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Somerville bakery and boutique makes healthy homemade food and treats for dogs

They travel from around Central Jersey and beyond for this shop's cookies, homemade cakes and homemade food. And many of them have four legs. The Hungry Hound Dog Bakery and Boutique doesn't just make ordinary cookies. Owner Penny Milligan makes dog treats that look and smell delicious to even the human nose and are healthy and homemade.

A colourful career

Meghan Mullins competed in a number of grooming competitions earlier this month. Mullins took second place with her Marvel Comics inspired dye job on Farrah. Mullins told The Southern Gazette Monday that while she was attending the seminars, she also made time to take part in a number of grooming competitions.

Talking Business: 40 years of puppies, pets and perseverance

Rebecca Smith knew it was a risk when she bought The Pet Works in 2004. But she had worked at the Longview pet store for a decade, and the economy was booming. The Pet Works is now celebrating its 40th anniversary in Longview, though it wasn't easy getting here.

Dog experts preach proper dog park practices

Chip Kean, left, of Leader of the Pack Canine Obedience Training and Erin Young of the Canine Academy hosted a Dog Park Awareness talk during Lisa's Doghouse Summer Sale on Sunday. PHOTOS BY LIAM BERTI When a dog is in fight or flight mode, sticking up for their survival in self-defence, there's no telling what they will do.

Spa day: Guide dog grads get the works | Wilton Bulletin

Who doesn't want to look their best for graduation? Members of the May graduating guide dog class at Guiding Eyes for the Blind and previous graduates were treated to a special "spa day" May 28, courtesy of Canine Company in Wilton, to prepare them for the May 30 graduation ceremony.

NE Minneapolis Restaurant Creates 'Canine Cuisine' Menu

Rachel Slavik Rachel Slavik joined the WCCO team in October of 2010 and is thrill... MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - A Twin Cities restaurant is catering to a new kind of clientele. Stanley's Northeast Bar Room in Minneapolis is debuting its canine cuisine. Now, both dog and owner can sit down to a meal together on the patio.

Royal Canin Gives Transformative Makeovers to Shelter Dogs in Minneapolis

June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Canin, a global leader in pet health nutrition, will provide two shelter dogs with Magnificent Makeovers-a total health and nutrition makeover-to get them adoption-ready and looking their best this summer. The company will also offer local pet owners the chance to win a makeover for their dog by submitting a photo online.

Passion for pet rescue leads to new grooming business

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Kristy Lamey, 36, became a pet rescuer several years ago after finding a lost kitten on Forest Avenue in West Brighton. "There was a little kitten in an alley; she was about 11 weeks old sitting outside on one of the coldest, iciest November nights I could remember in years," she recalled.

Non-Profit Canine Hospice Program Puts Older Dogs In Foster Homes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Older, ailing dogs are often the last to be adopted and the first to be euthanized at a shelter. This spring, non-profit Secondhand Hounds started a hospice program for those otherwise unwanted dogs.

After late start, Park City pet groomer finds her passion

Leigh Cole didn't get her first dog until she was 20 Bubba Brown, The Park Record Posted: 06/05/2015 04:48:39 PM MDT Leigh Chole remembers vividly. As a child in Montreal, she would beg her parents to let her get a dog -- an Old English sheepdog, to be specific.

Local Groomer Offers Pet Parents Advice On Choosing Your Groomer

6-2-2015- Lynchburg, VA.- The death of a Golden Retriever at Chesterfield Petco, last weekend, has lots of pet owners discussing grooming safety. Allison Marks dropped her 2-year-old golden retriever off at a PETCO in Midlothian, Va., on Friday morning, ABC affiliate WRIC reports.... ABC 13 asked a local, privately owned grooming shop for tips on looking for a skilled and safe groomer.

Healthy dog treats from Doggie Wanna Cookie?

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Baker and owner of Doggie Wanna Cookie? Deb Hennen offers preservative-free canine treats and foods free of artificial ingredients. Hennen acknowledges that pets can have food allergies, too. So, she strives to use locally-sourced natural products. Her "It's Bacon!" treats feature the locally-owned Naked Bacon.

Pet first aid: Local groomer offering pet CPR, first aid class

The class teaches CPR; choking management; restraining and muzzling; how to assess a pet's health; and how to deal with seizures, cuts, bites or stings. "I've always loved to teach and I feel like it's very important for people to know what to do in case something happens to their pets," Malone said.

Veterinarian Brieana Tunison Joins Emergency Animal Hospital of Northwest Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, May 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emergency Animal Hospital of Northwest Austin announced that veterinarian Dr. Brieana Tunison has joined the veterinary hospital. Dr. Tunison graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M Veterinary School in 2014. Following her graduation, Dr. Tunison worked at a small animal practice in Georgetown.

Midcoast veterinarians collaborate, open after-hours emergency care clinic in Warren

WARREN - Prior to this past Memorial Day weekend, if your Fido ended up with a muzzle full of porcupine quills after a midnight romp for post-dinner relief, you had to roust your veterinarian out of bed to help your fur-kid.

Pet rescue: Three women with their own dog-walking businesses

Lisa Murray-Lang, 38, runs From Wags to Whiskers, a pet-sitting and dog-walking business, in Birmingham. She is married and has two stepsons. Lisa says: "As I leap out of a warm bed at 5am, eager to start my working day, I can't believe how my career - and life - has changed so enormously.

This Hamptons vet makes house-calls for the rich and famous

On a balmy Friday night three years ago, Dr. Cindy Bressler rushed back to the city from East Hampton on urgent business: treating the Prince of Morocco's papillon. Bressler had been out on Long Island when the Ritz-Carlton's concierge called demanding her services immediately: The prince's puppy was having a coughing fit.

New Naperville event brings wellness fair to the dogs

Two Bostons Pet Boutique & Gourmet Bakery is hosting the first Pet Wellness Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 6 at its Springbrook Prairie Pavilion store at 2523 W. 75th St. in Naperville. "We commit every day to wellness for pets and empowering pet parents to know how to take care of their pets appropriately," owner AdreAnne Tesene said.

Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 -- Local pet service company returns to Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) shelter

Dogs get their day in the park during second annual Pawpaloosa

Community pet experts and pet owners are coming together at the Bryan Animal Center's second annual Pawpaloosa from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dog Park at Morris Buzz Hamilton Park. "This is our second year, and we're hoping that it will be just as successful as last year, if not more," Garcia said.

Veterinarian Press Release- Ticks a growing concern for area residents

It's tick season and Michiana residents are noticing an influx. According to a local veterinarian, ticks thrive in wet, spring weather, which is why the pests are prevalent and have been over the past few seasons. "We've seen a lot of pets that have come down with them this year compared to last year but really these years compared with previous years.

Rescue dogs get pampered by dog grooming service

Facials, massages and jacuzzis - rescue dogs get some much-needed TLC Washing life's stresses away with a long, relaxing massage is a tempting break from a hectic life. This was no different for a cluster of rescue dogs who for so long have been deprived of a bit of TLC.

Big Adoption Event at Adopt-A-Dog Saturday, May 30

Adopt-A-Dog is hosting an adoption event on Saturday May 30 from 12:00 to 3:00pm at their facility just over the town line in Armonk, NY. There will be a wide variety of dogs available for adoption, including several from the Zeuterin transport from Alabama that have been staying at Northwind Kennels.

A dog-gone good time At The Annual Barks by the Bay Festival

QUINTE WEST - The city’s annual doggy lovefest will be barking up another great time. Organizers with the ninth annual Barks by the Bay, set for Centennial Park, say this Saturday’s event will be a dog-lover’s paradise. This year’s event will feature the Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - a popular, interactive show which has been featured on Good Morning America, Ripley’s Believe It or Not and The Rick Mercer Report.

Canine Company Holds Spa Day for Guiding Eyes Grads-To-Be

Details Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 14:30 Written by Kelly Lee The May graduating guide dog class at Guiding Eyes for the Blind will be treated to a special "spa day" next Thursday, May 28 courtesy of Canine Company, to prepare them for their upcoming graduation ceremony two days later.