The three amingos: Milani, Fisher and Gretzky

This Thanksgiving we are especially thankful for the 13 years we had with Sweet Gretzky

This Thanksgiving we are especially thankful for the 13 years we had with Sweet Gretzky and his wonderful G littermates. Gretzky crossed the Rainbow Bridge earlier this summer. He trained to be a service dog for a person with a disability. Right at the end of his training, Gretzky shut down and didn’t want to […]

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Get a puppy pic with Santa Paws

Get a puppy pic with Santa Paws. Join the North Meck Animal Rescue Saturday, November 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Pictures with Santa Paws. Bring your human and/or fur-kids and get their picture taken with Santa Paws. Only $10 per 5×6 photo. The event is at Moxie Mercantile at  2008 Commonwealth Ave, […]

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Benny, Grey Muzzle Senior Spokeshound, says love is ageless.

Benny, Grey Muzzle Senior Spokeshound, says love is ageless

Benny, Grey Muzzle Senior Spokeshound, says love is ageless. The senior pup found a new home three years ago this month, during Adopt a Senior Pet Month. As spokeshound, Benny urges people to give old dogs a new life. Here’s what he says. “From the moment the officer put me in my new mom’s arms, […]

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In honor of Veterans Day – a salute to veterans and the service dogs who help them

In honor of Veterans Day – a salute to veterans and the service dogs who help them Charlie stepped on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. “When I was injured, I had been in the best shape of my life. Then I ended up in a hospital bed for over a year. My wife had […]

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Old dogs can learn new tricks. Here’s how.

Old dogs can learn new tricks. Here’s how.

Old dogs can learn new tricks. Here’s how. November is Adopt a Senior Dog Month. Older dogs are often the last to be adopted and the first to be euthanized. But, they can be more mellow, less demanding and instant companions. Here a past post about reasons senior dogs make a great addition to the […]

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change in Daylight Saving Time affect a dog’s clockwork?

Does the change in Daylight Saving Time affect a dog’s clockwork?

Does the change in Daylight Saving Time affect a dog’s clockwork? This weekend we fall back an hour as Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. What are some of the effects on your dog? Like humans, dogs have circadian rhythms, an internal clock that tells dogs when it’s time to sleep, be active, […]

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Have fun and help dogs at Barktoberfest 2017

Have fun and help dogs at Barktoberfest 2017 this Sunday. You’ll support Beyond Fences. This NC nonprofit was formerly called the Coalition to Unchain Dogs. It started with one goal: to build fences, at no cost, to frees dogs living on chains. The group also provided free spay or neuter service for each dog, a dog […]

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