Our Pawliday Picks for 2013

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So, without further ado, here are our Pawliday Picks for 2013! The post Our Pawliday Picks for 2013 appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

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The Rose Parade 2013

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The parade will be broadcast on ABC, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, KTLA (Tribune), NBC, RFD-TV and Univision Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. We are pretty excited to watch The Rose Parade this year.

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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Light a virtual candle on September 26, 2013, for a pet on-line. This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters. The message of Remember Me Thursday is to remember the millions of orphan pets who lost their lives over the last year.

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First C-Section Performed on a Shark!

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August 6, 2013) – For the first time in SeaWorld’s history, a Cesarean section has been performed on a shark. A team of shark experts and veterinarians performed the groundbreaking procedure on a whitetip reef shark at Discovery Cove, SeaWorld’s sister park, in Orlando on July 18, 2013.

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Pawliday Giveaway for Small Dogs #PetSmart

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To enter simply leave a comment on this post before midnight on December 8th, 2013. We have some adorable goodies to share with a lucky small dog today. PetSmart has a full line of holiday items for your pet (they even have things for fish and guinea pigs!).

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Puppies Predict the World Series

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Jimmy Fallon welcomes back his panel of puppies to predict the winner of the 2013 World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals. Calling all baseball fans! The puppies predict the world series in this adorable video. That’s right!

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Beneful Healthy Smile Dog Food Giveaway

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This giveaway is open to those in the USA only, and will end at midnight on August 7th, 2013. We were excited to hear about the new line of dog food and treats from Beneful, and even more excited when they offered to let us try them out ourselves and hold a giveaway for you too.

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PawNosh, beautiful pet bowls just waiting to be made.

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Since we just backed the PawNosh Kickstarter project , I wanted to share it with you too. PawNosh pet bowls are made from recycled glass, and not only do they look amazing, they are tough too! The bowl carries a lifetime warranty against breakage (something pet owners can appreciate).

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American Authors – Best Day Of My Life (Dog Version)

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This has to be the best music video ever. Not only a great song, there is an adorable bulldog in it, and the best part? It shares the adopt/rescue message!

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Chaser, the dog that knows 1000 words! #Chaser1000

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The book will be released on October 29, 2013 and join our #BlogPawsChat on October 22nd for a chance to win a free book and toy! Most dog lovers will tell you that their dog is smart.

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway from Minted

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This giveaway is open anywhere that Minted will ship, and will close on February 14, 2013 at midnight. Valentine’s day is almost here, and Minted has some of the cutest stuff around for the holiday! Everything from cards, to notebooks, and party decorations, and even art prints!

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#ShakeItForward Punk’d Puppy

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What happens when you trick your dog with treats? Well, in the newest Talking Animals video called “ Punk’d Puppy ” you will find out! But this isn’t just a funny video, it also helps pets too.

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5 Puzzling Toys That Will Keep Your Pup Entertained for Hours

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A bored puppy is an unhappy puppy, and possibly a destructive puppy. Puzzles are great tools to keep boredom away. Dogs are intelligent animals. Your dog’s wild cousins such as the dingo and the coyote need to use their cleverness to find and capture food.

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The benefits of dog massage.

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We wanted to share this great infographic from Life+Dog with you. Do you massage your dog? If not, or if you just want to know a bit more about it, be sure to click through to Life+Dog for a download of this infographic that you can keep on hand in your home. dogs pet care

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10 Reasons Street Dogs Deserve to be Defended

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No dog is happier to be rescued. I remember the first night after I left the streets. My human kept me in an enclosed porch because, let’s face it, I was crawling with fleas and pretty filthy.

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Mad over Maltese

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Mad over Maltese. . These tiny fluff balls will make you laugh out loud and drive you crazy. Best friend and protective- pampering parent, you will have to switch roles and shift gears with these sprightly creatures before blinking an eyelid. “The tiniest dog Nature has ever produced –.

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Giveaway: It’s a Dog’s Life Journal

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Did you just adopt a dog? Maybe you or someone you know is adding a puppy to their family soon? The It’s a Dog’s Life Journal: A Journal of Our First Year Together by Knock Knock is an adorable way to record all those firsts together.

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Nom-Nom-Nominate Beggin’ Giveaway

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Beggin’ has a special program going on with Sam’s Club through the end of October. You get to cast your vote to help get your dog’s favorite Beggin’ flavors featured in a special Beggin’ Party Pack that will arrive at Sam’s Club in March 2014.

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Get your pet ready for the holidays with PetSmart!

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Friends, PetSmart has some seriously cute holiday goodies for your pet. And it’s not just the dogs and cats that get treats, they even have things for your aquarium, and a Santa Suit for guinea pigs !

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#ShakeItForward Treats for Tricks Giveaway!

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Want to give your dog a fun and flavorful treat? Try the new IAMS Shakeables Soft and Chewy treats for dogs. We have a fun pack to giveaway to one lucky reader in honor of the IAMS #ShakeItForward campaign that is helping feed shelter pets this holiday season.

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KONG Premium Treats Giveaway

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KONG Premium Treats are made in the USA (hurray!) and are great for training your dog, or just rewarding your dog for being awesome! They are shaped like the popular KONG toy, and also will fit inside of a KONG to provide your pooch with a fun challenge! The treats are free of wheat, corn and soy.

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Jewelry for animal lovers

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If you are looking for a wonderful gift for the animal lover in your life, visit The Magic Zoo. Each piece is handmade by artist Merry Rosenfield, and the variety of animals to choose from is truly amazing!

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Puppy Bowl Co-viewing App presented by Subaru

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Who else is excited for Puppy Bowl Sunday!? We sure are, and what is even more exciting is the new Puppy Bowl Co-viewing App presented by Subaru. The app will bring you special content and engagement during the airing of the Puppy Bowl.

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Traveling with dogs

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Does your dog love traveling in the car with you? Baby sure does, sometimes she even likes to pretend that she is driving, which is why we were excited to create this doggy drivers license for her using the fun Subaru app on Facebook !

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Is Your Pet Okay While You’re at Work?

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Sadly, we don’t exactly live in an ideal world. If we did, all of our jobs would have in-house pet daycares and we could bring our four-legged friends to work with us.

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Puppies frozen in time!

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Cute puppies, frozen in happy moments in time, thanks to 52 GoPro cameras and Orapup! This is such a fun and happy video we just had to share it. Enjoy! The post Puppies frozen in time! appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. cute video dogs

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50 Years. 50 Shelters.

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From May 13 to June 14, 2013, cat people will be able to vote (limit one vote perperson per day) at www.catchow.com/50shelters to help their state’s shelter earn up to an additional $1,000. For every vote cast on [link] for a specific shelter from May 13 to June 14, 2013 , Purina Cat Chow will donate $1, up to $1,000 per shelter, to be provided via a cash donation (limit one vote per person per day for all voting channels combined). Purina Cat Chow just launched “ 50 Years.

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A gourmet menu for your cat.

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I have been compensated for completion of this article. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article. Everyone loves to spoil their pets and with the new Hill’s Ideal Balance line, it is easy to create a special menu just for your furry friend!

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Alpha Dogs on NatGeo WILD

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Have you ever wondered what goes into the training of hero dogs? Alpha Dogs , which premiers tomorrow on NatGeo WILD, will show you! Alpha Dogs goes behind the scenes of Vohne Liche Kennels (VLK), one of the premiere K-9 training facilities in the world.

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#Chaser1000 Giveaway Time!

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Friends, do you remember us telling you about Chaser ? The amazing dog that knows 1000 words? We are lucky enough to be able to giveaway a copy of Chaser : Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words , to one lucky reader. Keep reading for your chance to win!

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Pet Supplies Plus Hosts National Adopt-a-Pet Weekend

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Pet Supplies Plus is teaming up with local animal shelters to host a monumental Adopt-a-Pet Weekend on October 19-20. Coinciding with National Pet Adoption Month and its annual October Donation Drive, the goal of Adopt-a-Pet Weekend is to place countless deserving pets with forever homes.

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The Do-G-Bag, your new best friend!

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Let’s talk about poop for a second. We all know that we need to scoop the poop, but what then? What if there isn’t a trash bin nearby? What do you do with the poop bag? This was exactly the problem that Nancey Herrmann set out to solve when she created the Do-G-Bag !

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It’s a boy! Baby bottlenosed dolphin born!

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A male dolphin calf was born at Discovery Cove in Orlando Monday, February 25, at 10:05 pm. The calf now weighs approximately 44 pounds and is 44 inches long. He is nursing and bonding with his mom, Kendall, both a good indication that the calf is doing well.

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“Purr-fect Times of our Lives” contest

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Introducing the “Purr-fect Times of our Lives” contest! We know that your cat is a part of the family, and we want to see how you have included them in special occasions! That’s right! We’re looking for pictures of cats helping owners celebrate any special occasion.

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Living Planet Aquarium ticket giveaway!

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We are huge fans of The Living Planet Aquarium , and are so excited to visit the new building when it’s done. Luckily, the current aquarium is still open until September 8th, and we have a bunch of tickets to giveaway. I have 5 sets of 4 tickets each to give to 5 lucky readers.

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Voluntary recall of Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch treats

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Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced it is voluntarily withdrawing its Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brand dog treats sold in the United States until further notice.

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Healthy Pet Treats

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Disclosure: Author has been compensated for completion of this article. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article. *Be Be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post*. Who doesn’t love giving their dog or cat a good treat now and then?

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Back to School with PetMD University

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Join me and other pet lovers on Twitter May 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM EST for a special #BlogPawsChat with staff members of PetMD University! When I heard about PetMD University , I was excited to get back to school!

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Why Dogs Are Better Than Boyfriends

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Will you be spending your day with your dog? Yahoo News! reported that one in five people would prefer to spend Valentine’s Day with their pet over their partner.

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PROJECT: Pet Slim Down (giveaway)

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Project: Pet Slim Down is a free online program designed to help your pet lose weight. Target and Purina have joined forces to create this awesome program which includes downloadable tools, and even a $1 coupon for any Purina ONE brand product.

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