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You Don’t Want a Dog

7/4/17 4:34 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, pethood, Pets

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By Jen Nussinow

Before you rush off into choosing a pooch, just think of all the freedom you have at this very moment in time. Binge watching 10 episodes of House of Cards over the weekend? Not a problem. You don’t have to be back at work for another 36 hours anyway. If you had a dog, rest assured there would be mandatory intermissions in which you have to be somewhat decent-saiyara pizza-stained sweatpants. You need to be presentable in order to clean up your pup’s dinner from last night.

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National Puppy Day: Opt To Adopt

4/30/17 1:01 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Animal Shelters, Cats, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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“Puppies are the most trusting and joyous creatures on the planet. Oh, to be more like a puppy.”

~ Colleen Paige {founder of National Puppy Day}

As you know, we’re quite fond of our furry friends, especially puppies! National Puppy Day is not just about celebrating the greatness of your furry friend. It’s also all about protecting all pups, loving them properly, and making a difference for the dogs who don’t have a loving place to call home.

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Magical Dogs By Stacy Karron

4/30/17 1:00 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Cats, Dogs, Health, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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Magical is synonymous with extraordinary, miraculous, magnetic, clairvoyant, uncanny and wonderful, and each of these words describes the incredible dog.

Dogs have the wonderful ability to turn a frown into a smile. They miraculously reduce our stress, help lower our blood pressure and have an uncanny way of making us happier.
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Don’t Let Your Doggie Fall Into A Depression!

4/30/17 12:59 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Adoption, Animal Rescue, Animal Shelters, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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Five ways to keep your pup happy and healthy, even when times get “ruff”: Inspired by Claudia and Mac.

At just over a year old, Mac is an adorable Toy Maltese who loves people, playtime and pulling apart his toys. In his free-time he likes to snuggle and play fetch with tiny tennis balls. On top of that, he will always appreciate a carrot when it’s time for a treat!

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A Message To Millennials: Love Your Pets!

4/30/17 12:56 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Cats, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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Let’s be real… who doesn’t want a snuggly bundle of love to curl up with them before they go to bed every night? Who wouldn’t want the kind of companion that comforts you from your darkest fears even without having to say a word? And who needs this companionship the most? Well… with the shift of an era comes this shift of opinion. Millennials have come to the conclusion that pets are a very real, very needed part of their lives, and for good reason!

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Yes, I am a cat person.

4/30/17 12:55 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Cats, Health, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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I am a cat person. Of course, not in the way that I don’t like dogs, because I LOVE dogs, but in the way that cats might need a special kind of person to really understand them: someone who is a little more patient with mood swings and knows how to be gentle, someone who likes to cuddle during cat naps but also totally understands when you need some alone time. Admittedly, yes, I am that person. I love all cats, and if they don’t want to be my friend when I meet them, I’d just about die trying to change their mind.

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6 Tips to enjoy Halloween with your pet.

4/30/17 12:53 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Adoption, Animal Rescue, Cats, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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For many families, the first thirty days of October are merely a countdown to the big event… Halloween of course!! The thrill of October comes with a mix of ghosts and ghouls, spiders and scary movies, tricks, and treats of the like until it finally comes down to the big day. People of all ages enjoy preparing with pumpkin carvings, spunky decorations and putting together elaborate costumes.

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Why having a pet is good for your health

4/28/17 2:07 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” – James Herriot

For pet owners all over the world, the words of James Herriot ring inevitably true. It is often hard to find a human to match the ultimate love and loyalty of your furry friends, solely because of their simplistic and unconditional efforts to always be there for you. Not to say that there aren’t plenty of fantastic human beings out there, it is just that we have developed this special relationship with our pets: a pure bond that can somehow silence all evil. Dogs aren’t labeled as mans best friend for nothing!

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Living the Healthiest Lifestyle Possible with Your Pet

4/28/17 1:54 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Adoption, Cats, Dogs, Health, Lifestyle, Pet, Pets

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Craig Espelien, PetChatz®

What does it mean to “live healthy”? If you ask some folks it is “diet” for others it is “exercise” and for many it is a combination of those two — with varying levels of rigor. Exercise can mean multiple hours per day of hard work or the laborious chore of getting up to change the channel rather than use the remote. From a diet perspective, there is everything from the SeeFood Diet (you see food, you eat it) to any of the latest fad diets to other choices like being Vegan or vegetarian (or one of the variations).

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