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Archive for 'Service and Therapy Pets'

Super Smiley on Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

October 05, 2015

Super Smiley, shelter dog, here with the breaking news: October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! And, there are more than 7 million ways to celebrate! By adopting a pet from a shelter or spreading the news that shelter pets rock, you can actually help us move toward a world where all the pets have forever homes! Have your doubts? Jacksonville, Florida, is a big city,…  

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Training Young Dogs for Therapy

September 22, 2015

Since we have no interest in breeding or showing, Shelby and Bailey got spayed after they turned six months old. This did not slow them down, but they really enjoyed having those tummies scratched while their hair grew back in. This also means I won’t have to worry about any unplanned litters or not being able to take them out on pet therapy visits since they…  

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Celebrating National Service Dog Month!

September 03, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here, celebrating National Service Dog Month! Many of us dogs are here because of the kind and courageous people who devote their lives to saving us. So, many of us owe our lives to humans. And that’s why we dogs are so proud of service dogs. They are a special “breed” of dog, made up of devotion, focus, and a mission…  

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Matilda’s Charity Party Was the Cat’s Meow

August 07, 2015

Every year Matilda, the resident cat at New York’s landmark Algonquin Hotel, hosts a glittering party which benefits her favorite charity, the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals. It’s an event that draws cat lovers and a barrage of media from around the world. On August 5, Matilda honored members of NYPD’s Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad who, in the line of duty, have worked…  

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