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Archive for 'Kids and Pets'

10 Reasons to Love a Mutt

July 31, 2014

Let’s be honest. There are many reasons to love a mutt. We originally came up with 80, but thought that was a bit much. Our pets make our lives whole whether they are pure bred, mixed bred or just wonderful bred! When considering adoption or just appreciating the beautiful pets you already have, take a moment to think about what makes your sweetheart special. I…  

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A Special Friend for a Special Child

August 05, 2013

Every child goes through “lonely” periods – times during their lives where they feel left out by friends, are frightened of the dark, or have no one close to play with or talk to, except their own family. Although assistance dogs often fill “helper” roles for physically-challenged individuals, they can also fill a truly unique role as ‘special friends’ for children with special needs. Will,…  

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Oh MOMMY! Can I have a PUPPY?

December 14, 2012

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 Holiday time finds us looking for “just the right gift” for our family and friends – and many of us feel a live animal is the answer. Who can resist a cute puppy or kitten up for adoption or purchase? Their sweet little faces look up at us and their eyes plead with us “take me home!” But impulse pet purchase…  

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Happy First Birthday, PHC Blog!

December 06, 2012

It’s hard to believe that our little bouncing baby BLOG is a year old TODAY! A huge thank you goes out to all of our talented writers and contributors and especially to you, loving pet parents who spend time reading and learning ways to make your pets healthier, happier and closer to you. When we started planning for this blog, we knew we wanted to…  

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