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Save shelter dogs, eliminate cruelty — HURRY!

Heard about the documentary Guarding Dogs? If not, it’s probably because the film has yet to be made. But according to its producers, and director J.R. Fleming, the goal is to create an interactive, multimedia experience that raises awareness about animal rescue, exposes the reality of shelter life, and encourages adoption. This is the part […]

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At a Crossroads with Nature

by Michael MountainFounder, Best Friends Animal Society, Zoe, and The Stubby Dog Project “It was like, uhh, he’s like me.” I was sitting at a table with a group of teenagers in a rehab program – most of them from dysfunctional families. I was president at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary at the time, and we […]

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Stay Strong Nation trains therapy dogs for veterans

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views Keith Crosby knows that a dog can take away loneliness and pain. Having dogs around helped him when he came back from Vietnam with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “I had PTSD for years, and just didn’t know what it was,” he explains. With his close friend, […]

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Bacon and Cheese Dog Treats

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour 1 Cup Oat Flour 7 Slices of cooked bacon 1 Eggg 1/2 Water 1/2 Cup of shredded cheese Dog food recipe instructions: While the oven is preheating to 350, cook the bacon until it is crisp and finely grind it. Then mix all […]

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Best dog collar?

Question: I've noticed lots of different kinds of collars on the market — choke collars, prong collars, leather collars, etc. How do I decide which one is appropriate for my dog? Answer: There are many different types of collars and choosing the right one can be confusing! To help sort it all out, I’ve listed […]

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Waggin’ Tails Liver Cookies of Love

Pet Product Review – Waggin’ Tails Liver Cookies of Love When Barbara Lee’s pup Willow was diagnosed with an aggressive type of cancer, she decided to take action. Barbara started baking her own healthy gourmet liver treats to coax Willow to eat. Willow did eat them, along with the rest of the dogs in her […]

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Year of the Rabbit Dog Sweater by Rockstar Puppy

Pet Product Review: Year of the Rabbit Dog Sweater by Rockstar Puppy Chinese New Year 4709, or 2011 in the Western calendar, is the Year of the Rabbit. It is predicted by Chinese Astrology that 2011 will a much calmer year, on both a personal level and world level. Will this ring true? Rockstar Puppy […]

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Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern

Pet Product Review: Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern Finding the right bed for your dog can be a difficult task. Once you find something that fits with the decor in your home it might not be comfortable for your dog and you might find him lying next to the bed instead of on it. […]

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Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

Happy Chinese New Year. According to the San Francisco Examiner (so it’s gotta be true, right?), we can expect peace and harmony this Year of the Rabbit. Great, I’m ready. It seems that waiting for a rabbit – even one of the symbolic variety – to bring tranquility might actually be more prudent than counting […]

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Pork Knotz Dog Bone Treats by Pork Chomps

Pet Product Review – Pork Knotz dog bone treats by Pork Chomps by Guest Blogger – Patrick What dog doesn’t love to while-away a lazy afternoon chewing on a good bone? True for all dogs, and definitely true for Joey, our yellow Lab. Joey has lived with us for eleven years now, and is one […]

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Healthy Treats for Dogs, Cats and Horses from Happy Tails Bakery

Pet Product Review – Healthy treats for dogs, cats and horses from Happy Tails Bakery Jan, a former vet tech and zookeeper, researched animal nutrition and developed treats for dogs, cats and horses that are superior to most commercial treats because of their wholesome, natural ingredients. For example, take a look at the ingredient list […]

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SPOTbot Pet by Bissell

Pet Product Review: SPOTbot Pet by Bissell by Guest Blogger: Jocelyn When I first heard that I was going to be getting the SPOTbot by Bissell in the mailI just assumed it was going to be a spray bottle of cleaner to treat spots on my carpet, and I was excited about that! Well, you […]

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Deli Fresh Slice & Serve Dog Food

Pet Product Review: Deli Fresh Slice & Serve Dog Food On my last trip to Petsmart, I passed by the refrigerated dog food case and decided it was time to give the Deli Fresh dog food a try. I bought the Adult Chicken, Vegetable and Rice Formula. It has the look and smell of bologna […]

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Dad gets a Boxer… and a little advice?

Today my father is bringing home a dog. We talk occasionally, my dad and I, about volunteering or about my own pups, Uno and Maybe. Sometimes we discuss Pit Bulls and their bad rap. And he’s a regular Save a Dog user, virtually fostering animals through the DogTime Facebook application. But I had no idea his interest was anything […]

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