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Spring poisons to keep away from pups

As we scoop poop, we’re seeing more and more signs of spring. Finally. Thankfully.  But spring brings some seasonal dangers for the dogs in your life – and yard. This is National Poison Prevention Week. Here are things that can poison pooches this spring. Flowers like tulips, hyacinth, crocus and Lily of the Valley If […]

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National Puppy Day means cute puppy pics

To celebrate National Puppy Day, here’s a quick roundup of some cute puppy photos and videos from around the web. These are bound to bring smiles. Some of my favorite puppies come from Canine Companions for Independence. Gretzky, Fischer and Milani were once CCI puppies. They’re still good dogs. See a trio of miracle puppies […]

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Another chance to protect NC puppies

There are people in the North Carolina legislature who want to protect dogs from puppy mills. There are others who don’t. State Rep. Jason Saine (R-Lincoln) has again filed a bill to regulate puppy mills. The bill is limited to just puppy mills, which breed dogs under abusive conditions. It doesn’t affect legitimate dog breeders. […]

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Does your dog need a reminder to spring ahead?

This Sunday we spring ahead to daylight saving time. The loss of an hour doesn’t seem like it should matter that much to schedules. But dogs beg to differ. Canines are creatures of habit. They have circadian rhythms just like humans. A dog’s internal clock doesn’t change with a couple quick clicks. On Sunday, dogs […]

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10 reasons to spring for ScooperDude’s poop pick up

Spring is here. You’ll be outside more often. You don’t want to share the yard with dog doo. Your pup’s poop can contain dangerous organisms. There are at least 10 parasites that can linger on your lawn or in the vicinity of dog droppings: roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, whipworms, lungworms, liver/blood flukes, stomach worms, threadworms NS […]

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