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Deserting Your Dog in a Disaster

Disasters bring out the best — and worst of human behavior. This post describes how deserting your dog, cat or other pet could result in being charged with a felony. Also included: links to review legitimate charities to help both people and animals in need.

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Cannabis for ailing pets

As medical marijuana becomes more common as an aide to help people with various illnesses, another variety is slowly slipping into the arena to help pets. Some claim it’s a miracle drug; others site no difference. But, if you think you might want to try it to help your own ill pet, first know there […]

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Lost Dog? Electronic savior to the rescue!

Many of us have had that heart-stopping moment when you realize your dog is not at your side or at home. We put up posters and check everywhere in vain. Now, finally, there is an electronic device to help us. Includes a link of reviews for some of the top electronic dog trackers.

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Rescue Dogs Can Save You Too!

Freelance writer Jenny Holt describes the best place to get a dog: at an animal shelter. You may think you are rescuing a dog, but the dog may actually be rescuing you!

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Stand By Me: A dog and his trapped friend

The story of a dog who stood guard over her trapped friend for almost a week has captured the attention of dog lovers everywhere. Read this touching account of Tillie, a setter-mix, as she watched over Phoebe, a basset hound trapped in a cistern on a rural island.

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Book Reviews: The Divinity of Dogs & The Proof is in the Poodle

Two books about dogs reviewed: The Divinity of Dogs and The Proof is in the Poodle. Both quite different — the first composed of brief stories about heroic, sometimes mysterious, always touching, ways in which dogs help someone, and the second by a holistic veterinarian. Blog post contributed by author, Mary Trimble.

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New Dog Product to help dogs with IVDD

Whether you have an overweight dog that needs extra support, an elderly dog with an aching back, a dog diagnosed with IVDD related back problems, or an overly active dog who would benefit from back support, consider WiggleLess® , a vet-recommended and patented dog back brace.

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In the name of love . . .

Today is Valentine’s Day and we couldn’t think of a more beautiful story than the one you’ll read here today. But, we must warn you: have a box of tissues handy for the tears about to fall. Here then, for our readers on this special day, a truly beautiful love letter.

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"ROKKY" Shih Tzu (Senior Male) CASA, Camano Isl, WA

A, B, C’s when adopting a Rescue Dog……..

Adopting a dog is a big commitment. As per your contract with shelter’s like The Breed Rescue Group, IF for any reason the adoption does not work out due to life changes or whatever, the rescued dog MUST be returned to the group. Please promise them you will do this. Books can help you learn […]

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Hearts and Hands Animal Rescue, Education and Training Center

Wild animal rescue and rehabilitation affords new insights for training at Hearts and Hands, in Ramona, CA.

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