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Come on Irene…

This week Mother Nature did her very best to let us East-Coasters know who’s really in charge. An historic 5.8 earthquake—in the middle of Virginia, of all places—followed up with the approaching Level 3 Hurricane Irene, has made for an … Continue reading

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Are You—and Your Pets—Prepared?

April’s tornados that tore through the south, May’s floods along the Mississippi Delta…do you have your pet prepared for natural disasters? Having a well-organized disaster plan that includes your companion animals can prevent your companion from becoming a heart-breaking statistic. … Continue reading

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Calling All Tattletales

The weather is finally warming up in our part of the world. As much as we’re enjoying it, it’s hard to believe that this perfect weather could be dangerous to our pets in any way. For dog lovers who travel … Continue reading

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Happy Don’t Feed Your Dog Chocolate Day!

My favorite dog-in-trouble story involves one of the smartest black labs I’ve ever met and a double chocolate birthday cake that sat on the very back of the counter, supposedly out of her reach. Standing on her hind legs and … Continue reading

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When Cute, Fluffy Coats Just Aren’t Enough…

“Mommy, I hate the cold.” Yep, my youngest takes after me for sure. Unless I have a winter activity planned, skiing, tubing etc., I’ll take that 95 degree Virginia summer heat any day over this stuff. And yet there’s Scooter, … Continue reading

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Dog Lost on Delta Airlines Connection Found Dead

Another tragic story of a beloved pet escaping from the cargo hold of an airplane ends in death after days of terrifying confusion.  Since our pets are part of our family, it’s only natural to want them with us, wherever … Continue reading

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Stuffing, Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie, Ohh My…

Ahhh the smells of the season…fabulous feasts cooking in our kitchens, the scent of so many yummies wafting throughout the house. And you know if it gets our mouths watering, it must be driving our animals nuts. Beware, however, that … Continue reading

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