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How to Sponsor An Older Dog

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You just love dogs. Had one as a kid, but just can’t have one now. But you still just love dogs. How can you help an older dog enjoy their last days? Easy, you sponsor an older dog. Many cities

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Senior Dog Care

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A dog is considered senior when they are more than eight years old. An older dog will have more needs than a younger dog.  They need extra special care.  An older dog has reduced

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Fostering a Dog

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Fostering a dog takes a very special person.  Meeting a dog that you know that you won’t be keeping forever.  Introducing a dog to inside living for the first time and watching the fear melt

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Secrets To Giving Your Dog A Pill

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When my dog, Rose became sick we had to give her up to five pills at a time, twice a day. Follow these steps to make giving your dog a pill a less traumatic experience. Step one – wash your hands. Dry them thoroughly. Step two –

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The Truth About Chocolate Toxicity in Dogs

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Chocolate and the holidays seem to go together.  Hot chocolate, chocolate cake, bon bons, etc, etc.  Tasty, sweet, and smooth.  Feels like it just melts on the

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St. Patrick’s Green Eggs & Ham For Dogs

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Ingredients 3 eggs 1/2 cup fresh spinach 1/2 cup finely chopped ham Scramble the eggs till nearly done. Add the spinach and ham and cook an additional 10 minutes. Serve when cool. Special note –

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How to Not Surrender Your Dog

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Approximately two millions dogs a year are surrendered to animal shelters and over half of these were less than three years old. Some of the reasons dogs are surrendered come be overcome with a little work, so that the dog can remain

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Welcoming a Second Dog to Your Family

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You have a one dog family.  Perhaps you are considering welcoming another.  Super!  Have you considered taking in a dog from a shelter or humane society? Perhaps you haven’t yet decided if a

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Adopt An Older Dog

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The pounds are full of older dogs that just need a loving home. They lost their home for a variety of reasons. Their masters died, couldn’t keep them because of a move, or perhaps the birth

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Adopting a Shelter Dog

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Adopting a shelter dog may be one of the best decisions you have ever made.  You can often find an adult dog that will provide years of loyalty, companionship, and love.  An adult dog will generally be

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