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    National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

    October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and Jenna Fernandes, CEO of CareBooker.com , the “Open Table” of family and pet care services, knows how important dogs are in the family. As a parent to her two dogs—a Min Pin named Scooby and Great Dane named Casper— Jenna offers 5 tips for adopting the right dog for any family (or even adding a second one!): 1)                  Make Sure You are Really Ready: Adopting a pet is not a decision that should be taken lightly. It’s important to realize that adoption is a commitment to taking care of the dog you choose for their entire life – through sickness and health, chewed shoes and “accidents” on the carpet. Only after…

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    @CampBowWow

    CAMP BOW WOW OFFERS SECOND CHANCES TO SHELTER DOGS AND MILITARY VETERANS Nation’s Largest Pet Services Company Partners with Freedom Service Dogs to Raise Funds for Training of a Service Dog (New York, NY – December 14, 2011) – Camp Bow Wow, the nation’s largest pet services company, in conjunction with its non-profit organization, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, announces the launch of “Operation Freedom Tail,” a philanthropic initiative aimed at raising funds for Freedom Service Dogs. Through the efforts of Camp Bow Wow’s numerous Colorado franchises, the company hopes to raise enough funds to pay for the training of a service dog which will be paired with a Colorado-based disabled Veteran. Freedom Service Dogs works exclusively with shelter…

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    (SPBR) Extra

    One of the readers emailed me this week and said, I can’t have a dog but how can I help?  This is a reality for many people. There are tons of ways you can help rescue animlas even if you cannot actually own a dog!  Here are some ways I thought of! 1. Get some stuff! – Calendars, cookbooks, water bottles, stickers…  2. Wear something with a message – http://www.forever21.com/ Charity Shop 3. Tell your friends! http://www.petfinder.com/ PETCO National Adoption Weekend January 15 & 16 PETCO has found homes for over 2.8 million homeless pets. On Jan. 15 and 16, we’re partnering with local adoption groups to host a weekend of adoptions to…

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    (SPBR) Angel + 12

    Starting in 2011, I am going to be actively be posting for various rescue organizations. The first is Smiling Pit Bull Rescue group – Eric is amazing and doing tons to save the lives of dogs who bring joy to those around them. Here is the first story of Angel… A Christmas Miracle and her 12 puppies. Please Tweet this, Like it below and help spread the word.  You guys all know how much I love Jacob <3 having a dog actually brings out the best in you.  Here is her story. See Angel and her Puppies *HeyDoYou is for the cute, clever and connected*

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    Brooklyn

    5 years ago, August 2005 – I was in a relationship and my then boyfriend decided to buy a dog for us.  Ophelia was the love of my life… and by December, we had also adopted her brother Jacob.  There were no words. Then of course, we broke up and I left with pieces of my heart and my dog Jacob.  For the past 5 years, I have borrowed so many puppies and babysat all sorts of dogs so that Jacob can have someone to play with. So finally, I decided to take the plunge and welcome Brooklyn to our little family. She is just a little baby right now…