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November 29, 2008 by Karin
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Mr. Big does his best time-traveling mohawk warrior impression in a funky fleece hoodie with a faux-hawk fringe.

From the Bullyware ESKI'mohegan collection, bullywareny.com

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Little things don't bug me.

I encourage spiders to build webs in my house because I think their architecture is beautiful. When the sun catches the dew just right, I see the perfection of nature in their woven tapestries.

Today a tiny insect jumped into my glass of Chardonnay.

I found her swimming around when I peeked in. She was drowning. I tried unsuccessfully to fish her out. When she couldn’t be caught, I dumped the full glass out onto my hand.

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November 28, 2008 by Karin
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Mr. Big's sister Leahla sports an American Flag sweater in honour of Thanksgiving. More stuffing, anyone?

Merino wool flag sweater by Wagwear, $110. wagwear.com

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Holidays always make me hug my animals a little tighter.

Happy days to you and yours. 

November 27, 2008 by Connie Wilson
 

Congratulations to artist, David Klug who is the winner of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship commemorative art poster competition (see blog entry of May 5th).  He will receive $1,000 prize money along with a four-day/three-night trip for two to Long Beach, California, December 13-14, 2008 to watch the AKC/

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November 27, 2008 by Karin
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Rose is a ray of sunshine in her sorbet-coloured sunflower hoodie.

Pink Polka Dog handmade terrycloth hoodie, $65 at barkingbabies.com

November 26, 2008 by Karin
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Kaya heats things up in her iDawg hot pink parka with fur-lined hoodie.

Idawg Revolver in Crystal Pink, www.idawgclothing.com

November 25, 2008 by Karin
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Even dogs need an extra coat once in awhile to cozy up in against the cold.

Esther sports Spot da Dog's "I am Canadian" hand-felted cashmere and cotton parka, part of the ECO 220 collection of recycled and re-constructed fabric coats; $219.30, spotdadog.com

November 24, 2008 by Connie Wilson
 

It's heart-warming to see celebrities using their star power to effect positive change.  In my blog today I'd like to shine a light on award-winning Felicity Huffman (of Desperate Housewives' fame), who is using her star power as the North American ambassador for Iams Home 4 the Holidays campaign and in so doing bringing attention to the millions of homeless animals awaiting adoption (do you know that more than 4 million dogs and cats will be euthanized this year due to

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Many animal lovers I meet express interest in getting more involved in the rescue movement. I usually recommend they get started by gaining animal handling experience at their local shelter. Dog walkers and cat cuddlers are always needed.

Most of the time, I get the same response, uttered nearly word for word.

“I love animals too much to work there. It would be too sad. I couldn’t handle it.”

It’s true that open-admission animal shelters – which means

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