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Milk Bone Ranks All American Doggy Road Trips

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Summer is the top season for travel — but increasingly, Americans are choosing to hit the open road rather than brave airport delays. This summer, 88 percent of Americans will travel by car instead of by jet plane (according to AAA). In the spirit of the great American road trip, Milk-Bone teamed up with other products in the Big Heart ...

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Class Action Suit Filed Against Nestle Purina PetCare Company

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An amended class action complaint (Case No. C-15-0569 EMC) was filed late yesterday against Nestlé Purina PetCare Company on behalf of consumers who purchased Beneful brand dog food and had pets suffer from internal organ distress, injury, or failure and death. The complaint, brought in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that Purina failed to ...

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“Ollie” 2000-2015

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It’s been more than two months since my sweet Ollie passed away. Yes, he is the “Ollie” in OllieDog Media, the name of my company and the inspiration behind Dog Living Magazine. I haven’t had the heart or the strength to write this memorial to him until now and even now, the tears flow down my cheeks as I think ...

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A Dog’s Last Chance

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Petie, Saul, and Lychee rushed to greet me as I walked into the Muttville rescue house for senior dogs where I volunteer. “Hi there guys.”   The sound of my voice brought more dogs from the living room. I noticed three new dogs. One, a grey poodle mix, was walking wobbly, probably because of arthritis. The brown chihuahua was missing an ...

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Run Your Pet-Sitting Business From Your iPhone 6


As the owner of your own pet sitting business, you probably spend most of your working days on the go. Rather than working from a desk in a home office, your clients are four-legged beings who need to be walked, fed and loved. While the majority of your work is done at your clients’ homes, as a business owner you ...

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Canines for Service Charity Partner in 2015 American Humane Hero Dog Awards

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Canines for Service has been named one of the service dog Charity Partners in the 2015 American Humane Hero Dog Awards.  The eight categories for 2015 are: Military Dogs, sponsored by the Zoetis Rimadyl K-9 Courage Program; Arson Dogs, sponsored by State Farm; Service Dogs, sponsored by Modern Dog magazine; Law Enforcement Dogs; Search and Rescue Dogs; Guide/Hearing Dogs; Therapy Dogs; and Emerging Hero Dogs, a category that pays tribute ...

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Make Your Dog Comfortable on Your Family Road Trip

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It wouldn’t be a family road trip without your dog. Before you pack up and hit the road, consider these tips to help make the trip more enjoyable for your four-legged friend: Give Your Dog Something to Chew Traveling to new places and experiencing new things out on the road can lead to anxiety. Gnawing and chewing can help a ...

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Five Wonderful Reasons to Walk with Your Pet

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Grab a leash and hit the streets, Walking the Dog Day is February 22. Whether you have a dog or just like to get outside for a stroll, a daily walk comes with a number of benefits. It is a great excuse to go outside and get some extra exercise, and now with charitable apps like Wooftrax’s Walk for a ...

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4 Tips to Make Your Home More Pet-Friendly


We all love our pets. After all, dogs are man’s best friend. But what can we do to make our pups more comfortable in our homes? If you work a lot, travel often or spend a lot of time away from your home, you may worry about your dog. What will Fido do when you’re not around? There are different ...

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Pets Best Releases Annual List of Most Popular Pet Breeds

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Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, released its annual list of the top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2014. In the company’s nine years of insuring dogs and cats, the top 10 most popular breeds have remained relatively consistent. However, the agency has noticed definite trends during the ...

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