National Black Dog Day: October 1

Each day in animal shelters across the country, potential pet parents pass by kennels which contain adoptable black dogs. The result: black dogs are often the last to be adopted. To help our barking… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Today is National Mutt Day!

From the National Mutt Day website: National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day, was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige and is celebrated on both July … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Pet Month with Your Dog!

National Pet Month is here,  and as you dream up fun ways to display how much you care for your canine companion during the 31 days of dogged devotion to companion animals, why not transform… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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National Parks On My Mind

When I was in my twenties, much of my summers were spent in a 1978 Southwind RV, traveling the U.S.. (Okay, so a lot of that time was also spent on the side of the road attempting to fix the … Continue reading

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National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day | Facts to Know

The Origin of National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day Her name was Reveille, and like her moniker (which translates from French as “wake up”) the legacy of the dog agility competitor who… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for National Fetch Day? | #MakeFetchHappen #NationalFetchDay

Gretchen Wieners may not have been able to make fetch happen in the classic cult comedy Mean Girls, but just watch as determined dogs from coast to coast turn the phrase into their own pet holiday:… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Golden Retrievers win top national honors

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National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Honored at Petco Foundation Gala

As animal lovers, we all know that rescue pets actually rescue us, but that phrase is never more apt than for former “unadoptable” shelter dogs who use their new lease on life to save… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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NATION’S TOP OBEDIENCE AND RALLY DOGS TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN WILMINGTON, OH

Sit. Down. Stay. Come. Heel. This June 29th-July 1st, some of the best-behaved and most highly-trained dogs in the nation will meet at The Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio, to compete in the AKC National Obedience Championship® and the AKC … Continue reading

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National Police Week

National Police Week is May 13th – 19th. Have you hugged a K-9 today? To all police officers, but especially the K-9 handlers: have a safe week! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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