• 5 Basic Tricks to Teach your Newly Adopted Dog

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    5 Basic Tricks to Teach your Newly Adopted Dog

    When you first adopt a dog and bring them home, they’re entering into a whole new world with you. Even if they’ve had previous homes before they came to you, their life with you isn’t just a new chapter - it’s a whole new beginning! Some pups may already have strong personality traits and ticks and, if you’re lucky, they may already know some basic commands and training as well. It’s important to spend those first few months really getting to know your new family member, and getting them acclimated to your life and routine. Even if they’re super well...

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  • Benefits of Adopting a Specially-abled Dog

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    Benefits of Adopting a Specially-abled Dog

    Did you know: May 3rd is National Specially-abled Pets Day(formerly Disabled Pets Day)? Now here’s a holiday we can get behind! Specially-abled Pets Day celebrates these amazing and heroic animals, helps to educate the public about caring for disabled pets and finds homes for orphaned, specially-abled pets. Founded in 2006 and internationally embraced, the decision was made to change the original name when founder Colleen Paige felt that it just didn't fit. "The name held too negative a connotation... because these pets are very able! Pets that become challenged due to disease, birth flaws or injuries, tend to develop greater...

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  • 8 Survivor Pups In Search of A Forever Home

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    8 Survivor Pups In Search of A Forever Home

     These dogs have been through a great deal, or are living with a disability, and doing so with a smile! Have a peek at these eight survivors and share their stories, together we can #SaveASurvivor! 1. Fast Eddie Male, 6 years, Min Pin Mix A Purposeful Rescue Los Angeles, CA FAST EDDIE IS AMAZING! So amazing that the shelter volunteers and staffed raised money to buy him a set of wheels! He's a SUPER STAR and has no idea that his back legs are a bit wonky! He slipped those wheels right on and was off and running! FYI he...

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  • 5 Tax Breaks Your Dog is Giving You

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    5 Tax Breaks Your Dog is Giving You

    Dog lovers, it’s April - and you know what that means. Yes, showers for those May flowers but also… taxes. Now just breathe. We know taxes are a big, scary, ugly word for many of us, but there is at least one bright spot this year if you fostered a dog in the last year or were otherwise involved in the dog rescue world. Eligible deductions! Funny to think about, but fostering a dog actually does come with benefits for your tax purposes, and being in-the-know about what exactly you can do to get those write offs is a bonus...

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  • 6 Tips for Adopting the Right Match from Wags & Walks

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    6 Tips for Adopting the Right Match from Wags & Walks

    Learn More About Wags & Walks here: 6 Tips for Adopting the Right Match When looking to adopt a new dog - whether it’s an addition to your current pack, your first pup or you’re looking to have a dog again after some time spent solo - you’re obviously considering what kind of dog you’d like to have. You’re likely thinking about things like size, breed, personality traits and where you’ll get them from. These are all vastly important things to consider, but they certainly aren’t the only ones! In fact, it’s amazing how much we can obsessive over one...

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