Grain Free? Gluten Free? What do you mean?

Hi Humans, 

I hope you had a great weekend! Did you watch the Golden Globes?

I was personally so happy with “Boyhood’s” success – it’s such a great film!

Today’s special guest blogger is Maureen Lake. If you don’t know who Maureen is – she is the proud owner of Trendypet.com and sweetpeakitchens.com. Her bakery makes all natural, gluten free, dog and cat biscuit fortified with Omega 3 and dehydrated for freshness. TrendyPet makes raised custom feeders specifically for the height of your dog or cat. Everything we do whether it’s baking fresh daily or building feeders in Colorado is for the health of your pet.

There are so many options now for dog owners it’s hard to know what to do

when faced with buying treats these days. Grain Free? Gluten Free? It’s
confusing!
Treats are meant to be healthy and nutritious but when it comes to dog
biscuits, “nutritious” can often be hard to find. Many treats found on the
shelves today are loaded with inexpensive refined grains and excess byproducts.
While a moneymaker for major companies these fillers wreck
havoc on your poor pups digestive track. One look at the expiration date of
most treats and you’ve got a warning sign that something isn’t right during
the making and baking process.
Whether you’ve got a new pup, a senior dog in her golden years or a best
friend prone to allergies, these answers may help your loved one stay
healthy on the inside and out.

Are there health benefits associated with grain or gluten free products?


Healthy benefits include:
• Decreased allergies
• Improved skin and coat
• Increased appetite in picky eaters
• Increased energy
• Reduced amount of stools
• Decrease weight in obese dogs
• Improvement in impacted anal glands
• Clearer eyes

What are some common signs of food allergies or sensitivity?

 

• Chronic GI upset~ this includes diarrhea and / or constipation. Vomiting in
more severe cases.
• Chronic ear infections~ over eating grains can lead to a buildup of sugar in our
pets’ system, because the carbohydrates are converted into sugar.
Concurrently this can lead to an abundance of yeast growing which leads to a
dark, smelly wax debris in the ears. Often you will see your pup shaking and
scratching at their ears and head.
• Dermatitis~ this manifests itself in numerous ways including itching, redness,
rashes, bumps and hair loss.
Unfortunately there are many other health problems that may be related to grain
sensitivity (arthritis, pancreatitis, infections). The incredible amount of grain
used in some products, especially dog food, is thought to deplete health over
time leaving your friend susceptible to many problems down the road. Our pets’
bodies are not designed to cope with large amounts of carbohydrates and feeding
over time can cause obesity and other metabolic consequences. Please consider
at the very least reducing the amount of grains in your best friends diet. What flours are grain & gluten free?

v Amaranth
v Buckwheat also called Kasha
v Millet
v Quinoa
v Garbanzo
v Chickpea
v Coconut
v Tapioca
v Flaxseed Store bought treats are wonderful but be sure and read the labels. Don’t allow
your best friend to eat anything you wouldn’t eat. If you have some time on
your hands you can make some treats for you and your pup, an experience sure
to please you both.
Try this Vegan, Dairy Free AND Grain Free recipe. I guarantee your pet will
love it. We often sit down with a hot cup of tea and eat them together (the tea
is for us). They are that good!

Pear Cinnamon Hearts
3 Cups grain free flour of your choice
(from above)
2 Pears cored and chopped
½ Tablespoon Cinnamon
½ Tablespoon Flaxseed
1Cup Water
Mix all ingredients together and roll and
cut out dough.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
Let cool. Enjoy !

 

 

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STRESS FREE, FIDO FESTIVE AND A COOL YULE TO ALL!

Hi Humans, 

I hope you had a paweosome Christmas!
Today’s special guest is Tricia Montgomery, the Founder of “K9 FITNESS CLUB”. I hope by now you had a chance to watch their great show “Sit, Stay & Get Fit” on DOGTV (Weekends at 9am/9pm).

Tis the season to be jolly, but for you and your pooch, can be a time of stress, little exercise and holiday happenings. With the average weight gain during the holiday season of 8 – 12 pounds (and that’s just humans….) Oh My Dog!!! That’s probably not the gift you were hoping for this year!

The holidays can be stressful enough without trying to maintain a regular exercise schedule for you both.  But, at the same time, staying active will give you more energy to accomplish everything on your list – and reduce stress.  Did you also know, among a multitude of other healthy effects, exercise actually helps to control food cravings, de-stress the body, and increase calorie-burning.

What better PAWtner to keep you healthy, help you maintain and keep you active? Your Pooch! Research shows that people who own dogs are 34 percent more likely to get the recommended minimum amount of exercise each week, thanks to their furry friends.

Speaking of exercising with our best friend, they will never have too many office parties, spiked eggnog and cancel on you! Most of all, you will have fun as you are your best friend are burning calories, getting healthy and happy.

Here are some Cool Yule un-holiday exercises from K9 Fit Club that makes Working Out Not So Ruff™

 

Santa’s Sit & Sleigh Lunges

1. Begin standing with your feet together. Your dog should be on your left side

2. Take a giant step out to your right with your right leg, landing with your knee bent to absorb the impact. As you step, bring your dog with you, switching lead to right side. Have him sit while you hold the lunge for a count of 15 seconds.

3. Push off the right food and return to starting position with your dog moving with you in same direction. During each side, be sure to hold the lunge while your dog is in an obedient sit.

4. Repeat 10 times on the right and 10 times on the left, providing your dog plenty of praise.

 

Rudolph’s Reverse Lunges

1. With your dog directly in front of you, holding the leash in your left hand a guiding with your right, begin in a standing position.

2. Take a giant step backward with your left leg, reaching in your right leg back behind you. Lower the body down so your left knee forms a 90 degree angle.

3. Press through the heel of your left foot and return to standing. Alternate between your right and left leg. With each step, bringing your dog with you.

4. Perform the same step backward using your right leg, with your left leg behind you.

5. Repeat 10 times on the right leg and 10 times on the left leg.

Candy Cane Canine Crunch

Instead of reaching for the candy dish, reach for your canine!

1. Start with your back down on the ground and your dog sitting and staying on your left side!

2. Inch your feet in until your knees are bent!

3. Place your hands on the back of your head or behind your ears!

4. Engage your abdominals as you lift your shoulder blades off the ground!

5. Hold the crunch and while keeping your lower spine and hips flat, reach one arm across to touch your opposite knee!

6. Return your hand behind your head as you use your abs to slowly lower your shoulders back to the ground!

7. Briefly rest before you perform another crunch and reach to the opposite side!

8. To make things more interesting, alternate lifting one foot off the ground and point your knee to your head on every up!

9. Praise your dog for being obedient and staying by giving them a pat on the head with your hand on every other canine crunch!

 

Keep in mind, during those holiday dinners and parties, stay on your feet helping in the kitchen (without eating as you’re helping), play a game of fetch with your dog, throw around the ball, get up, get out and get moving! Don’t give you and your pooch’s metabolism a chance to slow down. After those big meals and parties, go for a walk with the best friend.  As always, prior to beginning any exercise program for you or your dog, check with your doctor and your veterinarian.

As the Leader in human/canine fitness in the Nation, it is our business to get people and their pooches healthy. Being healthy begins with a healthy weight for both of you. K9 Fit Cub believes that that a great fitness program and a smart and healthy weight program can help reduce the risk of future health problems.

Happy Holidays from your friends at K9 Fit Club

 

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The Most powerful dogs of 2014

Hi all, 

It’s that time again. DOGTV – the first and only television network created just for dogs – has searched from nose to tail to compile its second annual list of the year’s most powerful dogs. This year’s prestigious pups were selected based on several criteria, including social buzz, awards and accolades, power by association and exceptional do-gooding.

However, as it did last year, the ultimate decision came down to media buzz – both traditional and social. These pup-arazzi targets made national headlines in 2014 for their many accomplishments, powerful feats and just generally being PAWsome.

Below are the famous furballs that make up the Most Powerful Dogs of 2014.

 

Mutant Giant Spider Dog, YouTube Superstar

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Source: Animalist

 

With more than 118 million views on YouTube, Mutant Giant Spider Dog – also known as Chica the dachshund – was the most shared and discussed canine online this year, once her Polish film-making owner dressed her up like an oversized tarantula and unleashed her on unsuspecting passersby. Mutant Giant Spider Dog dominated the YouTube chart as the top-trending clip of 2014, passing up incredibly popular ads like Budweiser’s “Puppy Love” Super Bowl commercial and the much-discussed “First Kiss” video.

 

Tuna, Instagram Sensation

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Source: @Tunameltsmyheart

Tuna, also known as @Tunameltsmyheart on Instagram, is one of the most powerful pups on social media. With an Instagram following of 1.1 million that grows at a rate of about 1,000 daily, this year has been HUGE for the little “chiweenie” (chihuahua-dachshund mix). He’s been the subject of Internet memes, scored a Barkbox-sponsored tour contract to raise funds for shelters, has his own website where you can buy Tuna t-shirts, coffee mugs and much more, and even now has his own manager.

 

Wacha, Canine Sidekick to BRAVO “Watch What Happens Live!” Host Andy Cohen

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Source: @therealwacha

 

Wacha is a superstar who skyrocketed to fame after Andy Cohen, one of the most famous men in late-night TV, rescued him. Aside from being on the cover of his dad’s best-selling book, Wacha just landed the InStyle Social Media Award for Most Stylish Pet. He has a burgeoning Instagram following (nearly 100,000) and even has a nightly standing gig on “Watch What Happens Live!” where he assists in interviewing celebrities of every caliber. He knows people.

 

Nathan, Winner of the National Dog Show 2014

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Source: Purina

 

Millions tuned in on Thanksgiving Day this year to watch Nathan, a playful bloodhound whose stadium ring antics won over the crowd, take the Best in Breed title at the National Dog Show. A top-tier competitor, Nathan now boasts 24 Best in Show titles! Based on his recent success, he is now among the favorites to add the Westminster Best in Show title to his long list of accolades this coming February.

The Paws and Stripes service dogs, A&E’s “Dogs of War”

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Source: Paws and Stripes

 

The canine heroes in the Paws and Stripes nonprofit organization provide mental health support and physical services for wounded military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. The dogs are the stars of A&E’s hit show “Dogs of War” and are involved in every aspect of the organization’s program — facilitating healing, building self-confidence, increasing their bonds with their human partner and more. In this case, power to the paws and the people!

 

Prince Hilton, Paris Hilton’s Pricey Pomeranian

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Source: @prince_hilton_the_pom

 

Talk about a pampered pet. When your mom is Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton Hotel empire, you automatically become an extremely powerful pup and, in this case, a prince. Prince Hilton became the “it” dog on the scene after one Instagram post from mom sent fans into “awe!” overdrive. Media outlets all over the world were blown away by this adorable, less than two-pound pup worth $13,000.

 

Peanut, Winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest 2014

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Source: E! Online

 They say looks aren’t everything, and 2-year-old Peanut the mutt was counting on it when he took the main stage at the 2014 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest this past June. Peanut, who is believed to be a chihuahua and shih-tzu mix, was a victim of animal abuse and was injured in a fire before mom Holly recused him. Together, they plan to take Peanut’s $1,500 prize back home to North Carolina to help pay other pets’ veterinary bills. There’s a lot of power in paying it forward.

 

Zeus, Small-Town Pit Bull Supported by a Nation

Source: Move On

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One month ago, a young girl from Louisiana pleaded on national TV for her city’s officials to repeal a vicious dog ban that would, if not overturned, ultimately lead to the confiscation and disposal of her family’s pet dog. The nation reacted quickly to news about Zeus the pit bull and more than 350,000 (and growing, daily) American and international supporters, signed a petition to save Zeus and keep him with his family, where he also acts as a therapy dog. Once the media introduced the world to Zeus, he inspired hundreds of thousands to reexamine the stereotype placed on his breed for years.

 

Hank, Unofficial Mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers

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Source: ABC News

 

After inviting himself to the Milwaukee Brewers Spring training camp in Arizona this year (by way of running onto the field), the bichon frise-mix quickly became the team’s most adorable walk-on player and went from Phoenix stray to clubhouse MVP. Hank, named after Hank Aaron of course, immediately snagged the attention of sports fans and dog lovers alike, and quickly captured the hearts of media across the country.

 

Jiff, World Record-setting Pomeranian

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Source: Guinness World Records

 

Move over, Boo, there’s a new Pomeranian sensation in town. Jiff recently set two Guinness World Records for the fastest dog on two paws – that’s right, both hind legs and front paws – and has his own official “Jiff Day” in Los Angeles, where he recently moved to pursue acting. His most famous role to date? Appearing in global superstar Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” music video. Jiff’s got power and panache. Not to mention 1.3 million Facebook fans, 232,000 Instagram followers and more than half a million views on YouTube.

WE WISH YOU ALL HAPPY HOLIDAYS – AND A PUPPY NEW YEAR!

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Cute video

Hi Humans,

I hope you had a pawesome weekend,

Here’s a little something to start your week with a smile…

 

 

Ron

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Have you submitted your videos yet?

 

DOGSTAR. SEASON 2. EVERY WEEKEND. 9 AM & 9 PM ET.

DOGSTAR@DOGTV.COM

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Give me some skin

Hi all, 

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Today’s guest post is by Elysa Horvath,  the chief paw protector at Natural Paws. Elysa uses essential oil and herbal infusions to provide holistic benefits, neutralizing allergy symptoms, infections, and inflammation, building skin strength while providing gentle aromatherapy.

Dogs, like people, are intricate beings.  Organs, bones, muscles, and fluids, and all of this housed and protected by the largest organ of the body: the skin. Whether thick or thin, tough or delicate, skin is alive with its own ecosystem, needing a balance of strength and elasticity, of moisture and amino acids.
Also like us, dogs do need attention to their skin to keep it maintained and allow it to do its jobs.  Whether you live in a dry desert climate, or are trudging through snowy winters, your dog’s paw pads can show signs of stress and wear at an early age.  Dryness and cracking often go overlooked, and dogs can show their caregivers that there’s an issue by excessively licking or chewing on those pads. The question presents itself: Are you in tune with your pack’s paw health?

Let’s back up a bit though. Paw pads were made for walking, running, jumping, even hunting.  However, domestic dogs live in the environment we have created for them, including chemically treated carpeting, tile floors, and concrete… a far cry from natural paths their pads were designed for!

They also have some features not everyone is aware of, one being that they act as tiny shock absorbers for the entire body, which in turn protects the joints and sockets of the body.  They’re designed for action!
Another feature is that the paw’s pores are literally expressways for toxins to release from the dog’s body. So when choosing aides to heal and protect them, we must keep this in mind so as not to inhibit this important function!  What does that mean specifically?  Aside from avoiding introduction of toxins whenever possible, we shouldn’t apply anything which might be clogging to these pores.  Petroleums, waxes, parabens, and butters can be particularly worrisome.  If you choose a wax-based product for protection when trekking out, it’s wise to make sure to remove any remaining residue after the activity is complete.

Understanding the basic functions of the paw pads and what they do for your dog is the first step, and you may be wondering what a dog’s caregiver needs to know about holistic maintenance. Here are a few additional tips to keep in mind on an ongoing basis:


Keep them clean: If your pup is a trailblazer, it can be easy to miss caked on dirt. So what?  Well, if there’s a cactus needle, other pointy plant bits, or a shard of glass under that dirt, cleaning the paws regularly will bring these injuries to your attention quickly.  If there is an infection or cut, you’ll want to treat it right away to keep the infection from entering the internal systems of the dog.

 


Moisturize and Massage: Who doesn’t love a good foot rub? Essential oil blends are blissful when rubbed into the skin, and dogs are not immune to this joy!  And what better way to keep those pads in tip-top shape for all of that shock absorbing we’ve learned about, than using botanicals to increase their elasticity and overall strength?  Choose a product that is safe for the paws and also safe if licked, and one which offers anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal properties. Avoid anything containing alcohol, as this will sting and is not safe if licked.

Always allow the dog to give a quick sniff to any new massage products you’re using, to make them a part of the process.  Consider the aromatherapy as well as the benefits each ingredient will provide.  Always use a product made for dogs, as undiluted essential oils can overload the system and create the very toxicity we’re avoiding.  Some natural products which are safe for humans, can be dangerous or even fatal for dogs.

The paws are the connecting point between a dog and his world. Proper care can keep your dog healthier, happier, and can extend and enhance his active years.

About the Author

 

Elyse Horvath is the chief paw protector at Natural Paws, the company behind the Sweet Pea’s Paws line of natural and organic botanicals for paw pad and skin wellness. Elyse uses essential oil and herbal infusions to provide holistic benefits, neutralizing allergy symptoms, infections, and inflammation, building skin strength while providing gentle aromatherapy. She can be found at pet-centered and animal rescue events around the Southwest and can be contacted at elyse@naturalpaws.net.

More information can be found at www.naturalpaws.net or at www.facebook.com/naturalpaws.

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Bone Apetit!

Hi Humans, 

I hope you had a great weekend.

The holidays are just around the corner, so I want to start by inviting you to DOGTV’s “Dogsgiving” week –  a full week of programs for you and your dog, free on DIRECTV, starting Monday, 24th.

Lots of great new shows are waiting for you over there, so don’t miss it. DIRECTV, channel 354.

Speaking of the holidays, I bet you, like everyone else, will be spending lots of time in the kitchen. Correct?  But what about your dogs? What will they eat this holiday season? Well, according to Lisa Hennessym they are going to eat really delicious meals!

Lisa is the owner and creator of Your Pet Chef.

She has been making food for her dogs for more than 5 years and now shares that love of food making with her customer’s dogs. Check out yourpetchef.com for more info.

I’ve asked Lisa to share with us her thoughts about feeding your dog the right stuff this holiday season. Here you go:

We include our dogs in every holiday celebration.  We make them special dishes so they are part of the festivities and have their own traditions. I’ll share a couple of those recipes later. Most dogs will eat anything that is put in front of them, so we need to be careful during those holiday dinners. Here are some quick tips to help keep your dog healthy and happy during the holidays:

  1. Stay away from sharing the dinner rolls with your pet. Grains aren’t part of their natural diet and can cause skin irritations and digestive issues. I love a buttered crescent roll on Thanksgiving – who doesn’t? We just need to be sure our 2 legged guests are the only ones enjoying the bread and rolls.
  2. Steer clear of dishes with lots of fat. My mom makes a great baked mashed potato dish that has a couple of sticks of butter in it.  It’s fabulous.  While my dogs would love this dish too, it’s what comes out on the back end that can be a problem.
  3. Not sure what to do with that bag of goodies inside the turkey? Drop it into your dog’s bowl and watch it disappear!  If you don’t have the stomach for that, lightly baked the contents for about 15 minutes at 350 degrees, allow to cool and serve. You’ll make this Thanksgiving the best ever for your dog!
  4. Green bean casserole is a staple at most holiday gatherings. Most dogs enjoy green beans, but some need to have them pureed a bit prior to eating. A little bit of bread crumb topping won’t hurt them. Put a couple of spoons into your food processor and give it a quick mix. This makes a great treat on top of your dog’s kibble.
  5. Cranberries, a holiday favorite, are a great addition to your dog’s diet. They are packed with vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and can help prevent urinary tract problems. I’m talking about real cranberries here, not the stuff that is jellied in a can as that has way too much sugar. Most grocery stores carry fresh cranberries during the holidays for about $1 per pound.  Grab a pound or two, add a couple of spoonfuls of plain yogurt, puree in your food processor, fill up an ice cube tray and freeze. Now you have “Canine Cranny Cubes” that you can drop into your dog’s food as often as you’d like!

Here are a couple of recipes that are sure to become a tradition at your holiday gatherings.

“Collieflower Chip and Dip”

Equipment needed: Food processor, slicing knife, 4 quart saucepan, cookie sheet, measuring cup, measuring spoons, spatula, spoon, 8” x 8” square baking dish

Canine and Company Chips

3 sweet potatoes, cleaned, peeled, and sliced into 1/8” slices

3 rutabagas, cleaned, peeled, and sliced into 1/8” slices

 

Spread chips on cookie sheet and bake at 250 degrees for about 3 hours.  Set aside to cool.

 Collieflower Dip

½ head cauliflower, sliced into florets

1 bunch fresh spinach, washed, dried, and chopped

½ cup Monterey jack cheese

½ cup Parmesan cheese

½ tsp. garlic powder

Place the cauliflower in the sauce pan with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and cover. Simmer for 20 minutes or until soft. Remove from heat and cool. Combine the cauliflower, spinach, cheeses, and garlic powder in your food processor and puree until creamy.  Take mixture and spoon into greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.  Allow to cool slightly and serve with chips.

This recipe contains 915 total calories.

“Turkey Gobbler”

Equipment needed: Food processor, slicing knife, 4 quart saucepan, measuring cup, measuring spoons, spatula, spoon, cupcake pan to bake or freeze

 

3 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced into quarters (or 8 oz. of fresh cranberries)

1/8 tsp. cinnamon

1 lb. ground turkey (or leftover Thanksgiving turkey)

1 cup peas

½ cup carrots, washed, peeled, and sliced into 1” pieces

 

Place the apples and cinnamon in the sauce pan with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and cover. Simmer for 20 minutes or until apples are soft. Remove from heat and cool. Combine the turkey, peas, and carrots in your food processor and puree until creamy.  Take mixture and spoon into greased cupcake pan and fill to about 2/3. Transfer the contents of the sauce pan into your food processor and puree until smooth. Top off the meat mixture to fill.

 

To bake, cook at 350 degree oven for 35-45 minutes.  Allow to cool, remove from pan with a small spatula, and store in a plastic container or bag. They will last about a week in the refrigerator and 3 months in the freezer.

This recipe contains 980 total calories.

 

We hope you enjoy preparing these quick and easy recipes for your 4 legged family members (your 2 legged family members will love them too). For more recipes, check out our new holiday books. Your Pet Chef Presents the 12 Days of Christmas and the 8 Days of Hannukah share recipes for our dogs based upon traditional holiday dishes. These recipes are all grain and gluten free. Recipes include Muttzo Ball Soup, 4 Collie Birds, and many more. Go to yourpetchef.com to get your copy today. $1 from the purchase of each book goes back to the animal rescue of your choice. Enjoy!!

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Are you ready for Halloween?

Hi Humans, 

I hope you had a pawesome weekend!

With Halloween only 10 days away, I wanted to ask you: Are you dressing up your pooch for Halloween?

If you are, we’d love to see some photos!

Next week’s special Halloween blog will be dedicated to your dogs, so please email us your best photos to dogstar@dogtv.com, and we will feature them on our special Halloween blog. We will also give a free month of DOGTV to anyone who sends us a cool photo.

Are you ready?

Good luck, and have a happy Halloween!

p.s – check out this coool video!

 

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October – Adopt a dog month

Hi Humans, 

I hope you had a nice weekend.

October is “Adopt a dog month“. This month is a great way to remind people and encourage them to adopt a rescue or shelter dog and add some extra love to your life!

Your local shelter is the perfect place to find dogs of every type, size, age and personality — all waiting for a loving home. Or, if you prefer a particular breed that isn’t currently available at a shelter, go online to find a breed-specific rescue group in need of adopters like you. You can also go to the great app PETMATCH and adopt the dog of your dreams!

There is no better time to adopt a dog. October may be adopt a dog month, but it’s adopt a dog year all year long, so go out, and get a new friend!

Good luck, and enjoy!

Have a pawesome week,

Ron

 

 

 

 

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Meet The Tiger Frances Foundation

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, its the only way it ever has.”
- Margaret Mead   

Hi Humans, 

Today I’d like to share some words from the awesome Tiger Frances Foundation, because I really think you should all meet them!

Here we go:

 

“The Tiger Frances Foundation is a non profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our purpose it to eliminate the abuse of animals. We believe that animals are the world’s purest embodiment of unconditional love. Yet this very nature makes them the target for abuse. Many animals suffering in undesirable situations and shelters are deemed unadoptable. We disagree. More often that not, these animals just need a little more time, a little more patience, and a little more love. Our work has proved this.

TTFF will provide a safe haven of love and support for animals in need. With your help, we will educate and promote our philosophy and experiences through publications, products, public programs, and politics. We want to be the pebble in the pond, the first action that inspires ripples of kindness and love”

The Tiger Frances Foundation was born from the hearts of two animal lovers, Jude McVay and Maggie Lawson!

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Jude McVay
(323) 252.7971
squirtyhanky@tigerfrances.org
Above, Jude is with her first rescues, Tiger and Frances.
They were rescued in 1996 from an abandoned pet
store.
Maggie Lawson

Here is Maggie with her first rescue, Popcorn.  Popcorn was found in a dumpster at a Hardee’s fast food restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky on Christmas Eve 1990

Feel free to visit The Tiger Frances Foundation here

See dogs for adoption here

 

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