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Kitten Bowl 2018

Hallmark Channel hosts the nation’s most beloved rescue pet adoption event of the year when “Kitten Bowl V” premieres exclusively on the network, Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 12/11c. The 2018 version of “Kitten Bowl” features countless displaced kittens rescued from...

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Comfort Dogs: Helping Students and Staff

 In 2016, the NYC Department of Education rolled out the Comfort Dog program as part of the Office of Counseling Support Programs. The initial phase included seven schools across the city. In September 2017, the DOE expanded the program by 30 schools. There are...

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PUPPY BOWL XIV

Television's original adoption extravaganza is back and furrier than ever as the world's cutest sporting event and will be returning to Animal Planet for PUPPY BOWL XIV February 2018, with two hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses and puppy penalties.Don't miss the...

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Finding Antler Sheds for your Dog

Deer sheds    This is only necessary in the autumn and early winter during the breeding season.  During the "rut," the bucks are aggressive toward other males and use the antlers to duel for supremacy. They are much more sociable with one another during the rest...

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Fall Grooming MUSTS for your Dog

With a new season here, I’d like to remind everyone of the importance of keeping our dogs well groomed. Some may be great self-groomers BUT let face it, most of our goofballs need our help. Besides, any chance we get for a perfect "wet dog" IG moment is...

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Say ‘Ciao’ to these Italian Dog Breeds

The country well known for its excellent fashion, history and even better food has something else to be proud of.  Move over French Bulldogs and Chinese Crescents, Italy actually boasts a few breeds of their own! Cane Corso According to AKC’s...

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Blessing of the Animals

  Pet lovers will be counting their blessings this Wednesday, October 4th as churches around the borough open their doors for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. St. Francis was a 13th-century Italian friar who, according to...

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How Dalmatians Became Firehouse Dogs

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

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