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5 Ways to End Puppy Mills

No matter what, NEVER buy a puppy from a pet store, a swap meet, an online ad or a newspaper advertisement, because it’s a no-win for everyone. Puppy Mills What, you may be wondering, is a puppy mill? A “mill” is a place where puppies, kittens and bunnies are manufactured by hateful, greedy, and unscrupulous …

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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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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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Pet Holidays for September 2019

Pet Holidays for September 2019 Guide / Service Dogs Month National Pet Insurance Month Animal Pain Awareness Month Responsible Dog Ownership Month Pet Sitter Education Month National Disaster Preparedness Month. (Led by FEMA’s ReadyCampaign, Citizen Corps and The Advertising Council, this effort encourages individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare …

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Expensive Dogs

In this article, whatever is stated as the cost to obtain a dog from a breeder, it will (based on a 12-year lifespan) cost at least $25,299.06 more, not counting any medical experiences or other unexpected event.

Pet Holidays for July 2019

The 4th of July is a US holiday that is a nightmare “holiday” for dogs; the sound of fireworks is frightening, and it causes many dogs to panic and run. A LOT of dogs are lost, as a result.

Should Seniors Adopt a Dog?

The more cautious answer might be, “It depends . . .” I’m going to go out on a limb and say, emphatically, “Yes! Because dogs benefit seniors.”   The American Pet Products Association (“APPA”) conducted a survey in 2017-2018 which revealed that around 68% of American households (approximately 85 million of us) have a pet, so …

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