

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog

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The Chinese New Year is celebrated with parades, fireworks and dragon dancers but you need not be Chinese to celebrate 2018’s Year of the Dog. Carlyn Montes De Oca, an author, animal advocate and human health expert, says each Chinese year is devoted to a different zodiac animal. 2018 is the year of the Earth Dog and people who are ...

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New Dating App for Dog Lovers

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There’s a dating app for everyone these days and now that includes dog lovers! Dig is a new mobile dating app designed specifically for fans of four-legged friends. The goal is to connect people through the one thing that’s already crucial to them – their love for dogs. “Our overall goal with Dig is to provide an easy, fun way ...

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The Patriots are the Clear Favorite…When it comes to Pet Names

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It’s no secret that Americans love football. And according to PetFirst Pet Insurance that love has inspired many to name their pets after their favorite players and teams. According to a list of more than 33,000 pet names, Patriot-inspired names far outnumber the competition. PetFirst identified 39 Toms, 35 Toms, five Gronks, two Patriots and one Edelman compared to just ...

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Petplan Survey Reveals Pint-Sized Pups Receive the Most Protection in Cold Temps

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Pet insurance provider says while over 70 percent of pet parents dress their pets, breeds under 25 pounds fare best Most pet parents take special precautions to keep pets safe during extreme temperatures, according to a recent Responsible Pet Parenting Survey* from Petplan pet insurance. A whopping 72 percent of 4,492 respondents said they dress their pets when temperatures dip. Of ...

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Safety Tips for Dog Walkers

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In December, a woman was assaulted while walking her dog in Durham, North Carolina and was later found lying near a wooded area. Even in the presence of a dog, an assailant might think this is a perfect opportunity to attack because you most likely feel safe with your loyal friend by your side and may be too distracted to ...

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5 Tips to Get in Front of Pet Hair in your Home

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From their loyal ways to their silly antics, pets bring so much joy to homes. While you wouldn’t trade any of the cuddles and welcome-home slobbers, one thing most pet owners don’t find quite as lovable is all the pet hair! When you live with a furry friend, it’s inevitable that there will be pet hair everywhere—hiding under tables, collecting ...

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Holiday Tips for a Happy Dog

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by Alana Stevenson, MS Author, Training Your Dog the Humane Way The holidays are quickly approaching. You may be worried about your canine crew mixing with friends and relatives for festive get-togethers—with a little planning and preparation the holidays can be more enjoyable for all. Doorway etiquette. Teach your dog polite manners at the doorway. Choose a place for your ...

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