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5 Dog-Approved Adventures: Motorcycling to Camping

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Pets are family and family members spend time together—not just the daily game of toss or a walk to the park. Here are some pet-friendly activities to get you and your pup out and about, together. Traveling by Road Biking: Next time to you take a long scenic bike ride, take your adventure-loving doggy with you. He can sit right ...

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Teaching Children Responsible Pet Care

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To help prepare families and children everywhere, Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow, the nation’s largest pet care franchise, has provided helpful tips on how to educate children to become responsible pet owners. Teaching Children Responsible Pet Care Proper Feedings: Dogs need food, too! Dogs need to be fed two times per day. If dogs aren’t fed, ...

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Paws4ever Celebrates 10 Years

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Paws4ever, a guaranteed adoption animal shelter, celebrates 10 years of offering a unique, integrated approach to animal welfare at their animal sanctuary in Mebane, North Carolina. Located on 50 acres, Paws4ever is situated on land purchased by a bequest from Felicite Latane who loved her pets. Paws4ever is dedicated to improving the lives of cats and dogs through adoption, training ...

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Unlikely Heroes

Unlikely Heroes

In Unlikely Heroes, Jennifer Holland uncovers and celebrates yet another side of animals that we often think belongs primarily to people—heroism, that indefinable quality of going above and beyond, often for altruistic reasons, often at great personal risk. These 37 inspiring true tales show animals whose quick acts have saved lives, like the pod of dolphins who protected swimmers in ...

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Phebe-n-Me: Inspired Designs

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There is no shortage of whimsical t-shirt companies clamoring for the attention of dog lovers. But rarely do we find such a company with original artwork and inspired designs. Phebe-n-Me stands out amongst the t-shirt clutter. Founder and designer Lorena Proia says without a doubt, the inspiration behind her designs is her beloved dog Phebe. “She introduced me to the ...

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Fire Prevention Week Pet Tips from Petplan

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Home fire safety and emergency evacuation plans have become a staple in American households but many plans might not account for every member of your family. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 40,000 pets die each year because of fires. In honor of Fire Prevention Week from October 5-11, Petplan pet insurance tapped three Pet and ...

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New Product Hopes to Collar the Market

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According to its creators, ALU is “the traditional dog collar re-designed.” The name ALU comes from Aluminum, which is the material used in the collar due to its strength to weight ratio. Another great thing about aluminum? It is 100% recyclable! We were intrigued by the eco-friendly aspect as well as the stylish and unique look of this new prototype ...

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Brew Biscuits

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Don’t worry, your dog doesn’t have to be over 21 to enjoy these treats made from from spent brewing grains from the Hops & Grain Brewery. The ingredients are all natural and have been taste-tested plenty of times. Hops & Grains Brewery is big on sustainability and this is just one way they show it. To learn more, visit

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Nelli Designs Gift Candles

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We are currently digging these totally adorable gift candles from Nelli Designs! The candles are a brand new addition and will be ready to ship October 1, 2014. Each candle features an original illustration depicting the personalities of Maggie and Nelli, the brands’ founders. They are hand-poured with 100% natural soy blend into recyclable glass. At a retail price of ...

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Top 5 Health Conditions for Small Dog Breeds

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While small dogs typically have long life spans, their small size can correlate with a number of unique health concerns. These health concerns affect everything from their teeth to their knees, and small dog owners should be prepared in case a big problem arises. Trupanion, a medical insurance provider for cats and dogs, looked into its database to find the ...

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