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Getting Fit: Alone or with a Pooch

Getting Fit: Alone or with a Pooch

Jordan Walker considers dogs as practical domesticated companions, which can transform from your lovable buddy, to a guard dog when it feels that you are in danger. He loves writing about them, sharing these at Coops And Cages and in blogs such as this one. In this article, he talks about working out with dogs. Stress, heart problems, weight management, high blood pressure, asthma, cancer prevention and the list could go on – these are...

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Santa Paws Dec. 14, 2014

Santa Paws Dec. 14, 2014

The holidays are fast approaching. That means Black Friday, lots of cookies and fruit cakes, and time to have your four-legged family members posing with Santa for your favorite holiday cards and postings on Instagram.  Be sure to put December 14th on the calendar for the day to take those photos.  Click the image here for more...

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2015 Board Announced

2015 Board Announced

The 2015 Lakewood Dog Park Board will be: PRESIDENT-Karen Karp VICE PRESIDENT-Sue Lieblein SECRETARY/TREASURER-Cathy Burnstine

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West Park Station – Yappy Hour

West Park Station – Yappy Hour

Saturday, November 22 is the day! Enjoy an evening with the band Fed Up, all the pizza and wings you can eat! Plus all the wine, beer and soft drinks you can drink!  West Park station is located at 17015 Lorain Rd. Cleveland, Ohio. We will also have a 50/50 raffle, jello shots fund raiser and a gift basket raffle!  Tickets will be available at the door for $25 ! **Sorry dogs can not attend this...

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Photos from the 2014 Dog Swim

Photos from the 2014 Dog Swim

The weather was great and the dogs and their owners had a wonderful day. Here are some photos taken by Maureen Kane for you to enjoy.  Just click the photo...

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Shining a Light on Shelter Myths

Shining a Light on Shelter Myths

  Guest blog by ASPCA President & CEO Matt Bershadker With somewhere between 5 and 7 million homeless animals entering U.S. animal shelters, it’s unconscionable to suggest, as one writer did in the Washington Post, that adopting a pet from an animal shelter is a bad idea. (See a comprehensive refutation from Washington Humane Society’s Lisa Lafontaine.) But as ridiculous as anti-shelter arguments are, they reveal destructive myths...

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Dangers of Retractable Leashes

Dangers of Retractable Leashes

The Dangers of Retractable Leashes Written on 06/12/2014 by Brandy Arnold in Lifestyle w/ Dog, Reviews 456 One of the most popular devices used to restrain dogs when taking them out for a walk is the retractable leash. Many owners, however, wonder if such a leash is appropriate or even safe to use. Well, the answer generally depends on a person’s reason for using the device. While there are several ways to utilize the retractable leash...

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Lakewood Dog Park is a WINNER!

Lakewood Dog Park is a WINNER!

Lakewood Dog Park has been voted Best Dog Park/Play Area by Yelp in their First Annual Award Program.

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When to Call Your Vet!

When to Call Your Vet!

13 animal emergencies that should receive immediate veterinary consultation and/or care Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop within 5 minutes Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool Injuries to your pet’s eye(s) You suspect...

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