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Differences Between Male and Female Dogs

Ever wonder which sex is “better” – male or female?  Apparently, the age-old “battle of the sexes” exists even in the canine world!  Well, after you’ve read this, you can decide for yourself.  All these differences concern dogs’ looks, health, and temperament.  When you know what these differences are, you will be able to select the …

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May Pet Happenings

Observed All Month Chip Your Pet Month National Pet Foster Care Month – May is a good month to adopt or foster a pet. National Pet Month – Observed annually in the United States in May and during the month of April in the United Kingdom, this month we celebratethe benefits and joy that pets …

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April Pet Happenings

Here are Dog Events in April. Observed All Month Active Dog Month / Canine Fitness Month National Adopt a Greyhound Month National Heartworm Awareness Month National Pet First Aid Month Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month Observed for the Week April 1 – 7:  International Pooper Scooper Week, (Observed …

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How’s Your Health?

Man’s Best Friend We always hear that phrase in connection with our furry friends, but by the way, just for the record, I’m gonna go out on a limb and declare that dogs are Woman’s Best Friends, too.  O.K., that’s settled.  What does a “best friend” do for you?  What can you do with a …

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March Happenings

Observed All Month Poison Prevention Awareness Month Women’s History Month Observed for the Week March 6 – 12:  Professional Pet Sitters Week (Observed First Full week in March) March 20 – 26:  National Poison Prevention Week Special Days March 1:  Mardi Gras March 2: Ash Wednesday, Lent Begins March 3:  If Pets Had Thumbs Day …

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National Dog Biscuit Day

Origin of the Special Day Did you know that February 23 is National Dog Biscuit Day?  Until recently, neither did I!  I’ve seen references to National Dog Biscuit Day, International Dog Biscuit Day, National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, as well as other variations, but, to tell you the truth, it doesn’t seem like anyone actually …

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National Mutt Day and National Mixed Breed Awareness Day

National Mutt Day occurs on December 2, and National Mixed Breed Awareness Day occurs on July 31.  Both of these days invite us to celebrate the blessings in our lives that mixed breed dogs are!  National Mutt Day Colleen Paige is the well-known animal welfare and pet expert who created National Mutt Day.    Considered …

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