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How Are We Doing? Year To Date February 2017

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date January 2017

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date December 2016

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Where Could My Lost Dog Be?

As the year draws to a close we are going to ask you to click on this link and to look through our 2016 Lost Dogs Album one more time. Although we have had an incredibly successful year (over 2700 … Continue reading

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Helping Lost Pets Adds New Feature to List Shelters Within 25 Miles

According to the U.S. Census the average American will move 12 times in their life. This means that many people do not know where their local shelter is when their pet goes missing. Factor in that dogs and cats (unlike … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Microchips – Does Size Matter?

Are smaller microchips better?  Not necessarily.  There has been a trend towards very small microchips in the animal sheltering and veterinary world.  Smaller microchips can be easier to insert for very small dogs, puppies and kittens.  The drawback? “Mini” microchips … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date November 2016

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Popular Dog Magazines (and Other Venues) Send the Wrong Message By Publishing Photos of Dogs Without Collars

Stop in at a pet supply store and have a look at the magazines on the rack.  I did. I took some pictures of what I saw (see below). Magazine after magazine, both on the cover and on the interior … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Year to Date September 2016

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Crying Wolf is a Bad Idea if Your Dog is Missing

  We have seen some internet advice that suggests owners should create a sense of urgency about their missing dog by including a statement on the flyer that says the dog needs medicine for a serious medical condition (whether it … Continue reading

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