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Sunday Doggy Funday

Ollie and August insisted that I take them on a doggy adventure this past weekend, so how could I resist?  Since I’m not exactly an early riser, I quickly ruled out any hardcore hikes to the west of our “base” in Wilmington.  By the time we would have reached some of the really good places, the sun would have been going ...

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Yes, there’s a dog in there!

This little dog’s story is so unbelievable, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is donating money to the cause!  A poodle was found in a ditch in Louisiana so badly matted he couldn’t even walk.  A local animal rescue group, My Heart’s Desire, rescued the poor pooch and managed to shave off his tangled, matted mane and dubbed him “Ripley.” Shelter ...

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Give Big Dogs a Break!

By Leila Peverrett Small dogs are lucky. They can ride inside the cabins of planes, they are accepted within many shops and businesses, and they can stay at more hotels than dogs which may weigh only a little more. Sure, they take up less room – but are they better behaved? Some of the most popular breeds in America don’t ...

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Pet-Friendly Paint

A pet-friendly paint?  That’s exactly what Benjamin Moore Natura is.  If you’re thinking about doing a little inexpensive room makeover, painting is obviously a great way to transform a room.  With pets in the house, make sure you pick a paint that suits your style, but also one that suits your pet.  Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are no-nos.  VOCs are ...

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