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Get a $10 Gift Card When You Book With Us!

Pet Friendly HotelsBook select pet friendly hotels on and we'll email you a $10 E-Gift Coupon Card to use at our online pet store for any product purchase of $35 or mo

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Teaching Your Dog to Come When Called

Teaching Your Dog to Come When CalledAuthor:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Half the fun of going to a dog friendly beach

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The Do's of Safe, Pet Friendly Boating

Boating with Your PetWith boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the high seas with your pet it's important to plan ahead and always keep the best interests of your four-legged friend in mind. Boating with your pet can be a wonderful and bonding experience or a not so pleasant one.

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Leaving Pets in Parked Car Can Be a Deadly Mistake

Dangers of Leaving Pets In Hot CarsWith the summer months upon us, we are at the height of pet travel. With most pets traveling by car, it's time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car.

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The “Paw-Fect” Wedding: Four Tips on Sharing Your Wedding with Fido

Wedding with DogWhat better way to celebrate the union of two people in love than to include a cherished four-legged family member?

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Searching for Pet Friendly Dining? Start Here

Pet Friendly RestaurantsRALEIGH, NC - July 9, 2013 - Bringing your best canine buddy along with you for a quick bite just got a little easier.

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Brownie's Story

While I love pit bulls as much as I love all other dogs, I’ve never been in the trenches of those fighting to reverse the stigma from pit bulls. That wasn’t what made me so determined to rescue Brownie. In fact, I wasn’t completely sure at first why I felt so extraordinarily compelled to come to this dog’s aid. However, now that I look back, I truly believe I was destined to find her, and meant to help her, and perhaps to lend my voice to the “bully breed” cause.

Pet Travel Safety Takes a Front Seat as Partnership Kicks Off Summer Safety Campaign

Pet Travel Safety CampaignRALEIGH, NC – July 1, 2013 - In an effort to bring pet travel safety to the forefront of pet owners’ minds this summer, will be partnering with the AKC Canine Health Foundation, or CHF, to launch the Safe Summer Pet Travel Campaign.

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Preparing Pets for Hurricane Season - Offers Disaster Preparedness Guide for Pets

Disaster PreparednessWake Forest, NC - May 24, 2013 - Hurricane season is now upon us - running from June 1 - November 30.  It is expected to be a very busy hurricane season this year.  NOAA predicts 12 -18 named storms with 6 -10 becoming hurricanes, 3-6 of which may be major hurricanes.

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Pet Friendly Places to Stay in Virginia

Pet Friendly Hotels & Accommodations in VirginiaNo matter what type of vacation you’re planning with your pet, Virginia is an amazing destination.

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