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Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Going back to work? Kids going back to school in some shape or form? Don't forget about your best friend who was with you every second of the day for the past 6 months! As the world awakes from it's Covid slumber, we're all looking forward to socializing, working,...

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Vote for Banjo!

Vote for Banjo!

Vote for Banjo to win America's Favorite Pet! Banjo is a 5 year old Terrier Mix rescue pup. He works as a NYC Comfort Dog and certified therapy dog at P.S.1 in Tottenville, Staten Island. 🐕 ⁠ ⁠ His Mama entered him into the Cutest Pup in America Contest. 🐾  If you...

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Happy at Home turns 5!

Happy at Home turns 5!

August marks a HUGE milestone for Happy at Home Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters. We turn FIVE years old! That’s 35 in dog years! It's pretty rare in this day and age for any business to last five years, let alone a pet sitting business. Most pet sitting businesses close...

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July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day

Since Disney released the animated version of “101 Dalmatians” in 1961, most people know Dalmatians by name. Their white coats with black spots are quite distinctive. They were a well-known breed even before that, but were known as “firehouse dogs,” “fire station...

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Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Animals do not like loud noises, and need to be heavily distanced from them, or kept away from them altogether to ensure their overall safety and peace of mind for you, their owner. The following are tips are from The Humane Society of the United States:   Keep pets...

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WE ARE OPEN!

WE ARE OPEN!

It’s been far too long since we’ve seen our furry friends! As we slowly work our way back, please keep in mind we are carefully following CDC guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This includes practicing social distancing, washing our hands, using hand...

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It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN

It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN

I know it seems like only a year ago when we first talked about the phenomenon called “Kitten Season.” But that’s because it happens every year! Just as we look forward to sunny skies and warmer weather, shelter workers brace themselves for a difficult season of...

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Green Pets for Earth Day

Green Pets for Earth Day

Pets are a lot of work and responsibility. They need tons of love and attention and a lot of food. The large amount of food that pets eat and the cost it takes to transport cross-country cause some environmentalists to claim that owning a pet is worse for the...

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Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Ireland is known for green, rolling hills; strong, vibrant people; and unique, native dog breeds as noteworthy as their country of origin. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve rounded up the nine best (and only) Irish dogs. (Note, while there are other breeds believed...

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