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Save the Date – Dogswalk Against Cancer

Save the date – Sunday, May 3, 2009.
The American Cancer Society is hosting the Dogswalk Against Cancer on Sunday, May 3 in New York City. It is a wonderful event for you and your pup to participate in together. You can learn more here where you can register to participate, make tax-deductible donation or volunteer. Help find a cure to a senseless disease that not only takes its toll on human loved ones but furry ones as well!!

I’ll remind you again as the date gets closer, but register today and Beau and I will see you there!

Speaking of REGISTERING… When you visit PAW HERE and register as a new user between now and March 15, you will be entered into a drawing for a fantastic pet prize!! Make sure you register before March 15!  The membership is free and eventually the membership will entitle you to additional information and discounts…but right now, the FANTASTIC PRIZE!!

Will you be participating in the Dogswalk Against Cancer?

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First Aid for Your Pets

gracesunnydoginkfirstaidkitfixed41Did you realize that 92% of dogs and cats will experience an emergency during their lifetime? Denise Fleck wants to make sure you know how to help the furry love of you life when they need you most! Denise owns Sunny Dog Ink and she has put together a MUST HAVE first aid kit for your pets that she sells on her site, (pictured with Grace above). Denise offers pet CPR lessons, is available for lectures (a great fundraiser event!!) and she is deeply involved in charitable endeavors such as the upcoming ‘Pawstronomical; A Pet CPR Event’. Click the Pawstonomical link for information on the largest gathering of humans learning animal life saving skills ever assembled! Be part of the learning if you are in Burbank, CA on April 18. Tickets are available on line.

This is a site packed full of helpful information! Bookmark it so you can get to it easily and often! Do you know pet CPR? Have you ever had to use it?

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Great Pet-travel Resources

dog-travel-network-logoWell as I’m sure you’re aware by now we are partial to PAW;Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide as a resource for pet-friendly travel ideas, hotels, activities, restaurants and resources BUT in our travels we’ve discovered some other great resources that we’d love to share with you!

I Love the daily doggie e-zine Bowzer Biz! Every day Bowzer Biz delivers a little ‘treat’ of dog news to your email box. Subscribe and read it daily!

The Dog Travel Chanel and The Dog Travel Network are both owned by the same people and offer fantastic pet-friendly vacation ideas. They utilize video beautifully to highlight the pet-friendly hotels and activities they discover in their travels. You can post pics of your pups and travel adventures, it’s a really great site that is updated constantly, so check back often!

Do you have a great pet-travel resource to share?  Please let us know in the comment section below!

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PAW on Dogchannel.com!

dog-channel-logo1Dogchannel.com announces PAW’s ‘TOP DOG” picks for 2008  in today’s edition on their website! See what Dogchannel.com has to say about PAW!

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Books About Your Best Bud

alisonpacecitydog1There are so many pet-related memoirs available these days. The Marley & Me phenom is just the tip of the iceberg! The Art of Racing in the Rain, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, and Merle’s Door just to mention a few of the ones generating a great deal of buzz.

Here are A few suggestions for wonderful books that are floating a little bit below the radar, but should not be missed!
The Dog Diet by Patti Lawson. This wonderful memoir retells how Patti’s dog helps her reduce her weight and stress and increase her daily joy at exactly a time in her life when she needs an intervening paw.

Another book to pick up for yourself or the pet lover in your life is My Buddy Butch by Jeff Marginean.   Butch has provided Jeff with a plethora of anecdotes for his book and his weekly radio show about being a ‘new dog dad -and single parent’ to boot!.  You’ll love Butch’s antics and the way Jeff retells each event!

One last suggestion is City Dog; A Novel. Alison pace, Author of Pug Hill takes us on ‘a charming journey of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in New York City’ while living with her dog, Carli. It’s a tale that keeps on waggin’!

What is your favorite pet-related novel or memoir?  Let us know in the comment section below! Or, if you’ve read any of the books mentioned, please share your review with us, (please use a 1-4 PAWs Up rating; 1 PAW=skip it, 4 PAWS=buy a copy for your permanent library).

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February holidays…Presidents Day, Valentines Day…SPAY DAY

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009 – SAVE THE DATE…IT’S SPAY DAY! Spay Day is a national campaign by the Humane Society of the United States to encourage pet owners to spay and neuter their animals in an effort to save pet lives. Visit their website for lots of information and area events for Spay Day in your town.

Have you had your animals spayed or neutered? It’s the responsible pet-owner thing to do! Please visit the Spay Day 2009 website today to learn more!

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Presidents Day Present…

I don’t do it as often as I should, but here is a great instructional video about cleaning your computer screen….it only takes a few seconds, but you’ll be glad you watched it. Click Here and have a great Presidents Day!!

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