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Cool Tips for Hot Days

Cool Tips for Hot Days

Cool tips for hot days. How to keep your dog happy and healthy this summer Heat Stroke: Heat stroke is serious and can come on quickly and often when you’re on a walk, hike or run, far from home. This means, once you start seeing symptoms of distress, getting your dog...

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Cooling off at the Beach

Cooling off at the Beach

Water safety for you and your dog On a hot summer day, there’s nothing like cooling off at the beach, in the pool or by the lake. The only thing better is enjoying it with your dog.  But, just like you would do with your family, there are safety precautions you need...

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Hitting the Road

Hitting the Road

Summer Holiday Pet Travel Tips AAA projected that nearly 40 million consumers will hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, traveling at least 50 miles away from home. The projected travel volume for the holiday weekend, otherwise known as the unofficial start to...

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Changes in your Senior Dog

Changes in your Senior Dog

Just like you, as your dog ages, so do their personality, physical appearance and medical needs. Most changes are gradual and just the usual side effects that come along with growing older. But some can be a sign of a bigger issue. Since our dogs can't tell us what...

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Donation using your RMD

Donation using your RMD

BIG NEWS!  One of our very special supporters called to share some news with us.  If you are 70 1/2 and are now taking the Required Minimum Distribution, (RMD), here is some special information: She said she hopes other people know that they can have their RMD sent...

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Planning for Your Pet’s Future

Planning for Your Pet’s Future

*Please note: The sanctuary is in the home of our director, Sher, and therefore can not make any commitments beyond what we currently have in terms of residents. We simply can not be part of any estate planning. Many people plan for their retirement by saving money or...

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Feeding your Pet at Thanksgiving

Feeding your Pet at Thanksgiving

Feeding your Pet at Thanksgiving During this special time of year, it’s always a temptation to give our pets some extra treats as we enjoy some of our favorite holiday food.  Just remember, while some human food is safe for pets, other foods that we enjoy can be toxic...

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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

Halloween may be a fun season, but it can also be scary for our furry friends! There are a number of dangers that can affect them at this time of the year. We recommend that all pet owners keep an eye on their pets at Halloween and ensure that they are protected. Some...

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Sleeping with your dog?

Sleeping with your dog?

Is sharing a bed with your dog a good idea? Am I spoiling my dog too much if I allow them to sleep in my bed? Will sleeping with my dog keep me awake at night? Is it healthy to share a bed with my dog? According to PetMD, many vets now believe that "sleeping with your...

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