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THE AMAZING HISTORY OF MILITARY SERVICE DOGS

THE AMAZING HISTORY OF MILITARY SERVICE DOGS

Service dogs: A man’s best friend. These specially trained dogs have been working alongside dedicated women and men who’ve served our country and involved in the United States military since the Revolutionary War. At that time, those dogs were used as pack animals,...

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Happy World Spay Day! (Neuter too!)

Happy World Spay Day! (Neuter too!)

Today is World Spay Day! Yay! Why dedicate a whole day to it? Every year, 2.7 million companion animals are put to sleep in our nation’s shelter system. This is primarily due to overcrowding and people not spaying or neutering their pets. It costs American taxpayers...

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Adopting for the Holidays? Shelters vs. Rescues

Adopting for the Holidays? Shelters vs. Rescues

Recently, a man walked into the Petco store where we have our rescue kittens on display. He was looking to adopt a dog. The store clerk politely sent the man to see me, letting him know that I was the rescue representative. He was looking for a small white dog for his...

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