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Barkwells

Vacation With Your Dog

Category: Travel
Barkwells takes dog-friendliness to the next level, offering dog-centric vacation rentals in Asheville, NC. Their pup-welcoming luxury cabins and cottages are just part of the equation. What makes it truly unique and, dare we say, magical, is the safe space it offers to run free, swim, and play with your four-legged friend. There are acres of fenced meadows and a pond to explore, all within a gated community that is a haven for like-minded dog lovers. This is the vacation your dog dreams of. more
A Dog Trainer's Must-Do's!

10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Dog’s Life!

Category: Dog Training
We asked Mikkel Becker, a certified trainer and behaviour consultant and head trainer for Fear Free Pets (fearfreepets.com and fearfreehappyhomes.com) for her top 10 things you can do in your home to improve your dog’s life and general happiness. more
Dermatophytosis (Ringworm) and Your Pet

Dermatophytosis (Ringworm) and Your Pet

Category: Health
Dermatophytosis, otherwise known as “ringworm,” is a fairly common fungal infection that can affect dogs, cats, and other animals. “The term ‘ringworm’ actually comes from the circular, ring-like lesion formed on the skin of infected people; however, the disease itself is not caused by a worm at all,” said Dr. Alison Diesel, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. more
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Pandemic Pups: Adopted Dogs Offer A Furry Support System

Category: NewsBite
When 81-year-old Manhattanite Jane Isay met her potential new pet on a cold winter’s day mid-pandemic, it was love at first sight. She sat on a bench in Central Park and the graceful Poodle ambled over and poked her head under Isay’s knee. Within a couple of days Tiffany (Tiffy for short), was hers. “She is just the sweetest thing,” says Isay. “I love her.” more
Chloe and puppies

An Education in Love

Category: Dog Life
In the world of animal welfare, it is heart that makes a family. An abandoned mother dog has been “schooled” in this beautiful lesson by one special Helen Woodward Animal Center foster volunteer named Ami Askins and her classroom of 3rd and 4th Graders at Los Penasquitos Elementary School.  Without a family and late into her pregnancy, the shepherd-blend named Chloe received an emergency flight to the Center in search of safety and a place to give birth.  Now Chloe and her beautiful litter of twelve have a place to rest while nursing, along with a true education in love. more

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Meet: Ashton