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Dolly theDoxie
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I am Dolly the Doxie a rescue dog.
I am Dolly the Doxie a rescue dog.

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In my recent post, “Puppy Up Nation: Grassroots Fight to Cure Canine Cancer” I shared with you information about an organization called Puppy Up. The Puppy Up Foundation’s primary mission is to fund canine cancer research by raising money through walks in…

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Did you know that September’s National Service Dog Month was first established in 2008 by actor and animal advocate Dick Van Patten? Well, we didn’t! It happened after his visit to the Guide Dogs of the Desert Facility in Palm Springs, CA, where he…

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September is National Preparedness Month and what could be a better reminder as our country begins to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey and prepares for Hurricane Irma. The heart-wrenching photos of dogs swimming through floods or cats perched on rooftops…

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1. Tails and Trails at Morton Arboretum Tails and Trails September 2014 Tails and Trails at Morton Arboretum, the only day of the year that the trails allow dogs. This year it takes place on September 9th and we’ll be there! And hopefully get better…

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Last Autumn we took you along on our first walk to the new North Branch trail’s spur connecting the Edgebrook neighborhood north to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Knowing that another section of the trail is planned, but not when, we kept our eye…

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Why is #TakeYourCatToTheVetDay so important? Did you know that even with the popularity of cats as pets, since 2010 vets are seeing a significant decrease in vet visits? The decline in visits to see the vet are cause for concern. According to the American…

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Quite a bit of excitement in our little urban back yard the other morning! The Lady I rescued took Taffy and I outside for a potty break only to find one of our neighbors chickens exploring it. I can’t say she panicked but Taffy and I were clueless as we…

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Once the rains ended in July we got some really pleasant weather but unfortunately none of the nice days coincided with our schedule. Which means it’s been over a month since we’ve been on a walk to discover more of Portage Park, our neighborhood on the…

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How many of you remember a man and his two dogs, Great Pyrenees, walking from Austin, TX to Boston, MA? Called “2 dogs 2,000 mile walk,” it took place in 2010. Well, I sort of remember it, and recently I got to meet the man behind the walk and find out…

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Item No. 43 Tree House Animal Foundation, to view report click here, click on row and report will appear below page. Tree House Humane Society, and Chicago’s “first” cat café, failed its city inspection. On July 28th, the day of the low-key ribbon cutting…
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