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Irritating Allergies

Humans don’t have a lock on annoying symptoms Oh my! It’s allergy season again for Rugby, my toy poodle. It manifests as incessant licking of his paws, and I find saliva pools on furniture and bedding. My wife finds it quite
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‘Fur’-ever friends

It’s always a great time to adopt a shelter animal We may not be that happy about extra time at home, but our pets are! My two Great Pyrenees dogs, Bear and Lola, couldn’t believe their good fortune as coronavirus changed my work
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Dogs and Their Summer ‘Dos

Do dogs care about their hairstyle? Do they care about how they look? I know we humans care about how our dogs look. Based on my frequent visits to New York City, I believe the designer dog and her coat has become the new status
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Support Duck Takes Flight

Daniel Turducken Stinkerbutt breaks boundaries as the hottest new support animal. Carla Fitzgerald worked as a horse carriage driver until a wreck left her physically and psychologically damaged. It took months for her to learn how to
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A Nose For Justice

Knoxville’s Police Department utilizes man’s best friend to crack down on crime. Police dogs have been helping the Knoxville Police Department (KPD) take a bite out of crime for more than a century. It all started in the late
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Take Care When You Share

Don’t let treats injure your canine pal The human-animal bond brings great joy and comfort to both owner and pet. One of the ways that we build this bond is by sharing food with our furry friends. But some foods that are perfectly safe
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A Tennessee Tradition

The UT mascot’s handlers give a glimpse into the life of Tennessee’s most famous Coonhound As the saying goes, “It’s football time in Tennessee!” Every home-game Saturday in Knoxville, the Pride of the Southland marching band
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Dog Days of Summer

Remember to be kind to your furry friends in the summer heat There’s nothing better than enjoying a sunny day outside with your dog. Going to the park and running together, or throwing a frisbee for your pet to chase, dogs and owners
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