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Doggone Riddles

September 3 was National Riddle Day.  So in honor of this PAWatively PAWsome holiday, here are a few laughs, or groans, or tidbits to pass on. What kind of dog loves to take a bath? A shampoodle.  Where does a dog go if he loses his tail? A re-tail store.            … Continue reading

In the News: Algae Alert!

What should have been a fun day at a local watering hole, ended in tragedy in North Carolina, when three dogs became seriously ill after swimming. All of them came in contact with toxic blue-green algae and experienced symptoms such as seizures or foaming at the mouth. Even though they were taken to a veterinary … Continue reading

CAN you spare a dime?

A few years ago, when my daughter attended Penn State, she would bring sorority sisters home for the weekend. Then, on Saturday, they would go canning on street corners or in front of Starbucks. This meant shaking cans to collect money from people passing and donate it to a worthy cause – in this case, … Continue reading

Hot Dogs (and Cats)

  It has been hot!  Nearly 100 degrees here in Morris County, New Jersey. And in the town of Boonton, there’s also a pack of hot dogs – hot in an artsy kind of way. They’re life-sized, fiber-glass creations decorated by local artists which have been unleashed along the town’s Main Street. There’s a city … Continue reading

188 Terriers

No, this is not at all like 101 Dalmatians. This is the true story of 188 terriers, including new and pregnant moms, that were recently rescued from a hoarding situation by St. Hubert’s in Madison, New Jersey. The dogs had been confined inside a house and never experienced the simple joys in life –  walking … Continue reading