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Jan 11

Improving Your Mental Health with a Companion Animal

Man with dog

Guest Post by Jessica Brody Creator of OurBestFriends.pet   Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.—Anatole France It is safe to say that people really love having pets. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, about 72 percent of households in the United States own a pet, and it …

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Nov 30

Another Chi Pin, Sir Winston, Finds a Home!

Adopt a shelter dog. Pick me.

It’s always time to celebrate when a  rescue dog finds a fur-ever home.  One Chi Pin, Sir Winston, and his owner have found that they are the perfect match! Why Adopt a Rescue Dog? Rescue dogs are great pets.  Many dogs find their rescuers when a person comes to an animal shelter.  It is true …

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Apr 10

Life with a Chipin

Chipin postal alert

What is a Chipin?   A Chipin is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Miniature Pinscher.  Chi’s and Min Pins, as they are affectionately known, can each be a handful, and when combined, watch out!  You may have a sassy, willful, opinionated, and smart dog–possibly too smart–with an energy level that is off the charts. …

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Apr 09

Outdoor Summer Fun with Your Dog

puppy sleeping in chair outside

Explore the Great Outdoors Dogs love the bright sunshine and fresh air that the great outdoors has to offer.  So, whether it’s a week-long camping trip or an afternoon trip to the park, take your dog on an outdoor adventure.  Whatever outdoor activity you have in mind, make sure that your dog is safe.  For …

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Mar 19

Rest in Peace, Penny

To Penny the Miniature Pinscher:   Rainbow Bridge Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. …

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Jul 20

Pool Safety Tips for your Puppy

dog swimming in a pool

By Vee Cecil, Guest Blogger Pool Safety For many families, the summer is the perfect time to get a puppy. Often, our work schedules are a little more relaxed and with the kids out of school, there are some extra helping hands to smooth the transition. But even with the extra help, anyone who’s ever …

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Feb 02

Doga: A Mind and Body Experience for You and Your Dog

Photo Credit:  Linked from the article “Yoga with Your Dog? Check Out Doga!” at Managed Moms.com Dog + Yoga = Doga? Doggie yoga, or doga, is a great way to relax with your dog on a cloudy day. It can bring the tranquility and harmony of yoga to you as well as strengthen the bond …

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Sep 10

Canine Bug Out Bag

dog wearing back pack

The Essentials For Fido Photo Credit: Conny Liegl on Flickr A recent episode of Revision 3’s DIY Tryin, Build an Emergency Kit with These Essentials, covered items for a disaster preparedness kit for humans. While watching, I began thinking about what essentials I would need for my two Miniature Pinschers. I came up with some …

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Aug 08

Found: Miniature Pinscher Found in St. Louis Metro Area

Found: Do you know this Min Pin?

Miniature Pinscher Found in St. Louis Metro Area This Miniature Pinscher was founding the St. Louis metro area by Tower Grove/Macklind Ave. area of St. Louis. He is neutered, has cropped ears and a docked tail, and no microchip or tattoo. He weighs about 22 lbs. The generous people who found him have taken him to …

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Jul 02

The Fourth of July and Fido: Keeping Your Dog Safe During Fireworks Season

The Fourth of July is a Time for Celebration! But Can be Scary for Dogs Photo Credit: Jeff Kubina on Flickr Fireworks, hot dogs, and having friends over are great ways to celebrate the fourth, but all these thing (well…except the hot dogs) can be scary for your dog. As you know, dogs have very …

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