Dog Ownership

Recently, I read an article by Nancy Kay, DVM, DACVIM, entitled Why the Term “Pet Owner” Just Doesn’t Work for Me that spoke so clearly to how I feel.  (http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/why-the-term-pet-owner-just-doesnt-work-for-me  – January 21, 2013) Total Agreement In my humble opinion, to use the term “Ownership” when speaking of “a living, breathing creature with whom we …

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October – Important Pet Dates

Month-Long Activities National Animal Safety and Protection Month Adopt a Shelter Dog Month National Pet Wellness Month Daily Activities October 1:  National Fire Pup Day October 1:  National Black Dog Day October 1-6:  National Walk Your Dog Week October 4:  World Animal Day October 4:  World Pet Day October 4-10:  Animal Welfare Week October 14:  …

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Ten Great Dog Breeds to Get Friendly With

Welcome Hello.  Welcome back to Wet Nose Central.  Today we are going to talk about 10 Great Dog Breeds to Get Friendly With. There are 537 different dog breeds in the world! There are hundreds of types of dogs. Did you know that?  As recently as 2018, the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (“FCI”), the European dog …

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September – Important Pet Dates

Month-Long Activities National Pet Insurance Month Pet-Sitter Education Month Daily Activities 1.         September 5:  International Bacon Day (Saturday before Labor Day) 2.         September 7:  Labor Day 3.         September 13:  National Pet Memorial Day 4.         September 13:  National Blame Someone Else Day 5.         September 13:  National Grandparents Day 6.         September 13:  National Hug Your Hound Day …

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July Important Pet Dates

Month-Long Activities National Dog House Repair Month National Lost Pet Prevention Month Daily Activities July 1:  ID Your Pet Day July 4:  Fourth of July July 7:  International Kissing Day July 11:  All-American Pet Photo Day July 15:  National Pet Fire Safety Day July 21:  National Craft For Your Local Shelters Day July 22:  National …

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June 2020 Pet Celebrations

  Month-Long Celebrations National Pet Preparedness Month National Microchipping Month National Foster a Pet Month Daily Celebrations June 1-7:  National Pet Appreciation Month June 8:  National Best Friends Day June 9:  World Pet Memorial Day June 21:  Dog Party Day June 26:  Take Your Dog To Work Day

May 2020 Pet Celebrations

May Pet Celebrations   Month-Long Celebrations National Pet Month National Foster Care Month National Service Dog Eye Examination Month National Photography Month Chip Your Pet Month Daily Celebrations May 1:  National Purebred Dog Day May 3:  National Specially-Abled Pets Day May 3:  Mayday for Mutts May 3-10:  Be Kind To Animals Week May 3-10:  Puppy …

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