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Presidential Pets - Part One PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pack Leader   
Monday, 21 February 2011 20:56

Today, in honor of President’s Day, we have compiled a list of all the pets that have lived in the White House. Each of our Presidents have had at least one pet during their term, with the exception of Chester Arthur, who is the only Commander-in-Chief to never own a pet.

All told, 90 dogs have lived in the White House (to date), along with a number of cats (Lincoln had the first inaugural cat), a few parrots, many horses, and even a badger, bears, an alligator and a wolf.

Without further ado, we introduce you to the Presidential Pets throughout history. Today we will start with Washington and run through Lincoln in honor of Presidents Day. Read Part Two (Presidents Johnson through Truman) and Part Three (President Kennedy through current President Barack Obama).


Last Updated on Saturday, 15 February 2014 07:07
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AZ Walk-N-Roll PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pack Leader   
Thursday, 28 January 2010 03:10

AZ PowerPawsBring your well-behaved dog and join PetsWeekly for a silent auction, live entertainment, lots of food, vendors, free pet-related items and a great time! Dog lovers unite to raise awareness for the 6th Annual Walk 'n Roll Dog Walk in Tempe, Arizona on January 30.

The event benefits AZ Power Paws Assistance Dogs, a non-profit organization that provides assistance dogs to disabled persons. The cost to participate is $25 per person and children under 12 are free.

This years event will includes:

- A Silent Auction and PetsWeekly raffle
- Performances by Heat Wave Fly Ball Team and Blazin' K9s Fly Ball Team!
- Performances by the Great Dane Drill Team - Games for your dog all day long!
- Live performance by After Dark!
- CGC Testing!


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Dog saves boy from cougar PDF Print E-mail
Written by CBC News   
Monday, 04 January 2010 16:35

A golden retriever is being credited with saving the life of an 11-year-old boy from a cougar attack in Boston Bar, B.C. over the weekend.  Police report that the boy was gathering firewood in his yard on Saturday when a cougar charged him.

Angel, the Golden Retriever, began following Austin as he gathered the wood. Austin reports that the dog appeared nervous. When the cougar charged, Angel jumped a lawnmower to intercept the attack as the boy ran indoors to get help.


Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2010 16:52
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Submit Your Mutt's Profile PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 27 December 2009 16:47

Everyone says that Mutts make the best pets, and we happen to believe it. So - if you're interested in adopting a mixed breed cat and want to know a little bit more about what to expect, this is the place to come. Each week, we will profile a new mixed breed feline and find out why they really do make the best pets!

Submit your favorite mixed up mutt or purrfect cat mix by following the format below and emailing to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If we use your information, you will receive a special gift for you and your pet, and give you full credit!

Please follow this format to submit an article:

Overview:
Temperament:
Intelligence:
The Best Families For Them:
Coloring:
Size:
Medical Issues:
Behavioral:

Don't forget to include a picture of your mutt!


 
The Sheprador PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 27 December 2009 01:55

A Labrador and Shepherd mix puppyThe Labrador & Shepherd Mix is easygoing, dependable, energetic and intelligent - a great pet for families!

Temperament: The Labrador/Shepherd mix is one of the friendliest dogs you can own.  The Labrador influence contributes to the dog’s loyalty, mild temperament, and love of human contact.  The Shepherd influence adds spark to the dog’s personality.  Shepherds are well known for their devotion, love of running, tracking abilities, guarding and herding.  This energy and spunk, mixed with the inherent gentleness of the Labrador, makes Labrador/Shepherd one of the best family dogs to own.  It may take a couple of kids to wear this dog out!

Intelligence: Both Labradors and Shepherds are known for their intelligence, making this combination a great one.  As a result, Labrador/Shepherd mixes are easily trained and enjoy learning new tricks (which is fun for the pet as well as the owner).


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