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Lost and Found Pet Tips

Many People ask, what are some tips when I have lost or found a dog or cat or another kind of animal.  Here are some tips, we also have a comprehensive list of tips on our main site, www.lostandfoundhound.com. Lost and Found Tips Tip 1:     Search your property thoroughly and the property of the homes on either side of your ...

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Fighting Fleas

The last few days have been beautiful – warm, sunny spring days.  These beautiful days you want to spend as much time outside as possible.  Unfortunately, nice warm days also bring the summer bugs.  I got my first mosquito bite yesterday while spending some time enjoying the outdoors. Of course, in our house, we are far more concerned with how ...

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Lost and Found Hound

If you’ve lost your pet it’s important to get the word out as soon as possible. That means flyers and internet listings. The folks at www.lostandfoundhound.com have a few tips for you to increase the chances your listing will be understood so your pet can be found. From Lost and Found Hound: We get a number of listings for lost or ...

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How to Make Your Dog Smile

By: Lucy McCarthy So is it possible to get a photo of your dog smiling? Well perhaps! But there are certainly a few tips on capturing your pet’s best side. Here are a few pointers to transform your dog from Muttley to Uggie! Starters Orders First of all, unless you are very lucky, your pet won’t start posing on command. ...

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A Walk to Remember

Hi everyone!!  I’d like to introduce myself.  My name is Lauren and I’m the official voice and typist for Knightly Chance the standard Moodle, my best friend who is currently napping on my pillow (our pillow now!) on the bed after a massive morning. Knightly, Paige and I go for a half an hour walk every week day (longer on ...

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Tips for Making 2012 a Doggone Great Year

Bella The Boxer’s Seven Tips for Making 2012 a Doggone Great Year Keep your eyes on the ball. Stop multitasking and practice the art of concentration. When I play with my little red rubber ball, I give it my full attention, energy and talent. Nothing else gives me the same sense of satisfaction! Make happiness happen. Focus on the positive ...

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Unwrapping Fun

I don’t know when or how Ollie learned how to open presents, but each year it amuses me to no end watching him tear into gifts presented to him during the holidays.  He expertly rips into the package and carefully discards any paper stuck to his mouth. His younger sister, August, has also easily picked up the skill of opening ...

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Canine Heroes of 9/11

We’ve all seen the “where are they now” stories about survivors of the tragedy of 9/11, but what about the four-legged workers that helped in the days after?  Nearly 100 search and rescue dogs helped scour the debris for survivors in the days that followed the tragedy.  After 10 years, just 12 of those heroic dogs are still living.  A ...

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Why the Discrimination Against Big Dogs?

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 have the luxury ...

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We Wanted a Dog…But We Got a Cat

 By Jim Clark I know it has been a while since my words have graced this magazine and I can tell you it is good to be back.  And, since my last column, I have joined the Dark Side.  No, I am not a New York Yankees fan <shudder>.  I got a cat.  Well, in Latin he is a cat, ...

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