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What I’ll Do Differently With Our Next Dog

The greatest thing that Baxter taught me was that I’m a dog person. I always knew he wasn’t going to be my one-and-only dog. During this time between dogs, I’m taking some time to think and plan for the next addition to our family (in addition to being a dog person, I’m an organized, analytical, …

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Choosing the Right Dog Breed for My Family

I’m excited to add another dog to our family in 2021! I’ve been carefully choosing the right dog breed for us (over analyzing, for sure). I’m writing this to: Show how important it is to carefully choose any dog or puppy Process my choice (writing helps me do so) Document my life with dogs Choosing …

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Microchips for Dogs Pros & Cons

One in 3 pets will get lost during their lifetime and 10 million pets are lost in the U.S. every year. That’s an estimate of the American Humane Association. Thankfully, there are several ways of identifying and returning a pet with her owners. Microchips for dogs are an affordable, tamper-proof option. However, microchips do come …

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10 Ways to Help an Animal Shelter During COVID-19

Hi, I hope you’re doing OK. Today I’m sharing 10 ideas for how you can help your local animal shelter here in the U.S. during the COVID-10 Pandemic. Last week, I wrote about what dog owners should do in general during the COVID Pandemic. Each community has different needs and may have different plans for …

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