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Constipated Dogs

September 15, 2014

ConstipationSorry – I just couldn’t resist this one.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: 4 Luv of Dog / Fargo, ND

September 14, 2014

Smores NDMeet S’mores! This handsome gentleman is currently living in Fargo, North Dakota, courtesy of 4 Luv of Dog rescue. Here’s what their website has to say about this young Shepherd mix.
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Friday Funny: The difference between “bath” and “walk”

September 12, 2014

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

A Tale of Two Dogs

September 9, 2014

Two dogs

Which dog are you?

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Tuesday Top 7: Auto-Trader Picks Most Dog Friendly Car Models

September 9, 2014

shutterstock_161467748Auto-Trader, the online place to buy and sell cars, recently published a list of models they found to be the most friendly for dog owners. As always, safety should be a consideration when you are thinking about transporting your dog. Make sure you crate your dog or have the proper harnesses to keep him or her safe on the road.

Here are the features Auto-Trader looked for:
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Dogs-N-Ties

September 8, 2014

DogsnTiesThere is a wonderful organization named Bows-N-Ties, that is partnering with the San Francisco SPCA to raise money and awareness about the problem of dog overpopulation. Here’s how they describe the project:
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Shelter Sunday: Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation / Waynesville, NC

September 7, 2014

Frankie NCMeet Frankie! This mixed breed cutie is currently being fostered by Sarge and Friends in Waynesville, NC. Here’s what their website has to say about him.
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Saturday Survey: Therapy Animals

September 6, 2014

I posted an article yesterday on the value of therapy animals. Have you ever been lucky enough to have a dog (or other animal) come visit you when you were in need?

Have you ever received the services of a therapy animal?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

The Importance of Therapy Animals

September 5, 2014

shutterstock_168763262We receive a publication called “Renew” from UnitedHealthcare every so often, and I thought the article on “Pawsitivity” in the newest issue might be of interest.

Sigmund Freud often brought his Chow, Jofi, to therapy sessions. Freud felt that the dog had a calming effect on patients. He even claimed that Jofi’s response to a patient helped with his initial evaluations.

These days a growing group of animals is following in Jofi’s paw prints as therapy animals. What began as a way to cheer up residents in nursing homes and assisted living centers now helps patients of all ages and health conditions.
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Reunited…Part Two

September 4, 2014

This is another one from about a year ago, but it was too sweet not to share. It took Emma a few minutes to figure out what was happening, but once she did…look out!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

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