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International Talk (Bark) like a Pirate Day!

International Talk (Bark) like a Pirate Day!

It’s Captain Dakota Sparrow!!!

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“I be so happy t’ see you all today! It’s Captain Dakota Sparrow and welcome!!! Today I be celebratin’ Bark Like A Pirate Day!! Give me a bark out and let me know what your plans for t’ day are!”

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My Favorite Fall Pastimes With My Dog #sponsored

My Favorite Fall Pastimes With My Dog #sponsored

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Rachael Ray Nutrish. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  As always, thank you for reading and supporting our sponsors.

Fall is my favorite time of year. It always has been. There is nothing better than the smell of  the  cool,  crisp autumn air first thing in the morning. Fall brings chrysanthemums (which happen to be my favorite flower),  football,…

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Book:The Mountaintop School For Dogs And Other Second Chances by Ellen Cooney

Book:The Mountaintop School For Dogs And Other Second Chances by Ellen Cooney

FROM THE PUBLISHER:THE MOUNTAINTOP SCHOOL FOR DOGS AND OTHER SECOND CHANCESby Ellen Cooney  an endearing new novel that spectacularly depicts the power of love between humans and canines. Evie, a young woman who’s lost her way in life and yearns for a fresh start, signs up for a rescue dog training school, although she knows absolutely nothing about animals. It is in this sanctuary with the help…

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The perfect #selfie #sheltie #shetlandsheepdog #dogs #dogsofinstagram

The perfect #selfie #sheltie #shetlandsheepdog #dogs #dogsofinstagram

Did someone say #Sheltie?

Did someone say #Sheltie?

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Hoping you kitties don’t mind a WOOFIE intruding on your selfie fun!  Here is MY “Selfie!!” Happy to be a part of  “the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop hosted by The Cat On My Head!

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As you were……… Barks and licks and love, Dakota

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No need for words

No need for words

Sep 8



Event has placed over 20,000 homeless animals into loving homes since 1993

 Looking for a four-legged best friend? The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) and the Detroit Zoological Society invite you to the fall 2014 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo, where approximately 1,000 adoptable animals will be waiting to meet you! The event, which takes place on Friday, September 19 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and…

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Sep 6

Benny’s Hugs and Kisses Pawty!!

Benny’s Hugs and Kisses Pawty!!

To help honor Benny’s memory, (Benny the French Bulldog from the pawtastic blog,  Two French Bulldogs), we are pawticipating in the Hugs and Kisses Pawty that he requested on his bucket list! Benny wanted everyone to post a photo of our pets giving us a hug and/or a kiss!

Lily, Benny and their Mom Click on the photo to visit their blog

Lily, Benny and their Mom
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We love and miss Benny terribly, (but we love Edward and Lily…

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Sep 3

#GangsterDogs (A few words on Wednesday)

#GangsterDogs (A few words on Wednesday)





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Jason Krygier-Baum is an animal photographer from Toronto, Canada.  His studio specializes in the creation of commercial photography for animal related brands and fine art portraiture for discerning pet owners. WHERE YOU CAN FIND JASON: We were not compensated for this…

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Sep 2

Dog Horoscopes for Virgo and Libra Pooches-September 2014

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The month of September brings birthdays for dogs born under the signs of Virgo and Libra. Psychic Source consulted top pet psychics to take a look at to the stars to learn a little more about these distinctly different astrological “breeds” and what September has in store for dogs born under these signs.

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Virgo dogs:

Your Virgo dog is motivated by comfort, routine, and as…

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