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DEWEY’S DINE & DONATE

DEWEY’S DINE & DONATE

EAT PIZZA TO RAISE FUNDS! MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015 Support The Lakewood Dog Park by attending the Dewey’s Pizza Dine & Donate! Join us at Dewey’s Pizza, located at 18516 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, OH. Present this flyer or show it on your phone and 10% of all food purchases for LUNCH or DINNER (11:00am – 10:00pm, dine-in or carry-out) will be donated to the Park.  ...

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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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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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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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Cold Weather Pet Care

Cold Weather Pet Care

You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets’ health. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe during cold weather: Winter wellness: Has your pet had his/her preventive care exam (wellness exam) yet? Cold weather may worsen some medical conditions such as arthritis. Your pet should be examined by a veterinarian at...

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First 30 Days After Pet Adoption

First 30 Days After Pet Adoption

Tips for the First 30 Days of Dog Adoption Sara Lippincott, Director, Shelter Outreach, Petfinder The first few days in your home are special and critical for a pet. Your new dog will be confused about where he is and what to expect from you. Setting up some clear structure with your family for your dog will be paramount in making as smooth a transition as possible. Before You Bring Your Dog Home: Determine where your dog will be spending...

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