November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!

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When adopting a pet, you’ll need to make a decision on whether to adopt a young or senior pet. There are numerous benefits of adopting a senior cat or dog, but caring for a senior pet is much different.

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Breed Highlight: American Pitbull Terrier

American Pitbull Terrier

The American Pitbull Terrier is a companion and family dog breed. Its tenacity, gameness and courage makes it a popular competitor in agility and obedience competition. Affectionately known as “Pitties,” the Pitbull is a loyal, protective and athletic canine breed.

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Breed Highlight: Dachshund

Dachshunds may be the smallest of hounds, but they have the biggest spirit. The distinctive shape of the Dachshund first catches the eye, but people who know him appreciate his character, intelligence, hunting spirit and absolute devotion to his people. This breed is commonly referred to as as the wiener dog.

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Breed Highlight: Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. The friendly, tolerant attitude of the breed makes him a fabulous family pet, and his intelligence makes him a highly capable working dog. This breed excels at retrieving games for hunters, tracking, sniffing out drugs and as therapy and assistance dogs. In addition, Golden Retrievers are natural athletes, and do well in dog sports such as agility and competitive obedience.

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You Aren’t Just Walking Your Dog — You’re Stimulating his Mental Health

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One of the most important things you can do for your dog is to keep him or her engaged and exercised. The easiest way to achieve this is by taking your pup for a walk. However, as important as a good walk is to your furry friend, we still find excuses not to do it. Here are a few reasons why you should carve out time for dog walking every single day.

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Breed Highlight: Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier may be small in size but this breed has a big personality. Yorkies make for feisty but loving companions. They are the most popular toy dog breed in the U.S and have won many over with its devotion to its owners, elegant looks and suitability to apartment living.

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Breed Highlight: Corgi

CorgiIf you are looking for a smallish happy fun-loving dog breed, the Corgi may be the right one for you. The two types of Corgis include the Cardigan Welsh Corgi and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, both of which are similar in many ways. Here are just a few of the many important things to know about Corgis.

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Breed Highlight: Labrador Retriever

labrador-787317_960_720Good-looking, smart and fun-loving, the Labrador Retriever has a lot going for him. He is large, but not too large, he’s calm and easygoing when he’s not exuberantly fetching a tennis ball or a bird. The Lab is a do-it-all kind of dog.

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What if My Cat’s a Picky Eater?

cat-1308430_960_720Everybody has their favorite foods, but cats are notoriously fussy when it comes to what they will or won’t eat. And often times, they’ll decide to not like something — at the precise moment when you were convinced you had finally found the one food they loved. So, what’s the deal with these finicky cats?

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Breed Highlight: Boston Terrier

Boston TerrierBoston Terriers wear a tuxedo coat and a cool attitude. This breed is friendly, portable and enthusiastic in everything they do. These terriers get along well with kids, other pets and pretty much everyone they meet. All in all, Boston Terriers are fantastic companions.

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