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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

October is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Dog Month

What Can An Adopted Dog Bring To Your Life?
There are as many responses to that question as there are dogs in this world! That’s why -- during American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month celebration in October -- we’re encouraging people to adopt a shelter dog and experience the joy of finding their own answers.

Are you looking for:

an exercise buddy?
a best friend and confidant for your child?
a dog you can train with to learn animal-assisted therapy?
a partner in agility competitions?
a constant companion for your favorite senior citizen?
a fuzzy face to greet you after a hard day at work?
An adopted dog can be all these things -- and so much more!

Learn more here:

Thursday, October 11, 2012

15 Links for Halloween & Pets Fun!

OK, sure, it's always sad to say good bye to Summer, but rather than dwell on that, let's get ready for the next Big Fun Holiday: Halloween!

There are lots of ways to include your pet in your Halloween fun. But it's important to keep safety in mind, and to consider your pet's personality. If they prefer to sit this one out, give them someplace quiet to hang out until it's all over.

Either way, here are some ideas and tips for a great Halloween:

Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween Pet Treats

Hint: You might want to keep some dog treats handy for any furry trick-or-treaters!

Halloween Pet Trivia

Halloween Pet Costumes/Costume Ideas

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Pet Treat Recall: Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

There's another pet treat recall...this time it's Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats. The product comes in a clear plastic bag with the Nature's Deli logo and the UPC bar code 647263800208. The recall includes lot number BEST BY 091913.

Get the info here:

Monday, October 01, 2012

Bark in the Park, Saturday, October 06, 2012, Taylor Farm Park, Norwalk, CT

Bark in the Park

When: Saturday, October 06, 2012 11:00 AM - Saturday, October 06, 2012 03:00 PM

Where: Taylor Farm Park, Norwalk, CT

Contact: Fern Pessin via e-mail at: or call 203.524.4735

50th Anniversary of PAWS 5th Annual "Bark in the Park" Dog Walk Fundraiser
Saturday, October 6, 2012 Taylor Farm Park, Norwalk 11:00 am – 3:00 pm FREE to attend

Give homeless animals a second chance – support PAWS shelter
  • Exhibitors with Free Samples
  • Food, Drink & Snacks Available
  • Demonstrations & Workshops – Learn to train your cat!
  • Become the Alpha Dog in your house!
  • Dog Walk Course – agility activities, fetch and return, games with prizes for your pooch
  • Dog Makeovers
  • Photo Booth
  • Tea Cup Auction
  • Raffle
  • Music
  • Earn a gift bag and prizes!