Posts Tagged ‘Pets’

A Breed Apart

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Some dogs don’t make the pack By Jeff Nichols I took a job at a company that professed to being a “premium” dog-walking service. The company only walked one or two dogs at a time and their website implied that the ratio was a healthy alternative to “mass group” walks. Who would disagree? We’ve all [&hellip
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Pet Project

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What you need to know about picking the right Furry (or not so furry) friend for your family By Suzanne Reisman Make no bones about it: kids love animals. A family pet—whether a dog, cat, bird, rabbit, lizard or even a rat—can enrich your child’s life. However, getting a pet shouldn’t be a snap decision, [&hellip
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Ask the Vet: Sore Sockets: Hip Dysplasia

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Treating a common canine dilemma By Babette Gladstein Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD) is a significant health problem among all dogs. It has been estimated by many veterinarian organizations that up to 30 percent of the canine population are afflicted with this painful hip-socket condition. As a result of the widespread nature of this problem, a [&hellip
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Canine Contest

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Photo competition funds guide dog school By Alexandra Waldhorn Halloween may be months away, but the costumes are on at Beacon Paint and Hardware. Since February, the family-run store, on Amsterdam Avenue between West 77th and 78th streets, has exchanged its window display of tools and paint cans for a collection of framed photos of [&hellip
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Puppy Love

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Several years ago, Sheryl Matthys noticed that it was much easier to meet people when accompanied by her 11-and-a-half-year-old greyhound, Shiraz. These conversations with other dog lovers during her walks on the streets of New York led her to start a series of “Leashes and Lovers” events that she has been hosting since 2003 all [&hellip
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Dogs on the Catwalk

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These dogs looked fierce coming down the runway. Decked out in designs by students in the Fashion Institute of Technology’s pet product design and marketing professional development certificate program, the 14 model dogs married New Yorkers’ love of pets and fashion. “Last Bark For Bryant Park,” produced for the second year by undergraduates majoring in [&hellip
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