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Thanksgiving Fun and Safety With Our Furry Friends
The holidays can be wonderful but also can be potentially stressful. Sometimes dealing with family drama makes you especially grateful for those less-complicated furry friends who nose you under the table. At least with them, you know a belly rub and
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Holiday Travel Plans? We Can Help!
Many of us are getting ready for holiday travel, starting with Thanksgiving. Travel statistics are projected to be higher this year for both driving and flying, in spite of increased airfares and gas prices. Some folks are opting to bring their pets
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Diligent Dog Travels 500 Miles Trying to Get Home
Sometimes time and space are irrelevant when it comes to the devotion that occurs between pets and their people. Six months ago, Mark Wessells, drove his black lab mix Buck 500 miles away to his father's property in Winchester, VA. Buck needed to ha
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Back from the Edge of Creation!
Did you miss me, friends? I went off the grid to Alaska! I had plans to keep you updated, but I had no Internet, and no phone. No Facebook. No BaxterBoo! Gasp! It was tough, let me tell you. Boating, fishing, zip lining, shopping, eating... sigh. I n
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From the Desk of Ms. Boo: How to Help Your Human Get Ready to Travel
Dear Gentle Readers, Mistress Mary is all stressed out. She gets this way when she has to go out into the big world. And it is a scary world out there... I really don't blame her. I took a flying leap over one of my dog siblings who was being let
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A Romantic Brazilian Getaway, Doggy Style
Brazilians love their dogs, so much so that a brother-sister duo have invested $1 million into "Animalle Mundo Pet," a hotel specifically for dogs who need a romantic place to get together while their owners are at work. The hotel launches its grand
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European Vacationers Abandoning Pets at an Alarming Rate
Our European and Australian neighbors may scoff at the skimpy two weeks of vacation Americans typically allot themselves yearly; however, the month-long vacations that Europeans enjoy have unintended health consequences for certain members of the fam
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Oh, the Benefits of the Microchip!
Do you remember the "Homeward Bound" movies?  If you arent familiar with them, they are childrens movies that tell about the adventures of two dogs and a cat that get separated from their family and have to find their way back home! Well this stor
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NJ "Click It or Ticket" Law Applies to Pets Too
Pet owners and non-pet owners alike have their dander up over a new law that went into effect in the Garden State. New Jersey police can stop a vehicle with an improperly restrained pet and issue a ticket ranging from $250-$1,000 and be subjected to
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