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This photograph was taken one day after this lovely dog was given her new forever home. No wonder she is looking a little bewildered.
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Thanks for the comment and your ongoing work in Mi…

Thanks for the comment and your ongoing work in Miami, Michael. Helping landlords identify dog owners who are responsible and well versed in proper management would be a huge help to them when they have a pile of applications and no background in dog behavior, etc. I wonder though if basing rental decisions on evaluation results could turn out to be a double edged sword. As I'm sure you'd agree, a dog with behavior issues can be beautifully managed by a committed owner while a rock solid dog can be a jerk if his owner isn't conscientious. Have you thought of ways to circumvent that concern? I appreciate your feedback because I know you're in the thick of it!
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Olympian Gus Kenworthy Promotes #ThinkAdoptionFirst

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are underway in Rio, and as sports fans cheer for athletes from around the globe as they go for the gold, devotees of dogs are applauding the ongoing efforts of 2014…



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The Olympics: the best and worst of humanity

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Win a Beach Book Bag & Surprise Books!

Are you ready for the dog days of summer? We’ve got a fun giveaway to help supply some beach reads AND one of our new PawZaar Have Paws will Travel tote bags! (And when the poolside reading…



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Rosh Hashanah (Happy New Year) Wishes from a Furry Friend of Mine… Frankie!

Frankie Wishes all L’shanah tovah

FRANKIE HAPPY NEW YEAR

Wondering what your Jewish Pet Parents are celebrating? Here is a Rosh Hashanah “cheat sheet” written by Wendy Thomas Russell on PBS Newshour.

Holiday: Rosh Hashanah

Pronounced: ROE-sha-SHA-na

Religion represented: Judaism

Date: The 1st and 2nd of the month of Tishrei in the Hebrew calendar. In 2015, the holiday starts at sunset Sept. 13 and ends at nightfall Sept. 15.

What it is: The Jewish New Year

Not to be confused with: Yom Kippur, which occurs 10 days later.

How important is it?: I asked my friend and former editor Jason Gewirtz. Here’s what he said: “Rosh Hashanah is a big, big deal. It’s the start of the Jewish new year. Yom Kippur the next week is only slightly bigger. [On a scale of 1 to 10], I’d say Rosh Hashanah is a 9.5 and Yom Kippur a 10. There’s nothing bigger than the two of them. They’re tied to each other. The period in between is supposed to be a time of mending any fences, if you will, and reflecting on things that can be improved from the previous year… It’s said that on Rosh Hashanah, you’ll either be written in or out of the Book of Life for the coming year. But on Yom Kippur, the book is sealed, meaning you’ve got that time in between to screw up or make your righteousness known.”

The good stuff: Foodwise, this holiday is associated with apples and honey (symbolizing a sweet new year), as well as pomegranates and challah (braided bread). Also, in lieu of stupid hats and tasseled squawkers, celebrants sport the traditional yarmulke and blow a cool-looking horn called a shofar.

Conveying meaning to kids: At dinner [a few years ago], I explained to my daughter that Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time for reflecting on your life and challenging yourself to become a better human being. I served apples and pomegranates and asked Maxine to come up with one way that she might improve. Coincidentally, she had been reprimanded for “being silly” in her kindergarten class that morning, so her idea of self-improvement was to better follow her teacher’s instructions. I said my own resolution would be to spend less time looking at my phone. (Then on Yom Kippur, we checked in with each other about how well we did. The results? Well, a bit meh on both accounts. Luckily, we’re not religious…) As for children’s books, I recommend “Celebrate: A Book of Jewish Holidays” by Judi Gross and Bari Weissman.”    Read full story

May you be Inscribed in the Book of Life!

Helping to keep beloved furry babies healthy and safe… and pet parents informed!

Lori

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The yellow dog has become a ravening wolf

Nearly a year after her TTA, Miley is back in action. She’s 8 years old, but she runs and looks like she’s five.

In past week, she’s dispatched a full grown rabbit and this chipmunk.

miley chipmunk

Golden retrievers never like to get dirty…

Never.


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Friday Funny: Cone of Shame

I love a good bargain! #homemade Until next time, Good day, and good dog!


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Puppy Up Nation

Six years ago this Sunday, Hudson, Murphy and I walked the final mile from Back Bay Fens to the Boston Common alongside hundreds of friends and hundreds of canine companions who traveled from 21 states to be there that day. 
When I started out on the road from Austin, TX, I didn’t have much – just a couple hundred bucks in my pocket and a few friends helping me out.  The focus is so intense on each and every step and each and every mile it seemed unfathomable just how far and how long our journey would take us.  And we have gone far! And as we celebrate our sixth anniversary the Puppy Up Foundation has achieved so many incredible milestones. 
Recently I traveled to Madison for their record breaking year, over 1,100 people, and over a $ 130,000 raised. It’s such an exciting energy to be a part of Team Madison and during a speech by our Scientific Chair, Kai Shiu, said how great it was to be a part of Puppy Up USA.  And I thought, ‘Wow, that’s neat.’ 
 
But then I thought ‘Our reach is international and all of us really are brought together by a common thread that spans border.’  In many ways I feel like we’re becoming an institution and that’s when it hit me.  We are a Puppy Up Nation!
I feel like that at every walk I’ve had the privilege to personally participate in.  I am often asked, ‘What are you most proud of?’  And my response has always been, to go from town to town and see how excited the communities are and successful they’ve been putting on walks – that makes me the proudest.’ 

And that’s why I wanted to share this inspiration with a commemorative T-Shirt to celebrate our 6th anniversary.   And as a way to say thanks to everyone who has made this such a successful organization and as a reminder that we all are together in this and we stand in solidarity.  You can order a shirt here.  
Thank you.  All of you for being a part of Puppy Up Nation!

Hudson, Indiana & Luke

2 Dogs 2000 Miles

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My Favorite Picks from Nordstrom’s Huge Sale

Top Picks from Nordstrom's Huge Anniversary Sale
1. BP Cargo Anorak Jacket $ 44.90 (after sale $ 68)   //   2. Madewell Garment Dye Cotton Shirtdress $ 91.90 (after sale $ 138)   //   3. Free People Crossover Sweater $ 58.90 (after sale $ 88)   //   4. Pendleton Hooded Wool Cape $ 289.90 (after sale $ 435)   //   5. BP Stripe Long Sleeve Crew Neck $ 17.90 (after sale $ 28)   //   6. Socialite Cowl Neck Shift Dress (available in 10 colors!) $ 24.90 (after sale $ 38)   //   7. Madewell Denim Shirtdress $ 98.90 (after sale $ 148)  //  8. BP Destroyed Black Skinny Jeans $ 40.90 (after sale $ 62)   //   9. Rag & Bone Wide Brim Wood Fedora $ 129.90 (after sale $ 195)   //  10. Betsey Johnson Mixed Media Faux Shearling Jacket $ 149.90 (after sale $ 228)   //   11. Rag & Bone ‘Dre’ Distressed Slim Boyfriend Jeans $ 149.90 (after sale $ 225)   //   12. Rebecca Minkoff Fringe Julian Backpack $ 254.90 (after sale $ 425)  //  13. Agate Collar Necklace $ 39.90 (after sale $ 68)   //   14. Argento Vivo Triangle Earrings $ 24.90 (after sale $ 38)   //   15. Kate Spade Bitsy Fringe Bootie $ 149.90 (after sale $ 258)   //  16. Hunter Original Refined Rain Boot $ 129.90 (after sale $ 195)   //   17. TOMS Classic Linen Slip-Ons $ 49.50 (after sale $ 68.50)   //  18. Sk8 Hi Slim’ Slip-On Sneaker $ 42.90 (after sale $ 64.95)

I don’t usually get too excited about big sales, especially lately while we’re house hunting and I’m making an effort to be especially frugal. But when Nordstrom has their huge annual anniversary sale, you just don’t ignore it. Nordstrom is one of my favorite retailers (any big brand store that carries independent designers and refuses to open on Thanksgiving so their employees can spend the holiday with their families is automatically top notch in my book), and this sale is a big deal, guys. In case you’re not familiar, during the sale (which starts today!) brand new arrivals are offered to consumers at super sale prices. From beauty products to jewelry and accessories to clothing and shoes to kids items to home goods, there are hundreds and hundreds of new items available at hugely discounted prices. When the sale event comes to an end, all items return to their regular prices. So these aren’t end-of-season or overstock items they’re trying to get rid of. They are brand new items from their fall lines on sale for a very limited time. It is, by far and away, the best time to snag new goodies at majorly discounted prices. And because I adore this sale oh so much, I decided to share it with all of you. This isn’t a sponsored post. I just love this sale, man.

The items you see above are the ones I am specifically eyeing (and have been eyeing for weeks, thanks to their pre-sale previews). Some are way out of my price range, but hey, I can still look at them, right? I’m going to treat myself to a couple of the more realistically price items, although I’m still not able to completely narrow it down. I need to get on it though – I don’t want to miss out.

Who else is taking advantage of the best sale of the year? Any other Nordstrom fans in the house?

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