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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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A Petco by any other name is still…a Petco

A SPECIAL COMMENTARY BY EDITOR SUZANNE JALOT Press releases cross my desk every day.  Sometimes dozens of them.  I try to sort through them all, but because of the sheer volume of emails I receive, and the impossibility of covering every single story, anything that doesn’t immediately catch my attention or that is irrelevant to our readers will unfortunately get ...

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