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Archive for 'Pet Adoption'

Pull Your Pets into Your New Year’s Resolutions!

January 08, 2015

It’s that time of year when we adopt New Year’s resolutions in the hopes that we’ll improve our life with positive actions. According to a government website, there are a number of popular resolutions and, surprisingly, many of them can involve both you…and your pet! The first that comes to mind is “lose weight.” An increasingly large percentage of Americans are overweight and/or obese, and…  

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Giving a Pet as a Gift: Yay or Nay?

December 09, 2014

It’s a topic that crops up every holiday season: namely, do pets make great gifts? And the idea is perpetuated by those chocolate box-type photographs of a cute kitten or puppy sitting in a box with a big bow on top of their head. The answer is a simple one. NO. Wanting a pet for Christmas is very different than committing to the responsibility of…  

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National Mutt Day! Super Smiley’s Top 5 Reasons Mutts Rock!

December 02, 2014

Super Smiley here and I’m a Mutt! National Mutt Day is Dec. 2 and was created by Celebrity Pet Expert Coleen Paige to celebrate, embrace and help save mixed-breed dogs and to educate everyone about how Pawsome we are! Did you know that the iconic dog who played Old Yeller in the classic “Old Yeller” film was a mutt? So was the dog actor Benji! …  

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Mark Your Calendars for National Black Cat Day

November 17, 2014

Nov. 17 is National Black Cat Day — a day to appreciate these beautiful creatures, promote their adoption and dispel the myths that are associated with “midnight cats.” It’s sad that in this millennium we are still so locked up in the folklore of the Middle Ages surrounding black cats and witches that label them as a sign of anything evil and dark. A black…  

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