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Entries from April 2008

My Problem with Dog Strollers

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

So I’m driving home the other day and I see a lady walking on the sidewalk with a double stroller.  The stroller was set side by side as opposed to back to back if you can picture that.  As I drove by, I kind of peered over hoping to see a couple of cute babies. but to [...]

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Cute Harnesses for Small Dogs

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

One of the best things that you can buy for your small dog is a harness.  Luckily, Swank Pets carries a huge selection of cute harnesses for small dogs.  Besides quality food, a dog harness is very important for small dogs because they can help prevent a collapsed trachea.  Smaller sized dogs and especially teacup [...]

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5 Things to Prolong Your Dog’s Life

April 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

We all want our dogs to live as long as possible.  Unfortunately, there is no magic pill that we can simply give our dogs to make them live longer.  However, there are things that we can do ourselves to help prolong our dogs’ lives.  These are simple to do but it does require effort on [...]

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Oprah Takes a Fight Against Puppy Mills

April 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Last week on Oprah, there was a special report where super undercover reporter, Lisa Ling, went along with Bill Smith to find out what really goes on in puppy mills.  Bill Smith represents the Main Line Animal Rescue , an organization that recovers and rehabilitates dogs that puppy mills no longer want because they are unable to keep breeding.  [...]

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Sleep Like Royalty with Designer Dog Beds

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Do you think of your little fur babies as your prince or princess?  Do they act like royalty because you pretty much spoil them to death?  If so, your little one deserves to sleep in only the finest beds.  That’s why I want to show off some of our designer dog beds.  These designer dog [...]

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Trouble Finding Teacup Dog Clothes? Look No Further

April 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Many people are kind of confused on the term ‘Teacup’ when it comes to dogs.  Many people will come up to me and ask if my Yorkie, Munchkin, is a Teacup dog.  Sometimes, when I’m just tired of answering this question, I simply reply “Yes, she’s a teacup.”  Then this is usually followed up by a bunch [...]

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2 Pound Yorkie Saves Woman During Seizure, But Loses An Eye

April 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

I read this story in the news and immediately thought of my little Yorkie Munchkin.  Since she also weighs almost 2 pounds and has big giant eyes, I thought about this happening to her and started to feel sad.  I’ll summarize the heroic but tragic story below.  WARNING, this is a pretty sad and graphic story, [...]

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Tags: Doggie News