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Woman Battling Cancer Gets a Surprise Hangout with Shelter Puppies

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Source: Courtney Gessford is as tough and brave as they come. The events manager from Sacramento, California has been fiercely battling brain cancer for three years. Her grit and determination inspires and amazes everyone around her. Of course, facing a room full of sweet and adorable puppies is enough to reduce even the toughest person to a puddle of tears (Gessford included), and that’s exactly what happened in early January when the 28 year old was given the surprise of a lifetime thanks one of her closest friends, Maris Loeffler. Loeffler knew that Gessford—who is a dog mama...

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How to ‘Winterize’ Your Dog

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  NY Times / Personal Health /By JANE E. BRODY DEC. 18, 2017 We winterize our homes and cars and bundle up to brave icy winds outdoors, but too often we fail to do the same for our four-legged friends. Yet regardless of what nature delivers, dogs have to go out and they need regular exercise for their physical and psychological well-being. Whether urban or rural, dogs can face multiple hazards during the colder months, ranging from cracked paws and dry skin to electrocution or immersion in a frozen pond. Even pets that escape the cold by heading south with their snowbird owners can...

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Last 9/11 Ground Zero search dog honored in area ravaged by Hurricane Harvey

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Laura T. Coffey / TODAY / 09/11/17 Sometimes the love of a dog can help us keep going — even when moving forward feels impossibly hard. One dog who inspired thousands to persevere is being honored in a special way on Monday, Sept. 11. A life-size bronze statue of the beloved disaster search dog, named Bretagne, has been unveiled in a Houston suburb that’s still feeling the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Bretagne (pronounced “Brittany”) was the last surviving search dog who worked at Ground Zero in New York City after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The perpetually smiling...

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