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Summer Heat Not Dog Friendly

Posted by nhshnds on August 8, 2020 at 11:05 AM

As usual, summer brings with it the opportunity to get out with the pups, ride, walk and have fun.  Good for all...right?  Yes, absolutey a great time to be had for all.  Fresh air, sunshine and HEAT!  Sometimes too much heat.  On those hot and humid days it's important to remember that if you are hot, your pup is pr...

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Holiday Safety For Pets (What They Put In Their Mouth Matters)

Posted by nhshnds on November 26, 2019 at 9:15 AM


I will never forget Thanksgiving 2007. Not because it was a wonderful gathering of family and time of memory making, but, because that was the night that my little dog, Zoe, began throwing up and became critically ill with her first of many pancrea...

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Posted by nhshnds on May 8, 2019 at 7:50 PM


I really love my pet care business!  I get to know and visit so many wonderful, quirky and unique individuals on a daily basi...

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PetTech Certified and Proud :)

Posted by nhshnds on November 12, 2018 at 10:35 AM

Bernadette and I had a blast certifying for Pet CPR, Animal First Aid and Senior Pet Care through PetTech.  We loved meeting other Pet Care Professionals and pet owner's who want to ensure their pets get the best care possible if an emergency ever arises. We are now part of an on-going campaign to Prevent One Million Pet ER visits annually.  Whoo Hoo!

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3 Strategies For Safely Catching a Loose Dog

Posted by nhshnds on May 8, 2018 at 10:30 AM

I recently found myself in a critical situation trying to prevent a loose dog from being run over in heavy traffic.  The anxious pup was weaving in and out of traffic lanes trying to get across a median to the other side.  Traffic had come to crawl and we were three cars back before we saw the reason why.  Good citizens were stopping to let the dog get out of their way, but, unfortunately some not so patient (or good natured) were going around ...

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Helping Your Pet Deal with Grief of Losing a Family Pet

Posted by nhshnds on February 23, 2018 at 11:10 AM


When my Zoe Girl's mom and sister's family moved away and she no longer saw them, she became very depressed.  They lived next door for the first two years of her life, visiting each other daily,  playing together and barking at the same squirrels and animals that might run across their yards....

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